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Johnson & Wales University-Providence Demographics & Diversity

Providence, Rhode Island

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Racial Demographics & Diversity

Racial Diversity
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-Providence are mainly White with a smaller Black population. The school has high racial diversity. 43% 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 Providence students
Race Percent of Students
White 57%
Black 12%
Hispanic 11%
Asian 1%
American Indian / Alaskan 0%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 8%
International 8%
Race Unknown 4%

Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity
Medium

There are 60% more female students than male students enrolled at Johnson & Wales University Providence with a gender ratio of 61% women to 39% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, Johnson & Wales University-Providence has a lower gender diversity than other US colleges and is slightly less inclusive of males.

Male to female gender ratio for Johnson & Wales University Providence students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 39%
Women 61%
Enrollment by gender for Johnson & Wales University Providence students
Gender Number of Students
Men 2,186
Women 3,490

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very High

Johnson & Wales University-Providence serves a very high number of out-of-state students with 83% of the student body residing outside of Rhode Island or from other countries.

Enrollment by geographic location for Johnson & Wales University Providence students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 17%
Out of State 82%
Foreign 1%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$68,856 per year

39% of students can be considered low-income as indicated by their receipt of Federal Pell Grant Aid.

Undergrad Student Population

Enrollment
5,676
Undergrad enrollment by age and part time status
Segment Percent of Students
Students Over 25 Years Old 9.9%
Part time Undergrads 6.5%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=217235 IPEDS survey data for Johnson & Wales University Providence.