Johnson & Wales University-Providence in Providence

Providence, RI

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Overview

Johnson & Wales University-Providence offers 225-degree programs and 9 via distance education. Student-to-faculty ratio is 20:1. 1 high safety campus. Acceptance Rate is 81%. 40.9% are women, and 59.1% are men. 15% percents of international students. Johnson & Wales University-Providence is a member of 5 athletic associations. The average annual total cost of attendance at Johnson & Wales University-Providence is 25260$, that is above national average. Total price of living is between $32104 and $42649 per year. 58% of full-time Johnson & Wales University-Providence students completed their education program in 150 percent of time: graduation rate is above national average. Average salary after attending is $35,300, so if you studied 2 years, you’ll get your funds back in less than 2 years.

Average Annual Cost

Average annual cost includes tuition and fees, books and supplies, and living expenses, minus the average grant/scholarship aid. Separate metrics have calculated for different institutions depends on calendar system and sector of the establishment (public or private).

The Johnson & Wales University-Providence is a private and academic-year institution, so it’s net price represents an average of all programs and includes only undergraduates who first enrolled in the fall term and receive Title IV aid. The total cost of attendance depends on whether undergraduates live on campus, off campus (not with family), or off campus (with family).

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$25,260
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By Family Income

Depending on the federal state, or institutional grant and available, Johnson & Wales University-Providence students in your income bracket may pay more of less than the overall average costs.

Family IncomeAverage cost
$0 - $30,000$21,831
$30,001 - $48,000$22,452
$48,001 - $75,000$24,141
$75,001 - $110,000$25,743
$110,001+$29,165

Admission considerations

Required:

  • Secondary school GPA
  • Secondary school record
  • Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)

Recommended:

  • Secondary school rank
  • Completion of college-preparatory program
  • Admission test scores

Neither required nor recommended:

  • Recommendations
  • Formal demonstration of competencies

Finance

Charges:

  • Typical room charge for academic year: 8889

  • Typical board charge for academic year: -

  • Combined charge for room and board: -

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Percent of students with financial aid

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20%

Types of financial aids

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8218 of Johnson & Wales University-Providence undergraduates were awarded with some type of financial aid, it’s 90 percents of all undergraduate students. This makes Johnson & Wales University-Providence number 2 in the amount of financial aid awarded to students among all educational institutions in Rhode Island.

Students at Johnson & Wales University-Providence awarded 5 types of loans or aids, the biggest percent of students received a any financial aid.

Salary After Attending

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$35,300

According to College Scorecard Data from U.S. Department of Education

Students services

Career

Academic/career counseling service

Employment services for students

Living & meal

Full-time, first-time degree/certificate-seeking students required to live on campus

Institution provide on-campus housing

Institution provides board or meal plan

Veteran Services Available

Yellow Ribbon Program

Credit for military training

Member of Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges

Disability services

8%

Percent indicator of undergraduates formally registered as students with disabilities

Undergraduate programs or courses are offered via distance education

Graduate programs or courses are offered via distance education

Alternative tuition plans

Any alternative tuition plans offered by institution

Tuition payment plan

Tuition payment plan - a program that allows tuition to be paid in installments spread out over an agreed upon period of time, sometimes without interest or finance charges.

Special learning opportunities

Here are the learning opportunities available in Johnson & Wales University-Providence.

ROTC

ROTC - Army

Study abroad

Weekend/evening college

ROTC - Reserve Officers' Training Corps, a college program offering scholarships for training commissioned officers covering college tuition.

Study abroad - programs and arrangements providing students a possibility to complete part of the college program studying in another country.

Weekend/evening college allows students to complete courses and attend classes only on weekends or only in evenings.

Athletic associations

  • Member of National Athletic Association
  • Member of National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)
  • NCAA/NAIA member for basketball
  • NCAA/NAIA member for baseball
  • NCAA/NAIA member for cross country/track

Graduation Rate

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58%
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Johnson & Wales University-Providence graduation rate is above the national average.

58% of full-time students enrolled for the first time to Johnson & Wales University-Providence completed the education program and got a degree in 150 percent of the expected time of completion.

The graduation rate value includes only programs that were completed less than six years for four-year degrees or less than three years for two-year degrees.

Graduation rate is the percentage of institution’s new-entering, first-time, first-year undergraduate students who complete their program within 150% of the published time for the program. Graduation rate excludes a huge number of students. This indicator doesn’t take into account students of nontraditional enrollments - part-time students, students who enroll mid-year, and who transfer from one institution to another. So graduation rate alone can create a misleading perception. Completion rate in the form of total number of students receiving any types of awards/degrees creates a complete picture. Combining this data with graduation rate is a better way to compare educational institutions.

