Roger Williams University was founded in 1956 and named after a co-founder of Rhode Island, Roger Williams. It continues today as a private, co-educational liberal arts university located in the town of Bristol, Rhode Island. The school’s roots go back to 1919 when Northeastern University opened a satellite campus in Providence, Rhode Island. After World War II, Rhode Island chartered this campus to become a community college. Eventually, the 2-year college evolved into what is now Roger Williams University.
Roger Williams offers associate's, bachelor's, and master's degrees, as well as certificates, from the following schools and colleges:
Mario J. Gabelli School of Business
Feinstein College of Arts and Sciences
School of Architecture, Art and Historic Preservation
School of Engineering, Computing and Construction Management
School of Justice Studies
School of Education
School of Continuing Studies
School of Law
Through the School of Continuing Studies, Roger Williams University offers a variety of distance and online educational opportunities including fully online degrees and certificates.
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