Bachelor On Campus

Preservation Studies

Roger Williams University

48 months
37944 USD/year
37944 USD/year
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Preservation Studies from Roger Williams University couples multidisciplinary coursework in subjects like history, architecture, law and economics with rigorous field-based professional workshops and internships.


Preservation Studies from Roger Williams University prepares students for careers related to the historic and built environments, in order to foster a vibrant, healthy, and sustainable society. As the oldest undergraduate program of its kind in America, Preservation Studies at RWU combines coursework in subjects like history, art and architectural history, and American studies.


  • National Park Service 
  • New York Landmarks Conservancy 
  • Slater Mill Historic Site 
  • State Preservation offices 
  • US/International Council on Monuments and Sites 
  • Goody Clancy Architects, Boston

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • History of Art and Architecture 
  • Approaches to the Study of Society and Culture
  • Architectural Analysis 
  • History of Modern Architecture
  • History of American Architecture, Urbanism, and Landscape
  • Making Global History
  • Preservation Studies
  • American Cultural Landscapes
  • Historic Construction Materials and Assemblies
  • Building and Site Documentation Research Methods
  • History and Philosophy of Historic Preservation

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Rolling admission for spring start date.


120 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A submitted Common Application with Essay
    • Official high school transcripts
    • One letter of recommendation 
    • Your most recent high school transcripts
    • Documentation of Financial Support
    • SAT and/or ACT scores are not required, but can be sent as additional supporting material.
    • TOEFL and IELTS scores are not required. However, we do suggest if you have those scores to send them in order to receive the best admission placement for your English level.

Tuition Fee

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    37944 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 37944 USD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    37944 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 37944 USD per year during 48 months.

Living costs for Bristol

1000 - 1500 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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