Johnson & Wales University-Charlotte

Academic Center 801 West Trade Street
Charlotte, NC 28202
Tel: (980)598-1000
2,325 students
Private not-for-profit
The Charlotte Campus offers bachelors, associate and certificate programs. Located in financial center of the New South, home to 299 Fortune 500 companies, the campus offers links to local, national and global industry in a modern, fast-paced university setting. Our pioneering approach to academics combines classroom education with industry-specific skills. Our academic programs blend the theoretical with the practical and are designed with industry input, so you’ll graduate with the knowledge and skills employers are seeking. We'll provide you with hands-on learning in small classroom settings, training on industry-specific software, leadership development and community service opportunities, a faculty with significant industry experience, the opportunity to take classes in your major in your first term, innovative concentrations, opportunities to study overseas. One-third of your coursework will consist of arts and sciences classes, so you'll develop the critical thinking, analytical and communications skills necessary for long-term career progression. At our Providence Campus, we also offer graduate programs in education and business.
School Highlights:
Johnson & Wales University-Charlotte serves 2,325 students (98.32% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 23:1 is higher than the community college average of 21:1.
Minority enrollment is 57% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 43%.
Johnson & Wales University-Charlotte is one of 7 community colleges within Mecklenburg County, NC.
The nearest community college is Central Piedmont Community College (1.60 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 99 teachers has declined by 41% over five years.
College Johnson & Wales University-Charlotte Community College Avg.
Institution Level Four or more years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Private not-for-profit Public
Total Faculty 99 staff
61 staff
Johnson & Wales University-Charlotte Total Faculty (2006-2013)

Student Body

The student population of 2,325 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 has increased from 15:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.54 is more than the state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment 2,325 students 1,296 students
Johnson & Wales University-Charlotte Total Enrollment (2006-2013)
Student : Teacher Ratio 23:1
Johnson & Wales University-Charlotte Student Staff (2006-2013)
# Full-Time Students 2,286 students
810 students
Johnson & Wales University-Charlotte Full-Time Students (2006-2013)
# Part-Time Students 39 students
1,036 students
Johnson & Wales University-Charlotte Part-Time Students (2006-2013)
Johnson & Wales University-Charlotte Enrollment Breakdown  Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% Asian
Johnson & Wales University-Charlotte Asian (2006-2013)
% Hispanic
Johnson & Wales University-Charlotte Hispanic (2006-2013)
% Black
Johnson & Wales University-Charlotte Black (2006-2013)
% White
Johnson & Wales University-Charlotte White (2006-2013)
% Two or more races
% Unknown races
Johnson & Wales University-Charlotte Unknown (2006-2013)
% Non Resident races
Johnson & Wales University-Charlotte Non Resident (2007-2013)
Johnson & Wales University-Charlotte Ethnicity Breakdown  Community College Average Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity ScoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. 0.54 0.53
Johnson & Wales University-Charlotte Diversity Score (2006-2013)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $27,456 is more than the state average of $5,650. The in-state tuition has grown by 12% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $27,456 is more than the state average of $10,201. The out-state tuition has grown by 12% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $27,456 $5,694
Johnson & Wales University-Charlotte In-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
Out-State Tuition Fees $27,456 $10,252
Johnson & Wales University-Charlotte Out-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
Total Dormitory Capacity 1,282 252
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 100%
Johnson & Wales University-Charlotte % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2013)
Percent Admitted 60%
Johnson & Wales University-Charlotte Percent Admitted (2006-2013)
Source: 2005 (latest year available) IPEDS

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The average community college acceptance rate in Charlotte is 74%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Charlotte community colleges have a diversity scoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. of 0.54, which is higher than the national average of 0.52. The most diverse community college in Charlotte is The Art Institute of Charlotte. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.