C O L L E G E   P R O F I L E   -   O V E R V I E W
Johnson & Wales University
Providence, RI
Web Site
Institution Type Private
Coeducational Yes
Undergraduate Students 8,718
   Women 5,210 (59.8%)
   Men 3,508 (40.2%)
Graduate Students 736
Entrance Difficulty Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate 82% of 11,971 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered Yes
Early Decision Offered No
Regular Admission Deadline Rolling
Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
Average GPA Not reported
SAT Math Not reported
SAT Critical Reading Not reported
SAT Writing
ACT Composite Not reported
Selection of Students
Factor Very Important Important Considered Not Considered
Academic GPA X      
Standardized Tests     X  
Essay   X    
Extracurricular Activities   X    
Cost of Attendance $46,977
  Tuition and Fees $30,396
  Room and Board $12,672
Average Percent of Need Met 70%
Average Freshman Award $23,037
Average Indebtedness of
2016 Graduates
Not reported
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Academic Calendar System Quarter
General Education/Core Curriculum Required
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates 294
Regular Class Size 2-9 students: 9% of classes
10-19 students: 38% of classes
20-29 students: 22% of classes
30-39 students: 16% of classes
40-49 students: 15% of classes
Providence Population 178,432
Nearest Metropolitan Area Boston
Freshman Housing Guarantee Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing 84% of freshmen, 44% of all students
Athletic Conferences NCAA Division III
Mascot Wildcat
Ethnicity of Students from U.S. 0.1% American Indian/Alaskan Native
0.7% Asian
12.6% Black/African-American
11.8% Hispanic/Latino
8.5% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.1% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
61.5% White
4.7% Unknown
International Students 9.1%
First-Year Students Returning 77.7%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years 46.0%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly Not reported