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    Admission & Financial Aid

    Welcome to RWU!

    With more than 45 majors in both the liberal arts and professions, Roger Williams University offers you a personalized education with small class sizes and countless ways to put what you’re learning in the classroom to work in the real world. We’re independent thinkers, explorers, rebels, go-getters and citizen scholars – and together we are unstoppable. We are Roger Williams. Are you?

    Undergraduate Admission

    Your go-to resource for more than just the application process. From academic majors to campus life, athletics, housing options, study abroad and more, find out how RWU will become RWYou.


    Continuing Studies Admission

    Whether you’re just starting your undergraduate work, finishing your degree or looking for career advancement, the School of Continuing Studies has courses, certificates and degrees to fit your busy schedule.

    International Admission

    At RWU, you’re joining a community of citizen scholars representing more than 40 states and 60 countries around the world, with expert faculty members dedicated to undergraduate teaching.


    Graduate Admission

    With more than a dozen program offerings, graduate students at RWU can expect small class sizes, individualized advising, accomplished faculty members and access to all the resources the University has to offer.

    Transfer Admission

    First year at RWU isn’t your first year of college? You’re ahead of the game! After a seamless credit transfer, you’ll feel at home in no time with special housing options and tons of opportunities for campus involvement.


    Affordable Excellence

    RWU is tackling head-on the toughest issues facing higher education – cost, debt and jobs. The results? A continued tuition freeze and four-year guarantee as well as an emphasis on real-world learning.

    School of Law Admission

    By attending the state’s only law school, RWU students have unparalleled access to Rhode Island’s most sought-after judicial internships and the undivided attention of a state bar that includes many engaged alumni.


    Financial Aid

    At RWU, we’re committed to helping you and your family plan and obtain resources for your education. In fact, RWU offers both need-based and merit-based aid that totals over $45 million. The average award? Over $20,000.