Johnson & Wales University-Providence.

Johnson & Wales University-Providence

Providence, RI4 year degree
Acceptance rate

About Johnson & Wales University-Providence

Johnson is a surname of English, Scottish origin. The name itself is a patronym of the given name John, literally meaning "son of John". The name John derives from Latin Johannes, which is derived through Greek Ἰωάννης Iōannēs from Hebrew יוחנן‎ Yohanan, meaning "Yahweh has favoured". The name has been extremely popular in Europe since the Christian era as a result of it being given to St John the Baptist, St John the Evangelist and nearly one thousand other Christian saints. Johnson is the second most common in the United States and 154th most common in the world. As a Scottish family name, Johnson is occasionally a variation of Johnston, a habitational name.


Notable programs at Johnson & Wales University-Providence

Most popular degree

The most popular degrees are Accounting, Marketing, Finance, Human Resources Management, International Business, Advertising, Electronics Engineering Technology, and Counseling Psychology.

Acceptance Rates

Acceptance Rate in 2017
Avg SAT Scores in 2017

12,580 students out of 14,372 applicants were accepted into Johnson & Wales University-Providence.

Tuition and costs

Undergraduate tuition (2017)

In 2017, the cost of tuition at Johnson & Wales University-Providence was $31,508. After taking into account the costs of books and supplies, room and board, and general living expenses, the average cost for students was $49,226.

Financial aid available at Johnson & Wales University-Providence

Of undergrads receive grants
Of undergrads receive federal loans

91% of undergraduate students at Johnson & Wales University-Providence received grants or loans in 2017.

The average award discount is the ratio between the average grant or scholarship value, and the cost, which is the sum of tuition, room, board, book, supplies, and other living expenses.

Average student living expenses at Johnson & Wales University-Providence

Room & board
Books & supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Johnson & Wales University-Providence was of $13,809 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,500.

Diversity at Johnson & Wales University-Providence

Ethnic Mix, 2017

Student Gender Mix, 2017