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Roger Williams University

Bristol, RI
University Website: www.rwu.edu
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Roger Williams University, commonly abbreviated as RWU, is a private, coeducational American liberal arts university located on 140 acres (0.57 km2) in Bristol, Rhode Island, above Mt. Hope Bay. Founded in 1956, it was named for theologian and Rhode Island cofounder Roger Williams. The university has no religious affiliation.

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Fast Facts

  • Private not for profit, Four or more years
  • students
  • $28,968.00 avg tuition

One Old Ferry Rd
Bristol, RI 02809-2921
(401) 253-1040

Apply online Admissions:
www.rwu.edu/admission/
Financial Aid:
www.rwu.edu/admission/financialaid/

Areas of Study:

  • Architecture And Related Services
  • Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, And Group Studies
  • Biological And Biomedical Sciences
  • Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services
  • Communication, Journalism, And Related Programs
  • Communications Technologies/Technicians And Support Services
  • Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services
  • Education
  • Engineering
  • Engineering Technologies And Engineering Related Fields
  • English Language And Literature/Letters
  • Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics
  • Health Professions And Related Programs
  • History
  • Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting And Related Protective Services
  • Legal Professions And Studies
  • Mathematics And Statistics
  • Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies
  • Natural Resources And Conservation
  • Philosophy And Religious Studies
  • Physical Sciences
  • Psychology
  • Public Administration And Social Service Professions
  • Social Sciences
  • Visual And Performing Arts
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Roger Williams University

Statistics:
Applied 8,849
Admitted 6,876 78%
Enrolled total 1,171
Full Time: 1,171
Part Time 0
Standards:
Test 25th % 75th %
SAT Reading 490 590
SAT Math 515 600
SAT Writing 0 0
ACT Composite 22 26
ACT English 0 0
ACT Math 0 0
ACT Writing 0 0
Retention / Graduation:
Retention rate 80%
4-year graduation rate 51%
6-year graduation rate 61%
Application Deadlines:
Regular Application Deadline
Early Admission Deadline
Early Decision Deadline
Financial Aid Deadline
Student Response Deadline
Transfer Student Application Deadline
Requirements:
Open Admissions Policy No
Secondary School GPA Required
Secondary School Rank Recommended
Secondary School Record Required
Formal Demonstration of Competencies Recommended
Admission Test Scores Required
TOEFL Neither required nor recommended
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended
Credit:
AP Credits Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences Yes

Roger Williams University

Tuition In-District In-State Out-Of-State
Avg Full-Time Undergraduate Tuition $28,968.00 $28,968.00 $28,968.00
Full-Time Undergraduate Required Fees $1,940.00 $1,940.00 $1,940.00
Part-Time Undergraduate Cost Per Credit Hour $1,207.00 $1,207.00 $1,207.00
Avg Full Time Graduate Tuition $13,032.00 $13,032.00 $13,032.00
Full Time Graduate Required Fees $0.00 $0.00 $0.00
Part-Full Time Graduate Cost Per Credit Hour $724.00 $724.00 $724.00
Expenses On-Campus Off-Campus
(without family)
Off-Campus
(with family)
Room and Board $13,220.00 $4,010.00 $2,390.00
Other Expenses $2,540.00 $2,368.00 $2,390.00
Additional Fees
Undergraduate Application Fee $50.00
Graduate Application Fee $50.00
Books and Supplies $900.00
Financial Aid
Percent receiving aid 88%
Percent receiving grant aid 85%
Avg amount of grant aid $11,303.00
Percent receiving student loan aid 64%
Avg amount of student loan aid $9,435.00

Roger Williams University

Programs and majors Associate's Bachelor's Master's Doctorate
ARCHITECTURE AND RELATED SERVICES
Architecture X X
AREA, ETHNIC, CULTURAL, GENDER, AND GROUP STUDIES
American/United States Studies/Civilization X
BIOLOGICAL AND BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES
Biology/Biological Sciences, General X
Marine Biology and Biological Oceanography X
BUSINESS, MANAGEMENT, MARKETING, AND RELATED SUPPORT SERVICES
Accounting X
Business Administration and Management, General X X
Finance, General X
International Business/Trade/Commerce X
Management Information Systems, General X
Marketing/Marketing Management, General X
Operations Management and Supervision X
COMMUNICATION, JOURNALISM, AND RELATED PROGRAMS
Communication and Media Studies, Other X
COMMUNICATIONS TECHNOLOGIES/TECHNICIANS AND SUPPORT SERVICES
Graphic Communications, General X
COMPUTER AND INFORMATION SCIENCES AND SUPPORT SERVICES
Computer Science X
EDUCATION
Education, General X
Elementary Education and Teaching X X
Reading Teacher Education X
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels X
ENGINEERING
Engineering, General X
Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering X
ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGIES AND ENGINEERING-RELATED FIELDS
Construction Engineering Technology/Technician X
Manufacturing Engineering Technology/Technician X
ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE/LETTERS
Creative Writing X
English Language and Literature, General X
FOREIGN LANGUAGES, LITERATURES, AND LINGUISTICS
Foreign Languages and Literatures, General X
HEALTH PROFESSIONS AND RELATED PROGRAMS
Health/Health Care Administration/Management X
Mental and Social Health Services and Allied Professions, Other X
HISTORY
History, General X
HOMELAND SECURITY, LAW ENFORCEMENT, FIREFIGHTING AND RELATED PROTECTIVE SERVICES
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration X X X
LEGAL PROFESSIONS AND STUDIES
Legal Assistant/Paralegal X
Legal Professions and Studies, Other X
MATHEMATICS AND STATISTICS
Mathematics, General X
MULTI/INTERDISCIPLINARY STUDIES
Historic Preservation and Conservation X
International/Global Studies X
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other X
NATURAL RESOURCES AND CONSERVATION
Environmental Science X
PHILOSOPHY AND RELIGIOUS STUDIES
Philosophy X
PHYSICAL SCIENCES
Chemistry, General X
PSYCHOLOGY
Forensic Psychology X
Psychology, General X
PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION AND SOCIAL SERVICE PROFESSIONS
Public Administration X X X
SOCIAL SCIENCES
Economics, General X
Political Science and Government, General X
Social Sciences, General X
Social Sciences, Other X
VISUAL AND PERFORMING ARTS
Art History, Criticism and Conservation X
Art/Art Studies, General X
Dance, General X
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General X

Scholarships for Students in Rhode Island

Name Amount Deadline
Dr. James L. Lawson Memorial Scholarship $500 January 31, 2015
TSI Inc./Arthur J. Abrams Scholarship Varies February 27, 2015
Ernest Morgan Memorial Scholarship Varies March 15, 2015
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