Johnson & Wales University-Charlotte

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$37,896
6% growth from 2021
2022 Average Net Price
$29,238
After Financial Aid
2019 Default Rate
1.52%
on Student Loans
2022 Acceptance Rate
73.3%
4,730 Applicants
2022 Enrolled Students
1,140
96.6% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
41.2%
207 Graduates

About

Johnson & Wales University-Charlotte is a higher education institution located in Mecklenburg County, NC. In 2022, the most popular Associates Degree concentrations at Johnson & Wales University-Charlotte were Culinary Arts & Chef Training (129 degrees awarded) and Baking & Pastry Arts (88 degrees).

In 2022, 369 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Johnson & Wales University-Charlotte. 72.4% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 27.6% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was black or african american (145 degrees), 1.07 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (135 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Johnson & Wales University-Charlotte is $37,896, which is $25,932 more than the national average for Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges ($11,964).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at Johnson & Wales University-Charlotte is $37,896, which is $25,932 more than the national average for Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges ($11,964).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $29,238.

In 2022, 100% of undergraduate students attending Johnson & Wales University-Charlotte received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 84% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$37,896
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at Johnson & Wales University-Charlotte was $37,896. The cost of tuition at Johnson & Wales University-Charlotte is $25,932 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges ($11,964).

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Average Net Price

$29,238
2022 Value
6.47%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 Johnson & Wales University-Charlotte had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $29,238. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of Johnson & Wales University-Charlotte grew by 6.47%.

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Other Student Expenses

$11,954
Room and Board
$1,800
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Johnson & Wales University-Charlotte was of $11,954 in 2022. The cost of room and board increased by 5.52% between 2021 and 2022.

During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,800. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

100%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
84%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

100% of undergraduate students at Johnson & Wales University-Charlotte received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a growth of 0% with respect to 2021, when 100% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

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1.52%
2019 Default Rate
74
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at Johnson & Wales University-Charlotte was 1.52%, which represents 74 out of the 4855 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Admissions

Johnson & Wales University-Charlotte received 4,730 undergraduate applications in 2022, which represents a 5.58% annual growth. Out of those 4,730 applicants, 3,469 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 73.3% acceptance rate.

There were 1,140 students enrolled at Johnson & Wales University-Charlotte in 2022. 11% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Johnson & Wales University-Charlotte has an overall enrollment yield of 11.3%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

73.3%
Acceptance Rate in 2022
3,469
Accepted Out of 4,730

In 2022, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Johnson & Wales University-Charlotte was 73.3% (3,469 admissions from 4,730 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2021, which was 82.3%. Between 2021 and 2022, the number of applicants grew by 5.58%, while admissions declined by −5.96%..

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SAT Scores

11%
Submission Percentage (2022)
42
Scores Submitted (2022)

11% of enrolled first-time students at Johnson & Wales University-Charlotte in 2022 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Johnson & Wales University-Charlotte had a total enrollment of 1,140 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at Johnson & Wales University-Charlotte is 1,101 students and the part-time enrollment is 39. This means that 96.6% of students enrolled at Johnson & Wales University-Charlotte are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Johnson & Wales University-Charlotte, both undergraduate and graduate, is 45.1% Black or African American, 32% White, 12% Hispanic or Latino, 2.37% Asian, 1.67% Two or More Races, and 0.526% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at Johnson & Wales University-Charlotte in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly Black or African American Female (31.2%), followed by White Female (20.3%) and Black or African American Male (13.4%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

96.6%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Johnson & Wales University-Charlotte in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 1,140 students. The full-time enrollment at Johnson & Wales University-Charlotte is 1,101 and the part-time enrollment is 39. This means that 96.6% of students enrolled at Johnson & Wales University-Charlotte are enrolled full-time compared with 43.2% at similar Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

64%
2022 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Johnson & Wales University-Charlotte was 64%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges (63%), Johnson & Wales University-Charlotte had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. Black or African American
    514 enrolled students
  2. White
    365 enrolled students
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    137 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at Johnson & Wales University-Charlotte is 45.1% Black or African American, 32% White, 12% Hispanic or Latino, 2.37% Asian, 1.67% Two or More Races, and 0.526% American Indian or Alaska Native. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges is 42.6% White, 27.7% Hispanic or Latino, and 14% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 56 students (4.91%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2022, 165 more women than men received degrees from Johnson & Wales University-Charlotte. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Johnson & Wales University-Charlotte is black or african american (145 degrees awarded). There were 1.07 times more black or african american recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (135 degrees).

