- 4 Year
- CHARLOTTE, NC
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- Academicsgrade C+
- Valuegrade C+
- Diversitygrade A
- Campusgrade B minus
- Athleticsgrade C minus
- Party Scenegrade B
- Professorsgrade B minus
- Locationgrade A minus
- Dormsgrade B minus
- Campus Foodgrade B minus
- Student Lifegrade B minus
- Safetygrade C+
Home to 1,500+ students, JWU’s Charlotte Campus offers Southern charm in a modern setting — and a wide range of student-run clubs, social activities and athletics. Get involved in:
40+ student clubs and organizations
Campus events like Fall, Winter or Spring Fests, Wildcat Welcome, concerts, bands, carnivals and world-class speakers
USCAA varsity sports, intramurals and fitness classes
Charlotte’s city center is just as accessible, thanks to a free trolley.
Johnson & Wales University - Charlotte Rankings
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Most Popular Majors
- Culinary Arts and Food Service123 Graduates
- Baking and Pastry Arts80 Graduates
- Restaurant and Food Services Management79 Graduates
- Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies34 Graduates
- Small Business Management29 Graduates
- Business27 Graduates
- Fashion and Apparel Merchandising23 Graduates
- Food Science17 Graduates
- Hospitality and Tourism Management14 Graduates
- Accounting6 Graduates
Home to Over 30 James Beard Award Finalists
Through our bachelor’s degree program in Culinary Arts, you’ll learn the craft of culinary arts in top-notch labs under the guidance of expert chef-instructors. Our graduates have established some of the best restaurants, and this year over 30 alum were nominated as finalists for the James Beard Foundation Awards, the culinary world’s version of the Oscars. Want to be the best? Apply to JWU today!
- Mix of Online and on Campus8%
- On Campus91%
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- Prideful, successful,lively, spirited, hardworking28%
- Very diverse and Lively.28%
- Pride. Lots of school pride.15%
- Dedication, Pride, & Fun9%
- So much food.9%
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Johnson & Wales University - Charlotte Reviews
Johnson & Wales is a great place to go to school, my only regret is that I didn't transfer here sooner!