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:
- Culinary Arts
- Criminal Justice
- Equine Studies
North Miami Location
Johnson & Wales University – Florida Campus is located at 1701 Ne 127th St in the city of North Miami. This campus has a graduating class size which is close to 620 students in a given year. This location offers services for students in the form of job placement opportunities for students after graduation, career pathway assistance for students in need of assistance, and remedial education courses for program or licensure preparation. Students may learn more, including the school's consumer disclosures, by visiting jwu.edu.
Admission Requirements & Details
The admissions information below may provide a better idea of the candidates Johnson & Wales University – Florida Campus accepts. The details may include application requirements and recommendations, as well as any AP or college credits that may be transferred.
College Credits Accepted
- Dual Credits
- Life Experience Credits
- AP Course Credits
Total enrollment at Johnson & Wales University – Florida Campus is around 1,800 students, with undergraduate students making up about 100% of the total student population and graduate students making up the rest.
Estimated Costs & Financial Aid
The items listed below are for informational purposes only and may not represent current tuition, fees, and expenses.
Tuition & Fees Information
- Tuition is estimated to be around $32,000 per year for in-state and nonresident students
- Per unit charges are around $220 for part time students
Financial Aid Details
The financial aid table below details the types of financial aid, along with the percent of students receiving aid, and on average the amount of aid per student per year.
|Percent of Students||Average Amount|
|Any Financial Aid||98%||-|
|Receiving Grants & Scholarships||98%||$17,546|
|Receiving Student Loans||92%||$12,563|
Academics & Student Services
Student ServicesTo support students and graduates, Johnson & Wales University – Florida Campus may offer services including:
- Distance learning
- Remedial instructional courses
- Career path counseling
- Work study style employment
- Assisting students to find work
The overall graduation rate of Johnson & Wales University – Florida Campus is approximately 46%.
|Number of Year to Graduate||Percent of Entering Class|
|Students Graduating in 4 Years||21%|
|Graduating in 5 Years||7%|
|Graduating in 6 Years||2%|
Johnson & Wales University – Florida Campus is a Member of National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA), with many of the sports being in the NAIA Division II classification. The most popular sports played are listed below:
- Track and Field, Outdoor
- Track and Field, X-Country
The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.
Get more information about the programs offered by Johnson & Wales University – Florida Campus by clicking the request information to the right.
(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)
Business and Marketing Studies
Family and Consumer Sciences
Personal and Culinary Services
Recreation and Fitness Studies
Security and Protective Services
Information displayed on this page has been obtained from Institution, State, and Federal data sources, including the US Dept. of Education's Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) Survey 2010-2016. Information should be solely used for informational purposes only and may not be accurate for the current year. Contact Johnson & Wales University – Florida Campus for official up-to-date information.