The Graduate Experience

Small campus personality. Big campus opportunity.

Where 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.

Master of Architecture Program Earns Full Reaccreditation with Distinction

Recognized 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. 

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Melissa Russano

Experimental 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.

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MPA graduates march as part of the 2017 Commencement at Roger Williams University

The RWU Difference

Whether 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.

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Side-by-side photos of the RWU Bristol Campus and the Providence skyline

A Tale of Two Campuses

Graduate 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. 

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An Advocate for Survivors

Rebekah 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.

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