About Johnson & Wales University
On Campus Housing
Johnson & Wales University(JWU) is a private not-for-profit university headquartered at Providence, Rhode Island. It was founded in 1914 by Gertrude I. Johnson and Mary T. Wales. It started as a school exclusively for business education for junior college, senior college, and university.
It has the global impact with more than 10,000 alumni worldwide working in various sectors, offers more than 3,400 internships per year and provides education to students from more than 155 countries. It’s following the experiential educational model and is offering more than 1800 internship locations available in 47 states and 28 countries.
JWU location - It has campuses in 4 locations which are Providence in Rhode Island, North Miami, Denver, and Charlotte.
It is institutionally accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges Commission on Institutions of Higher Education.
JWU acceptance rate is 88%.
The graduation rate is 62% whereas the retention rate is 78%.
The student-faculty ratio is 20:1.
Some of the reviews and rankings are given below. The rankings are provided by US News and World Report.
- Campus security team takes good care of the student's safety on campus.
Professors are experienced and support students academically.
They provide hands-on experience through labs for the students.
There is a great diversity on campus with students from different countries, cultures, and backgrounds.
Career expos are conducted twice a year for the students to get them hired from potential employers.
It is ranked 50th for 'Best Online Graduate Criminal Justice Programs' and 143rd for 'Best Online Bachelor’s Programs'.
It is ranked 184th for 'Best Online MBA Programs'.
The university is ranked 74th in 'Regional Universities-North' and 'Best Value Schools'.
Highest Degree Offered
36% percentage of students who recieved an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.
Median Household Income
$68,856 per year
Campus Emergency Phones
Mobile Campus Emergency Alert
Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation
Students Receiving Gift Aid
Average Aid Per Year
Students Receiving Federal Grants
Average Aid Per Year
Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income
$30K - $48K
$48K - $75K
$75K - $110K
Johnson & Wales University federal school code is 003404. The students are required to fill the FAFSA form to check the eligibility and requirements for getting the financial aid.
Federal Aid offered are Pell Grant, Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant, Direct PLUS loan, Direct Subsidized, Unsubsidized Loans, and also Work Study programs like Federal Work study.
Institutional grants and scholarships available are Johnson & Wales University Grant, National FFA Scholarship, DECA Scholarship, Presidential Scholarship, Business Professionals of America Scholarship, and Culinary Essentials Scholarship
$28,227 is the average amount awarded as a grant or scholarship.