Discover RWU

Explore Our Stunning Waterfront Campus

At RWU You Can Be Uniquely YOU!

With over 50 majors and 70 minors, you can design your own educational experience! Our flexible curriculum allows you to find your passion and have a unique career advantage by adding a double major or minor. In fact, over 80% of RWU students graduate with more than one major!

A Comprehensive University

  • Guaranteed hands-on learning opportunities built into every major
  • Research projects alongside faculty
  • 80+ clubs and organizations to find your place and get involved

Holistic Review

Have a holistic review of your application. We look at each and every piece of information, accomplishment, and involvement- and always in the context of your personal, school, and local environment.

Apply Today

Regular Decision Deadline has passed for Fall 2023. If you are still interested in applying, please email

Scholarships Available

Scholarships are based on many factors, both academic and extracurricular. All students qualify for merit scholarship awards! 98% of all students are awarded RWU scholarships or need-based aid. We guarantee our institutional funding for all four years of your undergraduate enrollment. 


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Visit Us

We want to get to know you and for you to get to know us! We offer a variety of visit experiences, both in-person and virtually. Join us to see more about our waterfront campus and hear from staff, faculty and RWU students about their experiences. 


Explore Your Visit Options
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Take a Virtual Tour

Want to visit campus but aren’t able to physically join us? Join us virtually! 

Take a Closer Look from Home

Our Safe Hometown

Bristol is ranked as one of the safest college towns in the country by The town was also ranked as one of the top 25 best small towns in America by Architectural Digest.