Website: www1.jwu.edu/denver/

Private
Co-ed
1,356
Undergraduate
Students
(59.3%) 804 Women
(40.7%) 552 Men
32
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate
81% of 2,319 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
No
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
3.19
SAT Math
Not reported
SAT EBRW
Not reported
ACT Composite
Not reported
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
Not available
Tuition and Fees
Not reported
Room and Board
Not reported
Average Percent of Need Met
74%
Average Freshman Award
$25,367
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
Not reported
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Quarter
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
52
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 12% of classes
10-19 students: 54% of classes
20-29 students: 21% of classes
30-39 students: 10% of classes
40-49 students: 3% of classes
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Campus Life

Denver Population
634,265
Nearest Metropolitan Area
 
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing
47% of all students
Athletic Conferences
National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics
Mascot
Wildcat
Sororities
 
Fraternities
 
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.4% American Indian/Alaskan Native
1.6% Asian
9.2% Black/African-American
19.0% Hispanic/Latino
8.5% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.1% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
54.7% White
6.6% Unknown
International Students
1.4%
First-Year Students Returning
74.8%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
Not reported
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
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Freshman Admission Requirements


Entrance Difficulty

Moderately Difficult: More than 75% of freshmen were in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT I or over 18 on the ACT; about 85% or fewer of all applicants accepted.

High School Preparation

High School Graduation
High school diploma required and GED is accepted
High School Program
College preparatory program is recommended

High School Units Required or Recommended

High School Units Required or Recommended
Subject Required Units Recommended Units
English 4  
Mathematics 3  
Science 3  
Foreign Language    
Social Studies 2  
History    
Academic Electives    

Examinations

Examinations
Exam Required Units Scores Due in Admissions Office
SAT or ACT Required for some Not reported
SAT Only    
ACT Only    
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT    
SAT Subject Tests Only  
SAT Essay Component Policy Not reported
ACT Writing Test Policy Accepted with or without writing component
ACT Writing Test Policy Not reported

Applying for Admission


Admissions Office

Address
7150 Montview Boulevard
City, State, Zip
Denver, CO 80220
Phone
(303) 256-9311
Fax
(303) 256-9333
E-mail
den@admissions.jwu.edu

Application Dates and Fees

Regular Admisson Deadline
Rolling
Application Fee
No fee required
Application Fee Waiver
Not reported
Regular Admission Notification
Not reported
Accept Offer of Admission
Not reported
Waiting List Used
No
Defer Admission
Student can defer admission
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications accepted

Early Admission

Early Decision Offered
No
Early Decision Deadline
 
Early Decision Notification
 
Early Action Offered
No
Early Action Deadline
November 1
Early Action Notification
 

Application Form

Common Application
Accepted
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application
Available

Other Application Requirements

Interview
Not Required
Essay or Personal Statement
Required for some freshmen
Letters of Recommendation
 
Other
 
Financial Need
Financial need is not a consideration in the admissions process

Selection of Students


Selection of Students
Factor Very Important Important Considered Not Considered
Rigor of Secondary School Record X
Academic GPA X
Standardized Tests X
Class Rank X
Recommendations X
Essay X
Interview X
Level of Applicant's Interest X
Extracurricular Activities X
Volunteer Work X
Particular Talent/Ability X
Character/Personal Qualities X
First Generation to Attend College
State Residency X
Geographic Residence X
Relation with Alumnus X
Religious Affiliation/Commitment X
Ethnicity X
Work Experience X

Profile of Fall Admission


Overall Admission Rate
81% of 2,319 applicants were admitted
Women
82% of 1,603 applicants were admitted
Men
78% of 716 applicants were admitted
Students Enrolled
454 (24%) of 1,883 admitted students enrolled
Women
275 (21%) of 1,321 admitted students enrolled
Men
179 (32%) of 562 admitted students enrolled
Early Decision Admission Rate
 
Early Action Admission Rate
 
Students Offered Wait List
 
Students Accepting Wait List Position
 
Students Admitted From Wait List
 

Grade Point Average of Enrolled Freshmen (4.0 scale)

