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% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 23:1 is higher than the community college average of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 46% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 29%.
Johnson & Wales University-Denver is one of 5 community colleges within Denver County, CO.
The nearest community college is Concorde Career College-Aurora (2.9 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 65 teachers has declined by 30% over five years.
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
59 staff

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
1,282 students
Student : Teacher Ratio 23:1
22:1
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
1,017 students
Johnson & Wales University-Denver Part-Time Students (2006-2013)
# Undergraduate Students 1,373 students 784 students
# Graduate Students 10 students 23 students
Johnson & Wales University-Denver sch graduate Johnson & Wales University-Denver sta graduate
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
1%
% Asian
2%
2%
Johnson & Wales University-Denver Asian (2006-2013)
% Hispanic
15%
7%
% Black
7%
12%
% White
54%
57%
Johnson & Wales University-Denver White (2006-2013)
% Two or more races"
3% 2%
% Unknown races
18%
3%
% Non Resident races
1%
2%
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 $5,742. 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 $10,294. The out-state tuition has grown by 12% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $27,456 $5,742
Out-State Tuition Fees $27,456 $10,294
Total Dormitory Capacity 632 255
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 99%
89%
Percent Admitted 78%
78%
Johnson & Wales University-Denver Percent Admitted (2006-2013)
Source: 2013 (latest year available) IPEDS

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  • Denver Community College of Denver
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