8 Abbott Park Place, Providence, RI 02903-3703 401-598-2310
http://www.jwu.edu admissions@jwu.edu
About Johnson and Wales University
  • Year of Foundation 1914
  • Size of Campus 50 acres
  • Type of Instituition Private institution
  • Religious Orientation None
  • Degrees Bachelor, Master
  • Calendar Type Quarter
  • Undergraduate Population 9,337
  • Women % / Men % / Out of state 53%, 47%, 86%
Application
  • App. Deadlines FAFSA
  • Tuition Costs In / Out - State $23,034
  • Room and Board $8,892
  • Nonfall Registration Accepted
  • Selectivity of the Intuition Less selective
  • Application Fee N/A
  • Enrollment No. 9,053
Special approaches to career education at Johnson & Wales University (JWU) have evolved over more than 90 years’ time and continue to adapt as JWU responds to the changing needs of business and industry. Johnson & Wales University … an exceptional education that inspires professional success and lifelong personal and intellectual growth.
Social Life And Activities
  • Alcohol Policies No
  • Percent students who are frat members 3%
  • Percent students who are frat sororities 4%
  • Number of frat chapter houses 0
  • Number of sororities 7
  • Popular Event and Social Activities on Campus Spring Week, Winter Week, Black History Month, Latino Heritage Month
  • Number of honor societies Silver Key Honor Society, Golden Quill Honor Society, Alpha Beta Kappa, Special Honors And Awards Program (SHARP);
  • Other on-campus organizations N/A
  • Number of frats 7
  • On-campus religious organizations (Appears as submitted by school) The Newmen Club, Christian Student Felloship, Hillel
  • Setting Urban
  • Number of on-campus international organizations (Appears as submitted by school) African Student Association, Black Student Alliance, Caribbean Student Association, Dominican Student Association, International Club, Latino American Club. National Societies of Minorities in Hospitalities; National Societ
  • Number of students in fraternities 7
  • Other general policies class attendance mandatory, hazing prohibited, other
Transportation
  • Distance to nearest airport Boston (52), Warwick (8)
  • Distance to nearest train Providence (1)
  • Distance to nearest bus Providence (0)
  • Public Transportation to the University Yes
  • Car Permitted On Campus Yes
Student Housing
  • College campus housing availability Yes
  • High speed or wireless internet in college housing N/A
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are apartments N/A
  • Off and remote campus housing assistance available Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are undefined N/A
  • Type of housing provided for students coed dorms
  • Number of housing and appartment units owned by the university N/A
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are singles N/A
  • On and Off campus housing offered Yes
  • College housing safety - Sprinkler system N/A
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are doubles N/A
  • Number of students using college housing 9%
  • College housing safety - Fire alarms N/A
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are triples N/A
Campus Services
  • Number of e-books N/A
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Library N/A
  • Location Of Available Computers computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • Student Allowed To Post A Web Page No
  • Student Email Accounts Yes
  • Number Of Books in Library 94,969
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Classrooms N/A
  • Basic Services Provided nonremedial tutoring, women's center, placement service, health service, health insurance
  • Location Of Area With Wireless Support in all the libraries, in some classrooms, in computer labs, in administrative/faculty offices and work areas, in all college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing, in all school buildings and on all school property
  • Internet Access N/A
  • Number of Audiovisuals-cds,videos,dvds 3,405
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Campus Labs(est) N/A
  • Campus Safety 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)
  • Estimated Capacity Of Wireless Network N/A
  • Counseling Services minority student, career, personal, academic, psychological
  • Museums Culinary Archives & Museum Located in the Paramount building at 315 Harborside Boulevard on the Harborside Campus, the Culinary Archives & Museum at Johnson & Wales University is the premier museum devoted to the preservation of the history of the culinary
  • Number Of Subscriptions 2,242
  • Wireless Network - Student wi-fi N/A
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Other Locations N/A
  • Computer Courses No
  • OS of Wifi Network Microsoft
  • Library Facilities University Library Network The main library, located on the first two floors of The Yena Center at 111 Dorrance Street, is the central site of the Johnson & Wales University Library Network. This network presently includes the libraries of the following ca
  • Number Of Microforms 439,822
  • Online Course Registration Available Yes
  • Student Computer Availability No
  • Tutoring and Remedial Help reading, math, writing, study skills
  • Library On Campus N/A
Student Employment and Career
  • Airforce ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Number of undergraduates (only) with employment 10%
  • Career placment and training co-op education, on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, career/job search classes, alumni network, interview training
  • The average earnings of employed undergrads 5,000
  • Employed Students after 6 Months 98%
  • Does the school discourage student employment No
  • Employed Students after 1 year N/A
  • Army ROTC on campus? Offered at cooperating institution (Providence College)
  • Employed Students after 2 years N/A
  • Navy ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Top Companies Selecting Students For Jobs Marriott International, ARAMARK, Fidelity Investments, Sodexho, Compass Group, Walt Disney World, Enterprise Rent-A-Car, Citizens Bank, Quick & Reilly/Fleet, American Power Conversion, EMC
Loan, Scholarship, Fellowship, Grant Page Details
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