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Is RWU a Good School for the Money?

Roger Williams University Value Report

Is RWU worth the money? Read College Factual's annual RWU value report to determine if the school is priced fairly for the quality of education they provide.

Within Rhode Island, RWU Offers Average Quality for a High Price.

Below Average Rhode Island Value
Average Rhode Island Quality

Roger Williams University is ranked #5 out of #9 in Rhode Island for quality and #6 out of #9 for Rhode Island value.

This makes it average quality that is overpriced in the state.

State Value Ranking  6 out of 9
Great Value
State Value Score  33.33 out of 100
Great Value

Find out if RWU offers in-state tuition that you may qualify for.

Fair Value Nationwide

Average National Value
Top 20% National Quality

Roger Williams University is ranked #807 out of 1,472 for value nationwide.

Roger Williams University is a fair value according to College Factual's value analysis. It is priced appropriately based on the quality of the education provided.

National Value Ranking  807 out of 1472
Great Value
National Value Score  45.18 out of 100
Great Value

Prices of Institutions with Similar Quality Scores

School Total Price Value Grade
Covenant College $121,531 A
Ohio Wesleyan University $131,963 A
Le Moyne College $132,714 A
Beloit College $140,556 A-
Bethel University Minnesota $146,198 B+
Christopher Newport University $155,326 B
Saint Michael’s College $157,182 B-
The University of Alabama $167,819 C
Roger Williams University $171,523 C
New Jersey Institute of Technology $195,072 D
The New England Conservatory of Music $213,535 D

*Total price is determined by multiplying average annual cost by time to graduate.

That Degree May Cost You $171,523 in Total

The average RWU student's degree will cost an estimated $171,523. This is based on an average price (with and without aid) of $41,733 and a typical 4.11 years to graduate.

Average Yearly Cost $41,733
Average Years to Graduate 4.11
Estimated Avg Total Cost of Degree $171,523

Many Factors Affect Net Price

There are many ways you can lower the cost of a college education. Consider taking advantage of in-state tuition, or shortening the length of your degree by taking summer classes. Learn more about RWU cost for other factors that may affect net price such as the financial aid you qualify for that is largely based on your family's income.

Does This School Make Financial Sense To You?

$159,176 In-State With Aid
$224,147 Avg Cost No Aid
4.11 Years to Graduate

Net price can vary based on your unique situation.

Look at the table below to determine your likely cost of a bachelor's degree at RWU.

Nationwide Value by Aid Group Avg Degree Cost Value Rank Value Grade
Students with no Aid $224,147 #528 B-
All Students $171,523 #807 C
Only Students Receiving Aid $159,176 #898 D+
In-State Value by Aid Group Avg Degree Cost Value Rank Value Grade
Students with no Aid $224,147 #3 B
All Students $171,523 #6 D
Only Students Receiving Aid $159,176 #5 C-

Note: the Value Grade for in-state students is calculated by looking only at other schools in the state of Rhode Island.

About 100% of RWU students receive financial aid. Get more details on what RWU financial aid you may qualify for.

How to Calculate Value

College Factual calculates average total cost by multiplying net price by time to graduation. We then compare the average total cost to other schools of a similar quality to determine value. If the school is priced fairly based on the educational quality it receives a fair ranking. If it is underpriced it receives a good or excellent value.

Read the full Best for the Money Ranking Methodology.


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