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The RWU Difference


There is no better time of year to get ahead or catch up! This year's schedule is more robust than ever including a wide variety of subjects and course levels.

The RWU Difference


Even with the challenges of the pandemic, 94% of 2020 graduates found success in employment or in graduate school within 6 months of their graduation.

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.
    96% 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

Recent News

  • Roger Life: During DC Internships, Deepening Their Commitment to Create Change

    As part of RWU’s partnership with the Washington Internship Institute, sophomores Dominion Emmanuel and Blessing Pour are in the nation's capital this semester. Emmanuel is interning at Dzubow & Pilcher, PLLC, a D.C. immigration law firm specializing in asylum. Pour is interning for the Prisoners' Rights Initiative at the Washington Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights and Urban Affairs.

  • 'Doing My Part to End the Pandemic': Students and Alumni Step Up

    These RWU students and alums developed the state's vaccination plans and launched a clinic. They’re processing Covid tests, calling those who test positive, making accessible face masks, and helping at-risk seniors. Their work may differ, but they are all motivated by a sense of urgency about mitigating – and ending – this pandemic.

  • Roger Life: Grayson Scanlon is Here and Proud

    “Growing up, a lot of my queer identity was founded in an online community. To go to college and be able to celebrate my queer and trans friendships in-person means so much to me," says Junior Grayson Scanlon, Sexuality and Gender Alliance's Outreach Chair. "When we had to be remote in the spring of 2020, it felt like I had to regress to having that identity only be online. Being able to go back on campus is a big deal because we are still here and proud, despite everything that is going on.”