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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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!
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.
Scholarships are based on many factors, both academic and extracurricular. All students qualify for merit scholarship awards! In fact, 98% of the 2020 class were awarded RWU scholarships or need-based aid.
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 campus and hear from staff, faculty and RWU students about their experiences.
Want to visit campus but aren’t able to physically join us? Join us virtually! We're offering virtual campus tours narrated by a current RWU student who can answer questions live!
Bristol is also ranked as one of the safest college towns in the country by safewise.com. In 2019, Bristol was also ranked as one of the top 25 best small towns in America by Architectural Digest.