If you are applying to Roger Williams University, the regular decision application deadline is February 1 and the application fee is $55.
The following is an overiew of some of Roger Williams University's admissions stats.
|Roger Williams University 2022||Admissions Statistics|
|Mean Unweighted GPA||3.4|
|Admitted Students in Top 10% of Graduating Class||16%|
|Admissions Test Policy||Test Optional|
|Applicants Who Submit SATs||19.73%|
|Applicants Who Submit ACTs||2.33%|
These are the application deadlines for Roger Williams University.
|Application Type||Offered||Application Deadline||Notification Deadline|
|Early Decision I||No||––||––|
|Early Decision II||––||––||––|
|Early Action||Yes||November 15||December 15|
|Regular Decision||Yes||February 1||––|
Roger Williams University does not offer early decision but does offer early action.
🗓️ The Early Action deadline is November 15. Roger Williams University will release EA admissions decisions no later than December 15.
Roger Williams University accepts about 95% of early action applicants and 85% all applicants for all deadlines. Last year, Roger Williams University admitted 3,995 of the 4,211 who applied early action.
➡️ Find a list of some top colleges that accept significantly more applicants during early decision or early action than during regular admission.
Roger Williams University is a moderately difficult school to get into. Roger Williams University evaluates applicants carefully based on multiple criteria to decide who to admit, and who to deny or waitlist.
In 2021, Roger Williams University accepted 85% of all applicants, around 7,427 from 8,774 applicants.
Schools that are moderately difficult to get into, like Roger Williams University, accept fewer than 85% of all applicants. At least 75% of all admitted students have GPAs in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT or over 18 on the ACT. Admissions to Architecture Program is program moderately difficult.
Transfer student admissions is moderately difficult.
Roger Williams University has not reported data for waitlisted and admitted students.
Colleges consider a range of factors when determining who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college has a different way of determining which factors are given the most weight when choose which applicants to admit, and which to deny. When assembling your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengths and any possible weaknesses in your application, and choose schools that prioritize the admissions factors where you're strong.
Wondering what factors are considered by Roger Williams University during the admissions process? Take a look at the list below to see which factors are most important during the admissions process.
|Academic GPA||Very Important|
|Character/Personal Qualities||Very Important|
|Application Essay||Very Important|
|Rigor of Secondary School Record||Very Important|
|Level of Applicant's Interest||Important|
|Standardized Test Scores||Considered|
Make sure to check with Roger Williams University for more information on admission factors.
To apply to Roger Williams University, all applicants must submit the following items. Check in with Roger Williams University's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.
|Area||Required||Recommended||Required for Some||Details (If Any)|
|Other Requirements||√||Portfolio for architecture and visual arts majors|
|Letter(s) of Recommendation||1|
|Written Essay or Personal Statement||√|
|Transcript of High School Record||√|
Students admitted to Roger Williams University have an average unweighted GPA of 3.4.
Out of all students that were admitted, 41% submitted a class rank. At Roger Williams University 16% of students ranked in the top 10% of their graduating class in high school, 38% were in the top 25% and 74% were in the top 50%.
At Roger Williams University, student GPAs fall in the following ranges.
|GPA||Percent of Students|
|3.75 and 3.99||13%|
|3.50 and 3.74||20%|
|3.25 and 3.49||17%|
|3.00 and 3.24||14%|
|2.50 and 2.9||17%|
|2.00 and 2.49||2%|
This chart depicts the percentage of all enrolled, degree-seeking, first-time, first year (freshmen) students who had high school grade point average within the given ranges.
Note: Some schools choose not release this information. If you have any questions regarding missing numbers, be sure to reach out to Roger Williams University directly.
Your high school grade point average (GPA) is a number that reflects your high school academic performance. A weighted GPA or an unweighted GPA are the two possible GPA scores considered by colleges.
An unweighted GPA is an average of your scores from each class on a four-point scale. Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0. A weighted GPA considers your average grade and the difficulty of your classes. A weighted GPA boosts your average by adding extra points for honors or Advanced Placement courses.
Roger Williams University considers ACT or SAT scores as part of the admissions process.
Roger Williams University is test optional. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.
In 2022, 19.73% of Roger Williams University's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 2.33% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.
To be competitive with other Roger Williams University applicants, you should strive to earn between 1080 and 1258 (or higher!) on the SAT. At Roger Williams University 25% of admitted students scored higher than 1258 and 25% of scored lower than 1080, but the majority of students scored somewhere in between these two numbers.
On the SAT Math Section, 25% of Roger Williams University students scored 620 or higher and 75% of students scored 550 or higher. On the SAT Critical Reading section (formerly called the Verbal section), 25% of Roger Williams University students scored 640 or higher, and 75% scored a 550 or higher.
To be most competitive at Roger Williams University, you should strive to earn between 23 and 29 on the ACT.
An ACT score of 29 means you fall in the 75th percentile for Roger Williams University's admitted students. One out of every four students scored above a 29, and three out of four students scored lower than 29 on the ACT.
A 23 on the ACT is the 25th percentile for Roger Williams University students. Only one out of every four students scored below 23.
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For transfer students, it is moderately difficult to get admitted to Roger Williams University.
For transfer students wishing to start in the fall, the deadline to apply is May 1.
Transfer students can enroll in Roger Williams University during the following terms:
• Fall Term
• Spring Term
Can I defer my acceptance to Roger Williams University?
✅ Yes, admitted students can defer their admission to Roger Williams University.
Does Roger Williams University accept transfer credits?
✅ Roger Williams University accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. Roger Williams University accepts:
• CLEP subject tests • DSST/DANTES
Does Roger Williams University accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?
✅ Roger Williams University accepts International Baccalaureate credits (IB) credits and Advanced Placement (AP) credits.
Do I have to submit test scores to Roger Williams University?
❌ No, Roger Williams University is test optional, so it's up to you if you want to submit test scores or not. If your scores are higher than the school's average, you may want to send them. If you scored lower than a school's average, you may want not want to include them in your application.
What is Roger Williams University's acceptance rate?
✅ The acceptance rate for Roger Williams University is 85%.
What is the early decision acceptance rate at Roger Williams University?
❌ Roger Williams University does not offer early decision.
What is the early action acceptance rate at Roger Williams University?
✅ The early action acceptance rate at Roger Williams University was 95% in 2021.
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How hard is it to get into Roger Williams University? Roger Williams University is a somewhat selective institution. The Roger Williams University acceptance rate is 85%. This means that the institution accepts 84 out of every 100 applicants.
First-Year Applications are Due
Transfer Applications are Due
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
29 and Above
23 to 29
23 and Less
The median ACT score of an admitted student to Roger Williams University is 26. Students with an ACT score of 29 and above have a good chance of getting into Roger Williams University. Students with an ACT score that falls between 23 and 29 have an average chance of getting admitted, and students with an ACT score of 23 or below have a low chance of being offered admission.
Composite SAT Range
Math SAT Range
Reading SAT Range
Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)
At Roger Williams University, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.43. This is the average, which means that some applicants submit GPAs lower than this and some applicants submit GPAs above this level. If your GPA falls below the average, strong test scores or other qualifications may help you make you a more competitive applicant.
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