Roger Williams University

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Roger Williams University


$24,066 / year

Room and Board


Application deadline


Application fee


Educational Resources


Architecture Library, Metro Information Center, School of Law Library

  • Member of library consortia.
  • 211,709 books, serial backfiles, and other material including government documents.
  • 1,899 current serial subscriptions.
  • 141,633 microforms.
  • 5,370 Audio/Visual items.

Museums & Art

Center for Marine and Natural Sciences, School of Law and Law Library, Main Library, Architecture Building and Architecture Library, Performinc Arts Center



  • Students are not required to take a computer course.
  • Students are not required to own or lease a computer.
  • Recommended computer operating system: Microsoft

Campus Resources

  • 400 computers for student use in locations such as computer center/labs, residence halls, library
  • 120 Internet connections in libraries.
  • 0 Internet connections in classrooms.
  • 0 Internet connections in Laboratories.

Student accommodations

  • Email accounts are available to all students.
  • Internet access is available to all students.
  • Student web-pages are permitted.
  • Online class registration is available.
  • 100% of college-owned hosting units are available for internet access.

Wireless Internet Hotspots

  • Wifi is available in all the libraries, in some classrooms, in computer labs, in some of the college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing



nonremedial tutoring, women’s center, placement service, health service, health insurance


reading, math, writing, study skills


minority student, career, military, personal, veteran student, academic, older student, psychological, birth control


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

Campus Safety

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)

Campus Life



  • The school offers housing for students.
  • 81% of students live in school housing.
  • The school will provide assistance for off-campus housing

Types of housing available

  • 14% of housing units are Singles.
  • 31% of housing units are Doubles.
  • 22% of housing units are Triples.
  • 33% of housing units are Apartments.
  • 0% of of housing units are some other type.
  • In total, there are 10 housing buildings.

Room Accessories

  • 60% of rooms are equipped with sprinkler systems.
  • 100% of rooms are equipped with fire alarms.
  • 100% are equipped with high-speed internet connections.


  • 70% of students remain on campus over the weekends, on average.
  • Alcohol is permitted on campus.
  • Popular events on campus: Spring Weekend, Homecoming, Concerts, Lectures, Sporting Events, Theatre
  • Student activities: choral groups, dance, drama/theater, literary magazine, radio station, student government, student newspaper, student film society, yearbook
  • In total, there are about 92 organizations on campus.
  • Honor societies: Alpha Chi, Alphi Phi Sigma, Delta Sigma Pi, Lambda Epsilon Chi, Phi Alpha Theta, Pi Sigma Alpha, Psi Chi, Sigma Tau Delta, Tau Sigma Delta
  • Religious organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) Hillel, Inter-Varsity Christian Fellowship, Newman Club
  • International organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) Multicultural Student Union, International Club
  • Other organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) Campus Entertainment Network, Crossings Yearbook, Inter-Class Council, Inter-Residence Hall Association, Student Senate, WQRI-FM, Multicultural Student Union, Hawk’s Herald, Inter-class Council, SlaughterHouse Publications. Academic: American Chemical Society/Student Chapter, American Institute of Architecture Students, American Internet Technology Professionals, American Society of Civil Engineers, Anthropology Club, Art Society, Classics Club, Construction Management Club, French Club, Future Teachers of America, Historic Preservation Club, History Club, John Jay Society, Marine Science Club, Mock Trial, Natural Science Club, Paralegal Club, Political Science Association, Pre-Law Society, Pre-Med/Pre-Vet Club, PRSSA, Psychology Club, Society of Women Engineers, Spanish Club, Stage Company, Technology Committee, Varsity Sports, Intramural Sports. Diversity: Inter-Varsity Christian Fellowship, Newman Club, Sexuality Advocacy For Everyone, Hillel. Club Sports: Cheerleading Club, Rugby Club, Crew Club, Swimming/Diving Club, Track Club. Political: Amnesty International, College Democrats, College Republicans, Environmental and Animal Rights Club, Model United Nations. Selective: Alternative Spring Break, Ambassadors, Quest to End Hate. Service: Best Buddies of Rhode Island, Habitat for Humanity, Rotoract, Students Against Destructive Decisions, Student Volunteer Association. Social: Aqua Culture Club, Balls to the Walls Racquetball Club, Billiards, Bocce, Bowling Club, Chorus, Colorguard, Culinary Club, Cycling Club, Dance Club, Elizabethan Society, Film Club, Hollerin Hawks, Martial Arts Club, Mountain Biking, Musicians Guild, Outing Club, Roger Williams Ultimate Frisbee, Scuba Club, Ski and Snowboard Club, Special Delivery/A Capella, Squirrel Viewing, Surf Club
  • Student papers: (Appears as submitted by school) Hawk’s Herald; Biweekly


  • Nearest airport(s) (distance in miles): Warwick, RI (25), Boston, MA (65)
  • Nearest train(s) (distance in miles): Providence, RI (18)
  • Nearest bus-station(s) (distance in miles): Bristol, RI (0)
  • Public transportation serves the campus.
  • Not all students are permitted to have cars on campus.
  • 70% of students have a car on campus


  • School employment is available.
  • 5% of undergrads are employed with average earnings of 3,300
  • Freshman are not discouraged from working.
  • There are 0 fraternities
  • 0 fraternity houses
  • 0% of students are fraternity members
  • There are 0 sororities
  • 0 sorority houses
  • 0% of students are sorority members.


  • Army ROTC: Offered at cooperating institution
  • Navy ROTC: Not offered
  • Airforce ROTC: Not offered
  • Additional Policies

    class attendance policies set by individual instructors, honor code, hazing prohibited, smoking prohibited

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