Roger Williams University, founded in 1956, is a private liberal arts university located in Bristol, Rhode Island. It has over 4,400 undergraduates, of which more than half live on campus. Its students have their pick of 45+ academic programs, over 80 clubs and organizations study abroad programs based in more than 30 countries. They cheer on the Hawks, who compete in NCAA Division III sports teams! The RWU experience also includes views of Mount Hope Bay and opportunities for fun getaways to Providence, Boston and New York. Notable alumni include businessman & part-time professional wrestler Shane McMahon and journalist, conservative activist & radio host Jason Mattera. The university, with its top class amenities, is known for the strength of its undergraduate teaching and campus food.