Bristol, Rhode Island, United States

Bristol | Roger Williams University

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About This Center


ELS Bristol is located on Roger Williams University's waterfront campus in Bristol, Rhode Island, a historic New England town on the Mount Hope Bay with a proud sailing tradition. Bristol is located 30 minutes from Providence and Newport, two beautiful cities rich in cultural and educational experiences, and only 20 minutes from the beach.

1 Old Ferry Road, Bristol, Rhode Island, United States

Great Things to See and Do

  • The Great Outdoors: Bristol’s harbor is home to beautiful beaches and one of Rhode Island’s most active boating communities.
  • Day trips/Weekends Away: Experience busy city life in Boston, the seaside history of Newport, or the beaches of Cape Cod.
  • The Flying Horse Carousel: The nation’s oldest carousel is located just over an hour’s trip from Bristol.

Bristol | Roger Williams University

  • Partner University
    • Roger Williams University
  • Housing Options
    • Homestay
    • Student Residence (Off Campus)
  • Center Facilities
    • ELS/Bristol is ocated in the heart of a lush, green campus overlooking the Mount Hope Bay
    • The Center has five classrooms and a very intimate, family like environment.
    • Many ELS Bristol students go on to attend Roger Williams University and continue to visit the Center long after they've completed ELS.
  • City Environment
  • Suburban

Housing Options


ELS/Bristol offers students an authentic American homestay experience with many families located in the heart of Bristol, with easy access to campus on a free university shuttle, or the public bus. Students have their own room with access to common areas in the homes. Most Bristol homes are historical and have a classic New England feel.

  • Cost per Session
  • $1110
  • Occupancy
  • Single
  • Meal Credits
  • 14 meals per week

Student Residence (Off Campus)

Baypoint Inn is a hotel style residence hall. Students have two Queen size beds in every room along with a private bathroom. There is an on site dining facility along with a work out facility. Baypoint is off campus but a free shuttle runs between the residence and campus and the commute takes about ten minutes.

  • Cost per Session
  • $1800
  • Occupancy
  • Double
  • Meal Credits
  • 19 meals per week.

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