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Top 10 Reasons to Choose JWU

10. DIVE INTO YOUR MAJOR
Take classes in your major starting in your first year. Explore our degree programs in arts and sciences, business, culinary arts, design and engineering, education, health and wellness, hospitality, nutrition and physician assistant studies.


9. AFFORDABLE EDUCATION
Our goal: To keep your education affordable. More than 91% of all JWU students receive institutional scholarships and/or grants from the university, often times making JWU tuition significantly less than many other universities.


8. LEARN BY DOING
From your first day, you’ll be immersed in a professionally focused curriculum — and you’ll learn by doing in your field of choice.


7. CHOOSE YOUR JWU
Four campuses. Four great cities. Our campuses in Providence, North Miami, Denver and Charlotte offer a range of student organizations, athletics and fun things to do.


6. YOU′RE MORE THAN A NUMBER.
Here your professors know your name — and your professional goals. Connect with your instructors in our small classes — and gain a career mentor.


5. CAREER DEVELOPMENT
Build your career at JWU — through networking, targeted career fairs and our exclusive job database with 2,700+ job postings. Between our 4 campuses, we offer:

  • 630+ career events
  • 3,100+ on-campus interviews
  • 1,700+ employers on campus

Build your career from day 1: Work with your career advisor to strengthen your interview skills, hone your résumé — and take advantage of our career services.


4. GLOBAL PERSPECTIVE
Alumni from more than 120 countries have chosen JWU — are you ready to join them? At JWU, there are no borders. Learn to think globally and build the skills to excel in the international workforce.

77 study abroad programs and exchange programs in 25 countries. Students from 70+ countries.


3. INTERNSHIPS
Get the work experience you need before you graduate. Internships are a core part of the JWU experience. JWU has relationships with hundreds of the world’s leading companies. Last year, our students gained hands-on work experience at 1,800+ sites all over the world.


2. PROFESSIONALLY FOCUSED
You’re focused on your career. So are we.

The quality of your education has a lot to do with your professor. Here you’ll find some of the most passionate, dedicated leaders in academia. They have years of professional experience and insider information to back up their lessons. And they’re about to share it all with you.


1. FACULTY WITH INDUSTRY EXPERIENCE.
The quality of your education has a lot to do with your professor. Here you’ll find some of the most passionate, dedicated leaders in academia. They have years of professional experience and insider information to back up their lessons. And they’re about to share it all with you.


Internships at Top Companies

STUDENTS HAVE COMPLETED INTERNSHIPS AT:

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About JWU: Key Facts

  • Year Founded: 1914
  • School Colors: Blue and White
  • Mascot: Wildcat
  • Locations: Providence, Rhode Island; North Miami, Florida; Denver, Colorado; Charlotte, North Carolina
  • Total Enrollment: 14,271 (full-time, all four campuses as of Fall 2017)
  • Undergraduates: 12,859 (as of Fall 2017)
  • Graduates: 1,412 (as of Fall 2017)
  • Countries Represented: 73
  • Internships/Year: 3,400+
  • Internship Sites: 1,847 sites across 47 states and 28 countries
  • On-campus Interviews/Year: 3,100+
  • Employers On Campus/Year: 1,700+
  • Study Abroad Programs: 77 in 25 countries
  • Ranking: 21st overall master’s institution for sending domestic students abroad (2015-16 Open Doors Report)
  • Student/Faculty Ratio: 19:1 (Providence), 18:1 (North Miami), 15:1 (Denver), 21:1 (Charlotte)
  • Community Service Hours/Year: 245,000+
  • FAFSA code for applying for financial aid: 003404

Contact Us

Providence:
401-598-1000
1-800-342-5598
pvd@admissions.jwu.edu

North Miami:
1-866-598-3567
Fax: 305-892-7020
mia@admissions.jwu.edu

Denver:
303-256-9311
877-598-3368
Fax: 303-256-9333
den@admissions.jwu.edu

Charlotte:
980-598-1100
1-866-598-2427
Fax: 980-598-1111
clt@admissions.jwu.edu

Online:
855-236-8492
admissions@learnonline.jwu.edu