JWU Providence at a Glance

What does your student's "home away from home" look like? JWU Providence, the university’s original campus, is all about community.

There are two parts to campus: Downcity puts students right in the middle of the thriving food, art, and entertainment scenes that Providence has to offer. It’s home to the College of Business, the College of Hospitality Management, the John Hazen White College of Arts & Sciences, the College of Engineering & Design, and the College of Health & Wellness. A short distance south, Harborside overlooks the Narragansett Bay and offers beautiful green space and panoramic views. It’s home to the College of Food Innovation & Technology.


5,699 students enrolled in 2020

19:1 student-to-faculty ratio

95% of on-ground students receive aid

JWU Providence in 30 Seconds.

To really experience the energy of campus, you have to live it ... but this quick video is a close second.

JWU Providence at a Glance Videos

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JWU: 'It's Different Here'

From the ambition of our students to the passion of our educators, it's different at JWU.
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What is the campus like?

Diverse, unique, connected — these are some of the words our students use to describe JWU Providence.
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Why did you choose JWU?

Real students share why they chose JWU and why they never want to leave.
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Safety and Security

The well-being of our students is always a top priority. Officers are on patrol at both campuses at all times and are ready to respond.

Learn more about Providence Safety & Security

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