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COLLEGE PROFILE

Johnson & Wales University

Providence, RI

Web Sitewww.jwu.edu/providence/
Institution TypePrivate
CoeducationalYes
Undergraduate Students9,173
   Women5,427 (59.2%)
   Men3,746 (40.8%)
Graduate Students782

ADMISSION

Entrance DifficultyModerately difficult
Overall Admission Rate81% of 11,899 applicants were admitted
Early Action OfferedNo
Early Decision OfferedNo
Regular Admission DeadlineRolling
Selection of Students
FactorVery ImportantImportantConsideredNot Considered
Academic GPAX
Standardized TestsX
EssayX
Extracurricular ActivitiesX
Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
Average GPA3.16
SAT MathNot reported
SAT Critical ReadingNot reported
SAT WritingNot reported
ACT CompositeNot reported

MONEY MATTERS

Cost of Attendance$45,277
Tuition and Fees
$29,226
Room and Board
$12,186
Average Percent of Need Met67%
Average Freshman Award$17,455
Average Indebtedness of
2011 Graduates
Not reported

ACADEMICS

Academic Calendar SystemQuarter
General Education/
Core Curriculum
Required
Full-Time Faculty
Teaching Undergraduates
292
Regular Class Size2-9 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

CAMPUS LIFE

Providence Population178,432
Nearest Metropolitan AreaBoston
Freshman Housing GuaranteeFreshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing 83% of freshmen, 44% of all students
Athletic ConferencesNCAA Division III
MascotWildcat
Sororities 
Fraternities 

STUDENTS

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.0.2% American Indian/Alaskan Native
1.1% Asian
11.5% Black/African-American
11.7% Hispanic/Latino
6.7% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.1% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
61.7% White
7.0% Unknown
International Students7.3%
First-Year Students Returning79.2%
Students Graduating
Within 4 Years
43.9%
Graduates Offered Full-Time
Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing
Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
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CLASS OF 2020 Profile of Students on COLLEGEdata
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  GPA SAT ACT
UW W M CR W  
Average 2.86 2.94 508 518 500 20
Low 1.60 1.60 320 320 360 3
High 3.83 3.90 670 640 610 25
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DID YOU KNOW?

• Johnson & Wales has a four-day school week.

• Forbes has ranked Johnson & Wales University's Providence Campus among the top 20 percent of undergraduate institutions in the nation.

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Annual Survey of Colleges 2015, copyright © 2015 The College Board. All rights reserved.
Peterson's Undergraduate and Undergraduate Financial Aid Databases,
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