Johnson & Wales University Providence: Review & Facts

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Johnson & Wales University Providence is a medium four-year, private not-for-profit school with 9,455 students enrolled. This school was originated in 1914 and is one of the 6 colleges and schools located in Providence, Rhode Island.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
49
Fair
1-year certificate, associate's degree, bachelor's degree, master's degree, postmaster certificate, and doctoral degree are offered at Johnson & Wales University Providence.

Johnson & Wales University Providence deploys a quarter-based curriculum calendar system and has 49 majors. The most popular concentrations are Culinary, Management, Business, Work and Family Studies, and Resort and Hospitality. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings against other colleges and schools.


Student Retention
78%
Fair
It is important to know student retention and graduation rates when you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are typically a good sign. Nevertheless, if you anticipate to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Johnson & Wales University Providence student retention rate is fair at 78% (close to Rhode Island average). Considering this statistic, it seems that students enjoy their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
20 : 1
Medium
The graduation rate at Johnson & Wales University Providence is below average - 56%. Around 22% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at Johnson & Wales University Providence is reasonably decent -- 20:1. Find out more information on faculty and instruction at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$30,500
High
Average tuition charges are very high - $29,300 annually. The additional fees at Johnson & Wales University Providence not covered by tuition are about $1,200; this makes it a total of $30,500 a year.

Read the details about Johnson & Wales University Providence additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repaying them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
82%
As reported in recent government data, 11,971 applications were submitted and 9,807 were accepted; so it is easy to be accepted at this school.

The college might accept dual credits, credits for life experience (learned through independent study, noncredit adult courses, work experience, portfolio demonstration, previous licensure or certification, or completion of other learning opportunities), and advanced placement credits (college-level courses taught in high school) earned prior to admission.

To obtain the most accurate and up-to-date information about studying at Johnson & Wales University Providence and a program that best suits your goals and budget, call the school's general information office at (401) 598-1000 or check Johnson & Wales University Providence Website.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$8,900
High
Johnson & Wales University Providence provides a distance learning option, study abroad programs, and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is a solid option for those who work full-time.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Johnson & Wales University Providence, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

Safety
Grade
F
Unsafe
Johnson & Wales University Providence provides on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates approximately 3,800 students, which provides a good on-campus housing option. The room price is a bit high -- around $8,900 a year.

Army ROTC programs are available at Johnson & Wales University Providence. Reserve Officers' Training Corps commissioning programs typically imply elective classes in addition to required college curriculum, possible funding for your tuition, and an obligation to serve upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
Yes
It is important to keep in mind that enrolling in a ROTC course does not commit you to serve unless you have obtained a ROTC scholarship, grant, or any other funding.

Based on the college crime numbers, Johnson & Wales University Providence seems to be a very dangerous school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Johnson & Wales University Providence Location and Maps



Post Address: Johnson & Wales University Providence, 8 Abbott Park Place, Providence, Rhode Island 02903-3703, USA
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