To apply to Johnson & Wales University’s graduate programs, choose one of these options:
TranscriptsOriginal, official transcripts (mark sheets) are required and must be received in a sealed envelope.
Requirements for consideration of graduate transfer credit include completion of graduate-level courses with a B or better in the last 3 years. Transcripts of these courses must be filed with Graduate Admissions prior to completion of the first term of enrollment.
Letters of RecommendationSubmit 2 letters from individuals qualified to acknowledge the applicant’s potential for successful completion of the graduate program. You may use the online personal reference form (40K PDF).
Statement of PurposeDescribe why you want to enter the program, and how you believe your previous training and experience will help you succeed. The statement should not exceed 500 words, and must be submitted in printed form.
International StudentsInternational students living outside the United States should follow these application deadlines:
International students must also submit:
The Denver Campus does not offer an English as a Second Language (ESL) program. If you do not meet the minimum TOEFL requirements, you may attend the ELS Language Center in Denver, Colo., or any local ESL provider of your choice. Upon successful completion of ESL Level 112 (Intensive), you may then transfer to the Denver Campus.
Submitting ApplicationsEmail, mail or fax your signed application and required documents to:Graduate School AdmissionsJohnson & Wales University 7150 Montview BoulevardDenver, CO 80220Phone: 877-598-3368 or 303-256-9785Fax: 303-256-9333Email
Admissions RequirementsTo be considered for acceptance into the MBA with Hospitality Concentration program, applicants must possess a Bachelor's degree with a minimum GPA of 2.85.
However, applicants with GPAs below 2.85 will be considered based on additional factors: coursework completed beyond the baccalaureate, reputation of undergraduate institution, undergraduate major, and current position's level of responsibility/
Scores on standardized tests such as GMAT, GRE, ETS test of Business Knowledge and other nationally recognized instruments will also be considered.
Students who have an undergraduate GPA below 2.85 are strongly encouraged to submit a GMAT or GRE score.
Re-enrollmentHave you previously taken JWU graduate-level courses? Email Student Academic Services for enrollment information and to fill out a Readmittance Request Form.