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Johnson & Wales University

  • Providence, RI
    location
  • Private
    type
  • Urban
    setting
  • 56%44%
    student ratio
  • 9,703
    total students
  • $27,156 | $27,156
    in-state tuition | out-of-state tuition
  • Rolling
    fall application deadline
  • 69%
    acceptance rate
  • Moderately Difficult
    admission difficulty
  • Average test scores for all first-year students that were accepted and enrolled.
  • Not
    Reported

    sat math
  • Not
    Reported

    sat reading
  • Not
    Reported

    sat writing
  • Not
    Reported

    act composite

Majors & Degrees

Degrees Offered
Bachelor's
Associate's
  • Agriculture
    • Equestrian Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Farm and Ranch Management
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Horse Husbandry/Equine Science and Management
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Business/marketing
    • Accounting
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Business Administration and Management
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Entrepreneurship
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Fashion Merchandising
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Finance
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Hospitality Administration
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Hotel/Motel Administration
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • International Business/Trade/Commerce
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Investments and Securities
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Marketing/Marketing Management
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Public Finance
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Tourism and Travel Services Management
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Tourism and Travel Services Marketing
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Communication/Journalism
    • Advertising
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Public Relations/Image Management
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Computer and information sciences
    • Computer Programming
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
    • Computer Systems Analysis
      Associate Degree offered for this major. Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Information Science/Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Web Page, Digital/Multimedia and Information Resources Design
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Engineering
    • Computer Engineering
      Associate Degree offered for this major. Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Electrical and Electronics Engineering
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Mechatronics, Robotics, and Automation Engineering
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
    • Systems Engineering
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Engineering technologies
    • Drafting and Design Technology
      Associate Degree offered for this major. Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Family and consumer sciences
    • Food Service Systems Administration
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Homeland security, law enforcement, firefighting, and protective services
    • Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Security and Loss Prevention
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Interdisciplinary studies
    • Nutrition Sciences
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Parks and recreation
    • Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facilities Management
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Sport And Fitness Administration/Management
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Personal and culinary services
    • Baking and Pastry Arts
      Associate Degree offered for this major. Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Culinary Arts
      Associate Degree offered for this major. Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Culinary Arts Related
      Associate Degree offered for this major. Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Restaurant, Culinary, and Catering Management
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Psychology
    • Counseling Psychology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.

Admissions

69% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied13,850
    • Accepted9,694
    • Acceptance Rate69%
    • Enrolled9,703
    • Female Applicants8,068
    • Females Accepted5,837
    • Female Acceptance Rate72%
    • Male Applicants5,782
    • Males Accepted3,857
    • Male Acceptance Rate66%
  • Applying
    • Application Fee
    • Required for All Transcript of high school record
    • Required for Some Essay or personal statement
      Interview
      Minimum high school GPA of 2.75
    • Average high school GPA for first-year freshman3.10
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
    • Fall freshmen Yes
    • Out-of-state Fall freshmen Not Reported
    • Early decision plan Not Reported
    • Other early decision plan Not Reported
    • Transfer Yes
  • Test Scores Accepted
    • Test Average School Accepted 25th Percentile* 75th Percentile*
    • * 25th and 75th percentile is the score that 25/75 percent of students score at or below.

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition
    • In-state tuition *$27,156
    • Out-of-state tuition *$27,156
    • In-district tuitionN/A
    • * Tuition costs are based on a full academic year typically extending from September to June.
  • Fees
    • Full-time student feesNot Reported
    • Room and board *$12,000.00
    • Room only *Not Reported
    • * Room and board charges vary according to board plan selected (i.e., 12-meal plan, 19-meal plan, etc.) and student level (freshman, sophomore, etc.)
  • Other Payment Considerations
    • Guaranteed tuition plan offeredNot Reported
    • Tuition pre-payment planNot Reported
    • Tuition payment plans offeredNot Reported
    • Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuitionNot Reported

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Undergraduate Students9,703
    • Male Student Percentage44%
    • Female Student Percentage56%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic/Latino6.86%
    • Black or African American7.08%
    • White or Caucasian44.17%
    • American Indian or Alaska Native.26%
    • Asian2.35%
    • Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander.01%
    • Two or more races.55%
    • Unknown29.73%
  • Other Student Statistics
    • International BreakoutNot Reported
    • Out-of-state Students81% out-of-state student

Campus Life

  • Housing
    • College-owned housing available Yes
    • Housing Requirements None
    • Housing options Coed housing
    • Percentage of undergraduate students who live in college-owned housing 42%
  • Student Activities
    • Student-run campus newspaper Yes
    • Drama / theater group No
    • Student-run radio station No
    • Student-run television station No
    • Marching band No
    • Choral groups No
  • Student Services
    • Legal services No
    • Health clinic Yes
    • Personal / psychological counseling Yes
    • Women's center Yes
  • Student Organizations
    • Greek fraternities Yes
    • Greek sororities Yes
    • Local fraternities Yes
    • Local sororities Yes
    • Other organizations Not Reported
    • Most popular organizations Not Reported
  • Campus Security and Safety
    • 24-hour emergency telephone / alarm services Yes
    • 24-hour patrols by trained officers Yes
    • Students patrols Yes
    • Late-night transport / escort services Yes
    • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Not Reported
    • Other Not Reported

Athletics

Member of the: NCAA Division III
  • Men's Sports
    • Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
    • Badminton Yes No No
    • Baseball No Division C No
    • Basketball Yes Division 3 No
    • Bowling Yes No No
    • Cheerleading Yes No No
    • Cross-country running No Division 3 No
    • Equestrian sports No Division C No
    • Football Yes No No
    • Golf No Division 3 No
    • Ice hockey No Division C No
    • Sailing No Division X No
    • Skiing Yes No No
    • Soccer Yes Division 3 No
    • Softball Yes No No
    • Tennis Yes Division 3 No
    • Tennis Yes No No
    • Volleyball Yes Division 3 No
    • Wrestling No Division X No
  • Women's Sports
    • Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
    • Badminton Yes No No
    • Baseball No No No
    • Basketball Yes Division 3 No
    • Bowling Yes No No
    • Cheerleading Yes No No
    • Cross-country running No Division 3 No
    • Equestrian sports No Division C No
    • Football Yes No No
    • Golf No Division 3 No
    • Ice hockey No No No
    • Sailing No Division X No
    • Skiing Yes No No
    • Soccer Yes Division 3 No
    • Softball Yes Division 3 No
    • Tennis Yes Division 3 No
    • Tennis Yes No No
    • Volleyball Yes Division 3 No
    • Wrestling No No No

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty519
    • Full-time Percentage57%
    • Part-time Percentage43%
    • Female PercentageNot Reported
    • Male PercentageNot Reported
    • Student:Faculty Ratio27:1 or 9,129 students to 336 faculty

Location & Contact

8 Abbott Park Place
Providence, RI 02903-3703
USA

Amy Podbelski

Dean of Undergraduate Admissions

Phone: 401-598-2310
Fax: 401-598-2948
Email: pvd@admissions.jwu.edu



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