University CollegeWe meet you where you are.Request InfoVisit CampusApplyWho We AreOur goal is to meet students where they are and help build a path to their success. Whatever age, whatever demands and challenges you face, whatever education and career paths you have or haven't taken, we will work with you to break barriers and find opportunity. Whether you are looking to earn a degree or just get some job training, University College ensures that all learners and communities are supported with pathways, programs, supports, and services that meet their educational needs.Our StoryHow We Meet Community NeedsUniversity College is about meeting the needs of the community. We are a place for all types of learners and partner for community organizations and industry leaders who are implementing solutions that benefit the larger community.How We Serve All LearnersUniversity College is not just geared toward one type of student. We are organized to serve all learners, whether they are teenagers trying to get ahead, adult students looking to complete degrees, or individuals looking for job training or professional development for themselves or their employees.How We Remove BarriersUniversity College removes barriers and provides opportunities. We work with students to ensure they or their families aren't blocked from an education for reasons of preparation, affordability, or time constraints.Apply NowDefy your doubts. There is no better time than now to begin working on a degree path, or finish a path you started, or take a course to advance in your career. Our variety of course offerings and affordable tuition will get you where you want to go.Learn More and Apply NowYou Did the Work, Now Earn the DegreeUse what you already know through relevant learning, work, or life experience and apply it towards a degree. You can bring in as many as 90 credits towards a bachelors degree. Learn how you can maximize your life experience for a degree. We recognize a number of formal and non-formal experiences and activities as prior learning.Learn MoreA Place for Our Active or Retired MilitaryUC is where military members deployed overseas, serving here at home, or those who have already served can get started on their next steps. We collaborate and maintain partnerships with education officers throughout the military branches so we can best serve our military families and offer services and resources like military discount and a Student Veteran Organization (SVO). Learn MoreA Place For High School Students And Young Adults Looking to Get Ahead or Back on TrackMiddle or high school students from Providence and Pawtucket can explore college courses at UC. Students and young adults from those same cities can also start a path to a high school diploma from those through Gateway to College if they aren't on track to graduate or left high school without a diploma.Learn MoreCredit for Prior LearningUC grants college credit for life experiences. Save time and money by reducing your course requirements with Prior Learning. Learn MoreA Place for PartnershipsWe are a thought partner and leader, working to solve problems, innovate, disrupt, and build new systems that create a positive and measurable impact for families, communities, and the State. Whether it’s designing custom courses or opening up our courses and trainings to your employees, we are prepared to provide the support and know-how that is required to meet your specific goals and needs.Learn MoreRecent NewsVIEW ALL NEWSNewsSeptember 12, 2022RWU Ranked No. 28, Named Best Value School in U.S. News RankingsRWU also makes lists for Best Undergraduate Engineering Program and Top Performers on Social Mobility.NewsAugust 8, 2022Sen. Reed, Sen. Whitehouse Team Up with RWU to Help Responsibly Grow R.I.'s Shellfish Aquaculture IndustryDelivering $1.6M to RWU for shellfish aquaculture, the Senators partner with Roger Williams to develop smart strategies and direct support to make shellfish farms stronger and more productive and help new shellfish aquaculture businesses start up across the Ocean State.NewsJune 29, 2022RWU, Federal and Local Leaders Announce $350K Federal Investment in East Providence Workforce Training ProgramThe funding will support workforce and professional development opportunities for low-to-moderate-income East Providence adults who will enroll in certification coursework through RWU.Contact UsHave Questions? We are here to help. Call our main office at 401-254-3530 and call our Admissions line at 401-254-3838.Visit UsVisit our campus in the heart of downtown Providence to see the modern classrooms, smart-board technology, and the several lounges and a cafe for study and relaxation available to all UC students.Why Choose UC?At UC we are not just about degree completion. We provide entry points to students and families from all walks of life to achieve their future career goals.Being a UC StudentWe work with you to make sure you have the support and resources you need no matter what type of student you are and that you are taking full advantage of what we have to offer.Hear From Our StudentsHear from current students about their experiences in the variety of paths available at UC.Educational Testing CenterAt the RWU Educational Testing Center you can take exams from key national vendors such as PearsonVue, CLEP and Prometric. We are also a recognized Area Test Center for NOCTI’s Teacher Testing.