Experience RWU

A Hands-on, Personalized Learning Experience

Making an Impact

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Academic Experience

The RWU Difference

Accepted Students

Welcome to the RWU community. You've worked hard and earned your acceptance!

Learn more on how to secure your spot for Fall 2024.

The RWU Difference

Congratulations, Class of 2024!

We invite graduates and their guests to visit the RWU Commencement 2024 web page for information on the ceremony and related events.

The RWU Difference

Innovating the Blue Economy

Our academic expertise in marine science, shellfish aquaculture, ports and shipping, marine trades and defense, and marine and coastal law helps make our communities, coastal economies, and the environment stronger and more resilient.


  • 96%
    of RWU Class of 2023

    secured post-graduate opportunities of a job placement or grad school within 6 months.*

  • Providence and Bristol campuses.
    2 RI Campuses

    On the water in Bristol and in the heart of RI's capital, Providence, serving students from Undergraduate, Graduate, Law, & University College.

  • 15:1

    Undergraduate Student/Faculty Ratio

  • Student with project in SAAHP.
    98% Receive Financial Aid

    RWU has increased its institutional financial aid undergraduate budget by over 50% in the last five years.

  • 70+

    Plus 24 Varsity Sports to meet every interest

  • Professor in classroom.
    12+ Masters and Certificate programs

    We offer Graduate programs on campus and online with several accelerated options for Undergraduate students

  • Only 1

    RWU School of Law is RI鈥檚 only Law School for undivided attention from the state bench and bar

  • Students at the Providence campus.
    Flexible & Convenient

    University College offers a variety of educational opportunities and methods for career enhancement

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