Johnson & Wales University

2,536 reviews
  1. Providence, RI
  2. 4 Year
B-
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    C+
  2. Value
    C
  3. Diversity
    A
  4. Campus
    B+
  5. Athletics
    C+
  6. Party Scene
    A
  7. Professors
    C+
  8. Location
    A
  9. Dorms
    B
  10. Campus Food
    B+
  11. Student Life
    A-
  12. Safety
    B-
Johnson & Wales University is ...
Private not-for-profit
Athletic Division
NCAA Division III (without football)
Athletic Conference
Great Northeast Athletic Conference
Address
8 Abbott Park Place
Providence, RI 02903
Website

Johnson & Wales University Rankings

Niche ranks over 1,000 colleges based on more than 50 statistics and nearly 12 million opinions from college students.

Admissions

Acceptance Rate
81%
SAT Range
Data not available
ACT Range
Data not available
Application Fee
$0
SAT/ACT
Recommended
High School GPA
Required
Application Website

Cost

Net Price
$25,972/ year
National
$15,431

Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.

Net Price by Household Income
  • <$30k
    $21,831/ year
  • $30-48k
    $22,452/ year
  • $49-75k
    $24,141/ year
  • $76-110k
    $25,743/ year
  • $110k+
    $29,165/ year

Academics

Professors
C+
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
24:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
83%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes.109 responses
65%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want.113 responses
66%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage.112 responses

Majors

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
8,529Undergrads
Undergrads Over 25
6%
Pell Grant
39%
Varsity Athletes
5%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 62 responses
Report
  • Hard working
    40%
  • Dedicated
    32%
  • Just assuming they'll succeed
    15%
  • This is a very career based school so people care
    6%
  • Stupid
    5%
  • Stuck-up
    2%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
84%
Poll
48%
of students say that Greek life is average, and no one will treat you differently if you don't join.147 responses
Poll
56%
of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life.181 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 50 responses
Report
  • Dedicated to the Students
    50%
  • Enjoyable
    28%
  • Great School but defiantly needs work!
    12%
  • Good school for the major, but needs improvements
    4%
  • Meh
    4%
  • Horrible
    2%

After Johnson & Wales University

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$35,100/ year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
57%
National
47%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
92%
National
83%
82%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation.51 responses

Reviews

2,536 reviews
  • Excellent
    428
  • Very Good
    886
  • Average
    1006
  • Poor
    132
  • Terrible
    84
I attend Johnson & Wales University Online. The entire program is fast-paced. One thing I would change is cost, it is very expensive.
  • College Junior
  • 2 months ago
The school atmosphere is great.
  • College Junior
  • 2 months ago
I love this school. My favorite experience is working the 5k run and the school carnival. They always have some entertainment to wind down on the weekends
  • College Junior
  • 2 months ago