Why RWU Law?

The ONLY Law School in Rhode Island

RWU School of Law is the state's only law school. Because of that RWU Law offers you a level of access, connection and experience that few institutions can rival. Whether studying in our Bristol waterfront campus or experiential campus in downtown Providence, we have the undivided attention of our state's legal community.

We are the one
Clinical Experience

Guaranteed Clinical Experience

At RWU Law, you'll craft your own, personalized legal education from a vast array of clinical experiential options. We guarantee it.

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Committed to Community

Committed to Community

Community service is embedded in RWU Law's DNA. We believe that lawyers should use their legal skills to serve their communities.

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Affordable Tuition

Affordable Tuition

Our tuition guarantee makes us the best-priced ABA-accredited private law school in the Northeast. Lower tuition. Higher value. That's RWU Law.

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Mission and History

Mission and History

Our mission is to promote justice and the rule of law through education, scholarship, and service.

Dean Bowman

Dean's Office

The Dean's Suite is dedicated to maximizing your educational investment, continually improving programming and opportunities, and ensuring that your student experience is effective, enriching and rewarding.

Our Stories

Our Stories

The RWU Law student experience is packed with hands-on clinical experiences, unique program offerings, personalized interactions with faculty, and much more.

Recent News

  • Victorious Verdict

    Brittney Ortiz 3L emerged victorious as part of the winning duo at the 16th annual ABA First Amendment and Media Law Diversity Moot Court competition vs. a team from Univ of Illinois College of Law and Harvard Law.

  • From the Community, for the Community

    Long before she was the Associate Dean of Student Life and Operations at Roger Williams University School of Law, Lorraine Lalli was an aspiring law student. On her admissions essay for RWU Law, she wrote about how she planned to use the skills she learned in law school to give back to the community.

  • For 30 Years: A Justice-Centered Mission

    This fall, RWU Law Dean Gregory W. Bowman held a far-ranging conversation with law school leaders to reflect on this milestone year, the school’s history and commitment to advancing social justice in legal education, and a bright future that includes the launch of the Institute for Race and the Law as the next step in RWU Law’s leadership on racial justice legal education.

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