Johnson & Wales University, Charlotte (JWU)

Academic Center, 801 West Trade Street, Charlotte, NC 28202

Johnson & Wales University, Charlotte Student Essentials

Johnson & Wales University, Charlotte Student Essentials
Region: Southeast
Setting: Large City Setting
Type: Private
Affiliation: Not applicable
Size: Medium (2,000 to 5,000 Undergrad)
Mascot: Wildcats
Website: www.jwu.edu
On-Campus Housing Available: Yes
Selectivity: Highly Selective
In-State Tuition: $26,412
Out-of-State Tuition: $26,412
Retention Rate: 73%
Enrollment: 2,824
Year Established: 2004

About JWU

Johnson & Wales University is a private school that offers professional degrees and instruction that combine classroom study with service learning assignments. Johnson & Wales also has a friendly admissions process, allowing applicants to take classes before enrolling and to meet school representatives in their hometown.

Located in Charlotte, North Carolina, Johnson and Wales has additional campus locations in several northeastern and southeastern states.

Undergraduate and graduate degrees are divided into such professional disciplines as:

  • Business
  • Culinary Arts
  • Hospitality

Johnson & Wales combines traditional classroom learning with service learning activities like internships and community service projects, giving students professional experience and the chance to make industry contacts.

The Johnson & Wales admissions process is highly accommodating. Since the school has representatives who travel all over the country, those living in other regions may meet with representatives without leaving home.

There’s also a pre-enrollment program for prospective students. The pre-enrollment program allows recent high school graduates to enroll in a summer program before deciding if Johnson & Wales is right for them.

Students can learn more about admissions requirements by attending one of the school’s informational sessions or by directly contacting a Johnson & Wales representative.

To best serve students, Johnson & Wales offers most financial aid through school grants, federal grants and school scholarships. Loans are then given, but only to supplement other aid sources.

JWU Ratings & Reviews

Overall School Rating:

Rated 5 of 5 Stars 1 Review

100% of students gave Johnson & Wales University, Charlotte 5 stars overall.

Student Ratings

Overall Rating

I believe that Johnson and Wales will be my foundation for my success as a Culinary expert. Johnson and Wales has a good program that will prepare me for my future success. The school builds a foundation of professionalism from orientation which is key in prepare college students for their future. I was impressed by how the university has grounded themselves around the professional community in charlotte.


JWU Map & Location

Johnson & Wales University, Charlotte
Academic Center, 801 West Trade Street
Charlotte, NC 28202


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Getting Around JWU

Walkability

Very good walkability. We recommend walking in this area.

8/10
walk

Weather

Seasonal average temperatures for Charlotte, NC

Winter
Dec
53
32
Jan
51
30
Feb
55
33
Spring
Mar
63
39
Apr
72
47
May
79
56
Summer
Jun
86
65
Jul
89
68
Aug
88
67
Fall
Sep
81
61
Oct
72
49
Nov
62
39

JWU Students

Full-Time Undergrad Students 2,824
Freshman Class 575
Total Students (Undergrads & Graduate Students) 2,824

Ethnic Diversity:

  • Latino: 4%
  • African American: 28%
  • Caucasian: 40%
  • Asian: 2%
  • Unknown and Other: 25%
Latino 4%
African American 28%
Caucasian 40%
Asian 2%
Unknown and Other 25%

Undergraduate 100%
Graduate %
Full-Time 99%
Part-Time 1%
Women 66%
Men 34%
International 2%
Domestic 98%

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