8,718
Students
Financial aid thermometer
20,636
Avg. Financial Aid
Moderate
Admission Difficulty
81
81%
Acceptance Rate
Urban setting
Urban
Setting
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Overview

Johnson & Wales University is a Comprehensive institution located in Providence, RI, in an urban setting.

Location & Contact

Address 8 Abbott Park Place
Providence, RI  02903-3703
United States
Contact Amy Podbelski
Dean of Undergraduate Admissions
Email: pvd@admissions.jwu.edu
Phone: 401-598-2310
Fax: 401-598-2948

Majors & Degrees

Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, And Related Sciences Associate Bachelors
Equestrian Studies Checkmark
Farm And Ranch Management Checkmark
Horse Husbandry/equine Science And Management Checkmark
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
Accounting Checkmark
Business Administration And Management Checkmark
Entrepreneurship Checkmark
Fashion Merchandising Checkmark
Finance Checkmark
Hospitality Administration Checkmark
Hotel/motel Administration Checkmark
International Business/trade/commerce Checkmark
Investments And Securities Checkmark
Marketing/marketing Management Checkmark
Public Finance Checkmark
Tourism And Travel Services Management Checkmark
Tourism And Travel Services Marketing Checkmark
Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
Advertising Checkmark
Public Relations/image Management Checkmark
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
Computer Programming Checkmark
Computer Systems Analysis Checkmark Checkmark
Information Science/studies Checkmark
Web Page, Digital/multimedia And Information Resources Design Checkmark
Engineering Associate Bachelors
Computer Engineering Checkmark Checkmark
Electrical And Electronics Engineering Checkmark
Mechatronics, Robotics, And Automation Engineering Checkmark
Systems Engineering Checkmark
Engineering Technologies/Technicians Associate Bachelors
Drafting And Design Technology Checkmark Checkmark
Family And Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences Associate Bachelors
Food Service Systems Administration Checkmark
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
Nutrition Sciences Checkmark
Parks, Recreation, Leisure And Fitness Studies Associate Bachelors
Parks, Recreation And Leisure Facilities Management Checkmark
Sport And Fitness Administration/management Checkmark
Personal And Culinary Services Associate Bachelors
Baking And Pastry Arts Checkmark Checkmark
Culinary Arts Checkmark Checkmark
Culinary Arts Related Checkmark Checkmark
Restaurant, Culinary, And Catering Management Checkmark
Psychology Associate Bachelors
Counseling Psychology Checkmark
Security And Protective Services Associate Bachelors
Criminal Justice/law Enforcement Administration Checkmark
Security And Loss Prevention Checkmark

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

11,971
Applied
9,807
Accepted
8,718
Enrolled
82%
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Female Admissions

7,638
Females Applied
6,359
Females Accepted
83%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

4,333
Males Applied
3,448
Males Accepted
80%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
Required for some programs A minimum high school GPA of 2.75
Interview
Recommended A minimum high school GPA of 2

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer Not reported Not reported

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

32,091
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Fees

350
Full-time student fees

Financial Aid

20,636
Avg. Financial Aid Package
23,037
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
4,559
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
5,038
Avg. Loan Aid
7,305
Avg. Grant Aid
8,553
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
100% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
67%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
12%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

8,718
Total undergrad students
9%
International Students
81%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 10.68%
Black or African American 11.48%
White or Caucasian 55.87%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.11%
Asian 0.68%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.05%
Two or more races 7.75%
Other 4.23%

Gender

Male (40.24%)
Female (59.76%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements Yes
Housing options Co-ed housing
Disabled housing
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 44%

Student Activities

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Drama/theatre group Checkmark
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Student-run television station Checkmark
Marching band Checkmark
Choral groups Checkmark

Student Services

Legal services Checkmark
Health clinic Checkmark
Personal/psychological counseling Checkmark
Women's center Checkmark
International students advisor Checkmark

Student Organizations

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Campus Security & Safety

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
24-hour patrols by trained officers Checkmark
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Late-night transport/escort services Checkmark
Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Checkmark

Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Badminton Checkmark No No
Baseball No Checkmark No
Basketball Checkmark Division 3 No
Bowling Checkmark No No
Cheerleading Checkmark No No
Cross-country Running No Division 3 No
Equestrian Sports No Checkmark No
Football Checkmark No No
Golf No Division 3 No
Ice Hockey No Checkmark No
Sailing No Checkmark No
Skiing (downhill) Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark Division 3 No
Softball Checkmark No No
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Tennis Checkmark Division 3 No
Volleyball Checkmark Division 3 No
Wrestling No Checkmark No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Badminton Checkmark No No
Baseball No No No
Basketball Checkmark Division 3 No
Bowling Checkmark No No
Cheerleading Checkmark No No
Cross-country Running No Division 3 No
Equestrian Sports No Checkmark No
Football Checkmark No No
Golf No Division 3 No
Ice Hockey No No No
Sailing No Checkmark No
Skiing (downhill) Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark Division 3 No
Softball Checkmark Division 3 No
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Tennis Checkmark Division 3 No
Volleyball Checkmark Division 3 No
Wrestling No No No

Faculty

617
Total Faculty
20:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 294
Part-time - 323