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A college education is a personal investment in your future. At RWU, we want to make sure you see a solid return on your investment, and we're here to help you along the way. Let's go over a few things you should know up front:

Roger Williams University is FREEZING tuition for the incoming class of 2014 at the 2012-2013 rate of $29,976 ($33,792 for Architecture). In addition, this price will be guaranteed for all four of your years, provided that you remain continuously enrolled full-time, as an undergraduate day student. Full details are available on the Bursar's page.
Financial Aid Deadlines:
RWU requires both the FAFSA (Federal & State Aid) and the CSS Profile (Institutional Aid).
CSS Profile is due January 1
FAFSA is due February 1

Types of Aid Available:
  • Scholarships
  • Grants and Awards
  • Loans and Other Aid
  • Work-Study Positions


At RWU, we are redefining our admission strategies to provide access to a broader range of students. Our more holistic approach to making admission decisions considers the whole student, not just their test scores, and allows a greater number of students access to our educational model.

RWU awarded more than $37 million in aid for the 2012-2013 academic year
90% of our entering class received some form of aid
Our average first-year student aid package is $20, 000
For more important information on financing an RWU education visit the Financial Aid portion of our site.