Roger Williams University

Roger Williams University

Roger Williams University is a private liberal arts university. Founded in 1956, the RWU campus sits on 120 acres of land in Bristol, Rhode Island. It was originally called the Roger Williams Junior College and was given its present name in 1992. RWU enrolls over 4,000 undergraduate and graduate students every year.

RWU offers more than 30 different majors and minors to its students. Students can also opt for master degrees in teaching, arts, public administration, architecture, construction management, criminal justice and forensic psychology. Classes are offered in the following schools:

  • Feinstein College of Arts & Sciences
  • Gabelli School of Business
  • Roger Williams University School of Law
  • School of Architecture, Art, & Historic Preservation
  • School of Continuing Studies
  • School of Education
  • School of Engineering, Computing, & Construction Management
  • School of Justice Studies

The athletics teams of RWU are known as the Hawks. They participate in sports like baseball, basketball, cross country, lacrosse, soccer, swimming & diving, tennis, track & field, wrestling, softball and volleyball.

Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) 2016-17, National Center for Education Statistics, http://nces.ed.gov/ipeds/

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