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Applicants to all graduate degree and certificate programs, as well as those applicants interested in enrolling in a single course as a non-matriculating student, must complete a graduate application using one of the links below.

GRADUATE APPLICATION >>

Through the link above, you will be asked to create an account to access our application for Graduate Admission.  You may use this application to apply if you are: applying to a full graduate program; individual courses as a non-matriculating student; or an RWU undergraduate students interested in enrolling in a graduate program directly after completing your undergraduate degree.

Master of Architecture Intent to Enroll Form
The form is only to be used by current RWU undergraduate Architecture students planning to continue into the graduate portion of the M.Arch.4+2 program.

IMPORTANT NOTES (Please read before applying):

  1. Applications and required credentials do not need to be sent in a single, complete package; each credential can be submitted as it becomes available.
  2. All communication from the Office of Graduate Admission regarding your application will come via email.  It is extremely important that you enter a valid email address in your application, as all communication regarding receipt and completion of your graduate application will be sent to the email address listed in your application.
  3. Complete applications for all degree and certificate programs include transcripts from all undergraduate institutions attended that granted credit used toward an undergraduate degree, regardless of the number of credits earned. Transcripts from all institutions are still required even if transfer credits were granted at the instituion where you obtained your undergraduate degree.
  4. If you completed your undergraduate degree at Roger Williams University:
    • Your application fee is waived. Please contact the Office of Graduate Admission for a fee waiver. If you are completing a paper application form, indicating RWU as your undergraduate institution is sufficient; you will not need to submit an application fee.
    • You do not need to submit an official undergraduate transcript; the Office of Graduate Admission will request this on your behalf.
  5. If you are a military service member, veteran, spouse, dependent, or Department of Defense employee:
    • Your application fee is waived. Please contact the Office of Graduate Admission for a fee waiver. If you are completing a paper application, indicating your military status is sufficient; you will not need to submit an application fee.
  6. If you are an RWU employee eligible for Tuition Remission and have been accepted to a graduate program, please submit a copy of your fully approved Tuition Remission form to the Office of Graduate Admission via mail, email or fax. Once received, your tuition deposit will be waived.
  7. Applicants to the Teacher Residency Program:

Non-Matriculating Students

Some graduate programs offer applicants the ability to enroll in an individual course as a non-matriculating student. However, students are limited in the number of courses that can be taken outside of a full degree program. Programs that allow for non-matriculating status are listed below, and the maximum number of individual courses that can be taken before being required to apply to the full degree program are indicated in parentheses.

  • Art & Architectural History (3)
  • Criminal Justice (1)
  • Historic Preservation (3)
  • Leadership (3)
  • Literacy Education (2)*
  • Public Administration (3)
  • Teaching - Elementary Education (2)

Interested applicants must submit an official transcript from their undergraduate institution showing a conferred Bachelor's degree (required in order to be approved to enroll in the course).

*Non-matriculating applicants to the Literacy Education program must also submit a copy of a valid Teaching Certificate.

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