Explore JWU Charlotte

For those accepted to JWU

When you join JWU, you’re part of a community. With a campus nestled right in the heart of Charlotte’s Uptown district, opportunity is at your fingertips. From career-focused labs to internships and student life, your time at JWU will connect you to experiences that will help transform you.

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WSJ 2021 College Rankings

97.7% JWU’s Career Outcome Rate

255 internship sites in 27 states and 3 countries

95% of on-ground students receive aid

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Congratulations on your acceptance! We can’t wait to welcome you to JWU. Visit the Admissions Portal to view your next steps for becoming a Wildcat.

JWU Charlotte at a Glance

Home to 1,300+ students, JWU’s Charlotte Campus offers Southern charm in a modern setting. From our on-campus baking, culinary, management and retail labs and the 33,000-square-foot Student Center, to nearby public markets and sports arenas, there is plenty to do, both on and off campus.

Discover JWU Charlotte

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Student Life

Learn about everything there is to do, both on campus and off. Explore our countless extracurricular activities, 40 + clubs, speakers, shows, and more!

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Housing & Dining

At JWU, you’ll love where you’ll live — and what you’ll eat! Learn more about our housing and dining options at JWU Charlotte.

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Athletics

Discover a community that’s bigger than yourself as you hear from student athletes, learn about our teams, and see our facilities.
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Experiential Education & Academics

Education is more than just learning in a classroom — it’s about experiencing things in the real world, too. At JWU, you can build your future and have fun while doing it.
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Admissions & Financial Aid

We’re here to help when it comes to all things admissions & financial aid! Hear from admissions representatives about all things from filing your FAFSA to scholarship opportunities.

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Life After JWU

At JWU, we’ll challenge you to look ahead to your future and make your dreams a reality — but don’t just take our word for it! Our alumni, employers, and others are eager to share their own perspectives, too.

Success Stories

With an entire community available to help hone your skills and make the most of your potential, JWU students are driven to succeed and are excited about their future. Hear firsthand from students and their parents as they share their unique experiences at JWU — and what they value most about their time here.


JWU Success Stories
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Visit JWU Charlotte in Person

There’s no better way to get to know our Charlotte Campus than by visiting us in person! Schedule a tour today to take in all of the sights and sounds of campus.

Schedule an In-Person Tour

“In my 20-plus years of teaching, I’ve always felt that conveying information and skills is only part of my job. A much deeper and important role of all instructors is to prepare students for a successful, meaningful life.”

CHEF PETER REINHART

Virtual Tours & Events

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Moderated Online Tour

Tour our Charlotte campus from home! During this 45-minute tour, you’ll have the chance to speak with an admissions officer and get your questions answered in real time.
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Sunday Admissions Chat

Our Admissions Reps are experts in all things JWU — join us on Sunday afternoons to chat with one virtually. Ask questions about campus, student life, academics and more.

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Meet Our Faculty

JWU faculty aren’t just great teachers — they are great mentors, too. Their own industry experiences are used to bring classroom lessons to life.

Make Your Deposit

Ready to reserve your spot? Submitting your deposit brings you that much closer to starting your life as a Wildcat!

Admissions Portal

If you haven’t yet...

File your FAFSA

Filing your FAFSA is an important step in the admissions process because you’ll learn if you’re eligible for federal and/or state financial aid. The sooner you file, the more you maximize your financial aid eligibility.

Apply for Scholarships

To help finance your degree, make sure you explore your scholarship and grant options. Check out the full list of scholarships and grants that JWU offers.

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