Johnson & Wales University
Johnson & Wales University Photo #2 - The Downcity Campus is anchored by Gaebe Commons, a popular hub of student activity, and surrounded by a variety of shops, restaurants, cafs, music venues and a picturesque riverfront. This campus is home to students who study business, hospitality, engineering & design, health & wellness and arts & sciences programs
- JWU Works: Learning with a Purpose.
- As one of the first colleges founded by women, a progressive and pragmatic approach to learning has defined our education model since 1914. And it works. The value of a JWU education begins with our students who are gritty go-getters invested in their education and intentional about their experiences, ensuring that their learning is authentic and purposeful. These students thrive in JWU`s supportive community, which encourages their passion for hands-on learning, values their intellectual curiosity, and immerses them in dynamic labs and career-focused classrooms. JWU`s faculty provide students with the personalized attention, academic expertise and industry connections that inspire professional success and personal growth. The time students spend at JWU is nothing short of transformative, as demonstrated by career outcomes, expected earnings and economic mobility rankings.
Johnson & Wales University serves 6,703 students (100% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 37% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is less than the state average of 45%.
- Enrollment: 6,703 students
- Minority enrollment: 37%
- Source: Verified school update
Johnson & Wales University
(RI) Community College Avg.
Associate of Arts Colleges
Associate's Colleges: Mixed Transfer/Vocational & Technical-High Traditional
4 or more years
At least 2 but less than 4 years
The Johnson & Wales University diversity score of 0.56 is less than the state average of 0.64.
Student : Teacher Ratio
# Full-Time Students
# Part-Time Students
# Enrollment Undergraduate
# Full-Time Undergraduate Students
# Full-Time Graduate Students
# Part-Time Undergraduate Students
% Two or more races
% Unknown races
College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in less than 4 years)
College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in 4 years or more than 4 years)
Tuition and Acceptance Rate
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid
Median Debt for Graduates
Median Debt for Dropouts
Total Sports Offered
Baseball, Basketball, Equestrian, Field Hockey, Ice Hockey, Lacrosse, Soccer, Softball, Volleyball, Wrestling
Source: 2006 (or latest year available) Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) , School Administrators
- Founded in 1914, Johnson & Wales University is a private, nonprofit, accredited institution that offers undergraduate, graduate and online students at its four campuses in Providence, Rhode Island and Charlotte, North Carolina. An innovative educational leader, the university offers undergraduate and graduate degree programs in arts and sciences, business, hospitality, nutrition, health and wellness. It also offers undergraduate programs in culinary arts, dietetics, food innovation, design and engineering. JWU`s unique model provide students with the personalized attention, academic expertise and industry connections that inspire professional success and personal growth. The time students spend at JWU is nothing short of transformative, as demonstrated by career outcomes, expected earnings and economic mobility rankings. The university`s impact is global, with alumni in 127 countries pursuing careers worldwide. For more information, visit jwu.edu.
Frequently Asked Questions
What sports does Johnson & Wales University offer?
Johnson & Wales University offers 10 interscholastic sports: Baseball, Basketball, Equestrian, Field Hockey, Ice Hockey, Lacrosse, Soccer, Softball, Volleyball and Wrestling.
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