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 37:1.
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 (CO) Community College Avg.
Institution Level Four or more years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Private not-for-profit Private not-for-profit
Total Faculty 74 staff
48 staff

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 state average of 0.54. The school's diversity has declined by 10% over five years.
Total Enrollment 1,391 students 839 students
Student : Teacher Ratio 19:1
37:1
# Full-Time Students 1,282 students
670 students
# Part-Time Students 109 students
901 students
# Undergraduate Students 1,255 students 617 students
# Graduate Students 27 students 31 students
Total Dormitory Capacity 634 330
% Asian
2%
2%
% Hispanic
10%
16%
% Black
4%
5%
% White
53%
65%
% Two or more races
1%
3%
% Unknown races
29%
8%
% Non Resident races
1%
-
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 0.54

Finances and Admission

The private state tuition of $26,412 is more than the state average of $15,660. The private state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees $26,412 $15,660
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 99%
89%
Percent Admitted 82%
69%
Source: 2014 (latest year available) IPEDS

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