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Salve Regina University

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Salve Regina University is known as a beautifulBrightNursing
Salve Regina University is known as a beautiful campus, surrounded by water, in the middle of Newport, and full of mansions. It sounded exciting for sure, and I know I was awestruck the first time I visited. I remember being impressed and excited when I first visited Salve. A community atmosphere was portrayed, and I felt welcomed.

That could not be further from the truth. Moving in, and living my first semester was an extreme eye-opener for me. It was difficult to make friends without having any common rooms, and an RA who did not organize any group activities.

Most of the teacher's are adjunct professors, and could care less because when they are teaching you, it's not their primary job. It is extremely difficult to find a tutor when you need help, and even more difficult to find trustworthy friends.

Another big social set-back for this school was, if you were not an athlete, and did not like to party every single weekend, it was practically impossible to meet a variety of people from different grades, which is what college is supposed to be about.

Because the upperclassmen are so spread out around campus, it is so difficult to meet people like you, unless you want to spend every waking minute with them by playing sports or being on the Campus Activities Board.

Many students are also extremely standoff-ish and snooty. Exactly what you would expect from Newport. These kids are entitled and unapproachable. If you had a great time in high school, and you enjoyed the clique's and the need to impress people around you, and worry about what they might be saying behind your back, this school's the school for you.

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1st Year Female -- Class 2018
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Perceived Campus Safety: A, Faculty Accessibility: F
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I transferred to Salve as a sophomore.Quite BrightEducation
I transferred to Salve as a sophomore. I had no problem finding a great group of friends. You definitely need to spend at least one year living on campus to meet people and find your friends. Academically, Salve is great and very competitive. Your professors want to see you succeed. They are one of the best resources that Salve has. Your classes are small, and you will be known. Salve is a small school, so it only will appeal to students interested in a small setting. Socially, it is whatever you make it. It definitely gets better once you're 21, as Newport is a bar town. Overall, I never want my years at Salve to end.
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3rd Year Female -- Class 2016
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Faculty Accessibility: A+, Useful Schoolwork: C
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Honestly a terrible, terrible school to go toBrightAccounting
Honestly a terrible, terrible school to go to if you do not plan on playing a sport. Academics are a joke as its mostly just sports players looking to cheat the system. Actual intelligence has no benefit on your gpa, but rather which course you can cheat on the most to get a better grade in. Students benefit more from taking classes taught by professors that give out easy A's. These classes quickly get filled up by athletes who get first choice during registration. Also if you aren't used to being around rich people then look elsewhere.
more→May 29 2014
1st Year Male -- Class 2017
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Campus Aesthetics: A+, Scholastic Success: F
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