Johnson & Wales University-Denver

7150 Montview Blvd, Denver
CO, 80220
Tel: (303)256-9300
1,618 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 1,618 students (92% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 25% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 29%.
Johnson & Wales University-Denver is one of 7 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 - teachers has declined by 100% 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

Student Body

The student population of 1,618 teachers has grown by 10% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has decreased from 16:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.41 is less than the state average of 0.44. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
1,618 students
1,303 students
Johnson & Wales University-Denver Total Enrollment (2006-2012)
# Full-Time Students
1,481 students
832 students
Johnson & Wales University-Denver Full-Time Students (2006-2012)
# Part-Time Students 137 students
1,036 students
Johnson & Wales University-Denver Part-Time Students (2006-2012)
Johnson & Wales University-Denver sch enrollment Johnson & Wales University-Denver sta enrollment
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
1%
% Asian
5%
2%
Johnson & Wales University-Denver Asian (2006-2012)
% Hawaiian
- 1%
% Hispanic
14%
7%
Johnson & Wales University-Denver Hispanic (2006-2012)
% Black
5%
11%
Johnson & Wales University-Denver Black (2006-2012)
% White
75%
66%
Johnson & Wales University-Denver White (2006-2012)
% Two or more races"
- 2%
Johnson & Wales University-Denver sch ethnicity Johnson & Wales University-Denver 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. 0.41 0.44
Johnson & Wales University-Denver Diversity Score (2006-2012)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $26,412 is more than the state average of $5,845. 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 $10,047. The out-state tuition has grown by 12% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $26,412 $5,845
Johnson & Wales University-Denver In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Out-State Tuition Fees $26,412 $10,047
Johnson & Wales University-Denver Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Percent Admitted 62%
78%
Johnson & Wales University-Denver Percent Admitted (2006-2012)
Source: 2012 (latest year available) IPEDS

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Did You Know?
For Denver public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $2,962 per year for in-state students and $11,263 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $14,552 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Denver is 82%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

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 higher than the national average of 0.44. The most diverse community college in Denver is Community College of Denver. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.