One Old Ferry RoadBristol, RI 02809-2921 401-254-3500
http://www.rwu.edu admit@rwu.edu
About Roger Williams University
  • Year of Foundation 1956
  • Size of Campus 140 acre
  • Type of Instituition Private institution
  • Religious Orientation None
  • Degrees Bachelor, Master
  • Calendar Type Semester
  • Undergraduate Population 4,359
  • Women % / Men % / Out of state 48%, 52%, 82%
Application
  • App. Deadlines FAFSA
  • Tuition Costs In / Out - State $25,968
  • Room and Board $12,140
  • Nonfall Registration Accepted
  • Selectivity of the Intuition Selective
  • Application Fee 50
  • Enrollment No. 4,297
Roger Williams University, located in Bristol, Rhode Island, is a leading independent, coeducational university where liberal arts education is paired with education for the professions. Students at RWU learn to be contributing citizens of the local and global communities where they live and work throughout their time on campus and beyond. With 42 academic programs, an array of co-curricular activities and study abroad opportunities on six continents, RWU is committed to its mantra of learning to bridge the world. Roger Williams University graduates and alumni of the University's School of Law are making a difference in fields ranging from architecture and criminal justice to marine biology and theatre, as well as nonprofit and social service organizations around the globe. In the last decade, the University has achieved unprecedented successes including recognition as one of the best colleges in the nation by Forbes and as both a best college in the Northeast and one of the nation’s greenest universities by The Princeton Review.
Social Life And Activities
  • Number of honor societies Alpha Chi, Alphi Phi Sigma, Delta Sigma Pi, Lambda Epsilon Chi, Phi Alpha Theta, Pi Sigma Alpha, Psi Chi, Sigma Tau Delta, Tau Sigma Delta
  • Other on-campus organizations 0%
  • Popular Event and Social Activities on Campus Spring Weekend, Homecoming, Concerts, Lectures, Sporting Events, Theatre
  • Alcohol Policies Yes
  • Number of sororities 0
  • On-campus religious organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Hillel, Inter-Varsity Christian Fellowship, Newman Club
  • Other general policies class attendance policies set by individual instructors, honor code, hazing prohibited, smoking prohibited
  • Number of frats 0
  • Setting Suburban
  • Number of on-campus international organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Multicultural Student Union, International Club
  • Number of students in fraternities 0
  • Number of frat chapter houses 0
  • Percent students who are frat members 0%
  • Percent students who are frat sororities 0%
Transportation
  • Distance to nearest train Providence, RI (18)
  • Distance to nearest bus Bristol, RI (0)
  • Public Transportation to the University Yes
  • Car Permitted On Campus No
  • Distance to nearest airport Warwick, RI (25), Boston, MA (65)
Student Housing
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are undefined 0%
  • Off and remote campus housing assistance available Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are doubles 31%
  • High speed or wireless internet in college housing 20%
  • College housing safety - Sprinkler system 60%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are apartments 33%
  • College housing safety - Fire alarms 100%
  • Number of students using college housing 81%
  • College campus housing availability Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are triples 22%
  • On and Off campus housing offered Yes
  • Type of housing provided for students coed dorms (66%), apartment for single students (34%)
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are singles 14%
  • Number of housing and appartment units owned by the university 10
Campus Services
  • Wireless Network - Student wi-fi Yes
  • Number Of Books in Library 211,709
  • Location Of Available Computers computer center/labs, residence halls, library
  • Museums Center for Marine and Natural Sciences, School of Law and Law Library, Main Library, Architecture Building and Architecture Library, Performinc Arts Center
  • Campus Safety 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)
  • Location Of Area With Wireless Support in all the libraries, in some classrooms, in computer labs, in some of the college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing
  • Number Of Subscriptions 1,899
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Library 120
  • Basic Services Provided nonremedial tutoring, women's center, placement service, health service, health insurance
  • Computer Courses No
  • Number Of Microforms 141,633
  • Estimated Capacity Of Wireless Network N/A
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Classrooms 0
  • Tutoring and Remedial Help reading, math, writing, study skills
  • Student Computer Availability No
  • Number of Audiovisuals-cds,videos,dvds 5,370
  • OS of Wifi Network Microsoft
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Campus Labs(est) 0
  • Counseling Services minority student, career, military, personal, veteran student, academic, older student, psychological, birth control
  • Student Email Accounts Yes
  • Number of e-books N/A
  • Student Allowed To Post A Web Page Yes
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Other Locations N/A
  • Library On Campus Yes
  • Internet Access Yes
  • Library Facilities Architecture Library, Metro Information Center, School of Law Library
  • Online Course Registration Available Yes
Student Employment and Career
  • Employed Students after 2 years N/A
  • Career placment and training co-op education, on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, career/job search classes, alumni network, interview training
  • Navy ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Army ROTC on campus? Offered at cooperating institution
  • Number of undergraduates (only) with employment 5%
  • Airforce ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Does the school discourage student employment No
  • Student Employment Federal Work Study Program Available
  • Employed Students after 1 year 88%
  • Top Companies Selecting Students For Jobs N/A
  • Employed Students after 6 Months N/A
  • The average earnings of employed undergrads 3,300
Loan, Scholarship, Fellowship, Grant Page Details
  • Specific Locations/Universities Village