Johnson & Wales University was founded as a business school in 1914. JWU currently offers a diversity of business, culinary, equine management, hospitality, education, and technology programs.
At Johnson & Wales University, students are prepared for success - both personal and professional. Since its foundation, its unique approach of combining academics and practical skills with relevant work experiences and community service has made JWU a recognized leader in career education.
Students are offered accredited undergraduate and graduate degree programs. Programs are career-focused to provide students with the knowledge and skills which employers have identified as necessary for career success.
Industry-experienced faculty bring real-life knowledge, hands-on learning and networking opportunities into small classroom settings.
Dedicated faculty advisors and student career advisors will help to develop a career plan and specialized courses to help build student's resume, highlight their skills and develop a portfolio of work to set they apart a diverse community.
JWU constantly expands the variety of online course options. Online programs provide a unique combination of skills and management training, delivered in a way that best fits students' schedule.
Online learning environment allows individuals to interact with faculty, submit assignments including homework, projects and papers, and even take exams — in a way that fits students' schedule and their needs. Online leraners will receive the same industry-relevant career education as on-campus students, taught by the same world-class faculty.
Online learning is very convenient, because course materials are available 24/7, from any location. A person can determine when and where he/she wants to learn, and which hours are best to study, review course materials and complete assignments.
JWU participates in a variety of federal, state, private and institutional programs, which help ease the financial burden that the cost of education may pose. Students who require financial assisting, superior academic achievement, or other circumstances will be considered for grants, loans, scholarships and other forms of aid.
The university is committed to providing quality education at affordable rates. Team of financial planners is dedicated to helping students secure a maximum financial aid award. Furthermore, JWU is committed to conservative tuition increases.