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About Johnson And Wales University

Johnson & Wales University is a private, nonprofit school in an in Charlotte, North Carolina. Johnson And Wales University was founded in 2004 and now enrolls around 1,396 students a year, including 1,391 undergrads.

2021 Johnson And Wales University Admissions Facts At-a Glance
Academic Calendar Quarter
Overall Acceptance Rate 82%
Tuition $35,750

Johnson And Wales University Regular Decision Deadline 2022

Johnson And Wales University Early Admission

Johnson & Wales University does not offer early decision but does offer early action.

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The deadline to apply early to Johnson And Wales University is on November 1, 2021, which is coming up soon!

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2021 Acceptance Rate for Johnson & Wales University

It is moderately difficult to get into Johnson And Wales University. Johnson And Wales University admitted 82% of all applicants in 2021. Out of 3,920 applications received in 2021, 3,225 students were offered admission.

Johnson And Wales University Waitlist

Johnson And Wales University reports that no students were waitlisted or admitted off the waitlist in the most recent year.

How Do I Get Into Johnson & Wales University?

Johnson And Wales University is considered moderately difficult to get into. Every admissions committee has a different way of evaulating applicants, but most look at a combination of grades, test scoes, activities, as well as essays and recommendations. To apply to Johnson And Wales University, applicants must submit the following items.

Johnson And Wales University Application Requirements

Area Required Recommended Required for some Details (if any)
Written Essay or Personal Statement
Minimum High School GPA (On 4.0 Scale) 2.75
Letter(s) of Recommendation x x
Transcript of High School Record

Johnson And Wales University Average GPA and Test Scores

Visit the Admissions tab above for more on how to apply to Johnson And Wales University.

Does Johnson And Wales University Require the ACT or SAT?

Johnson And Wales University does not have a test optional admissions policy. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.

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Does Johnson And Wales University Have Dorms?

Yes! Johnson And Wales University provides on-campus housing for up to 0 students.

Click the Student Life tab above to learn more about the student body and campus life at Johnson And Wales University.

Financial Aid at Johnson And Wales University

Johnson And Wales University meets 70% of the demonstrated financial need for undergraduates. First-year students that attend Johnson And Wales University full-time are awarded $24,485 a year in financial aid, on average.

The 2022-2023 FAFSA Opened on October 1st, 2021

Some aid is awarded ona first-come, first-serve basis, so fill out the FAFSA asap. Visit the FAFSA website to apply for student aid. Remember, the first F in FAFSA stands for FREE! No one should ever pay to fill out the FREE Application for Federal Student Aid, (FAFSA), so be very wary of anyone asking you for money.

Is Johnson And Wales University a Good School?

The definition of a "good school" is different for different people. Acceptance rate and average GPA are good indicators of how competitive an institution is, but they don't tell you how happy or successful students are. There are a few statistics that can give you a good idea of how satisfied students are and how well a school supports its students.

Retention, graduation, and job placement statistics all give valuable information about the quality of the student experience, before and after graduation.

Retention and Graduation Rates at Johnson And Wales University

Compare this to the average six-year graduation rate for colleges and universities in the U.S., which is around 61% for public schools and 67% for private.

Job Outcomes and Debt for Johnson And Wales University Grads

Job placement and student debt statistics for recent graduates can give you a sense of the return on investment a school offers.

Based on this information, how does Johnson And Wales University sound? Remember, the best school for one person may be a terrible fit for someone else! So ask yourself: Is Johnson And Wales University a good school for you?

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Where is Johnson & Wales University Located?

Johnson And Wales University is located in Charlotte, North Carolina.

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Johnson And Wales University Application Deadline

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Wondering what life at Johnson And Wales University is like? There are approximately 1,396 students enrolled at Johnson And Wales University, including 1,391 undergraduate students and 5 graduate students. 95% percent of students attend school full-time, 35% percent are from NC and 65% percent of students are from other states.


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