Johnson & Wales University-Denver

7150 Montview Blvd
Denver, CO 80220
Tel: (303)256-9300
1,519 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 1,519 students (91.05% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 23:1 is lower than the community college average of 35:1.
Minority enrollment is 46% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 41%.
Johnson & Wales University-Denver is one of 5 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 65 teachers has declined by 30% 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 65 staff
61 staff
Johnson & Wales University-Denver Total Faculty (2006-2013)

Student Body

The student population of 1,519 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 has increased from 16:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.41 is less than the state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment 1,519 students 1,296 students
Johnson & Wales University-Denver Total Enrollment (2006-2013)
Student : Teacher Ratio 23:1
Johnson & Wales University-Denver Student Staff (2006-2013)
# Full-Time Students 1,383 students
810 students
Johnson & Wales University-Denver Full-Time Students (2006-2013)
# Part-Time Students 136 students
1,036 students
Johnson & Wales University-Denver Part-Time Students (2006-2013)
Johnson & Wales University-Denver Enrollment Breakdown  Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
# Undergraduate Students 1,373 students 798 students
# Graduate Students 10 students 23 students
Johnson & Wales University-Denver Graduation BreakDown  Community College Average Graduation BreakDown
% American Indian/Alaskan
Johnson & Wales University-Denver American Indian/Alaskan (2007-2013)
% Asian
Johnson & Wales University-Denver Asian (2006-2013)
% Hispanic
Johnson & Wales University-Denver Hispanic (2006-2013)
% Black
Johnson & Wales University-Denver Black (2006-2013)
% White
Johnson & Wales University-Denver White (2006-2013)
% Two or more races
% Unknown races
Johnson & Wales University-Denver Unknown (2006-2013)
% Non Resident races
Johnson & Wales University-Denver Non Resident (2006-2013)
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. 0.41 0.53
Johnson & Wales University-Denver 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-Denver In-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
Out-State Tuition Fees $27,456 $10,252
Johnson & Wales University-Denver Out-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
Total Dormitory Capacity 632 252
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 99%
Johnson & Wales University-Denver % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2013)
Percent Admitted 78%
Johnson & Wales University-Denver Percent Admitted (2006-2013)
Source: 2005 (latest year available) IPEDS

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Did You Know?
Denver 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 0.52, which is equal to the national average of 0.52. The most diverse community college in Denver is Community College of Denver. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.