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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.

Accreditation & Licensing

New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Commission on Institutions of Higher Education

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