Roger Williams University

808 reviews
  1. Bristol, RI
  2. 4 Year
C+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    C+
  2. Value
    B-
  3. Diversity
    B-
  4. Campus
    B
  5. Athletics
    C+
  6. Party Scene
    B+
  7. Professors
    B-
  8. Location
    B+
  9. Dorms
    B
  10. Campus Food
    A+
  11. Student Life
    B
  12. Safety
    C+
Roger Williams University is ...
Private not-for-profit
Athletic Division
NCAA Division III (without football)
Athletic Conference
Commonwealth Coast Conference
Address
One Old Ferry Road
Bristol, RI 02809
Website

Roger Williams University Rankings

Niche ranks over 1,000 colleges based on more than 50 statistics and nearly 12 million opinions from college students.

Admissions

Acceptance Rate
78%
SAT Range
Data not available
ACT Range
Data not available
Application Fee
$50
SAT/ACT
Neither required nor recommended
High School GPA
Required

Cost

Net Price
$36,025/ year
National
$15,431

Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.

Net Price by Household Income
  • <$30k
    $26,798/ year
  • $30-48k
    $29,389/ year
  • $49-75k
    $33,395/ year
  • $76-110k
    $34,026/ year
  • $110k+
    $35,904/ year

Academics

Professors
B-
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
15:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
83%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes.40 responses
61%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want.41 responses
61%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage.41 responses

Majors

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
4,030Undergrads
Undergrads Over 25
2%
Pell Grant
16%
Varsity Athletes
12%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 20 responses
Report
  • Upper middle class white kids
    35%
  • All of the above
    25%
  • Rich White Underachiever
    25%
  • Involved and Dedicated
    5%
  • Milidly care about your learning. Depends on major
    5%
  • Not diverse
    5%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
97%
Poll
98%
of students say they don't have Greek life.50 responses
Poll
72%
of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life.71 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 24 responses
Report
  • Beautiful
    42%
  • Rich, white, underachievers, and ocean views
    25%
  • Adequate
    8%
  • I work hard academically
    8%
  • Party hard now, study later maybe
    8%
  • Conceited
    4%
  • Retarded
    4%

After Roger Williams University

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$47,200/ year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
62%
National
47%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
95%
National
83%
90%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation.20 responses

Reviews

808 reviews
  • Excellent
    92
  • Very Good
    315
  • Average
    291
  • Poor
    76
  • Terrible
    34
The sciences at Roger are top notch. Classes are difficult yet manageable if your motivated to work hard consistently. Teachers are always there to help and will donate extra time if necessary. I recommend this school for their curriculum but not for campus politics and financial help.
  • College Junior
  • 1 month ago
Wonderful professors that are passionate and care about the students they teach and advise. Beautiful campus and cozy oceanside town that it's in.
  • College Sophomore
  • 2 months ago
I love my school and the people I have met there. I have had great classes and an awesome experience so far.
  • College Sophomore
  • 2 months ago