Johnson & Wales University – Online

8 Abbott Park Pl, Providence, RI

Johnson & Wales University, commonly referred to as JWU, is a private institution that offers unique educational opportunities to over 17,000 students annually. The school has four campuses located in Florida, Rhode Island, Colorado, and North Carolina.  The school was founded in 1914 in Providence, by Gertrude I. Johnson and Mary T. Wales to provide a business education. Over the years the school has expanded its locations and offerings, eventually receiving accreditation to offer undergraduate and graduate files.

Students at JWU will be able to choose from a variety of programs to begin their education. The school’s dedication to career preparation is a cornerstone of its educational offerings. Skill development and training is part of the curriculum taught by educated and experienced professionals in order to provide the best education possible. Programs are augmented by internship and other opportunities that provide practical experience to assist in future employment.

Programs offered include:

  • Business
  • Culinary Arts
  • Criminal Justice
  • Hospitality
  • Equine Studies

Providence Location

Johnson & Wales University – Online is located at 8 Abbott Park Pl in the city of Providence. About sixty students graduate from this location yearly. This campus provides services for students in the form of remedial education classes for program or licensure preparation, job placement opportunities for students after graduation, and distance learning courses for students who need to obtain their education online. To learn more, including the school's consumer disclosures, by visiting

Programs Offered

The program list below was created by historical graduation information reported by the school. This list may not represent the current curriculum offered. Visit the school's website to get more information about programs offered.

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(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)

*The posted costs for tuition, fees and supplies are determined through historical data and may not represent current costs.
**Repayment rates, earnings, and loan payments are estimates and should be treated as informational tools only, contact the school for official information.

Estimated Costs & Financial Aid

The items listed below are for informational purposes only and may not represent current tuition, fees, and expenses.

Note: Financial aid is only available for those who qualify, check with the school for details.

Tuition & Fees Information

Undergraduate Courses - Tuition Details

  • Annual tuition estimates are between $19,000-$23,000
  • Part time students are estimated to pay about $350 to $420 per unit

Graduate Courses - Tuition Details

  • Tuition is estimated to be around $18,000 per year for graduate students
  • The estimated tuition for part time students is around $450 to $540 per credit hour

Financial Aid Details

The table below breaks down the types of financial aid, the percent of students receiving aid, and average amount of aid per student.

 Percent of StudentsAverage Amount
Receiving Grants & Scholarships57%$4,708
Student Loans (Federal)80%$9,429

Contact Information

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