Roger Williams University Graduate Schools

Roger Williams University (referred to as RWU) is a Private, 4 years school located in Bristol, RI. It is classified as a Master's College and University (medium programs) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest level of offering is Master's degree. The 2022 graduate school tuition & fees at Roger Williams University is $18,406 in average. The school has 356 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 4,702 including undergraduate students.

Graduate School Overview

Roger Williams University (referred to as RWU) is a Private, 4 years school located in Bristol, RI. It is classified as a Master's College and University (medium programs) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest level of offering is Master's degree.
The school is accredited by New England Commission of Higher Education (5/1/1972 - Current).
RWU Directory Information
School NameRoger Williams University (RWU)
AddressOne Old Ferry Road, Bristol, RI 02809-2921
Phone401-253-1040
Webhttps://www.rwu.edu
Online Applicationhttps://www.commonapp.org
Financial Infohttps://www.rwu.edu/undergraduate/admission-aid/financial-aid
The 2022 graduate school tuition & fees at Roger Williams University is $18,406 in average. The school has 356 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 4,702 including undergraduate students.
It offers total 113 graduate programs through Post-Bachelor Certificate and Master's. Among them, 15 programs are available online classes.
Graduate School 2022 Key Facts
School TypePrivate, 4 years
Tuition & Fees$18,406
Student Population356
Offered Degrees/ProgramsPost-Bachelor Certificate and Master's
Number of Programs113 graduate programs
(15 programs available online learning)
Student to Faculty Ratio15 to 1
The graduate tuition & fees at Roger Williams University is $18,406 in average for the academic year 2021-2022. The tuition per credit hour is $930.
Roger Williams University offers the alternative tuition planstuition guarantee, including tuition guarantee.
Roger Williams University offers the distance education programs. All course works for completing a degree program can be done through online exclusively for graduate programs. In addition, the distance learning courses are offered for students who are not enrolled online exclusively.
On its campus, academic/career services, employment services for students are provided for their students.
Special Learning Opportunities & On-campus Services
Distance Learning (Online Classes)15 Online Programs Available
Special learning Opportunities
  • ROTC (Army)
  • Study abroad
  • Weekend/evening college
  • Teacher certification
On-Campus Student Services
  • Academic/career services
  • Employment services for students

2022 Graduate Tuition, Fees, Other Expenses

For the academic year 2021-2022, the graduate school tuition & fees of Roger Williams University is $18,406. The graduate tuition & fees are increased by 2.73% compared to previous academic year.
Data source: 2021-2022 tuition - NCES(National Center for Education Statistics (Last update: July 22, 2022)
2021-2022 Graduate Tuition & fees
TuitionFees
2017-2018$14,936$258
2018-2019$15,119$267
2019-2020$15,768$900
2020-2021$17,016$900
2021-2022$17,476$930
The graduate school tuition & fees of RWU is inexpensive compared to private graduate schools in Rhode Island. The average graduate school tuition for all graduate schools in United States is $19,204 and the Rhode Island graduate tuition is $23,804 (public) / $26,321 (private).
The next table compares the average graduate school tuition by location and school types.
Graduate Tuition & fees Comparison
ResidentsOut-of-State
Roger Williams University$18,406
All Graduate Schools$15,958$19,204
Public$11,320$20,434
Private$19,234
Rhode Island Graduate Schools$20,524$25,901
Public$12,956$23,804
Private$26,321
For academic year 2021-2022, the living costs are $18,932 when a student lives on-campus housing facilities (i.e. dormitory, school owned apartments, etc.) at Roger Williams University. On-campus living costs are increased by 2.00% compared to previous academic year. The off-campus living costs are $15,280. Off-campus living costs are increased by 2.80% compared to previous academic year.
2021-2022 Living Expenses
Living On-CampusLiving Off-Campus
Room & BoardOther ExpenseRoom & BoardOther Expense
2017-2018$15,564$2,900$4,740$2,540
2018-2019$16,232$2,988$4,882$2,596
2019-2020$15,390$3,078$10,300$2,674
2020-2021$15,698$3,284$12,000$2,864
2021-2022$16,012$3,350$12,360$2,920
For academic year 2021-2022, the tuition per credit hour for graduate programs is $930 at Roger Williams University. The graduate tuition per credit hour are increased by 2.65% compared to previous academic year.
2021-2022 Graduation Program Tuition per Credit Hour
Tuition
2017-2018$830
2018-2019$840
2019-2020$876
2020-2021$906
2021-2022$930

