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Johnson & Wales University - Charlotte
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  • 4 Year
  • CHARLOTTE, NC

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Report Card

grade B minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade B minus
  2. Value
    grade B
  3. Diversity
    grade A
  4. Campus
    grade B
  5. Athletics
    grade C
  6. Party Scene
    grade B+
  7. Professors
    grade B
  8. Location
    grade A
  9. Dorms
    grade B
  10. Campus Food
    grade B minus
  11. Student Life
    grade B+
  12. Safety
    grade B minus

About

ACADEMIC CENTER, 801 WEST TRADE STREET
CHARLOTTE, NC 28202
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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.

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Johnson & Wales University - Charlotte Rankings

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Admissions

Application Deadline
July 30
Acceptance Rate
85%
SAT Range
No data available  
ACT Range
No data available  
Application Fee
$0
SAT/ACT
Recommended
High School GPA
Required
Accepts Common App
Yes

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Cost

Net Price
$24,030 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$24,736 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
100%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade B
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
18:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
81%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 59 responses
75%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 55 responses
76%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 54 responses

Majors

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!

Online

Online Programs Offered
0
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
0
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    3%
  • On Campus
    97%
  • Online
    0%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
1,500 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
23
Undergrads Over 25
5%
Pell Grant
67%
Varsity Athletes
6%
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Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
89%
Poll
57%
of students say that Greek life is average, and no one will treat you differently if you don't join. 7 responses
Poll
71%
of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life. 7 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 67 responses
  • Prideful, successful,lively, spirited, hardworking
    28%
  • Very diverse and Lively.
    28%
  • Pride. Lots of school pride.
    15%
  • Dedication, Pride, & Fun
    9%
  • So much food.
    9%
  • Smokers
    7%
  • Fast-paced
    1%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$38,800 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
59%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
94%
National
83%

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