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Roger Williams University Demographics & Diversity

Bristol, Rhode Island

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Racial Demographics & Diversity

Racial Diversity

A college's ethnic diversity is indicated by the student body's equal inclusion of students from different backgrounds . Students at Roger Williams University are mostly White with a small Hispanic population. The school has low racial diversity. 25% percent of students are minorities or people of color (BIPOC). The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Racial demographics of Roger Williams University students
Race Percent of Students
White 75%
Black 2%
Hispanic 6%
Asian 1%
American Indian / Alaskan 0%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 2%
International 5%
Race Unknown 9%

Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity
Very High

There are 1% more female students than male students enrolled at Roger Williams University with a gender ratio of 50% women to 50% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, Roger Williams University has a higher gender diversity than other US colleges and is very inclusive of both genders.

Male to female gender ratio for Roger Williams University students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 50%
Women 50%
Enrollment by gender for Roger Williams University students
Gender Number of Students
Men 2,252
Women 2,277

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very High

Roger Williams University serves a very high number of out-of-state students with 85% of the student body residing outside of Rhode Island or from other countries.

Enrollment by geographic location for Roger Williams University students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 15%
Out of State 85%
Foreign 0%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$84,094 per year

23% of students can be considered low-income as indicated by their receipt of Federal Pell Grant Aid.

Undergrad Student Population

Undergrad enrollment by age and part time status
Segment Percent of Students
Students Over 25 Years Old 13.5%
Part time Undergrads 13%

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