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Roger Williams University

Bristol, RI 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate91%

About Roger Williams University

Roger Williams University is a private, nonprofit university in the town of Bristol, Rhode Island. Roger Williams University was founded in 1956. The university enrolls around 4,397 students per year, including 4,106 undergrad students.

Roger Williams University Acceptance Rate 2021

It is moderately difficult to get into Roger Williams University. Roger Williams University admitted 91% of all applicants in 2021. Out of 8,123 applications received in 2021, 7,388 students were offered admission.

Roger Williams University Admissions Facts At-A-Glance
Overall Acceptance Rate 91%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate ED not offered
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA Offered but % not available
Average GPA 3.4
Test Optional Yes
Applicants Submitting SAT scores 25.17%

Click below to find out more about the admissions requirements and deadlines, student life, academics, majors and more.


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Roger Williams University is located in Bristol, Rhode Island, near Boston.

If you are interested in seeing Roger Williams University for yourself, be sure to plan a visit! The best way to reach campus is to take Interstate 95 to Bristol, or book a flight to the nearest airport, T.F. Green.

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College Info

1 Old Ferry Road Bristol, RI 2809

Campus Setting: Small Town

Roger Williams University Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Feb 1

Transfer Applications are Due

May 1

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Roger Williams University is Feb 1.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Roger Williams University is May 1.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

Roger Williams University SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

1130 - 1265


Math SAT Range

550 - 630


Reading SAT Range

570 - 640

Roger Williams University Tuition & Fees

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Student Life

Wondering what life at Roger Williams University is like? There are approximately 4,397 students enrolled at Roger Williams University, including 4,106 undergraduate students and 291 graduate students. 90% percent of students attend school full-time, 21% percent are from RI and 79% percent of students are from other states.


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