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
overall score total score state city online paying global
64 100.0 Rhode Island Bristol 115

Overall Score

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Score 64

Graduation and Retention Rates (22.5%)

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6-year graduation rate 64%
High school counselor score (out of 5) N/A

Faculty Resources (20%)

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Classes with fewer than 20 students 46.6%
Classes with 50 or more students 0%
Student-faculty ratio 14:1

Student Selectivity (12.5%)

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Fall 2016 acceptance rate 79%