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Roger Williams University

Bristol, RI, USA
4.03 Average Rating

Roger Williams University is a private institution located in Bristol, RI, that was named for a 17th century visionary who advocated for religious liberty, equality, and a government free of religion. What began as a junior college back in 1956 is now comprised of three campuses, two in Bristol and one in Providence, that feature nine schools and colleges offering more than 75 programs. RWU puts emphasis on experiential learning, particularly through the Feinstein Center for Service Learning & Community Engagement. RWU is also home to the only Law School in the state. 

Admissions

Key Admissions Stats

Institution Type
Private
  • Not for Profit
  • Coed
Level of Institution 4 Year
Campus Setting Suburb
In-State Students
12%
Out-Of-State Students
87%
0
100
86%
Acceptance Rate

Key Deadlines

Application Type Application Deadline Reply Deadline
Early Action Acceptance is not binding, but student will receive admissions decision earlier. November 15, 2019 December 15, 2019
Fall Regular Decision February 1, 2020 May 1, 2020
Spring Regular Decision December 1, 2019 May 1, 2020
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Academics

Key Academic Stats

Highest Degree Offered
Master's
Total Number of Students
4,860
Total Number of Undergrads
4,537
Academic Calendar

Semester

Non Traditional Learning
  • Online Classes
  • Online Undergrad Degrees
  • Summer Sessions
  • Combined Institution Double Degree Programs
  • Some Programs Requires Co-Op/Internship
Learning Options
  • ROTC Army
  • Study Abroad
  • Honors Program
  • Teacher Certification Offered
0
100
48%
Graduate in 4 Years US National: 28%
0
100
62%
Graduate in 6 Years US National: 52%
Student:Faculty Ratio
14:1
US National: 21:1
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Tuition, Cost & Aid

Key Financial Stats

Average Net Price
$37,138
Tuition
In-State Tuition
$36,978
Out-of-State Tuition
$36,978
0
100
84%
Need Met
Students Receiving Financial Aid
99%
Average Aid Per Year
$15,116
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Campus Life

Key Campus Stats

Gender
Male
Female
48%
52%
Student Organizations
75
Size of Town
Suburb or town
LGBTQIA Student Resource Groups
yes
On Campus Women's Center
yes
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After Graduation

Post Grad Stats

Top 5 Cities
Providence
Boston
New York
Hartford
Washington
Average Salary
6 years after graduation
$48,900
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What Students Are Saying

4.03 Average Rating
RWU is a fantastic school that thrives on building a student's academic performance. The staff and professors genuinely care about their students and will help them reach their life goals. It is truly a great place to learn.
T from Stoughton, MA
An amazing place, beautiful, respectful and resourceful. I would not want to go anywhere else, the academics here are unmatched, the faculty and staff are always motivating us to do better.
Shayna from Goffstown, NH

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