Johnson & Wales University

Johnson & Wales University is a private, nonprofit, accredited institution with more than 13,000 graduate, undergraduate and online students at its four campuses.

Founded in 1914, Johnson & Wales University is a private, nonprofit, accredited institution with more than 13,000 graduate, undergraduate and online students at its four campuses in Providence, R.I.; North Miami, Fla.; Denver, Colo.; and Charlotte, N.C. The university offers degree programs in arts and sciences, business, culinary arts, design and engineering, education, health and wellness, hospitality, nutrition and physician assistant studies. The university’s impact is global, with alumni from 123 countries pursuing careers worldwide.

Basic details

  • Region: Northeast 
  • Location: Providence, Rhode Island
  • Campus setting: Urban
  • Type of institution: Private

Admissions information and areas of study offered

  • Percentage of students admitted: 70%
  • Average ACT: 25
  • Average SAT: 1100
  • Test optional? Yes
  • Common Application accepted? Yes
  • Areas of study offered include: Accounting/Finance, Area Studies, Biology, Biomedical Engineering, Business, Communications, Computer Science, Criminal Justice, Economics, Education, Engineering, Hospitality, Travel & Tourism, Information Sciences/Systems, Liberal Arts, Management, Marketing, Mathematics, Nutrition, Political Science, Psychology, Public Health, Public Relations/Affairs, Social Work, Sociology
  • Full list of majors available: https://www.jwu.edu/academics/programs/explore-programs.html?

Finances

  • International students are eligible for: Merit-based scholarship
  • Estimated yearly cost (including tuition, board, room and student fees): $51,000

Athletics

  • Athletic association for the majority of sports: NCAA - Division III
  • Varsity sports: Men's American Football, Men's Athletics / Track and Field, Men's Baseball, Women's Softball, Men's Basketball, Women's Basketball, Men's Cross Country, Women's Cross Country, Women's Equestrian, Women's Field Hockey, Men's Football / Soccer, Women's Football / Soccer, Men's Golf, Men's Ice Hockey, Women's Ice Hockey, Men's Lacrosse, Women's Lacrosse, Men's Rowing, Women's Rowing, Women's Rugby, Men's Tennis, Women's Tennis, Women's Volleyball, Men's Wrestling

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