Johnson & Wales University - Providence Overview
Johnson & Wales University - Providence is a private not-for-profit institution situated in Providence, Rhode Island. The location of the school is great for students who enjoy the amenities of city life.
What Is Johnson & Wales University - Providence Known For?
- Although it may not be available for every major, the doctor's degree is the highest award a student can attain at JWU Providence.
- In 2017-2018, 100% of the faculty were full-time.
- The average JWU Providence student graduates in 4.2 years. That's better than the national average of 4.4 years.
Johnson & Wales University - Providence Rankings
These rankings may look different from those published by other outlets, because we use an outcomes-based approach rather than a subjective one. We get our data from a number of places, including the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard. For more information, check out our rankings and methodology page.
JWU Providence has been awarded the following overall awards by our latest rankings.
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Program Level Awards
These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at JWU Providence.
Awards From Around the Web
The following table lists some notable awards JWU Providence has earned from around the web.
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Where Is Johnson & Wales University - Providence?
Contact details for JWU Providence are given below.
|Address:||8 Abbott Park Place, Providence, RI 02903-3703|
How Do I Get Into JWU Providence?
You can apply to JWU Providence online at: apply.jwu.edu/?_ga=2.249868934.1432107725.1502198571-1382828486.1499961993
Admission Requirements for JWU Providence
|High School GPA||required|
|High School Rank||recommended|
|High School Transcript||required|
|College Prep Program||recommended|
|Recommendations||neither required nor recommended|
|SAT or ACT Scores||recommended|
How Hard Is It To Get Into JWU Providence?
Approximately 34% of accepted students are men and 66% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 84%, and the acceptance rate for women is 90%.
Can I Afford Johnson & Wales University - Providence?
The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.
Student Loan Debt
While almost two-thirds of students nationwide take out loans to pay for college, the percentage may be quite different for the school you plan on attending. At JWU Providence, approximately 83% of students took out student loans averaging $9,201 a year. That adds up to $36,804 over four years for those students.
The student loan default rate at JWU Providence is 7.0%. Although this is lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, you'll still want to keep this in mind when taking out student loans.
Johnson & Wales University - Providence Undergraduate Student Diversity
There are also 572 graduate students at the school.
Of the 5,767 full-time undergraduates at JWU Providence, 40% are male and 60% are female.
The racial-ethnic breakdown of Johnson & Wales University - Providence students is as follows.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Grads|
|Black or African American||757|
|Hispanic or Latino||742|
Rhode Island students aren't the only ones who study at Johnson & Wales University - Providence. At this time, 42 states are represented by the student population at the school.
Over 76 countries are represented at JWU Providence. The most popular countries sending students to the school are China, India, and Saudi Arabia.
Online Learning at Johnson & Wales University - Providence
The following chart shows how the online learning population at JWU Providence has changed over the last few years.
Online Growth Rankings of JWU Providence
The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Johnson & Wales University - Providence was 3,125.0%. This is the #36 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at JWU Providence regardless of major.
When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.
Johnson & Wales University - Providence Undergraduate Concentrations
The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.
*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.
- College Factual
- National Center for Education Statistics
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