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The RWU Difference

Innovating the Blue Economy

Our academic expertise in marine science, shellfish aquaculture, ports and shipping, marine trades and defense, and marine and coastal law helps make our communities, coastal economies, and the environment stronger and more resilient.

The RWU Difference

RWU Recognized For Sustainability Initiatives

Our commitment to sustainability was recently recognized with a STARS Bronze rating from the Association for Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education.

Did you know our Bristol campus is powered by 100% renewable energy? And RWU is proud to offer 292 sustainability-related courses!

The RWU Difference

Honoring a real estate trailblazer and inspiring students

In recognition of the historic $20M gift from the Cummings Foundation, the newly dedicated Cummings School of Architecture will serve as a catalyst for continued success in preparing our students to be leaders of sustainable design and preservation of natural and built environments. The Cummings School is also home to the new Cummings Institute for Real Estate, a center of excellence for today’s real estate professions.

Facts at a glance

  • 6,500

    Undergraduate, Graduate, Law, University College

  • Providence and Bristol campuses.
    2 campuses

    One on the water in Bristol, RI and one in the heart of RI’s Capital city, Providence

  • 15:1

    Undergraduate Student/Faculty Ratio

  • Student with project in SAAHP.
    98% Receive Financial Aid

    RWU has increased its institutional financial aid undergraduate budget by over 50% in the last five years.

  • 70+

    Plus 24 Varsity Sports to meet every interest

  • Professor in classroom.
    12+ Masters and Certificate programs

    We offer Graduate programs on campus and online with several accelerated options for Undergraduate students

  • Students at the Providence campus.
    Flexible & Convenient

    University College offers a variety of educational opportunities and methods for career enhancement

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