School of Architecture, Art and Historic Preservation

SAAHP provides a balanced education for students seeking to design and maintain our built and cultural environments.

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Academic Programs

SAAHP offers an array of undergraduate, graduate and professional degree programs, as well as joint degree programs and minors. We also offer several non-degree special programs. Our Master of Architecture program is fully NAAB-accredited

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People

The School of Architecture, Art and Historic Preservation is a community of made up of students, faculty, industry experts and life-long learners. Learn more about the people who make up our school community.

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Resources

Our facilities foster creativity, learning, and teamwork. We offer design studio space, gallery space, computer and materials labs, seminar and lecture rooms, a comprehensive architecture library, and many more resources our students can utilize.

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Career Investment Program

Through our Centers and Initiatives, students and faculty work with local and global communities through collaborative project proposals and research opportunities. Additionally, students can leave their mark on campus by implementing the installation of student and faculty artwork. 

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Designing His Own Experiences

Vincent Pacifico, RWU Class of 2017 Architecture

Between the personal attention from faculty members and a dedicated studio space guaranteed to every architecture student, Vincent Pacifico ’17 knew that Roger Williams University was the perfect fit for him. “It felt like a family here in the architecture program, where everyone is connected and the professors are warm and welcoming,” he says.

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