• Address: 115 Cedar St. Providence, RI 02903

  • Phone Number: 855.236.8492

  • Website: https://online.jwu.edu/all-degree-programs

About

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.

 

Reviews

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.

Overview

Institution Type

(4 Years) Private Not-For-Profit

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Headquartered at

Providence, Rhode Island

FAFSA/Federal School Code

003404

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Institutional Accreditation

CIHE

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Historically Black College or University

No

Data Source: https://online.jwu.edu/all-degree-programs, U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS, Federal Student Aid, CHEA.

Statistics

Key Statistics
Student Faculty Ratio 20: 1
Retention Rate Full Time: 78 % Part Time: 47 %
Total Population 9,324
Student Population Full Time: 8,666 Part Time: 658
Gender Division Male: 40 % Female: 60 %

Graduation Rate

The College Monk

Male: 55 %

The College Monk

Female: 67 %

Total Graduation Rate: 62 %

Graduation rate with bachelors degree completed

Race & Ethnicity

Data Source: U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS for Fall 2016.

Majors and Online Programs

Johnson & Wales University offers 37 online programs across 9 Majors

Business Management

Offering 28 programs accross 3 degrees

Criminal Justice

Offering 1 programs accross 1 degrees

Interdisciplinary Studies

Offering 1 programs accross 1 degrees

Accounting

Offering 1 programs accross 1 degrees

Behavioral Sciences

Offering 1 programs accross 1 degrees

Design

Offering 1 programs accross 1 degrees

Health Science

Offering 2 programs accross 1 degrees

Information Systems

Offering 1 programs accross 1 degrees

Media Studies

Offering 1 programs accross 1 degrees

Admissions

Johnson & Wales University Acceptance Rate is 88%

Admission Statistics
Total Applicants 16,525
Total Applicants Admitted 14,608
Applicants Enrolled 2,233
Full time Applicants Enrolled 2,211
Part Time Applicants Enrolled 22
Admission Requirements
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school record Required
Completion of college-preparatory program Recommended
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT) Recommended

Data Source: U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS for Fall 2016.

Financial Aid and Scholarships

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.

Federal Aid

Federal Grants Award per year Eligibilty Application Deadline
Pell Grant $5,920 Undergraduate. U.S Citizen or an Eligible Non- Citizen June 30th, 2018
Federal supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (FSEOG) $250 Undergraduate. U.S Citizen or an Eligible Non- Citizen June 30th, 2018
Federal Loans Award per year Eligibilty Application Deadline
Direct Subsidized Loan Varies U.S citizen or an eligible noncitizen, Enrolled at least half-time. June 30th, 2019
Direct Unsubsidized Loan Varies U.S citizen or an eligible noncitizen, Enrolled at least half-time. June 30th, 2019
Direct PLUS Loan Varies U.S citizen or an eligible noncitizen, Enrolled at least half-time. June 30th, 2019
Federal Financial Aid Award per year Eligibilty Application Deadline
Federal Work Study Varies U.S. citizen or an eligible noncitizen. Maintain satisfactory academic progress. June 30th, 2019

Data Source: U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS survey data for 2016 - 2017.

Scholarships and Grants

Institutional Scholarships Award per year Eligibilty Application Deadline
Presidential Scholarship Varies High school minimum GPA 3.0. SAT Composite 1380. ACT Composite 29. Varies
Business Professionals of America Scholarship Varies Based on BPA activities and academic record. January 1st, 2019
Culinary Essentials Scholarship $1,000 Accepted incoming students who have participated in the Culinary Essentials curriculum. January 1st, 2019
DECA Scholarship Varies Based on DECA activities and academic record. January 1st, 2019
National FFA Scholarship Varies Satisfactory Academic excellence. January 1st, 2019
Institutional Grants Award per year Eligibilty Application Deadline
Johnson & Wales University Grant Varies Demonstarte financial need. Varies

Data Source: https://online.jwu.edu/all-degree-programs, U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS survey data for 2016 - 2017.

Federal Aid based on family income

Family Income Average Federal Aid per year
Under $30,000 $23,101
$30,001 - $48,000 $24,468
$48,001 - $75,000 $26,542
$75,001 - $110,000 $28,767
Over $110,000 $31,925

Data Source: U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS survey data for 2016 - 2017.

Federal, State or Institutional Aid Awarded Percent Avg Amount per year
Undergraduate students awarded Pell grants 35% $4,411
Federal, State or Institutional aid awarded for Full-time, first-time undergraduates 99% $17,185
Federal Grant awarded for full-time, first-time undergraduates 43% $4,608
Institutional Grant awarded for full-time, first-time undergraduates 99% $15,151
Students Loans awarded for full-time, first-time undergraduates 91% $9,187
Federal Students Loans awarded for full-time, first-time undergraduates 90% $5,956
Average aid awarded as grant or scholarship $ 28,227
Post-9/11 GI Bill Award Number of Students Amount per year
Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits 137 $15,344
Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits - undergraduate students 129 $15,579
Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits - graduate students 8 $11,548

Data Source: https://online.jwu.edu/all-degree-programs, U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS survey data for 2016 - 2017.

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