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Accreditation and Approvals, Institutional Information

Johnson & Wales University (JWU) is accredited by the New England Association of Schools & Colleges, Inc. (NEASC), through its Commission on Institutions of Higher Education. This accreditation encompasses the university's four campuses in Providence, R.I.; North Miami, Fla.; Denver, Colo., and Charlotte, N.C. Inquiries regarding JWU’s accreditation status should be directed to the Director of Academic Accountability & Initiatives, One Cookson Place, Sixth Floor, Providence, R.I. 02903: or at (401) 598-1345. Individuals may also contact:

Commission on Institutions of Higher Education
New England Association of Schools and Colleges
209 Burlington Road, Bedford, MA 01730-1433
617-271-0022
cihe@neasc.org

Legal control is vested in the Board of Trustees of Johnson & Wales University. The university is approved for the training of veterans. JWU is an institutional member of Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges. The university is authorized under federal law to enroll non-immigrant alien students. JWU is listed in the Education directory of Colleges & Universities issued by the U.S. Department of Education. JWU, its faculty, and members of the administrative staff hold affiliations with numerous organizations.

Johnson & Wales University will make available for review to any enrolled or prospective student, upon request, a copy of the documents describing the institution's accreditation, approval or licensing.This information may be obtained by contacting the Director of Academic Accountability & Initiatives, One Cookson Place, Sixth Floor, Providence, R.I. 02903: or at (401) 598-1345.

Charlotte Campus
The Board of Governors of the University of North Carolina has licensed JWU under G.S. 116-15(b) to conduct degree activity in North Carolina.

The South Carolina Commission on Higher Education, 1122 Lady Street, Suite 300, Columbia, SC 29201, Telephone (803) 737-2260, licenses Johnson & Wales University to recruit South Carolina students into its programs. Licensure indicates only that minimum standards have been met; it is not an endorsement or guarantee of quality.