Roger Williams University: Review & Facts

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Roger Williams University is a medium four-year, private not-for-profit school with 4,805 students enrolled. This college was originated in 1956 and is one of the 2 schools located in Bristol, Rhode Island.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
83
Fair
At Roger Williams University you can earn your several-month certificate, associate's degree, bachelor's degree, postbaccalaureate certificate, or master's degree.

Roger Williams University follows a semester-based curriculum calendar system and provides 83 majors. The most popular concentrations are Criminal Justice, Architecture, Psychology, Management, and Accounting and Finance. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings against other colleges and schools.


Student Retention
81%
Fair
It is important to know student retention and graduation rates before you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are typically a good sign. Nevertheless, if you are planning to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

The rate of student retention at Roger Williams University is high at 81% (close to Rhode Island average). Considering this statistic, apparently students enjoy their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
14 : 1
Low
The graduation rate at Roger Williams University is average - 65%.

Student to faculty ratio at Roger Williams University is pretty decent -- 14:1. Read more on faculty at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$31,900
High
Average tuition cost is extremely high, $30,000 per year. The additional fees at Roger Williams University (not included in tuition costs) are roughly $1,900, which comes to $31,900 per academic year.

Read the details about Roger Williams University additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repaying them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
78%
According to recent data, 9,597 applications were submitted and 7,532 were accepted; so it is relatively easy to become a student at this school.

The school will consider accepting dual credits, credits for life experience (learned through independent study, noncredit adult courses, work experience, portfolio demonstration, previous licensure or certification, or completion of other learning opportunities), and advanced placement credits (college-level courses taught in high school) for admission.

Dual Credits
Accepted
Yes
The undergraduate application fee at Roger Williams University is $50.00. The graduate application fee is $50.00.

To request the most accurate and up-to-date information about applying to Roger Williams University and a program that best suits your goals and budget, call this school's general information office at (401) 253-1040 or check Roger Williams University Website.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$8,000
High
Roger Williams University offers a distance education program, study abroad programs, and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is a wonderful option for those who work full-time.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Roger Williams University, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

Safety
Grade
F
Unsafe
Roger Williams University offers on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates roughly 2,900 students, which offers a nice on-campus housing option. The room price is a bit high, about $8,000 a year.

Army ROTC programs are available at Roger Williams University. Reserve Officers' Training Corps commissioning programs typically imply elective classes in addition to required college curriculum, possible funding for your tuition, and an obligation to serve upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
Yes
It is important to keep in mind that enrolling in a ROTC course does not commit you to serve unless you have obtained a ROTC scholarship, grant, or any other funding.

Based on the college crime data, Roger Williams University seems to be a very dangerous school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Roger Williams University Location and Maps



Post Address: Roger Williams University, One Old Ferry Road, Bristol, Rhode Island 02809-2921, USA
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