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.

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Environmental Science
American/United States Studies/Civilization
Graphic Communications, General
Computer And Information Sciences, General
Computer Science
Computer And Information Systems Security/Information Assurance
Education, General
Elementary Education And Teaching
Secondary Education And Teaching
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels
English/Language Arts Teacher Education
Foreign Language Teacher Education
Health Teacher Education
Mathematics Teacher Education
Reading Teacher Education
History Teacher Education
Engineering, General
Civil Engineering, General
Computer Engineering, General
Electrical And Electronics Engineering
Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
Foreign Languages And Literatures, General
Classics And Classical Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics, General
English Language And Literature, General
Creative Writing
Liberal Arts And Sciences/Liberal Studies
Humanities/Humanistic Studies
Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities, Other
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Marine Biology And Biological Oceanography
Mathematics, General
Applied Mathematics, General
Historic Preservation And Conservation
International/Global Studies
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
Chemistry, General
Environmental Chemistry
Psychology, General
Clinical Psychology
Forensic Psychology
Public Administration
Visual And Performing Arts, General
Dance, General
Drama And Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
Art/Art Studies, General
Fine/Studio Arts, General
Art History, Criticism And Conservation
Musicology And Ethnomusicology
History, General
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Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) 2016-17, National Center for Education Statistics, http://nces.ed.gov/ipeds/

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