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Roger Williams University: Accreditation, Admissions and Tuition Expenses

Roger Williams University

Website: http://www.rwu.edu
Address: One Old Ferry Rd , Bristol , Rhode Island - 02809-2923
Phone: (401) 253-1040
GENERAL INFORMATION
Type
Four or more years Private not-for-profit
Awards offered Less then 1 year certificate, Associate's, Bachelor's, Post-baccalaureate certificate, Master's
Campus setting
Large Suburb
Campus housing Yes
Carnegie classification
Baccalaureate Colleges--Diverse Fields
Athletics (football) NCAA, Not applicable
Religious affiliation Not applicable
Calendar system Semester
Remedial services No
Academic/career counseling service Yes
Employment services for students Yes
Placement services for completers Yes
On-campus daycare No
Distance learning Yes
ROTC Yes
Study abroad Yes
Weekend/evening college No
ADMISSIONS: INFORMATION
Application fee $50
STATISTICS
TOTAL
MEN
WOMEN
Applicants
8,561
3,916
4,645
Percent admitted
61%
57%
65%
Admitted applicants who enrolled
18%
20%
17%
TEST SCORES
P 25
P 75
SAT Critical reading
500
590
SAT Math
520
600
SAT Writing
-
-
ACT Composite
21
25
ACT English
-
-
ACT Math
-
-
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school record Required
Completion of college preparatory program Required
Recommendations Required
Admissions test scores Required
COST
EXPENSES AMOUNT
In-state tuition $25,968
Out-of-state tuition $25,968
Books and supplies $900
On-campus room and board $12,140
On-campus other expenses $1,587
FINANCIAL AID
TYPE
AVG %
AVG AMOUNT
Financial aid
76%
-
Federal grant aid
9%
$4,418
State or local grant aid
10%
$1,045
Institutional grant aid
70%
-
Loan aid
65%
$8,839
STUDENT BODY
ENROLLMENT
TOTAL
% MEN
% WOMEN
Enrolled
4,609
51%
49%
Estimated undergraduates enrolled 4,345
Estimated graduates enrolled 264
Undergraduates 24 years old 86%
Undergraduates 25 - 65 years old 12%
GRADUATION RATE
Total 56%
Men 52%
Women 58%
Bachelor's degree - 4 years 40%
Bachelor's degree - 5 years 51%
Bachelor's degree - 6 years 56%

Tuition, Fees, and Estimated Student Expenses

Estimated expenses for academic year 2006-2007 2007-2008 2008-2009 2009-2010 % change 2008-2009 to 2009-2010
Tuition and fees $24,550 $25,552 $27,718 $28,700 3.5%
Books and supplies $900 $900 $900 $900 0.0%
Living arrangement          
On Campus          
Room and board $10,422 $11,240 $12,140 $12,290 1.2%
Other $1,510 $1,552 $1,587 $1,868 17.7%
Off Campus          
Room and board $3,164 $3,340 $3,508 $3,680 4.9%
Other $1,888 $1,982 $2,082 $2,150 3.3%
Off Campus with Family          
Other $1,812 $1,902 $2,006 $2,050 2.2%
Total Expenses 2006-2007 2007-2008 2008-2009 2009-2010 % change 2008-2009 to 2009-2010
On Campus $37,382 $39,244 $42,345 $43,758 3.3%
Off Campus $30,502 $31,774 $34,208 $35,430 3.6%
Off Campus with Family $27,262 $28,354 $30,624 $31,650 3.4%
 

Map & Directions

Map of Roger Williams University

Admissions

Undergraduate application fee (2009-2010): $50
Undergraduate Admissions Fall 2008
  Total Male Female
Number of applicants 8,553 3,912 4,641
Percent admitted 61% 57% 65%
Percent admitted who enrolled 18% 20% 17%
Admissions Considerations Required Recommended
Secondary school GPA X  
Secondary school rank   X
Secondary school record X  
Completion of college-preparatory program X  
Recommendations X  
Formal demonstration of competencies   X
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT) X  
Test Scores: Fall 2008 (enrolled first-time students)
Students submitting scores Number Percent
SAT 947 98%
Test Scores 25th Percentile* 75th Percentile**
NOTES:
*  25% of students scored at or below
** 25% of students scored above
  • Data apply to first-time degree/certificate-seeking students.
  • Institutions are asked to report test scores only if they are required for admission.
SAT Critical Reading 495 580
SAT Math 510 600
SAT Writing 490 580

 

Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation
Agency Periods of Accreditation Status
New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Commission on Institutions of Higher Education 5/1/1972 -   Accredited