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. We offer weekday tours on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday at 9 a.m, 11:30 a.m., and 2 p.m., and numerous weekend tours are available throughout the fall.
Discover what an RWU education looks like.
We are excited to offer two Fall Open House events this year. Each event is planned to provide you and your guests with a thorough, yet customizable visit experience. So, whether it's your first time visiting or your fourth, you can get exactly what you need out of the day.
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.
We welcome visits from high school and independent counselors. Reserve your spot for a 30 minute admission information session, followed by a 60-90 minute student-led walking tour of the campus.
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.
Sarah Burnham M’19 has published a trailblazing paper in the academic journal Human Development.
The conference, running Sept. 28-Oct. 1, highlights the historical significance of horses and other equines and features a talk on the history of horses in Rhode Island by Associate Professor of History Charlotte Carrington-Farmer as well as a reading by Pulitzer Prize–winning author Geraldine Brooks.
Video: The Class of 2027 moved into their new homes on campus just before Convocation.