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Johnson & Wales University is a private institution that was founded in 1914. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 8,459, its setting is urban, and the campus size is 126 acres. It utilizes a quarter-based academic calendar. Johnson & Wales University's ranking in the 2018 edition of Best Colleges is Regional Universities North, 64. Its tuition and fees are $31,508 (2017-18).
Johnson & Wales University - an exceptional education that inspires professional success and lifelong personal and intellectual growth. In support of our mission and recognizing the importance of preserving our unique student- centered culture we will be guided by the following principles:-Undertake continuous improvement and planning for a sustainable future -Foster a teaching-focused university that encourages appropriate scholarship and offers relevant programs that maximize student potential -Enrich our academic programs with experiential and work-integrated learning -Be cost-conscious in our endeavor to provide an affordable private university education and be a good steward of our resources -Embrace diversity for a richly inclusive community -Model ethical behavior and local, national and global citizenship -Value our faculty and staff by investing in their quality of life and professional development -Provide facilities, technology and other resources to meet the needs of students, faculty and staff University OutcomesProfessional Competency Graduates are expected to demonstrate professional competency and skill within their academic discipline. Career Development Graduates are expected to demonstrate the knowledge, skills, and attitudes to obtain best fit employment in their chosen profession. General Education Graduates are expected to demonstrate competence in general education skills including written and oral language competency, critical thinking, ethical awareness, aesthetic sensibility, environmental awareness, quantitative literacy and community leadership to enhance their specialized knowledge, skills and abilities. Global Diversity Graduates are expected to apply knowledge of diverse perspectives pertinent to workplace settings and the global environment.
Below are the median starting salaries by major for alumni of Johnson & Wales University.
When applying to Johnson & Wales University, it's important to note the application deadline is rolling. Scores for either the ACT or SAT test are due May 1. It is less selective, with an acceptance rate of 88 percent.
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The student-faculty ratio at Johnson & Wales University is 21:1, and the school has 50.1 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students. The most popular majors at Johnson & Wales University include: Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services; Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences; Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies; Personal and Culinary Services; and Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services. The average freshman retention rate, an indicator of student satisfaction, is 79 percent.
Johnson & Wales University has a total undergraduate enrollment of 8,459, with a gender distribution of 53 percent male students and 47 percent female students. At this school, 45 percent of the students live in college-owned, -operated or -affiliated housing and 55 percent of students live off campus. In sports, Johnson & Wales University is part of the NCAA III.
At Johnson & Wales University, 76 percent of full-time undergraduates receive some kind of need-based financial aid, and the average need-based scholarship or grant award is $8,984.
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Campus safety data were reported by the institution to the U.S. Department of Education and have not been independently verified. The numbers for criminal offenses reflect reports of alleged offenses to campus security and/or law enforcement authorities, not necessarily prosecutions or convictions. Experts advise prospective students and their families to do their own research to evaluate the safety of a campus as well as the surrounding area.
Johnson & Wales University offers a number of student services, including nonremedial tutoring, placement service, health service, health insurance. Johnson & Wales University also offers campus safety and security services like 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc.). Of the students at Johnson & Wales University, 40 percent have cars on campus. Alcohol is permitted for students of legal age at Johnson & Wales University.
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