Roger Williams University

Acceptance Rate 90.98 %
2023 Tuition & Fees $40,962
Student Population 4,529
Average Financial Aid Amount Received $17,392
Graduation Rate 70 %

Academic Overview

Roger Williams University Campus, Bristol, RI
Roger Williams University is a private (not-for-profit), four-years institute located in Bristol, Rhode Island. It is a Master's College and University (medium programs) by Carnegie Classification and its highest degree is Master's degree.
The 2023 tuition & fees is $40,962 for undergraduate students. The graduate school tuition & fees is $19,515.
The school offers both undergraduate and graduate programs and a total of 4,529 students are enrolled. The acceptance rate of undergraduate school is 90.98% and the graduation rate is 70% last year.
The salary after graduation from Roger Williams University varies by major programs where the average earning after 10 years is $56,000. You can check the average salary by the major programs on the area of study page.

2023 Tuition & Fees

For undergraduate school, in the academic year 2022-2023, RWU's tuition & fees is $40,962. For graduate programs, its 2023 average tuition & fees is $19,515.
Data source for 2023 Tuition: NCES
2023 Tuition & Fees
[Chart] 2022-2023 Tuition & Fees

Key Academic Statistics

The following chart illustrates the 2023 key academic statistics at RWU. The acceptance rate of RWU is 90.98% and the yield (enrollment rate) is 13.50%. The average graduation rate is 70% and the transfer-out rate is 25%.
The average received amount of financial aid is $17,392 and 86% of undergraduate students received grants or scholarship aid. A total of 4,529 students is attending including both undergraduate and graduate students, and the student to faculty ratio is 14 to 1.
Acceptance Rate for Roger Williams University is 90.98 %.
Acceptance Rate
Graduation Rate for Roger Williams University is 70 %
Graduation Rate
Transfer-out Rate for Roger Williams University is 25 %
Transfer-out Rate
Retention Rate for Roger Williams University is 81 %
Retention Rate
Student Population for Roger Williams University is 4,529
Student Population
Student to Faculty Ratio for Roger Williams University is 14 to 1
Student to Faculty Ratio
14 to 1
The average received amount of financial aid is $17,392 at Roger Williams University.
Financial Aid Amount

Directory Information

Directory Information
AddressOne Old Ferry Road, Bristol, RI 02809-2921
Online Applicationwww.commonapp.org/
Financial Aidhttps://www.rwu.edu/undergraduate/admission-aid/financial-aid
Net Price Calculatorhttps://rwu.studentaidcalculator.com/survey.aspx
Veterans Tuitionhttps://www.rwu.edu/uc/about-uc/military-students
Disability Servicehttps://www.rwu.edu/undergraduate/academics/student-academic-success/student-accessibility-services-sas

Offered Degrees

RWU offers 113 major programs through online and on-site education where 15 programs are available through distance learning. The following table lists the number of programs by offered degree with online class availabilities.
Offered Major Programs
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online Class
One but less than two years certificate52
Associate's Degree52
Bachelor's Degree784
Post Bachelor's Degree62
Master's Degree195

Special Learning Opportunities

Roger Williams University offers online education (distance learning opportunities) for both undergraduate and graduate programs. The school provides ROTC, teacher certification and study abroad - opportunity which a student completes part of the college program studying in another country programs to its students. It also offers weekend/evening classes which is a program that allows students to take a complete course of study and attend classes only on weekends or only in evenings.
Special Learning Opportunities
Online ClassUndergraduate , Graduate
Weekend/Evening College
Teacher Certification
Study Abroad
Campus Housing
(Dormitory Capacity:2,992)
Board/Meal Plan
(Typical Annual Charge: $6,964)

Veterans Benefits

Roger Williams University has programs, benefits and/or services to veterans, military service members, or their families.
Veterans Benefits
Yellow Ribbon Program
(officially known as Post-9/11 GI Bill, Yellow Ribbon Program)
Credit for military training
Dedicated point of contact for support services for veterans, military service members, and their families
Recognized student veteran organization
Member of Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges