Johnson & Wales University-Charlotte

Academic Center, 801 West Trade Street, Charlotte
NC, 28202
Tel: (980)598-1000
2,401 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 2,401 students (98% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 41% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 30%.
Johnson & Wales University-Charlotte is one of 7 community colleges within Mecklenburg County, NC.
The nearest community college is Central Piedmont Community College (1.6 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of - teachers has declined by 100% over five years.
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

Student Body

The student population of 2,401 teachers has declined by 6% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has decreased from 15:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.54 is more than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has grown by 12% over five years.
Total Enrollment
2,401 students
1,287 students
Johnson & Wales University-Charlotte Total Enrollment (2006-2012)
# Full-Time Students
2,357 students
832 students
Johnson & Wales University-Charlotte Full-Time Students (2006-2012)
# Part-Time Students 44 students
1,021 students
Johnson & Wales University-Charlotte Part-Time Students (2006-2012)
Johnson & Wales University-Charlotte sch enrollment Johnson & Wales University-Charlotte sta enrollment
% American Indian/Alaskan
% Asian
Johnson & Wales University-Charlotte Asian (2006-2012)
% Hawaiian
- 1%
% Hispanic
Johnson & Wales University-Charlotte Hispanic (2006-2012)
% Black
Johnson & Wales University-Charlotte Black (2006-2012)
% White
Johnson & Wales University-Charlotte White (2006-2012)
% Two or more races"
- 2%
Johnson & Wales University-Charlotte sch ethnicity Johnson & Wales University-Charlotte sta ethnicity
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 0.45
Johnson & Wales University-Charlotte Diversity Score (2006-2012)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $26,412 is more than the state average of $5,917. The in-state tuition has grown by 12% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $26,412 is more than the state average of $10,050. The out-state tuition has grown by 12% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $26,412 $5,917
Johnson & Wales University-Charlotte In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Out-State Tuition Fees $26,412 $10,050
Johnson & Wales University-Charlotte Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Percent Admitted 56%
Johnson & Wales University-Charlotte Percent Admitted (2006-2012)
Source: 2012 (latest year available) IPEDS

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