Johnson & Wales University

Providence, RI

Johnson & Wales University

Providence, RI

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Tuition & Fees

$34,736

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

Not Reported

Not Reported

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undergraduateRatios

41%

male

59%

female

19

students

1

faculty

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Not Selective

86%

acceptance rate

Accepted 8,776
Declined 1,369
Total Received 10,145
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Private

6,758

undergraduate students

648

graduate students

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School Facts

Johnson & Wales University, founded in 1914, is a private university that focuses on experiential education opportunities for students, providing industry specific labs on campus through international internship programs. Its comprised of four campuses in Rhode Island, Florida, Colorado, and North Carolina. Its 69-acre campus in Rhode Island is located in Providence. As one of the first colleges founded by women, Gertrude I. Johnson and Mary T. Wales, a progressive and pragmatic approach to learning has defined the education model since 1914.

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Application link Apply online
Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 7,406
Established in 1914
Coeducational Coeducational

Social Networks

69-acre campus in Providence (population: 180,393); 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.

  • Campus Setting: Small-medium city

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

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
no
Students are not required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
no
Alcohol is not permitted on campus to students of legal age

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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

Not Reported

Not Reported

Admissions Facts

Application fee $0
Other application fee (waived if filed online)
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Recommended
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required of some SAT Subject Tests Recommended

Not Selective

86%

acceptance rate

Accepted 8,776
Declined 1,369
Total Received 10,145

Admissions Factors

Required

TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)
Secondary School Record
Secondary School GPA

Recommended

Admission test scores
Completion of college-preparatory program
Secondary School Rank

Neither required nor recommended

Formal demonstration of competencies
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
Recommendations

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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

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

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Financial Aid

94%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$19,041

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $34,376
Room $11,523
Board $4,850
Additional fees $360
Books & supplies $1,800
Total $52,909
Average Financial Aid - $19,041
Total with Avg. Aid $33,868

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Financial Facts

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Financial Aid Office


P: 401 598-1468
F: 401 598-1040
sfs.pvd@jwu.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Equestrian
Field hockey
Golf
Ice hockey
Lacrosse
Rowing
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
Track and field x country
Volleyball
Wrestling

Club Sports - Men's

crew, rugby, track

Club Sports - Women's

equestrian sports, rugby, track

Intramural/Recreational Sports

aerobics, badminton, basketball, bowling, cycling, dance, flag football, floor hockey, football, hip hop dance, lacrosse, martial arts, skiing, soccer, softball, snowboarding, step team, tennis, volleyball

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Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Great Northeast Athletic Conference, ECAC Hockey, New England College Wrestling Association, North Eastern Collegiate Volleyball Association

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting and Business/Management.
Accounting.
Advertising.
Applied Psychology.
Baking and Pastry Arts/Baker/Pastry Chef.
Biology/Biological Sciences, General.
Business Administration and Management, General.
Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other.
Business and Innovation/Entrepreneurship Teacher Education.
CAD/CADD Drafting and/or Design Technology/Technician.
Computer Graphics.
Computer Programming/Programmer, General.
Computer Science.
Computer Software Engineering.
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications.
Computer and Information Systems Security/Auditing/Information Assurance.
Counseling Psychology.
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration.
Critical Infrastructure Protection.
Culinary Arts/Chef Training.
Culinary Science/Culinology.
Dietetics/Dietitian.
Education, Other.
Educational Leadership and Administration, General.
Electrical, Electronic, and Communications Engineering Technology/Technician.
Elementary Education and Teaching.
Engineering, Other.
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies.
Equestrian/Equine Studies.
Fashion Merchandising.
Finance, General.
Foods, Nutrition, and Wellness Studies, General.
Foodservice Systems Administration/Management.
General Studies.
Higher Education/Higher Education Administration.
Horse Husbandry/Equine Science and Management.
Hospitality Administration/Management, General.
Hospitality Administration/Management, Other.
Hotel/Motel Administration/Management.
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General.
Industrial and Organizational Psychology.
Information Science/Studies.
Information Technology Project Management.
International Business/Trade/Commerce.
Legal Assistant/Paralegal.
Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management.
Management Science.
Marketing/Marketing Management, General.
Mechatronics, Robotics, and Automation Engineering.
Mental Health Counseling/Counselor.
Non-Profit/Public/Organizational Management.
Parks, Recreation, and Leisure Facilities Management, General.
Physician Associate/Assistant.
Political Science and Government, General.
Project Management.
Psychology, General.
Public Health, General.
Restaurant/Food Services Management.
Securities Services Administration/Management.
Small Business Administration/Management.
Sociology, General.
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management.
Substance Abuse/Addiction Counseling.
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods, Other.
Tourism and Travel Services Management.
Web Page, Digital/Multimedia and Information Resources Design.
Writing, General.

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Culinary Arts
  2. Hospitality Management

Programs Offered

  • Accelerated study
  • Certificate programs
  • Distance Learning
  • Dual degrees
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships

Cooperative Education Programs

  • Business
  • Computer Science
  • Technologies
  • Other

Pre-professional Programs

  • Pre-law

7,406

total students

17%

in-state

83%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

91%

6,758
students

Female
59%
4,016

Male
41%
2,742

9%

648
students

Female
66%
427

Male
34%
221

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

91%

6,168
students

Female
60%
3,709

Male
40%
2,459

9%

590
students

Female
52%
307

Male
48%
283

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Student Break-down

6%
Nonresident aliens
13%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
13%
Hispanic/Latino
54%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
6%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
2%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

2%

Students are transfer students

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
Essay or personal statement Not Required/Recommended
Interview Required of Some
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Not Required/Recommended

Transfer Application Deadline

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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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

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