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Johnson & Wales University-Charlotte Demographics & Diversity

Charlotte, North Carolina

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Racial Demographics & Diversity

Racial Diversity
Very High

A college's ethnic diversity is indicated by the student body's equal inclusion of students from different backgrounds . Students at Johnson & Wales University-Charlotte are predominantly White with a significant Black population. The school has very high racial diversity. 57% percent of students are minorities or people of color (BIPOC). The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Racial demographics of Johnson & Wales University Charlotte students
Race Percent of Students
White 43%
Black 37%
Hispanic 6%
Asian 1%
American Indian / Alaskan 0%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 7%
International 1%
Race Unknown 5%

Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity

There are 88% more female students than male students enrolled at Johnson & Wales University Charlotte with a gender ratio of 65% women to 35% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, Johnson & Wales University-Charlotte has a lower gender diversity than other US colleges and is less inclusive of males.

Male to female gender ratio for Johnson & Wales University Charlotte students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 35%
Women 65%
Enrollment by gender for Johnson & Wales University Charlotte students
Gender Number of Students
Men 438
Women 824

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity

Johnson & Wales University-Charlotte serves a high number of out-of-state students with 68% of the student body residing outside of North Carolina or from other countries.

Enrollment by geographic location for Johnson & Wales University Charlotte students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 32%
Out of State 68%
Foreign 0%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$68,856 per year

61% of students can be considered low-income as indicated by their receipt of Federal Pell Grant Aid.

Undergrad Student Population

Undergrad enrollment by age and part time status
Segment Percent of Students
Students Over 25 Years Old 8.3%
Part time Undergrads 1.9%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=445708 IPEDS survey data for Johnson & Wales University Charlotte.