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.A Place for First Time College StudentsYoung adults who are just starting their higher education pathway and don't want the traditional 4-year residential experience have the opportunity here to explore courses that are culturally relevant and engaging. You won't just be sitting in the classroom, you'll be engaging in the community and potential careers through hands-on courses and projects.I Want a Degree Starter PathA Place to Finish What You StartedHere part and fulltime adult learners have the opportunity to enroll in contextualized programs that honor their personal and professional experiences. Our courses have flexible schedules that fit into your life and our support systems were designed with you and your family you in mind because we know that going back to school isn't easy.I Want A Path to Complete My DegreeA 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). I Want a Military PathwayA Place to Start, Change, or Develop CareersThrough our portfolio of programs and courses, UC provides job-specific degrees and training for people looking to gain or expand workforce skills. We will work with you to pivot and build your skills to meet workplace needs and demands.I Want A Career PathA 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.I Want an Early College PathA 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.I Want to Partner With UCRecent NewsVIEW ALL NEWSNewsDecember 10, 2018RWU’s University College and Acopia Harvest International Launching Educational Programs in HydroponicsHydroponics, the art and science of growing plants in water, is an expanding industry and effective learning tool in STEMM areas.NewsOctober 19, 2018University College Community Development Experts to Create Shared Data System in NewportUniversity College faculty and student pair will work with a consortium of public and private partners in Newport to develop the system.NewsSeptember 17, 2018RWU School of Continuing Studies Changes Name to University CollegeNew identity draws on RWU history, reflects wider range of programs offered at Providence campus.UC Open HouseWhether you are starting, changing or interested in advancing your career, we invite you to join us at one of our Open House Nights on Dec. 5, Dec. 12 or Jan. 9.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.