Student Loans for Roger Williams Students
About Roger Williams
A private liberal arts university, Roger Williams was established in 1956. Its 140-acre campus located in Bristol, Rhode Island is home to over 3,800 students who pursue programs in more than 42 areas of study. Notably, Roger Williams boasts the distinction of being one of the few colleges in the country that offers an undergraduate degree in Marine Biology. It is also recognized for its school of architecture.
For students who do not have sufficient funds to pay for college, the Roger Williams financial aid program makes education affordable, as the university participates in a number of federal, state and institutional aid programs with the hopes of helping students manage the costs of their tuition and living expenses with ease. To apply for Roger Williams University financial aid, students need to fill out the FAFSA application, which can be found online at fafsa.ed.gov. Once students have submitted their FAFSA, the RWU financial aid office will get in touch with them, providing aid options based on the information retrieved through their applications.
Roger Williams financial aid includes a variety of merit-based scholarships, such as the Roger Williams University Achievement Scholarship and the Presidential Excellence Scholarship. The university also offers grant,s including Pell Grants, TEACH Grants and others. Scholarships and grants are essentially free money which can be used to pay for educational expenses without any repayment. Student loans such as the federal Stafford and the federal Perkins are yet further aid options; however, unlike grants and scholarships, these loans have to be paid back. Too, federal work-study is available, allowing students to work on campus.
Private student loans are an alternative means of obtaining money for your educational expenses and are especially helpful if Roger Williams financial aid does not sufficiently meet your needs. To look for private loans, take advantage of the Student Loan Comparison Tool on our website. This tool will help you compare different lenders so that you can choose the private loan that best suits your needs.
Pay for Roger Williams University*
|Total Avg. Cost||$45,320|
|Room & Board||$12,740|
|Financial Aid Information|
|Students Receiving Fin Aid||90%|
|Typical Grant Amounts|
|Avg. Other Stud. Loans||$8,684|
|%Receiving Other Loans||11%|
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Contact Roger Williams University
|One Old Ferry Rd
Bristol, RI 02809-2923(401) 253-1040
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*Data source is the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) the data collection program for the National Center for Education Statistics