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Johnson and Wales University

Providence, RI

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Johnson and Wales University, located in Providence, Rhode Island, is a private institution founded in 1914. Their accredited undergraduate and graduate degree programs in business, hospitality, culinary arts, technology and education provide students with the knowledge and skills employers are seeking. Four distinct campuses are located in Providence, North Miami, Denver and Charlotte.

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Quick Facts

8 Abbott Park Place
Providence, RI 02903-3703

2013-2014 Tuition

$27,456 Tuition and Fees


9525 undergraduate students
43% male / 57% female


rolling application deadline
69.8% accepted

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School Details

Institutional Control: private
Year Founded: 1914

Programs Offered

associate degree, bachelor's degree, certificate, doctorate, master's degree, post-master's certificate

Majors Offered

Farm/Farm and Ranch Management, Equestrian/Equine Studies, Computer Programming/Programmer, General, Information Science/Studies, Computer Science, Computer Graphics, Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services, Other, Baking and Pastry Arts/Baker/Pastry Chef, Culinary Arts/Chef Training, Restaurant, Culinary, and Catering Management/Manager, Educational Leadership and Administration, General, Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods, Other, Business Teacher Education, Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas, Other, Education, Other, Structural Engineering, Computer Software Engineering, Engineering, Other, Electrical, Electronic and Communications Engineering Technology/Technician, Robotics Technology/Technician, CAD/CADD Drafting and/or Design Technology/Technician, Drafting/Design Engineering Technologies/Technicians, Other, Foods, Nutrition, and Wellness Studies, General, Foodservice Systems Administration/Management, Legal Assistant/Paralegal, Court Reporting/Court Reporter, Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facilities Management, General, Counseling Psychology, Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration, Health/Health Care Administration/Management, Business Administration and Management, General, Accounting, Finance, General, Tourism and Travel Services Management, Hotel/Motel Administration/Management, Restaurant/Food Services Management, Hospitality Administration/Management, Other, Human Resources Management and Services, Other, International Business/Trade/Commerce, Marketing/Marketing Management, General, Sales, Distribution, and Marketing Operations, General, General Merchandising, Sales, and Related Marketing Operations, Other, Fashion Merchandising, Tourism and Travel Services Marketing Operations, Tourism Promotion Operations, Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services, Other, Advertising

General Student Body Information

Total number of undergraduates: 9,525
Total number of degree-seeking full-time undergraduates: 8,857
Total number of degree-seeking part-time undergraduates: 668
Percent of male undergraduates: 43%
Percent of female undergraduates: 57%
Percent of international undergraduates: 10%

Student Services

Basic services offered: nonremedial tutoring, women's center, placement service, health service, health insurance
Remedial learning services offered: reading, math, writing, study skills
Counseling services offered: academic, career, minority student, personal, psychological
Campus safety and security services offered: 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols; Late night transport/escort service; 24-hour emergency telephones; Lighted pathways/sidewalks; Controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)


Student activities offered: student government, student newspaper, yearbook


Intercollegiate non-scholarship sports offered for men: baseball, basketball, cross country, golf, ice hockey, soccer, tennis, volleyball, wrestling
Intercollegiate non-scholarship sports offered for women: basketball, cross country, equestrian, soccer, softball, tennis, volleyball

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