Tuition & Fees

$32,441

$32,441

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
1%
600-699
8%
500-599
53%
400-499
34%
300-399
4%
600-699
12%
500-599
43%
400-499
33%
300-399
11%
200-299
1%
700-800
1%
600-699
7%
500-599
29%
400-499
47%
300-399
15%
200-299
1%
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undergraduateRatios

40%

60%

male

female

1
19

teacher

students

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Not Selective

87%

acceptance rate

Accepted 12,580
Declined + 1,792
Total Received 14,372
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Private (nonprofit)

7,710

undergraduate students

854

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Culinary Arts
  2. Hospitality Management
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Codes

SAT 3465
ACT 3804

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School Facts

Johnson & Wales University, founded in 1914, is a private university. Its compiled of four campuses in Rhode Island, Florida, Colorado, and North Carolina. Its 69-acre campus in Rhode Island is located in Providence.

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Campus Enrollment 8,564
Established in 1914
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Accredited by •  NEASC (New England Assn. of Schools and Colleges)

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Providence, RI

69-acre campus in Providence (population: 179,219); branch campuses in North Miami, FL; Denver, CO; Charlotte, NC. Served by bus and train; major airport serves Boston (50 miles); smaller airport serves Warwick (11 miles). School operates transportation around campus. Public transportation serves campus.

Johnson & Wales University
8 Abbott Park Place
Providence, RI 02903-3703

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Campus Life

yes
Housing available
45%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
84%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students are required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
1%
600-699
8%
500-599
53%
400-499
34%
300-399
4%
600-699
12%
500-599
43%
400-499
33%
300-399
11%
200-299
1%
700-800
1%
600-699
7%
500-599
29%
400-499
47%
300-399
15%
200-299
1%

Admissions Facts

Application fee
(waived if filed online)
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline
School has early decision program no
School has early action program no
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Recommended
SAT/ACT requirements SAT Subject Tests Recommended
SAT or ACT Required of some

Not Selective

87%

acceptance rate

Accepted 12,580
Declined + 1,792
Total Received 14,372

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Class rank
Secondary school record

Important

Essay
Extracurricular activities
Interview

Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Character/ personal qualities
Particular talent/ability
Recommendations
Standardized test scores
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

Not Considered

Geographical residence
Minority affiliation
Religious affiliation/commitment
State residency

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Admissions Contact

Amy Podbelski
Director of Undergraduate Admissions
P: 401 598-2310
F: 401 598-2948
pvd@admissions.jwu.edu

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Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
cross-country
equestrian sports
field hockey
golf
ice hockey
lacrosse
soccer
softball
tennis
volleyball
wrestling

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Great Northeast Athletic Conference, ECAC Hockey, New England College Wrestling Association, North Eastern Collegiate Volleyball Association
Mascot
Wildcat
School colors
blue and gold
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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Addiction Counseling
Advertising/Marketing Communications
Baking/Pastry Arts
Baking/Pastry Arts/Food Service Management
Biology
Business Administration
Business Studies
Clinical Mental Health Counseling
Computerized Drafting
Counseling Psychology
Criminal Justice
Culinary Arts
Culinary Arts/Food Service Management
Culinary Nutrition
Culinary Science
Cyber Threat Intelligence/Defense
Data Analytics
Dietetics/Applied Nutrition
Educational Leadership
Electronics Engineering
Engineering Design/Configuration Management
Entrepreneurship
Equine Business Management/Non-Riding
Equine Business Management/Riding
Equine Science
Fashion Merchandising/Retailing
Finance
Financial Management
Food/Beverage Entrepreneurship
Global Tourism/Sustainable Economic Development
Graphic Design
Health Science
Hospitality Administration
Hotel/Lodging Management
Human Resource Management
Information Security/Assurance
Information Technology
International Business
Liberal Studies
Management
Marketing
Media/Communication Studies
Network Engineering
Operations/Supply Chain Management
Organizational Leadership
Organizational Risk/Cyber Security Management
Physician Assistant Studies
Political Science
Psychology
Public Health
Restaurant/Food/Beverage Management
Robotics Engineering
Sociology
Software Engineering
Special Education
Sport Leadership
Sports/Entertainment/Event Management
Teacher Education
Teaching
Teaching/Learning
Tourism/Hospitality Management
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Undergraduate

90%

7,710
students

Female
60%
4,602

Male
40%
3,108

Graduate

10%

854
students

Female
62%
527

Male
38%
327

undergraduateFull-time

94%

7,267
students

Female
60%
4,344

Male
40%
2,923

undergraduatePart-time

6%

443
students

Female
59%
258

Male
41%
185

Student Break-down

8%
Nonresident aliens
13%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
12%
Hispanic/Latino
54%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
4%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
5%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

83%

Transfer applicants accepted

39%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements High School GPA: 2.80
College GPA: 2.00
High school transcript Required of All
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Not Required/Recommended
Interview Required of Some
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Essay or personal statement Not Required/Recommended

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: rolling

Winter: rolling

Spring: rolling

Summer: rolling

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

114

trimester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

45

trimester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Career
  • Minority student
  • Personal
  • Psychological

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Co-op education
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Resume assistance
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Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service
  • Women's Center

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Braille services
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Special transportation
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors

International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 618
Countries most often represented China
Saudi Arabia
South Korea
Taiwan
Vietnam
The Bahamas
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes

International Student Contact

John Eriksen
Director of International Admissions
401 598-5197
John.Eriksen@jwu.edu

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