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Roger Williams University Admission Requirements

Bristol, Rhode Island

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Chances of getting into Roger Williams University

Acceptance Rate

Admitted 
86%
Admission Difficulty for Roger Williams University
Measure Difficulty
Admission Standards Unavailable 
Applicant Competition Very Low 
How hard is it to get into Roger Williams University and can I get accepted?

The acceptance rate at Roger Williams University is 86%.  It ranks #9 in Rhode Island for lowest rate of acceptance. Roger Williams University is an easy school to get into with a very good chance of acceptance if you meet the admission requirements. Last year, 7,547 out of 8,775 applicants were admitted.

Roger Williams University typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students with an average GPA around 3.42. Most incoming freshmen graduate in the top half of their high school class. 13% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

Test Optional

Submission of SAT or ACT scores is not required or recommended by Roger Williams University.

Roger Williams University SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range 
Not Reported
Applicants Submitting SAT 
-
SAT Scores for Roger Williams University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th N/A
SAT Math 25th N/A
SAT Composite 25th N/A
SAT Scores for Roger Williams University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th N/A
SAT Math 75th N/A
SAT Composite 75th N/A
Average SAT Score N/A
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class
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Roger Williams University ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range 
Not Reported
Applicants Submitting ACT 
-
ACT Scores for Roger Williams University
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th N/A
ACT Math 25th N/A
ACT Composite 25th N/A
ACT Scores for Roger Williams University
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th N/A
ACT Math 75th N/A
ACT Composite 75th N/A
Average ACT Score N/A
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

Roger Williams University GPA

Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA 
3.42
Typical High School Grades 
B+

What GPA do you need to get into Roger Williams University?

Applicants require above average high school grades to get into Roger Williams University. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Roger Williams University was 3.42 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #7 in Rhode Island for highest average GPA. If your high school grades are above the average 3.42 GPA, you have a very good chance of being admitted as Roger Williams University accepts 86% of all applicants.

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High School GPA's for admitted Roger Williams University students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Competitiveness 
4.0 16.63% Good
3.75 to 3.99 9.07% Avg +
3.50 to 3.74 16.53% Avg +
3.25 to 3.49 17.94% Avg -
3.00 to 3.24 19.05% Avg -
2.50 to 2.99 19.15% Reach
2.00 to 2.49 1.51% Reach
1.00 to 1.99 0.1% Reach
less than 1.00 0% Reach

GPA Data Source, Peterson's Data 2021

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High School Class Rank

73.74% of Roger Williams University freshman were in the top half of their high school graduating class.

High School Class Rank for admitted Roger Williams University students
High School Class Rank Freshmen Within Range
Top 10% of class 15.36%
Top 25% of class 40.22%
Top 50% of class 74%
Data Source, Peterson's Data

Applying

Admission Statistics

Roger Williams University admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 4,714 4,061 8,775
Accepted 4,210 3,337 7,547
Acceptance Rate 89% 82% 86%
Enrolled 508 491 999
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 12% 15% 13%
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

Application Fee

The cost for prospective students to apply to Roger Williams University is $55.

Application Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Roger Williams University and what student information is used for admission decisions?

Roger Williams University Application Requirements
Test Scores Neither required nor recommended
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Recommended
Completion of College Preparatory Program Required
Recommendations Required
Demonstration of Competencies Recommended

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at Roger Williams University
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences Yes

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=217518 IPEDS survey data for Roger Williams University.

FAQs

What is my chance of getting into Roger Williams University?

86% of those who apply are granted admission to Roger Williams University. Admission competition is and the college has unavailable admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.