Applying information

Average number of admissions to one applicant

1 : 1

Average number of applicants to one enrolled

6 : 1

Admission considerations

Required:

  • Secondary school GPA
  • Secondary school record
  • Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)

Recommended:

  • Secondary school rank
  • Completion of college-preparatory program
  • Admission test scores

Neither required nor recommended:

  • Recommendations
  • Formal demonstration of competencies

Acceptance Rate

The percentage of students given offers out of all those that applied.

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81%

In comparison to National Average

Johnson & Wales University-Providence acceptance rate is above national average.

In comparison to state Average

Average acceptance rate for institutions in state is 66%, so acceptance rate value is above state average for 15%.

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81%
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In comparison to an average acceptance rate in of colleges in $20k - $30k price range

Average acceptance rate for all institutions in state in the same net price range is 70%, so Johnson & Wales University-Providence acceptance rate value is above state net price average for 11%.

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81%
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Admissions yield

Of those that receive offers to enroll, this is the percent of students that actually do enroll. It is equal to the number of students that enroll divided by the number of accepted students multiplied by 100.
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20%

Total

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20%

Full time

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0%

Part time

Retention rate

Full-time retention rate

78%

Part-time retention rate

33%

The Johnson & Wales University-Providence full-time retention rate is 78% and part-time retention rate is 33%.

Retention rate is the percentage of the institution's first-time first-year undergraduate students who continue at that institution the next year. E.g., full-time students who study in the fall semester and keep on studying in the same program next fall semester are included in the retention rate.

Retention rate is an important indicator: if it is high, it shows that school has quality curriculum, welcoming student environments and cultures as more students choose to continue their studies.

Student Body

The student-to-faculty ratio at Johnson & Wales University-Providence is 20:1, that means that for every 20 students the institution has one professor, lecturer or specialist with a degree in education. Lower student-to-faculty ratio is better - it means that professors can dedicate more time and attention to each student.

Student-to-faculty ratio

20:1
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Men/Women

Number of international students

1645
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15%

Percent of international students

Race/ethnicity breakdown

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Students enrollment in distance education

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In Johnson & Wales University-Providence the biggest percent of students are enrolled in on-campus courses.

Distance education location breakdown

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Here are the students enrolled exclusively in distance education courses at Johnson & Wales University-Providence and grouped by their location. Distance education courses are the most popular for students located in not reported location.

Campus Safety

The percentage of crimes on Main Campus

The campus located by 8 Abbott Park Place address in Providence, Rhode Island.

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Main Campus in comparison of all branches in the US. It is calculated as the average percent of crimes yearly by five years of data for every campus, based on an overall number of students studying there. The branch is a part of Johnson & Wales University-Providence with 0.17% of maximum crimes a year. The most often crimes detected on Main Campus are aggravated assault, forcible sex offense, and motor vehicle theft.

Academic Programs

Number of degree programs offered

Johnson & Wales University-Providence offers 225 programs in total: 102 are for Bachelor's degree, 63 - for Associate's degree, 39 - for Master's degree, 12 - for 1-year, but less than-2-year certificate programs, 6 - for Doctor's degree-research/scholarship programs, and 3 are Post-master's certificate.

This is the middle number of programs in comparison with other 24 universities in Rhode Island state. Johnson & Wales University-Providence is one of the few institutions in Rhode Island that offers a Bachelor's degree program.

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Number of degree programs offered via distance education

There are 9 distance learning programs that are provided in the Johnson & Wales University-Providence: 6 are for Bachelor's degree and 3 are Master's degree.

Note, that programs offered via distance education might be fully online as well as partially online and require on-campus meetings. So explore each program to make sure you can commit.

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Total credit/contact hours

Here you can find the data on instructional activity in measured in total credit and/or contact hours delivered by institutions during a 12-month period. Also we shown the Rhode Island state average data to help you compare.

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Johnson & Wales University-Providence provides coursework for undergraduate students and graduate students.

In 2014-2015 academic year estimated full-time equivalent undergraduate enrollment was 8744 students with 420942 сredit hours for 12-month instructional activity period. The enrollment for graduates was 701 with 19136 credit hours.

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Address: 8 Abbott Park Place

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Religious affiliation: Not applicable

Calendar system: Quarter

General Phone Number: +4015981000

Institution is active in current year: 1

Institution's internet website address: jwu.edu

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