Johnson & Wales University-Denver

7150 Montview Blvd
Denver, CO 80220
Tel: (303)256-9300
1,391 students
Private not-for-profit
At Johnson & Wales University, we prepare you for personal and professional success. Our pioneering educational model of combining academics, hands-on training, work experience tied to a field of study, leadership opportunities and career development has made JWU a recognized leader in career education. The mission of Johnson & Wales University is to empower its diverse student body to succeed in today's dynamic world by integrating general education, professional skills and career-focused education. To this end, the university employs its faculty, services, curricula and facilities to equip students with the conceptual and practical tools required to become contributing members of society. Denver students enjoy a broad mix of social, cultural, educational and recreational programs including National Student Organizations, Greek Life, and interest specific clubs and programs as well as campus-wide events. The campus’ Community Leadership Institute is a model for involved community service throughout the region.
School Highlights
Johnson & Wales University-Denver serves 1,391 students (92% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is lower than the state community college average of 36:1.
Minority enrollment is 47% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 35%.
Johnson & Wales University-Denver is one of 7 community colleges within Denver County, CO.
The nearest community college is Concorde Career College-Aurora (2.90 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 74 teachers has declined by 19% over five years.
College Johnson & Wales University-Denver 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 74 staff
62 staff
Johnson & Wales University-Denver Total Faculty (2006-2014)

Student Body

The student population of 1,391 has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has increased from 16:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.71 is more than the national average of 0.70. The school's diversity has declined by 10% over five years.
Total Enrollment 1,391 students 1,371 students
Johnson & Wales University-Denver Total Enrollment (2006-2014)
Student : Teacher Ratio 19:1
22:1
Johnson & Wales University-Denver Student Staff (2006-2014)
# Full-Time Students 1,282 students
779 students
Johnson & Wales University-Denver Full-Time Students (2006-2014)
# Part-Time Students 109 students
1,083 students
Johnson & Wales University-Denver Part-Time Students (2006-2014)
Johnson & Wales University-Denver Enrollment Breakdown  Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
# Undergraduate Students 1,255 students 764 students
# Graduate Students 27 students 36 students
Johnson & Wales University-Denver Graduation BreakDown  Community College Average Graduation BreakDown
% Asian
2%
5%
Johnson & Wales University-Denver Asian (2006-2014)
% Hispanic
10%
20%
Johnson & Wales University-Denver Hispanic (2006-2014)
% Black
4%
15%
Johnson & Wales University-Denver Black (2006-2014)
% White
53%
49%
Johnson & Wales University-Denver White (2006-2014)
% Two or more races
1%
3%
% Unknown races
29%
6%
Johnson & Wales University-Denver Unknown (2006-2014)
% Non Resident races
1%
1%
Johnson & Wales University-Denver Non Resident (2006-2014)
Johnson & Wales University-Denver 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. 0.71 0.70
Johnson & Wales University-Denver Diversity Score (2006-2014)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $28,539 is more than the state average of $5,664. The in-state tuition has grown by 12% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $28,539 is more than the state average of $10,360. The out-state tuition has grown by 12% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $28,539 $5,664
Johnson & Wales University-Denver In-State Tuition Fees (2006-2014)
Out-State Tuition Fees $28,539 $10,360
Johnson & Wales University-Denver Out-State Tuition Fees (2006-2014)
Total Dormitory Capacity 634 271
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 99%
90%
Johnson & Wales University-Denver % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2014)
Percent Admitted 82%
80%
Johnson & Wales University-Denver Percent Admitted (2006-2014)
Source: 2014 (latest year available) IPEDS

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