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 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 Monday through Friday. A number of protocols have been put in place to protect both our campus community and our visitors.
Not able to visit? No worries! We’ve got you covered. In addition to a number of on-demand sessions, we also offer live virtual opportunities weekly. This is your chance to interact with RWU students and staff and find out more about the RWU experience.
See our special presentations tailored to a variety of regions and high schools. You can search by location or scroll through all upcoming events.
Attend an in-person or virtual admission event; get the information you need in a one-on-one appointment with our transfer admission counselor; or attend a virtual information fair in coordination with community colleges.
Explore our campus now (in English or Spanish).
Love where you live! Bristol, RI, is ranked as one of the safest college towns 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.
“I know that my experiences at Roger have not always been the same as everyone else’s. I want to make sure that when I look out into the crowd that everyone feels heard and noticed for all the hard work they did these past four years,” says Jordan Peck, an Architecture major and assistant music director of the Hawkward a cappella group.
On May 7, students, faculty, staff, and families gathered on campus for the annual Student Achievement Awards, celebrating remarkable student dedication and leadership.
As this election year gets underway, Democratic Rhode Island Gov. Daniel McKee is slightly leading in the polls among Democratic primary voters, according to a new Roger Williams University/WPRI 12