Through hands-on learning led by expert faculty and staff that is focused on tackling real-world problems, RWU prepares students for successful lives and great careers.
With over 45 majors and minors and an innovative CORE Curriculum we have the right program to fit your passion and prepare you for success.
From visiting campus, to applying, to financial aid, we're here to help you at every step of the admission process.
With over 70 clubs and organizations serving a diverse and inclusive student body on a beautiful coastal campus, learning, discovery and growth is not limited to the classroom at RWU.
At Roger Williams University we believe in building a strong mind and healthy body. For our outstanding student-athletes in 23 varsity sports and 8 club sports, this means excellence in competition and in the classroom. For our entire student body this means access to state-of-the-art recreation facilities and a range of fun, active intramural sports and activities.
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We want to get to know you and for you to get to know us!
We offer a variety of experiences to connect with our campus community and the Office of Admission. Our in-person and virtual offerings are dynamic and designed to provide our visitors with an in-depth look at the RWU experience and give you a sense of what it's like to be an RWU Hawk. We are adding experiences and sessions as we are able to, so please check back frequently, or contact us if you don’t see something that will work for you.
Tour our campus to discover what makes Roger Williams University distinctive.
Your visit experience includes an Admission Information Session provided by an admission team member and a student-led tour 7 days a week. Please note Sunday offerings are tours only and will not include an information session.
The 11:30 am tour time will be designated for accepted students beginning February 1. All students are welcome to attend, but the content will be geared specifically toward accepted students.
We offer extra programming on school vacation weeks, make sure to check out our extra tour times on these days.
Explore our waterfront campus at one of our BBQ by the Bay events! Meet with faculty and learn more about our academic programs, take a student-led tour of campus, and gain valuable insight into the college search process. Undecided on what you want to study? We have a presentation dedicated to that too.
Not able to visit? No worries! We’ve got you covered. This is your chance to interact with RWU students and staff and find out more about the RWU experience.
Attend an in-person or virtual admission event; get the information you need in a one-on-one appointment with our transfer admission counselor.
Roger Williams University representatives visit high schools and organizations across the United States and world. We encourage you to check our upcoming in-person and virtual events at a location near you.
Explore our campus now (in English or Spanish).
Love where you live! Bristol, RI, is ranked the #1 safest college town in the country by safewise.com, and recognized by Architectural Digest as one of the top small towns to visit in the United States. Learn more about Bristol, Rhode Island, and all the town and community has to offer.
Check out housing options for first-year students with Danny DiCamillo, Assistant Director of Residence Life.
A prestigious National Endowment for the Humanities grant assists with creation of new Public Humanities and Arts minor, supports faculty fellows and community partners to develop courses centered on community projects
From their outstanding academic and co-curricular achievements during their time at RWU to their post-Roger plans, RWU is very proud to celebrate our 2023 graduates. In these stories, hear how an RWU education has shaped their futures.
Philanthropists and real estate entrepreneurs Joyce and Bill Cummings deliver the Commencement address to RWU’s 1,146 graduates.