Fast Facts

RWU Enrollment as of Fall Census 2023

Undergraduate (Day Program Students): 3,625

Undergraduate University College: 425

Graduate, Law & Professional: 812

Average Class Size: 16

Undergraduate Student/Faculty Ratio: 14:1

Undergraduate Student Population

Female: 51%

Students of Color: 20%

Freshman to Sophomore Retention Rate: 79%

Six-year graduation rate (based on 2016 cohort)*: 66%
*national average is 61% based on 2015 cohort

Admission Deadlines

Early Action: November 15th

Regular Decision: February 1st

Academic Opportunities

Number of majors offered: 53

Percentage of students who double major: 11%

RWU 2023-24 Typical Annual Costs for New Full Time Day Program Students

Tuition: $42,336

School of Architecture Tuition: $47,304

School of Engineering Tuition: $44,112

On-Campus Room & Board: $16,690

Semester Fee: $330

Health Insurance Fee*: $2,666

*All undergraduate day students (residential and commuter), Master of Architecture students and international students on an F-1 or J-1 visa, must be covered by an adequate health insurance policy. Those who are covered under an existing health insurance plan may waive the University sponsored health insurance.

Affordability as of Fall 2023 Census

Percentage of new students receiving financial aid: 99%

Average new student financial aid package: $28,946

Average new student institutional grant: $22,569

Percentage of students who borrow: 67%

Undergraduate / Graduate average student loan indebtedness (based on most recent graduating class, includes all federal and private loans): $48,835 / $51,468

Cohort Default Rate (2020): 0.0%

National Default Rate: 0.0%

FAFSA (Federal & State Aid) due date

February 1

FAFSA (Federal & State Aid) RWU School Code


Student Life

Number of clubs and organizations: 81

Percentage of students who live on campus: 73%

Number of Varsity Sports: 22 (NCAA Division III, ICSA, IHSA)