Roger Williams University

Located in Bristol, Rhode Island, Roger Williams University (RWU) is a private liberal arts university enrolling roughly 4,700 students. Of these, about 850 are graduate students. Approximately 85% of RWU's student body live on campus.

There are 42 liberal arts majors available across RWU's five professional schools. RWU offers one of the only undergraduate degrees in Marine Biology in the country, and is home to Rhode Island's only law school. The university's school of architecture is highly regarded in the academic community. Additionally, RWU is one of the nation's only institutions offering an online program in Digital Forensics.

U.S. News & World Report ranked RWU among the top 10 Comprehensive Colleges in the Northern region of the United States.

Online Degrees at Roger Williams University
Through the School of Continuing Studies, RWU offers various online courses taught by real professors, with real experience, who are experts in their field of study. Online students at RWU can look forward to a rigorous, customized, high quality distance learning experience.

Online students at RWU are assigned an adviser that assists them throughout the entire term of their degree. All support staff are well trained and dedicated to the academic and career success of each student. Online students will get to know their professor, faculty and other support staff.

Quick Facts
Phone Number: (401) 253-1040
Address: One Old Ferry Rd, Bristol, Rhode Island 02809-2921
Institution Type: Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above
Size: Small ( 4,400+ undergrad, 390+ grad )
Award Levels: Associate, Batchelor's, Master's
In-State Tuition $ 26,937
Out-of-State Tuition $ 26,952
Online Degrees Offered: YES
Student-to-Faculty Ration: 14 to 1
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Majors and Degrees
Majors/Degrees AA/AS BS/BA MA/MS
Architecture and Related Services
Biological and Biomedical Sciences
Biology Biological Sciences
Marine Biology and Biological Oceanography
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services
Business Administration and Management
International Business Trade Commerce
Management Information Systems
Marketing Marketing Management
Operations Management and Supervision
Communication and Journalism
Communication and Media Studies
Communication Technologies and Support Services
Graphic Communications
Computer Information Sciences
Computer Science
Education and Teaching
Elementary Education and Teaching
Reading Teacher Education
Teacher Education (multiple Levels)
Environmental Environmental Health Engineering
General Engineering
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields
Construction Engineering Technology Technician
Manufacturing Engineering Technology Technician
English Language and Literature Letters
Creative Writing
English Language and Literature
Ethnic, Cultural and Group Studies
American (u.s.) Studies
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
Foreign Languages and Literatures
Health Professions and Related Programs
Environmental Health
Health Health Care Administration Management
Mental and Social Health Services and Allied Professions
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services
Criminal Justice Law Enforcement Administration
Legal Professions and Studies
Legal Assistant Paralegal
Legal Professions and Studies
Mathematics and Statistics
Multi Interdisciplinary Studies
Historic Preservation and Conservation
International Global Studies
Multi- Interdisciplinary Studies
Natural Resources and Conservation
Environmental Science
Philosophy and Religious Studies
Physical Sciences
Forensic Psychology
Public Administration and Social Service Professions
Public Administration
Social Sciences
Political Science and Government
Social Sciences
Visual and Performing Arts
Art Art Studies
Art History, Criticism and Conservation
Drama and Dramatics Theatre Arts
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