Graduate Programs at RWU

Roger Williams University offers 25 graduate programs for Master's and Post-Graduate Certificate. The next table lists number of programs by offered degree and online availability along with number of completers by degree/certificate programs. Last year, 166 students have completed their study at Roger Williams University.
Offered Degrees at Roger Williams University
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online ClassNumber of Completers
Master's Degree195162
Post Bachelor's Degree624
Total257166
The next table shows the popular graduate programs at Roger Williams University by award level.
  • The most popular Post-graduate Certificate program is the Public Administration program with 5 completers.
  • The most popular Master's program is the Architecture program with 47 completers.
Roger Williams University offers 25 programs through Master's and Post-Graduate Certificate. The programs are offered both in online and on-site education. Last year total 166 students have completed their graduate studies.
  • 162 students have earned/completed Master's program.
  • 4 students have earned/completed Post-Bachelor's program.
Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Architecture [+] 50 completers-
Architecture9$50,900
Architectural History and Criticism0-
Architectural and Building Sciences/Technology41-
Computer and Information Sciences [+] (1 completers) 8 completers-
Computer and Information Systems Security/Information Assurance8-
Education [+] 15 completers-
Educational Leadership and Administration0-
Special Education and Teaching15-
Elementary Education and Teaching0-
Reading Teacher Education0-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies [+] 0 completers-
Historic Preservation and Conservation0-
Psychology [+] 17 completers-
Psychology0-
Clinical Psychology0-
Forensic Psychology6-
Clinical, Counseling and Applied Psychology (other)11-
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, and Firefighting [+] (1 completers) 28 completers-
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration28-
Human Services [+] (1 completers) 14 completers-
Public Administration14-
Social Sciences [+] (1 completers) 2 completers-
Social Sciences2-
Business [+] 28 completers-
Business Administration and Management24-
Organizational Leadership2-
Construction Management2-
Total162
Post-Bachelor's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Architecture [+] 1 completers-
City/Urban, Community and Regional Planning1-
Computer and Information Sciences [+] (1 completers) 3 completers-
Computer and Information Systems Security/Information Assurance3-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies [+] 0 completers-
Historic Preservation and Conservation (other)0-
Human Services [+] 0 completers-
Public Administration0-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 0 completers-
Health/Health Care Administration/Management0-
Business [+] 0 completers-
Organizational Leadership0-
Total4

Graduate Student Population at RWU

For academic year 2021-2022, total 356 students enrolled into Roger Williams University graduate schools where it has total 4,702 students including undergraduate students. By attending status, there are 232 full-time and 124 part-time graduate students. By gender, 141 male and 215 female students are attending graduate schools. The next table summarizes the graduate student population by gender and attending status.
Graduate School Student Population By Gender
TotalMaleFemale
Total356141215
Full-time23285147
Part-tme1245668
The next table summarizes the students population by race/ethnicity.
There are 268 White (75.28%), 13 Black/African American (3.65%), 34 Hispanic (9.55%), 4 Asian (1.12%), and 37 students with other races. 8 students are enrolled with non-resident alien status.
Graduate Student Population By Race/ethnicity
TotalMaleFemale
Total356141215
American Indian/Native American101
Asian422
Black/African American1358
Hispanic34925
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander000
White268112156
Two More1569
Un-Known1349
Non-resident Alien835
Roger Williams University offers the distance learning opportunities (online degree program and/or courses) for graduate programs. 90 graduate students (25.28% of total students) are enrolled online exclusively and 208 graduate students (58.43% of total students) are enrolled some online courses. The next table summarizes the online student population.
Distance Learning Student Population
Number of Graduate Students
Total356
Enrolled Online Exclusively90
Enrolled Some Online Courses208
Not in Online Courses58
The following table summarizes the graduate students population by age at Roger Williams University. 229 students are aged 20 to 24 (64.33% of total students), 12 students are aged above 50 (3.37%). Next table summarizes the student population by age at Roger Williams University.
Graduate Student Population By Age
TotalMaleFemale
Total356141215
Age 20-2113211
Age 22-2421683133
Age 25-29421230
Age 30-34241410
Age 35-391587
Age 40-49341519
Age 50-641275

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