RWU is a nonprofit private institution located in Bristol, RI and provides a large number of educational opportunities for students. RWU has a yearly student enrollment of approximately four thousand.
Here is a list of some of the popular programs RWU offers:
- Security And Protective Services
- Communications And Journalism
- Business And Marketing Studies
Students applying for admission are generally asked to submit an application, school records, test scores and any requested application essays, which will then be reviewed by the admissions office. Students may provide either the SAT or ACT exam scores to be considered for admissions at Roger Williams University. A score within the range of 1005 - 1190 on the SAT, or 22 - 26 for the ACT is usually submitted among accepted students. 78% of those who apply are admitted to RWU, of which 17 percent choose to attend. More information regarding admissions can be found at rwu.edu.
Undergraduate tuition is approximately $34,000 annually, though it may change based on different types of circumstances. Students may check the school's net price calculator to see the personalize cost of attendance. Housing is available on-campus for students. The yearly cost of housing is estimated to be $7,800. Students enrolled at this school may be eligible for aid which is usually scholarships, grants, and loans.
The Roger Williams University "Hawks" compete in a number of intercollegiate sports through participation in the NCAA. Athletic programs offered include:
- Baseball (NCAA Division III)
- Basketball (NCAA Division III)
- Lacrosse (NCAA Division III)
- Soccer (NCAA Division III)
Admission Requirements & Details
The admission details below may give you an idea of the applicants Roger Williams University accepts. The details may include application requirements and recommendations, as well as any college credits that may be transferred.
College Credits Accepted
- Dual Credits
- Life Experience Credits
- AP Course Credits
The total student enrollment at Roger Williams University is about 4,800, where graduate students make up roughly 21% of the student body.
Estimated Costs & Financial Aid
The items listed below are for informational purposes only and may not represent current tuition, fees, and expenses.
Tuition & Fees Information
- Annual tuition is estimated to range between $30,000-$36,000 for both in-state and out-of-state students
- Part time students pay in the range of $1,200 to $1,500 per unit
- Some programs may have a frozen tuition rate, which means the tuition will stay the same for up to five years.
Financial Aid Details
The financial aid table below details the types of financial aid, along with the percent of students receiving aid, and on average the amount of aid per student per year.
|Percent of Students||Average Amount|
|Any Financial Aid||96%||-|
|Receiving Grants & Scholarships||91%||$13,680|
|Receiving Student Loans||65%||$10,835|
Academics & Student Services
Student ServicesTo help support students, Roger Williams University may offer services to students like:
- Online course work available
- Night and weekend classes available
- Career path counseling
- Employing students to lower education costs
- Assisting students to find work
The overall graduation rate of Roger Williams University is around 63%.
|Number of Year to Graduate||Percent of Entering Class|
|Students Graduating in 4 Years||50%|
|Graduating in 5 Years||7%|
|Graduating in 6 Years||5%|
Roger Williams University is a Member of National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), with many of the sports being in the NCAA Division III (without football) classification. The most popular sports played are listed below:
- Baseball (Commonwealth Coast Conference)
- Basketball (Commonwealth Coast Conference)
- Swimming and Diving
- Track and Field, Outdoor
- Track and Field, X-Country
The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.
Get more information about the programs offered by Roger Williams University by clicking the request information to the right.
(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)
Biological and Biomedical Sciences
Business and Marketing Studies
Communications and Journalism
Computer and Information Sciences
English Language and Literature
Ethnic Cultural and Gender Studies
Foreign Languages and Literature
Health and Clinical Professions
Legal Professions and Studies
Liberal Arts and Sciences
Mathematics and Statistics
Natural Resources and Conservation
Philosophy and Religious Studies
Public Administration and Social Services
Security and Protective Services
Visual and Performing Arts
Other 4-Year Private Colleges
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- University of Massachusetts - Dartmouth in North Dartmouth, MA (13 miles away)
- Rhode Island College in Providence, RI (17 miles away)
- Bridgewater State University in Bridgewater, MA (28 miles away)
- Framingham State College in Framingham, MA (46 miles away)
- United States Coast Guard Academy in New London, CT (47 miles away)
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Information displayed on this page has been obtained from Institution, State, and Federal data sources, including the US Dept. of Education's Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) Survey 2010-2016. Information should be solely used for informational purposes only and may not be accurate for the current year. Contact Roger Williams University for official up-to-date information.