Admission & Aid

Your undergraduate degree sets you up for many of your future successes. We're here to help you navigate the process.


We are excited that you are considering Roger Williams for your undergraduate degree. While our admission process is competitive, our goal is to make an RWU education possible for students who are seeking a personalized college education with small class sizes and countless ways to put what you’re learning in the classroom to work in the real world. We seek independent thinkers, explorers, rebels, and go-getters. We seek students with passion. Are you ready to join us?

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    First-Year Applicants

    Prospective first-year applicants are students who have not graduated from high school or have not enrolled full-time at another college or university at the time of application to RWU.

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    Transfer Students

    If you are thinking about transferring from another institution to continue your degree here at RWU, we'll make your transition to a new school as seamless as possible.

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    International Students

    We invite international students from around the globe to join our campus community. Your unique perspective and values will add to the growing diversity of our campus.

Take our Virtual Tour

Wondering what the Roger Williams campus looks like? From academic offerings to cutting-edge athletic facilities, residence halls, our top-rated dining commons and more, explore our virtual tour to get a glimpse of what lies ahead for you on our waterfront campus.

Take the Virtual Tour

Upcoming Deadlines

  • Undergraduate

    It's always a great time to stop by RWU for a tour and info session. Schedule a Visit
  • UG First-Year Students

    The Common Application is live! Get started now. What We Look For
  • UG Transfer Students

    Find out about our seamless credit transfer process and simple Rapid App. Apply Now
  • On the Road

    Check our travel calendar to see when an RWU Admission Counselor will be in your area! RWU On the Road
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Majors & Minors

With over 45 majors and minors we have the right program to fit your passion and prepare you for success.

Explore Majors & Minors
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Financial Aid

Whether this is your first time through the college process or the fifth, you will have questions and concerns that are specific to your circumstances and specific to Roger Williams. We’re here to help.

Learn more about Financial Aid
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Visit RWU

We have a range of ways to show you around our waterfront campus where you will talk with students, faculty and staff and learn about all RWU has to offer.

Come Visit Us