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To be considered for admission to the Master of Public Administration degree program, applicants must hold an earned Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university. To apply, submit the following:

  1. Official transcripts of all undergraduate and graduate coursework
  2. Personal statement (two double-spaced pages maximum) describing your interest in Public Administration/Management, career goals, and anticipated contributions to the Master’s Program in Public Administration at Roger Williams University
  3. Two letters of recommendation attesting to your potential to succeed in graduate school
  4. A current resume
  5. If your first language is not English, an official report of TOEFL or IELTS results
  6. Completed application form accompanied by the $50 application fee

Please note: The GRE is not required for admission

Preferred Application Deadline:
August 1 for Fall, December 15 for Spring, April 15 for Summer

International applicants should also read through this page for additional requirements.

All documents to be mailed should be sent directly to:

Office of Graduate Admission
1 Old Ferry Rd.
Bristol, RI 02809

For more information, or if you have questions about the application process please contact us at any time.