Average GPA
3.19
3.75 and Above
15%
3.50 - 3.74
14%
3.25 - 3.49
13%
3.00 - 3.24
20%
2.50 - 2.99
25%
2.00 - 2.49
8%

SAT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen

SAT Math
Not reported
Score of 700 - 800
Not reported
Score of 600 - 700
Not reported
Score of 500 - 600
Not reported
Score of 400 - 500
Not reported
Score of 300 - 400
Not reported
Score of 200 - 300
Not reported
SAT EBRW
Not reported
Score of 700 - 800
Not reported
Score of 600 - 700
Not reported
Score of 500 - 600
Not reported
Score of 400 - 500
Not reported
Score of 300 - 400
Not reported
Score of 200 - 300
Not reported

ACT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen

ACT Composite
Not reported
Score of 30 - 36
Not reported
Score of 24 - 29
Not reported
Score of 18 - 23
Not reported
Score of 12 - 17
Not reported
Score of 6 - 11
Not reported
Score of 5 or Below
Not reported

Other Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

High School Class Rank
 
National Merit Scholar
Not reported
Valedictorian
Not reported
Class President
Not reported
Student Government Officer
Not reported

Tuition and Expenses


Cost of Attendance
Not available
Tuition and Fees
Not reported
Room and Board
Not reported
Books and Supplies
Not reported
Other Expenses
Not reported
Payment Plans
 

Applying for Financial Aid


Financial Aid Office

Email
Web Site
Financial Aid Web Site
Net Price Calculator URL
Net Price Calculator URL

Application Process

Application Deadline
Priority deadline March 1
Award Notification
On a rolling basis beginning March 15
Methodology for Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology
Forms Required Cost to File
FAFSA
Code is 003404
Free

Profile of 2018 - 19 Financial Aid


Freshman

Financial Aid Applicants
325 (95.3%) of freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need
281 (86.5%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
281 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
48 (17.1%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
74%
Average Award
$25,367
Need-Based Gift
Received by 250 (89.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $9,346
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 250 (89.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,393
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 278 (98.9%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
39 (11.4%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $11,224

All Undergraduates

Financial Aid Applicants
1,191 (97.1%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need
943 (79.2%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
942 (99.9%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
156 (16.6%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
72%
Average Award
$22,575
Need-Based Gift
Received by 831 (88.2%) of aid recipients, average amount $8,763
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 798 (84.7%) of aid recipients, average amount $5,626
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 868 (92.1%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
212 (17.3%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $7,937

Borrowing

2018 Graduates Who Took Out Loans
Not reported
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
Not reported
Parents of Students Receiving Aid
Not reported
Parents of Students Not Receiving Aid
Not reported

Financial Aid Programs


Loans

Federal Loans
Direct subsidized Stafford loans, direct unsubsidized Stafford loans, direct PLUS loans, Federal Perkins loans
State Loans
Available
Other Loans
 

Scholarships and Grants

Need-Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non-Need–Based Available
None

Non-Need Awards

Academic Interest/Achievement Award Areas
Not reported
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Creative Arts/Performance Award Areas
Not reported
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Achievements/Activities Award Areas
Leadership, Memberships
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Characteristics Award Areas
Children and Siblings of Alumni, Children of Faculty/Staff, Local/State Students
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 

Employment

Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
Not reported
Academic Calendar System
Quarter
Summer Session
Offered
General Catalog/Bulletin
Online Catalog

Undergraduate Education


Undergraduate Majors

  • Baking and Pastry Arts/Baker/Pastry Chef
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration
  • Culinary Arts and Related Services, Other
  • Culinary Arts/Chef Training
  • Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies
  • Fashion Merchandising
  • Food Service, Waiter/Waitress, and Dining Room Management/Manager
  • Hospitality Administration/Management, General
  • Hotel/Motel Administration/Management
  • International Business/Trade/Commerce
  • Marketing/Marketing Management, General
  • Nutrition Sciences
  • Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facilities Management, General
  • Restaurant/Food Services Management
  • Sport and Fitness Administration/Management
Most Popular Disciplines
Family and consumer sciences, Business/marketing, Personal and culinary services
Combined Liberal Arts/Professional Degree Programs
None
Special Programs
Accelerated program, Cooperative work study program, English as a second language, Honors program, Independent study, Internships, Study abroad, Summer session
Study Abroad
Offered
Online Degrees
Not reported

