The Graduate ExperienceSmall campus personality. Big campus opportunity.Request InfoVisit CampusApplyWhere experience meets opportunity.Earning a graduate degree or certificate is a critical step for personal and professional success. At RWU, we go a step further. Our students embrace experiences throughout their studies inside and outside the classroom, offering them a deeply enriching education followed by valuable career opportunities after graduation. Whether you want to study on campus or online, part-time or full-time, in Bristol or Providence, RWU has a program and delivery available to meet your needs and schedule.Learn about graduate programsMaster of Architecture Program Earns Full Reaccreditation with DistinctionRecognized for innovative initiatives like the Career Investment Program and Firms in Residence, the RWU Master of Architecture program met all 46 conditions for reaccreditation by the National Architectural Accrediting Board in Summer 2018. Read moreExperimental Social Psychologist Melissa Russano Professor Criminal Justice Since Dr. Melissa Russano came to Roger Williams University, she’s been sharing her extensive expertise in the field of interrogation techniques with her students and the community.Read full storyThe RWU DifferenceWhether you are looking for convenience and flexibility while earning your degree, a curriculum that offers a breadth of opportunities for gaining experience both inside and outside the classroom, or an educational philosophy focused on service and social justice, a RWU graduate education offers it all.See the DifferenceA Tale of Two CampusesGraduate students at RWU study at one of two campuses: our main campus, situated on scenic Mount Hope Bay in Bristol, RI, and our metro campus, located in the heart of the state capital, Providence, RI. Each campus plays a vital role in the University's commitment to supporting and growing the local economy and providing vital resources to nonprofit organizations, corporations, and municipal governments throughout the State of Rhode Island. See Our CampusesAn Advocate for SurvivorsRebekah Snyder, a 2016 graduate of the M.A. Forensic & Legal Psychology program, works as a a victim advocate at the Michigan Office of Attorney General. As part of her work, she helped support the 156 women who delivered searing, poignant victim impact statements in the trial of disgraced USA Gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar.Read MoreRecent NewsView All NewsNewsJanuary 9, 2019RWU Ranks No. 1 Among Four-year Colleges in Rhode Island, According to Schools.comTop ranking reflects affordability, innovation, online programs at Bristol and Providence campuses.NewsDecember 27, 2018RWU's Year in ReviewA look back at the most-read and beloved stories of 2018.NewsDecember 7, 2018Tents on RWU Campus Will Focus Attention on Syrian Refugee Camps in LebanonArchitecture graduate student Amelia Tayeh proposes redesigning refugee camps to make them more humane, better for children.