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 programsRWU Launches Joint JD/MBA DegreeBuilding upon the success of Rhode Island's only law school and the AACSB-accredited quality of the Gabelli School of Business, Roger Williams University launched an innovative four-year joint J.D. and M.B.A. program in March 2019.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 NewsNewsSeptember 9, 2019Roger Williams University Rises in U.S. News & World Report RankingRWU also made the lists for Best Engineering Program, Best Business Program, Best Value Schools and Most Innovative Schools.NewsMay 18, 2019As Civic Scholars, RWU Graduates Ready to Change the WorldFrom committing to service on their first day as students to a deep dive into community-engaged work and real-world research projects, the Class of 2019 embodies civic scholarship at RWU.NewsMay 17, 2019Class of 2019 Graduate Students Urged to “Make a Difference”In RWU’s first annual Graduate Commencement, speakers challenge graduate students to change the world.