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RWU Demographics & Diversity Report

Below Average Overall Diversity
Below Average Racial-Ethnic Diversity
Below Average Male/Female Diversity
Who is the typical student at RWU? College Factual wanted to know the facts so we crunched the numbers. We analyzed racial demographics, gender ratios, age and location diversity of college campuses accross the United States. See how Roger Williams University fared in our <nil> diversity report.

RWU Student Population

4,702 Total Students
3,828 Undergraduates
232 Graduate Students

How Many Students Attend Roger Williams University?

RWU total enrollment is approximately 4,702 students. 3,828 are undergraduates and 232 are graduate students.

RWU Undergraduate Population

Male/Female Breakdown of Undergraduates

The full-time RWU undergraduate population is made up of 51% women, and 49% men.


For the gender breakdown for all students, go here.

RWU Racial/Ethnic Breakdown of Undergraduates

Race/Ethnicity Number
White 2,959
Hispanic 335
Unknown 249
Multi-Ethnic 93
Black or African American 88
Asian 65
International 33
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 1

See racial/ethnic breakdown for all students.

RWU Graduate Student Population

Male/Female Breakdown of Graduate Students

About 63% of full-time grad students are women, and 37% men.


For the gender breakdown for all students, go here.

RWU Racial-Ethnic Breakdown of Graduate Students

Race/Ethnicity Number
White 183
Hispanic 19
Multi-Ethnic 12
Unknown 7
International 4
Asian 3
Black or African American 3
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0

See racial/ethnic breakdown for all students.

Racial/Ethnic Diversity

17% Racial-Ethnic Minorities *
Low Faculty Racial/Ethnic Diversity

RWU Racial Demographics:

Race/Ethnicity Number
White 3,492
Hispanic 449
Unknown 364
Black or African American 145
Multi-Ethnic 113
Asian 85
International 44
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 2

Low Racial/Ethnic Diversity Among Faculty

Roger Williams University Faculty Racial/Ethnic Demographics:

Ethnicity Number of Faculty
White 1,075
Black or African American 41
Asian 32
Multi-Ethnic 6
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 1
Hispanic 0
International 0
Unknown 0

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RWU Male/Female Diversity

More Female Students
More Female Teachers
This school is more popular with women than with men.


There are approximately 2,410 female students and 2,292 male students at RWU.

Even Balance of Male & Female Teachers

Reporting of the gender of RWU is unknown or unavailable.

Faculty Gender Ratio  97.99 out of 100.
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There are more female teachers than male teachers at this school.


More about RWU faculty.

There are approximately 660 female teachers and 634 male teachers.

High Geographic Diversity

88.02% Out of State
0.91% Out of the Country

RWU ranks 345 out of 2,183 when it comes to geographic diversity.

88.02% of RWU students come from out of state, and 0.91% come from out of the country.

Student Location Diversity  84 out of 100.
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The undergraduate student body is split among 23 states (may include Washington D.C.). Click on the map for more detail.


Top 5 States

State Amount
Massachusetts 439
Connecticut 254
Rhode Island 143
New York 139
New Hampshire 67

International Students at RWU

Students from 39 countries are represented at this school, with the majority of the international students coming from Saudi Arabia, China, and Dominican Republic.

Learn more about international students at RWU.

High Student Age Diversity

High Student Age Diversity
74.66% Traditional College Age
The age diversity score this school received indicates it is doing a good job attracting students of all ages.

Student Age Diversity  67.40 out of 100.
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A traditional college student is defined as being between the ages of 18-21. At RWU, 74.66% of students fall into that category, compared to the national average of 60%.

Student Age Group Amount
18-19 2,095
20-21 1,656
22-24 427
35 and over 297
25-29 202
30-34 116
Under 18 0

Notes and References


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.


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