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 (with select Saturdays and Sundays). A number of protocols have been put in place to protect both our campus community and our visitors.
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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.
Learn more about our Virtual Experiences
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.
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.
Explore our campus now (in English or Spanish).
A great overview of RWU's undergraduate programs and features, with Amy Tiberio, Dean of Admission.
Check out housing options for first-year students with Danny DiCamillo, Assistant Director of Residence Life.
Looking back on this remarkable year, we can all be incredibly proud and grateful for what we have accomplished. “It was a great fall, and I'm excited for what the new year and the spring semester will have in store for our Hawks," RWU President Ioannis Miaoulis says in this holiday video greeting filmed at home.
RWU formally celebrated students, faculty, staff, and alumni who identify – or identified – as first-generation college students at the inaugural First-Generation Celebration Day, November 4, 2021.
Collaborative sustainable-fish-breeding initiative brings iridescent marine fish species to display at Aquarium.