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Johnson & Wales University is a private institution that was founded in 1914. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 9,525, its setting is urban, and the campus size is 126 acres. It utilizes a quarter-based academic calendar. Johnson & Wales University's ranking in the 2014 edition of Best Colleges is Regional Universities (North), 74. Its tuition and fees are $27,456 (2013-14).
|School mission and unique qualities (as provided by the school):|
Johnson & Wales University - an exceptional education that inspires professional success and lifelong personal and intellectual growth.
In support of our mission and recognizing the importance of preserving our unique student- centered culture we will be guided by the following principles:
-Undertake continuous improvement and planning for a sustainable future
Professional Competency Graduates are expected to demonstrate professional competency and skill within their academic discipline.
Career Development Graduates are expected to demonstrate the knowledge, skills, and attitudes to obtain best fit employment in their chosen profession.
General Education Graduates are expected to demonstrate competence in general education skills including written and oral language competency, critical thinking, ethical awareness, aesthetic sensibility, environmental awareness, quantitative literacy and community leadership to enhance their specialized knowledge, skills and abilities.
Global Diversity Graduates are expected to apply knowledge of diverse perspectives pertinent to workplace settings and the global environment.
|School type||private, coed college|
When applying to Johnson & Wales University, it's important to note the application deadline is rolling. It is less selective, with an acceptance rate of 69.8 percent.
For more information about the tests, essays, interviews, and admissions process, visit the Applying to College knowledge center.
|Fall 2012 acceptance rate||69.8%|
|SAT/ACT scores must be received by||N/A|
The student-faculty ratio at Johnson & Wales University is 24:1, and the school has 46.8 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students. The most popular majors at Johnson & Wales University include: Foodservice Systems Administration/Management; Culinary Arts/Chef Training; Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facilities Management, General; Hotel/Motel Administration/Management; and Business Administration and Management, General. The average freshman retention rate, an indicator of student satisfaction, is 74 percent.
|4-year graduation rate||41%|
|Five most popular majors for 2012 graduates|
Johnson & Wales University has a total undergraduate enrollment of 9,525, with a gender distribution of 42.8 percent male students and 57.2 percent female students. At this school, 43 percent of the students live in college-owned, -operated, or -affiliated housing and 57 percent of students live off campus. Johnson & Wales University is part of the NCAA III athletic conference.
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|Undergraduate men who are members of a fraternity||N/A|
|Undergraduate women who are members of a sorority||N/A|
|Collegiate athletic association||NCAA III|
Campus Info & Services
Johnson & Wales University offers a number of student services including nonremedial tutoring, women's center, placement service, health service, and health insurance. Johnson & Wales University also offers campus safety and security services like 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, and controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc). Of the students at Johnson & Wales University, 30 percent have cars on campus. Alcohol is not permitted for students of legal age at Johnson & Wales University.
|Students who have cars on campus||30%|
|Health insurance offered||Yes|
Paying for School
At Johnson & Wales University, 69.9 percent of full-time undergraduates receive some kind of need-based financial aid and the average need-based scholarship or grant award is $8,264.
Paying for college doesn't have to be difficult or devastating. Go to the Paying for College knowledge center to get advice on raising cash and reducing costs.
|Tuition and fees||$27,456 (2013-14)|
|Room and board||$10,140 (2013-14)|
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* Overview details based on 2012 data