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Roger Williams University

Bristol, Rhode Island


Roger Williams University

Private 4 Year

About Roger Williams University

Roger Williams University (RWU) is a private, coeducational American liberal arts university located on 140 acres (57 ha) in Bristol, Rhode Island, on Mt. Hope Bay, with a branch in Providence, RI. Founded in 1956, it was named for theologian and Rhode Island cofounder Roger Williams.

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Located in Bristol, Rhode Island.

One Old Ferry Road, Bristol, RI, 02809-2921, Bristol County

Roger Williams University Rankings

Prepler rankings are based on rigorous and in-depth analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education.

2022 Best Colleges in America

#688 of 6828

2022 Best Colleges in Rhode island

#6 of 23

2022 Best Private Colleges in Rhode island

#5 of 20

Most Popular Majors

The most popular major at Roger Williams University is Business Management followed by Architecture, Legal, Security & Enforcement and Psychology.

Graduation Rate

Graduation rate of college is a strong indicator of success of the college’s students in attaining their educational goals. Prepler defines graduation rate as the percentage of first-time, full-time students who graduated from Roger Williams University within four or six years.

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Notable Alumni