Johnson and Wales University

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world rank  1116

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University Overview

Established in 1914, Johnson and Wales University is a non-profit private higher-education institution located in the urban setting of the small city of Providence (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Rhode Island. This institution also has branch campuses in the following locations: Charlotte, Denver, Miami. Officially accredited by the New England Commission of Higher Education, Johnson and Wales University (JWU) is a medium-sized (uniRank enrollment range: 9,000-9,999 students) coeducational US higher education institution. Johnson and Wales University (JWU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation), bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 106 years old US higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 90-100% making this US higher education organization a least selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. JWU also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sports facilities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

Name
Acronym JWU
Founded 1914
Colours Blue and white

University Location

Address 8 Abbott Park Place
Providence
02903-3703 Rhode Island
United States
Tel +1 (800) 342 5598
Fax +1 (401) 598 2880
Other locations Charlotte, Denver, Miami

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
12,500-15,000 US$
(9,200-11,000 Euro)
International
students
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
12,500-15,000 US$
(9,200-11,000 Euro)

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University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
New Admission Requirements - Secondary school GPA is required
- Secondary school rank is recommended
- Secondary school record is required
- Completion of college-preparatory program is recommended
- Recommendations are neither required nor recommended
- Formal demonstration of competencies is neither required nor recommended
- Admission test scores are required
- Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) is required
- Other Tests (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) are neither required nor recommended
Admission Rate 90-100%
Admission Office 7150 Montview Boulevard
Denver 80220
(303) 256 9300
877 598 3368

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 9,000-9,999
Academic Staff 200-299
Control Type Private
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Quarters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Carnegie Classification New

Basic Classification Master's Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs
2000 Classification Masters Colleges and Universities I
Size & Setting Four-year, medium, highly residential institution
Enrollment Profile Very high undergraduate
Undergraduate Profile Four-year, full-time, inclusive, lower transfer-in institution
Undergraduate Instructional Program Professions focus, some graduate coexistence
Graduate Instructional Program Balanced arts & sciences/professions, no graduate coexistence

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Johnson and Wales University's Library
Johnson & Wales University-Providence's library collection is comprised of both physical (i.e. books, medium etc.) and digital/electronic items. In 2018 the library has reported 77,297 physical volumes, 2,958 physical media, 23,970 digital/electronic medium and 64 licensed digital/electronic databases. Johnson & Wales University-Providence's library has 1 branch.
Housing Yes
Johnson and Wales University provides on-campus housing. The total dormitory capacity, whether on or off campus, was about 3,156 students in the 2018 academic year.
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes
Academic Counseling Yes
Career Services Yes
Institutional Hospital Not reported

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Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

New England Commission of Higher Education


Year of first Accreditation

1993


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • American Dietetic Association, Commission on Accreditation for Dietetics Education (CADE)


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Memberships and Affiliations

  • National Athletic Association (NAA)
  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

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