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Roger Williams, founded in 1948, is a private university. Programs are offered through the Schools of Architecture, Business, and Engineering, and the College of Arts and Sciences. Its 140-acre campus is located in Bristol.

Website: www.rwu.edu

Private
Co-ed
4,523
Undergraduate
Students
(51.1%) 2,311 Women
(48.9%) 2,212 Men
315
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate
85% of 8,906 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
Yes
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
February 1

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
3.49
SAT Math
571 average
530-610 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
579 average
535-630 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
24 average
22-27 range of middle 50%
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
$54,537
Tuition and Fees
$35,169
Room and Board
$15,390
Average Percent of Need Met
80%
Average Freshman Award
$26,407
Average Indebtedness of 2019 Graduates
$44,753
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
209
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 16% of classes
10-19 students: 30% of classes
20-29 students: 40% of classes
30-39 students: 13% of classes
40-49 students: 0% of classes
50-99 students: 0% of classes
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Campus Life

Bristol Population
49,144
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Boston
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing
73% of all students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division III
Mascot
Hawk
Sororities
Not reported
Fraternities
Not reported
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.2% American Indian/Alaskan Native
1.8% Asian
2.5% Black/African-American
8.2% Hispanic/Latino
2.0% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.0% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
77.7% White
7.5% Unknown
International Students
1.1% from 27 countries
First-Year Students Returning
85.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
59.5%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
65%
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
28.0%
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