Johnson & Wales University

Johnson & Wales University - an exceptional education that inspires professional success and lifelong personal and intellectual growth. In support of our mission and recognizing the importance of preserving our unique student- centered culture we will be guided by the following principles:-Undertake continuous improvement and planning for a sustainable future -Foster a teaching-focused university that encourages appropriate scholarship and offers relevant programs that maximize student potential -Enrich our academic programs with experiential and work-integrated learning -Be cost-conscious in our endeavor to provide an affordable private university education and be a good steward of our resources -Embrace diversity for a richly inclusive community -Model ethical behavior and local, national and global citizenship -Value our faculty and staff by investing in their quality of life and professional development -Provide facilities, technology and other resources to meet the needs of students, faculty and staff University OutcomesProfessional Competency Graduates are expected to demonstrate professional competency and skill within their academic discipline. Career Development Graduates are expected to demonstrate the knowledge, skills, and attitudes to obtain best fit employment in their chosen profession. General Education Graduates are expected to demonstrate competence in general education skills including written and oral language competency, critical thinking, ethical awareness, aesthetic sensibility, environmental awareness, quantitative literacy and community leadership to enhance their specialized knowledge, skills and abilities. Global Diversity Graduates are expected to apply knowledge of diverse perspectives pertinent to workplace settings and the global environment.

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School Details

school_type year_founded religious_affiliation academic_calendar year_2016_endowment address telephone
Private, Coed 1914 N/A Quarter $238.9 million + 8 Abbott Park Place, Providence, RI 02903 (401) 598-1000
overall score total score state city online paying global
58 100.0 Rhode Island Providence 99 117


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The The student-faculty ratio at Johnson & Wales University is 21:1, and the school has 50.1 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students. The most popular majors at Johnson & Wales University include: Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services; Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences; Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies; Personal and Culinary Services; and Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services. The average freshman retention rate, an indicator of student satisfaction, is 79 percent.

Faculty & Classes

Title Value
Classes with fewer than 20 students 50.1%
20-49 49.9%
50 or more < 1%


  • Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services, 38%
  • Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences, 24%
  • Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies, 10%
  • Personal and Culinary Services, 10%
  • Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services, 5%

Academic Programs & Offerings

  • Culinary Arts/Food Service Management
  • Baking & Pastry/Food Service Management
  • Service learning - N/A
  • Senior capstone or culminating academic experience - N/A
  • Writing in the disciplines - N/A
  • Undergraduate research/creative projects - N/A