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Johnson & Wales University, Charlotte

Charlotte, NC 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate82%

Johnson And Wales University Admissions

The acceptance rate at Johnson & Wales University is 82%. Out of 4,456 applications received in 2023, 3,670 students were offered admission.

If you want to apply to Johnson & Wales University, there is no application fee, which means it is free to apply.

Students who submit their applications to Johnson & Wales University for fall semester should receive an admissions decision no later than December 15.

Johnson & Wales University Admissions Stats at a Glance

The following is an overiew of some of Johnson & Wales University's admissions stats.

Johnson & Wales University 2023 Admissions Statistics
Admissions Test Policy Not optional and are not considered
Waitlist No

Johnson & Wales University Application Deadlines

These are the application deadlines for Johnson & Wales University.

Application Type Offered Application Deadline Notification Deadline
Early Decision I No
Early Decision II
Early Action Yes November 1 December 1

Applying Early to Johnson & Wales University?

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

🗓️ The Early Action deadline is November 1. Johnson & Wales University will release EA admissions decisions no later than December 1.

Some students apply to college early because they believe it will boost their chances of being offering admission. When you apply early, your application is considered before all the regular decision applicants apply. Applying early may increase the chance of admission, since it is a way to show your interest in a school.

➡️ Explore a list of some selective colleges that accept significantly more applicants during early decision or early action than during regular admission.

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Transferring to Johnson & Wales University

For more information on transferring to Johnson & Wales University, contact the school directly.

For Students Waitlisted to Johnson & Wales University

Johnson & Wales University has not reported data for waitlisted and admitted students.

What's Most Important for Getting Into Johnson & Wales University?

Colleges consider a range of factors when determining who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college determines which factors are they consider most important when choose which applicants to admit, and which to deny. When assembling your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengths and any possible weaknesses in your application, and choose schools that put the most emphasis on the areas where you're strong.

Admissions Factors at Johnson & Wales University

What does Johnson & Wales University consider during the admissions process? Take a look at the list below to see which factors are most important during the admissions process.

Admissions Factor Level
Class Rank Very Important
Academic GPA Very Important
Rigor of Secondary School Record Very Important
Extracurricular Activities Important
Alumni/ae Relations Considered
Character/Personal Qualities Considered
Application Essay Considered
Interview Considered
Recommendation(s) Considered
Standardized Test Scores Considered
Talent/Ability Considered
Volunteer Work Considered
Work Experience Considered
Level of Applicant's Interest Considered

Make sure to check with Johnson & Wales University for more information on admission factors.

Johnson & Wales University 2022-2023 Application Requirements

To apply to Johnson & Wales University, all applicants must submit the following items. Make sure to check in with Johnson & Wales University's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.

Area Required Recommended Required for Some Details (If Any)
Written Essay or Personal Statement
Minimum High School GPA (On 4.0 Scale)
Letter(s) of Recommendation
Transcript of High School Record

GPA and Testing

What GPA Do I Need To Get Into Johnson & Wales University?

Johnson & Wales University has not provided an information about GPAs of accepted students. Any questions regarding applicant expectations should be addressed directly with the school.

About GPAs

Your high school grade point average (GPA) is a number that reflects your high school academic performance. A weighted GPA or an unweighted GPA are the two possible GPA scores considered by colleges.

An unweighted GPA is an average of your scores from each class on a four-point scale. Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0. A weighted GPA considers your average grade and the difficulty of your classes. A weighted GPA boosts your average by adding extra points for honors or Advanced Placement courses.

Standardized Test Scores

Johnson & Wales University does not consider ACT or SAT scores as part of the admissions process.

Johnson & 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.

More Information on Transferring to Johnson & Wales University

Transfer applications are processed on a on a rolling basis as they are received.

Transfer students can enroll in Johnson & Wales University during the following terms:

• Fall Term

• Spring Term

• Summer Term

Johnson & Wales University Admissions FAQs

Can I defer my acceptance to Johnson & Wales University?

✅ Yes, admitted students can defer their admission to Johnson & Wales University.

Does Johnson & Wales University accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?

✅ Johnson & Wales University accepts International Baccalaureate credits (IB) credits.

Do I have to submit test scores to Johnson & Wales University?

✅ Johnson & Wales University is not test optional. Test scores will not be considered during the admissions process, even if you submit them.

What is Johnson & Wales University's acceptance rate?

✅ Johnson & Wales University's acceptance rate is 82%.

What is the early decision acceptance rate at Johnson & Wales University?

❌ Johnson & Wales University does not offer early decision.

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Johnson And Wales University Application Deadline

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The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Johnson And Wales University is Continuous processing.

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Johnson And Wales University SAT Scores


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Johnson And Wales University GPA

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