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 campusí 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 Bel-Rea Institute Of Animal Technology (4.5 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 0.45. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
1,618 students
1,272 students
# Full-Time Students
1,481 students
827 students
# Part-Time Students 137 students
1,016 students
% American Indian/Alaskan 1%
1%
% Asian 5%
2%
% Hawaiian -
1%
% Hispanic 14%
7%
% Black 5%
12%
% White 75%
66%
% Two or more races -
2%
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
0.45

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $26,412 is more than the state average of $6,030. 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 $10,175. The out-state tuition has grown by 12% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $26,412 $6,030
Out-State Tuition Fees $26,412 $10,175
Percent Admitted 62%
77%
Source: 2012 (latest year available) IPEDS

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