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Roger Williams University is dedicated to making college as affordable as possible. We’ve kept our tuition prices unchanged since 2012 and offer a four-year tuition guarantee for our incoming students, while our competitors routinely raise their tuition from 2-5% annually.

We offer financial aid in the form of merit scholarships, loans, awards, grants and federal work-study.

Financial Aid Quick Facts

RWU has increased its institutional financial aid budget by 50% over the last five years

  • Percentage of new students receiving financial aid: 95%
  • Average new student financial aid package: $20,035
  • Average new institutional grant: $12,963

Merit Scholarships

As part of our comprehensive financial aid packaging, Roger Williams University offers institutionally supported merit scholarships, ranging from $7,000 to the cost of full tuition per year. All students are considered for merit-based scholarships, with no separate application required.

RWU offers several other scholarships that require applications and specific qualifications. For more information on any of our scholarship options, visit the Office of Financial Aid.

Additional Resources

In addition to the aid available through RWU, there are many external scholarships available to applicants.

We are also pleased to provide links to several helpful external resources:

For more about our student consumer information, email, call (800) 458-7144, ext. 3100.