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College Profile: Roger Williams University

 
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Roger Williams University, commonly abbreviated as RWU, is a private, coeducational American liberal arts university located on 120 acres (0.49 km2) in Bristol, Rhode Island, above Mt. Hope Bay. Founded in 1956, it was named for theologian and Rhode Island cofounder Roger Williams. The university itself, however, has no religious affiliation.
 
One Old Ferry Road
Bristol, RI
02809-2921
401-253-1040 (general)
401-254-3100 (financial aid)
401-254-3500 (admissions)
 
 
 

 
Mission Statement

Roger Williams University is an independent Liberal Arts University that combines the unique strengths of small liberal arts colleges and those of larger comprehensive universities and where liberal and professional education are enhanced by their integration and the recognition of their unity. At the foundation of the institution is a set of core values that play a central role in guiding a respectful, diverse, and intellectually vibrant university community: -Love of learning as an intrinsic value -Preparation for careers and future study -Collaboration of students and faculty in research -Commitment to community service -Appreciation of global perspectives


General Information
Other Names
Type Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above
Control Private not-for-profit
Size 5,000 - 9,999
Campus Setting Suburb: Large
Calendar System Semester
Title IV Eligibility Participates in Title IV federal financial aid programs
Relgious Affiliation Not applicable

College Student Services Offered
No Remedial ServicesYes Academic/career counseling service
Yes Employment services for studentsYes Placement services for completers
No On-campus day care for students' children   

College Special Learning Opportunities
Yes ROTCYes Distance learning opportunities
Yes ROTC: ArmyYes Study abroad
No ROTC: NavyYes Weekend/evening college
No ROTC: Air Force   

Sources: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)
More info

Roger Williams University Website
Wikipedia

Admissions Considerations & Recommendations
Open admission policy No
Admission test scores Neither required nor recommended
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language Recommended

Applicants (most recent fall period)
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Admissions (most recent fall period)
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Percentage of Students Submitting Test Scores
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SAT Percentile Scores
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ACT Percentile Scores
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Percentage Receiving Financial Aid
Local|federal|any
 
Average Amount of Financial Aid Received
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Average Tuition for Full-Time Undergraduates
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Average Tuition for Full-Time Graduates
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Comprehensive Fee for Full-Time Undergraduates
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Per Credit Hour Charge for Part-Time Undergraduates
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Per Credit Hour Charge for Part-Time Graduates
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Student Body
4,978 Student Body SizeYes On-Campus Housing
8,974 Fall Applicants2,950 Total Dormitory Capacity
6,924 Fall Admissions

Gender
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Ethnicity
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College Levels Offered
Yes Less than one year certificateNo One but less than two years certificate
Yes Associate's degreeNo Two but less than 4 years certificate
Yes Bachelor's degreeYes Postbaccalaureate certificate
Yes Master's degreeNo Post-master's certificate
No Doctor's degreeNo First-professional degree
No First-professional certificate

All Academic Programs
 
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