B.Sc. On Campus

Legal Studies

Roger Williams University

48 months
40632 USD/year
40632 USD/year
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In Legal Studies at Roger Williams University, you’ll develop the critical and analytical thinking, writing and reasoning skills necessary to examine all perspectives on issues. 


Our students study topics like ethics, conflict resolution and social justice to understand the profound effect of the law on people’s everyday experiences. Combined with a required second major and advising from attorney faculty members, you’ll be prepared for law school or a legal career such as a mediator, court reporter or claims examiner.


Our Legal Studies program at Roger Williams University provides a strong pre-law education with a unique interdisciplinary approach. Students gain a foundation to enter law school or go straight into the workforce. We teach students how law interacts with other areas of study and how it is incorporated into every facet of society. 

To provide a true interdisciplinary undergraduate curriculum, our program requires you to incorporate a second major from the School of Social and Natural Sciences or the School of Humanities, Arts, and Education. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • The American Legal System
  • Constitutional Law
  • Legal Methods I: Legal Reading, Analysis, and Writing
  • Legal Methods II: Research Strategies
  • Civil and Criminal Procedure in the US Courts
  • Legal Ethics and Professional Responsibility

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Your personal essay.
    • Official high school transcript(s) 
    • A minimum of one (1) letter of recommendation; additional letters welcome
    • First marking period grades for senior year, as well as mid-year grades (once available) 
    • Standardized test scores are optional
    • 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.
    • Documentation of Financial Support

Tuition Fee

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    40632 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 40632 USD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    40632 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 40632 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.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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