Private 4 Year

Johnson & Wales University Denver

Denver, Colorado

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Johnson & Wales University Denver overview
Location Denver, Colorado
Online jwu.edu
School Type Private 4 Year
Setting Large City
Johnson & Wales University Denver overview
Size Small
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad
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Johnson & Wales University-Denver (JWU-Denver) is a private, nonprofit institution located in Denver, Colorado. Established in 1914, the university expanded to Denver in 2000, offering a campus with a blend of urban and traditional elements, near the heart of the city. JWU-Denver characterizes itself with a career-focused curriculum, and is particularly known for its culinary arts and hospitality programs. The university fosters an intimate learning environment with a favorable student-to-faculty ratio. While the institution maintains a moderately selective admissions process, it is committed to accessibility and diversity in its student body. Housing is available on campus, providing students with the convenience of living in close proximity to academic buildings and city attractions. Although the Denver campus is not predominantly known for its athletic programs, the university as a whole takes pride in a variety of competitive sports under the team name 'Wildcats'.

  332 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 65 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2022/2023, excluding room and board, is $33,054 plus fees of $350.

Annual Cost to Attend


Costs for Johnson & Wales University Denver
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,800
Other Fees$350
Room and Board $12,492
Budget for Other Expenses$2,059
Total One Year Cost$49,755

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Average Salary After 10 Years

$40,100 per year

Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate

48% within 6 years

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Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by Johnson & Wales University Denver students
Subject Percent of Class
Personal and Culinary Services 49%
Work and Family Studies 24%
Business 20%
Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies 6%
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting 1%

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Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=439288 IPEDS survey data for Johnson & Wales University Denver.

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