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
Charlotte, NC
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Institution Type Private
Coeducational Yes
Undergraduate Students 2,255
   Women 1,467 (65.1%)
   Men 788 (34.9%)
Graduate Students Not reported
Entrance Difficulty Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate 69% of 4,685 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered Yes
Early Decision Offered No
Regular Admission Deadline Rolling
Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
Average GPA 3.19
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 $47,425
  Tuition and Fees $30,396
  Room and Board $13,464
Average Percent of Need Met 68%
Average Freshman Award $24,485
Average Indebtedness of
2016 Graduates
Not reported
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Academic Calendar System Trimester
General Education/Core Curriculum Required
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates 83
Regular Class Size 2-9 students: 5% of classes
10-19 students: 46% of classes
20-29 students: 25% of classes
30-39 students: 19% of classes
40-49 students: 5% of classes
Charlotte Population 540,828
Nearest Metropolitan Area  
Freshman Housing Guarantee Freshmen are given priority consideration for housing
Students in College Housing 84% of freshmen, 59% of all students
Athletic Conferences  
Ethnicity of Students from U.S. 0.2% American Indian/Alaskan Native
0.8% Asian
34.5% Black/African-American
5.9% Hispanic/Latino
5.4% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.0% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
46.0% White
7.2% Unknown
International Students 0.8%
First-Year Students Returning 73.7%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years 39.3%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly Not reported