Curriculum and Graduation Requirements


General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Computer
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Foreign Language
Not required
Math/Science
Required for all students

Faculty and Instruction


Full-Time Faculty
52
Part-Time Faculty
75
Full-Time Faculty with Ph.D./Terminal Degree
Not reported
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 12% of classes
10-19 students: 54% of classes
20-29 students: 21% of classes
30-39 students: 10% of classes
40-49 students: 3% of classes
Discussion Section/Lab Class Size
Not reported

Advanced Placement


International Baccalaureate
Accepted
Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations
Accepted for placement and credit
Sophomore Standing
Available through AP examinations

Academic Resources


Library Available on Campus
Yes
Holdings
 
Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available on Campus
Not Reported
Internet/E-mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services


Remedial Instruction
Offered
Tutoring
Available
Services for Learning Disabled Students
Available
Services for Physically Disabled Students
Hearing impaired services, speech disorders services, visually impaired services, wheelchair access

Graduate/Professional School Education


Master's Degrees Offered

Not reported

Master's Programs of Study

  • Not reported

Doctoral Degrees Offered

Not reported

Doctoral Programs of Study

  • Not reported

Location and Setting


Denver Population
634,265
Nearest Metropolitan Area
 
Campus Size
 

Weather

Temperature
 
Rain
 

Getting Around

Campus Map
Map
Nearest Bus Station
 
Nearest Train Station
 

Housing


College Housing
College offers housing to students
Types of Housing
Coed housing, disabled student housing
Students in College Housing
47% of all students
Housing Requirements
Freshmen are required to live on campus
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students Living Off Campus/Commuting
53%
Off-Campus Housing Assistance
 

Security


24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices
Available
24-Hour Security Patrols
Available
Late-Night Transport/Escort Services
Available
Electronically Operated Housing Entrances
Not available
Other
 

Personal Support Services


Health Service
Not offered
Personal Counseling
Not offered
Child Care
Not offered

Sports and Recreation


Intercollegiate Athletics

Athletic Conferences
National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics
Mascot
Wildcat
School Colors
Red and yellow

Intercollegiate Sports Offered

Sports Women Men
Offered Scholarships Offered Scholarships
Baseball     x  
Basketball x   x  
Cheerleading x   x  
Golf     x  
Soccer     x  
Tennis x   x  
Women's Sports Offered Scholarships
Baseball    
Basketball x  
Cheerleading x  
Golf    
Soccer    
Tennis x  
Mens's Sports Offered Scholarships
Baseball x  
Basketball x  
Cheerleading x  
Golf x  
Soccer x  
Tennis x  
Women's Club Sports
 
Men's Club Sports
 

Recreational Sports

Intramural Sports
basketball, football, volleyball

Student Activities


Activities and Organizations
drama theatre, student newspaper
Sororities
 
Fraternities
 
ROTC
Army ROTC offered on campus

Student Body


Coeducational
Yes
All Undergraduates
1,356
Women
804 (59.3%)
Men
552 (40.7%)
Full-Time Undergraduates
1,227
Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.4% American Indian/Alaskan Native
1.6% Asian
9.2% Black/African-American
19.0% Hispanic/Latino
8.5% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.1% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
54.7% White
6.6% Unknown
International Students.
1.4%
Average Age
22
All Graduate Students
32

Undergraduate Retention and Graduation


First-Year Students Returning
74.8%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
Not reported
Students Graduating Within 5 Years
Not reported
Students Graduating Within 6 Years
53.0%

After Graduation


Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Average Starting Salary
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
Disciplines Pursued
Not reported

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