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
Denver, CO
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Institution Type Private
Coeducational Yes
Undergraduate Students 1,356
   Women 804 (59.3%)
   Men 552 (40.7%)
Graduate Students 32
Entrance Difficulty Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate 81% of 2,319 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 $47,742
  Tuition and Fees $31,872
  Room and Board $11,961
Average Percent of Need Met 74%
Average Freshman Award $25,367
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 52
Regular Class Size 2-9 students: 12% of classes
10-19 students: 49% of classes
20-29 students: 18% of classes
30-39 students: 16% of classes
40-49 students: 5% of classes
Denver Population 634,265
Nearest Metropolitan Area  
Freshman Housing Guarantee Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing 79% of freshmen, 47% of all students
Athletic Conferences National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics
Mascot Wildcat
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