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

Info & Regulations

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Campus size (acres) 140
Students who have cars on campus 58%
Alcohol permitted on campus for students of legal age Yes

Health & Safety

Basic student services offered

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nonremedial tutoring
women's center
placement service
health service
health insurance

Campus safety and security services offered

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24-hour foot and vehicle patrols
Late night transport/escort service
24-hour emergency telephones
Lighted pathways/sidewalks
Controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc.)

Career

Career services offered

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co-op education
on-campus job interviews
internships
resume assistance
career/job search classes
alumni network
interview training

Computer Resources

Computers available for student use in

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residence halls
computer center/labs
library
student center

Library & Museum Information

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On-campus library Yes
Museums or special academic buildings on campus Center for Marine and Natural Sciences, School of Law and Law Library, Main Library, Architecture Building and Architecture Library, Performing Arts Center

Learning Disabled (LD) Students

Services for LD students

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Note-taking services
Oral tests
Learning center
Readers
Extended time for tests
Priority registration
Texts on tape
Typist/scribe
Exams on tape or computer

Physically Disabled Students

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Accessibility of campus to physically disabled students N/A

Services for physically disabled students

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Note-taking services