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Roger Williams University is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC), Commission on Institutions of Higher Education. NEASC strives to establish and maintain high standards for all levels of education, from pre-K to the doctoral level. It serves some 1,866 public and independent schools, colleges and universities in the six New England states and 114 American/International schools around the globe.

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Linking Theory with Experience

Here at Roger Williams, we continually invest in innovative programs to provide educational experiences that prepare students to be lifelong learners, professionals, and global citizens. Whether out in the local community, working on interdisciplinary projects or a pro bono law case, completing a customized internship locally or abroad, or conducting important research with a professor, at RWU students solve problems creatively. They learn to communicate effectively and think critically.

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Relevant, Accessible and Affordable Education

Academics is the heart of Roger Williams University. With more than 45 programs of undergraduate study, over a dozen graduate programs, RI's only Law School and a full suite of Continuing Studies programs, RWU offers a wide variety of studies all with a commitment to Affordable Excellence.

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    Architecture Students’ Design Brings the Classroom Outdoors

    Imagine an educational space that literally breaks down the walls of a traditional classroom, bringing students out into the natural environment for hands-on lessons in science, math and more. Thanks to a collaboration among Roger Williams University architecture students, the Newport School District and City of Newport, that will soon be a reality for more than 900 students at Pell Elementary School.

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