Johnson & Wales University, Charlotte (JWU)

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  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: Setting: Type: Affiliation: Size: Mascot: Website: On-Campus Housing Available: Selectivity: In-State Tuition: Out-of-State Tuition: Retention Rate: Enrollment: Year Established:
Large City Setting
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Medium (2,000 to 5,000 Undergrad)
Highly Selective

About JWU

Johnson & Wales University, Charlotte

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.

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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.

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JWU Map & Location

Johnson & Wales University, Charlotte

Academic Center, 801 West Trade Street

Charlotte, NC 28202

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Getting Around JWU


Very good walkability. We recommend walking in this area.

8/10 walk


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 Freshman Class Total Students (Undergrads & Graduate Students)

Ethnic Diversity:

  • Latino: 4%
  • African American: 28%
  • Caucasian: 40%
  • Asian: 2%
  • Unknown and Other: 25%
]]> Latino African American Caucasian Asian Unknown and Other
Undergraduate 100% Graduate % Full-Time 99% Part-Time 1% Women 66% Men 34% International 2% Domestic 98%

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Johnson & Wales University, Charlotte (JWU)

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



Johnson & Wales University, Charlotte (JWU)


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