Johnson & Wales University-Denver

7150 Montview Blvd
Denver, CO 80220
Tel: (303)256-9300
  • 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 1,391 students (92% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is lower than the state community college average of 36:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 47% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 36%.
  • 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 74 teachers has declined by 31% over five years.
Johnson & Wales University-Denver (CO) Community College Avg.
Institution Level Four or more years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Private, non-profit Private, non-profit
Total Faculty 74 staff 48 staff
Johnson & Wales University-Denver Total Faculty (2007-2016)

Student Body

  • The student population of 1,391 has declined by 16% over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has increased from 16:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.62 is more than the state average of 0.55. The school's diversity has grown by 34% over five years.
Total Enrollment 1,391 students 1,571 students
Johnson & Wales University-Denver Total Enrollment (2007-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio 19:1 36:1
Johnson & Wales University-Denver Student Staff Ratio (2007-2016)
# Full-Time Students 1,282 students 670 students
Johnson & Wales University-Denver Full-Time Students (2007-2016)
# Part-Time Students 109 students 901 students
Johnson & Wales University-Denver Part-Time Students (2007-2016)
Johnson & Wales University-Denver Enrollment Breakdown CO All Enrollment Breakdown
# Undergraduate Students 1,255 students 617 students
# Graduate Students 27 students 31 students
Johnson & Wales University-Denver Graduation BreakDown CO All Graduation Breakdown
Total Dormitory Capacity
634 330
Johnson & Wales University-Denver Dormitory Capacity (2014-2016)
% American Indian/Alaskan
-
1%
Johnson & Wales University-Denver American Indian/Alaskan (2008-2013)
% Asian
2%
2%
Johnson & Wales University-Denver Asian (2007-2016)
% Hispanic
10%
16%
Johnson & Wales University-Denver Hispanic (2007-2016)
% Black
4%
5%
Johnson & Wales University-Denver Black (2007-2016)
% White
53%
64%
Johnson & Wales University-Denver White (2007-2016)
% Two or more races
1%
3%
Johnson & Wales University-Denver More (2014-2016)
% Non Resident races
1%
1%
Johnson & Wales University-Denver Non Resident (2008-2016)
% Unknown races
29%
8%
Johnson & Wales University-Denver Ethnicity Breakdown CO All Ethnic Groups 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. 0.62 0.55
Johnson & Wales University-Denver Diversity Score (2007-2016)
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years) $38,800 $33,100
Johnson & Wales University-Denver Average and Median Earnings, Disaggregated by Student Subgroups (2008-2013)

Finances and Admission

  • The private state tuition of $28,539 is more than the state average of $14,642. The private state tuition has grown by 12% over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees $28,539 $14,642
Johnson & Wales University-Denver In-State Tuition Fees (2007-2015)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 99% 89%
Johnson & Wales University-Denver % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2007-2016)
Median Debt for Graduates $27,000 $13,000
Johnson & Wales University-Denver Median debt for students who have completed (2007-2015)
Median Debt for Dropouts $9,980 $5,139
Johnson & Wales University-Denver Median debt for students who have not completed (2007-2015)
Acceptance Rate 82% 69%
Johnson & Wales University-Denver Percent Admitted (2007-2016)
Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

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