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    We are Roger Williams. Are you?

    Political pioneer. Anthropologist. Prophet. Preacher. Peacemaker. Rebel. Revolutionary. Outcast. Hero. Visionary. Roger Williams embodied all of these monikers, and as a university, we’re proud to follow in his footsteps--and you can too!

    Walk around campus and talk to our students. You’ll find amazing stories everywhere you turn. From our Student Investment Fund Managers who consistently outperform the pros to our engineering students who beat out top-ranked universities in an FAA competition, RWU is on the move.

    So go ahead—take a look around.

    Come visit us and find out why RWU is right for you. It's easy to apply now using the Common Application.


    At RWU our Average Class Size is 19

    Affordable Excellence

    At RWU we guarantee tuition for all four of your years on campus!

    We have over 70 on-campus clubs and organizations

    Study Abroad

    We’ve got study abroad options on every continent but Antarctica. The world is waiting—go explore it!

    Get out there! The world is waiting.

    there are over 45 majors to choose from

    Liberal Arts & the Professions

    With more than 45 majors and even more minors, you’ll have plenty of opportunities to study what you love.

    42% resident hall rooms with a water view

    First Year Experience

    We'll make sure you feel at home as soon as you arrive on campus!