Roger Williams University

Roger Williams University is a forward-thinking private university committed to strengthening society through engaged teaching and learning. RWU combines the tenets of a liberal arts education with professional studies, offering 45+ majors through its college of arts & sciences and five professional schools, with campuses on the coast of Bristol and in the heart of Providence, R.I.At RWU, small classes, direct access to faculty and a wide range of community-engaged work and experiential-learning opportunities provide students with a transformative education that goes beyond the classroom and out into the real world. Roger Williams is building the university the world needs now, holding the line on cost for students and families through the University's Affordable Excellence initiative and ensuring that students graduate with the ability to think critically along with the practical skills that today's employers demand.

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School Details

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Private, Coed 1956 N/A Semester $63.0 million + One Old Ferry Road, Bristol, RI 02809 (401) 253-1040
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64 100.0 Rhode Island Bristol 115
Key Value
ID 137
Tuition $33,336 (2017-18)
Room and Board $15,234 (2017-18)
Total Enrollment 5,193
Application Deadline Feb. 1
Application Fee $50
Acceptance Rate 79%
Description When applying to Roger Williams University, it's important to note the application deadline is Feb. 1, and the early action deadline is Nov. 1. The application fee at Roger Williams University is $50. Scores for either the ACT or SAT test are due Feb. 1. It is selective, with an acceptance rate of 79 percent and an early acceptance rate of 88.8 percent.

Applications

Title Value
Application deadline Feb. 1
Early decision deadline N/A
Application fee $50
Common Application accepted Yes
Deadline for housing deposit May 1

Requirements

Title Value
Admission interview Neither required/recommended
Required standardized tests Neither SAT nor ACT
SAT/ACT scores must be received by Feb. 1

Entering Class Stats

Title Value
Selectivity Selective
Fall 2016 acceptance rate 79%
Early decision acceptance rate N/A

Transfer Students

Title Value
Accepting applications Fall, Spring
Minimum credits to apply No
Minimum required college GPA 2.2
Has guaranteed admission agreement with at least one other institution Yes
Guaranteed admission agreement URL Http://rwu.edu/admission-financial-aid/undergraduate-admission/transfer/joint-admission

International Students

Title Value
Separate application form required No
Conditional admission offered Yes
Early decision or early action options available Early action only
TOEFL (paper) Recommended
TOEFL (internet-based) Recommended
Michigan Test N/A
IELTS Recommended
SAT Considered
SAT Subject Considered
ACT Considered
Advance deposit required No
TOEFL accepted instead of SAT or ACT N/A
International student contact William Abbate, Associate Director for Admission - Coordinator of International Admission, (401) 254-3500, babbate@rwu.edu