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95.4% JWU’s Career Outcome Rate*

1450+ Students who completed an internship

78% Received a job offer after paid internship

*For an explanation of the career outcomes rate and other information, visit JWU Student Consumer Information.


At Johnson & Wales University, students are invested in their educations and intentional about their experiences, ensuring that their learning is authentic and purposeful. JWU values intellectual curiosity and encourages a passion for hands-on learning while immersing students in dynamic labs and career-focused classrooms. The university’s commitment to providing students with a practical, relevant education shapes agile graduates who are real-world tested and ready to enter a highly dynamic workforce. 

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There’s so much to do (and see) at JWU! Whether you are exploring the Providence or Charlotte campus, you will get an up-close look at what makes JWU great. Explore where you’ll live, learn, and enjoy all campus has to offer. We can’t wait to show you JWU!

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Downtown Providence view from JWU’s campus.

Immerse yourself in Providence's thriving arts, music and restaurant scene that is bolstered by JWU alumni.

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JWU Charlotte Courtyard

Enjoy southern hospitality in the finance capital of the South, home of a hot restaurant scene fueled by JWU alumni.

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Experiential Education Prepares Leaders

JWU was among the first to build a curriculum around hands-on learning. It’s the foundation of the JWU experience.

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Build Intercultural Competence

The JWU global experience means you are sure to find something that makes you dig a little deeper, think more broadly and venture outside of your comfort zone.

In a Class of Their Own

At JWU, we have some of the most passionate, dedicated leaders in academia with years of experience. They are committed to working with students and inspiring personal growth and professional success, all through innovative programs that directly reflect 21st-century needs.

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We have admissions representatives, counselors, and financial planners ready to answer any questions you have at every stage of your college search process.

Your Journey Starts Here

At Johnson & Wales, education goes beyond the four walls of the classroom. Here, you can embrace your curiosity, discover your interests, and dive deep into real-world experiences. This is an exciting time, and we can help! Here’s how to get started.

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