The most common Associates Degree concentration at Johnson & Wales University-Charlotte is Culinary Arts & Chef Training (129 degrees awarded), followed by Baking & Pastry Arts (88 degrees).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at Johnson & Wales University-Charlotte, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Personal & Culinary Services (218 degrees awarded), Human Sciences (55 degrees), and Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (23 degrees).

Common Jobs by Major

Most Common Job

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Johnson & Wales University-Charlotte are Accountants & auditors (1,026,963 people), Other managers (706,209 people), Financial managers (489,252 people), Chief executives & legislators (373,875 people), and Elementary & middle school teachers (280,371 people).

The most specialized majors at Johnson & Wales University-Charlotte in 2022 are Personal & Culinary Services (218 degrees awarded), Human Sciences (55 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (23 degrees), Business (63 degrees), and Liberal Arts & Humanities (3 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Johnson & Wales University-Charlotte are Surgeons, Chief executives & legislators, Skincare specialists, Broadcast announcers and radio disc jockeys, and Physicians

The most specialized majors at Johnson & Wales University-Charlotte are Personal & Culinary Services (218 degrees awarded), Human Sciences (55 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (23 degrees), Business (63 degrees), and Liberal Arts & Humanities (3 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Johnson & Wales University-Charlotte are Elementary & secondary schools (692,309 people), Computer Systems Design (507,757 people), Banking & related activities (481,035 people), Securities, commodities, funds, trusts & other financial investments (409,935 people), and Accounting, tax preparation, bookkeeping & payroll services (407,429 people).

The most specialized majors at Johnson & Wales University-Charlotte are Personal & Culinary Services (218 degrees awarded), Human Sciences (55 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (23 degrees), Business (63 degrees), and Liberal Arts & Humanities (3 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Johnson & Wales University-Charlotte.
Most Common (2021)
  1. 136 degrees awarded
  2. 70 degrees awarded

In 2021, the most common associates degree concentration at Johnson & Wales University-Charlotte was Culinary Arts & Chef Training with 136 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

102
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
267
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 102 degrees were awarded to men at Johnson & Wales University-Charlotte, which is 0.382 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (267).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 42 degrees were awarded to men at Johnson & Wales University-Charlotte in Culinary Arts & Chef Training, which is 0.483 times less than the 87 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 87 degrees were awarded to men at Johnson & Wales University-Charlotte in Culinary Arts & Chef Training, which is 2.07 times more than the 42 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

44%
100% Completion Time
48%
150% Completion Time

In 2022, 44% of students graduating from Johnson & Wales University-Charlotte completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 48% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 49% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Hispanic or Latino Female
Highest Graduation Rate (51.9%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2022 at Johnson & Wales University-Charlotte is Female and Hispanic or Latino (51.9% graduation rate). Across all Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (73.2%).

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. Black or African American
    145 degrees awarded
  2. White
    135 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    41 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Johnson & Wales University-Charlotte is black or african american (145 degrees awarded). There were 1.07 times more black or african american recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (135 degrees).

5.69% of degree recipients (21 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. Black or African American Female
    116 degrees awarded
  2. White Female
    90 degrees awarded
  3. White Male
    45 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Johnson & Wales University-Charlotte is black or african american female (116 degrees awarded). There were 1.29 times more black or african american female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white female (90 degrees).

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Operations

Johnson & Wales University-Charlotte has an endowment valued at nearly $8.86M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of −NaNk (−4.9%) compared to the 0.527% average return (72.1k on 13.7M) across all Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges.

In 2022, Johnson & Wales University-Charlotte had a total salary expenditure of 44.9M. Johnson & Wales University-Charlotte employs 35 Associate professors, 17 Professors and 17 Assistant professors. Most academics at Johnson & Wales University-Charlotte are Female Associate professor (20), Male Associate professor (15), and Male Professor (12).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Johnson & Wales University-Charlotte are: Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 31 employees, Management, with 19 employees, and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 10 employees.

Endowment

$8.86M
2022 Endowment
12.3%
decline from 2021

Johnson & Wales University-Charlotte has an endowment valued at about $8.86M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The endowment of Johnson & Wales University-Charlotte declined 12.3% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $4.81M lower than than the median endowment of Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Salary Expenditure

$17.4M
2022 Salaries
8.78%
decline from 2021

In 2022, Johnson & Wales University-Charlotte paid a median of $17.4M in salaries, which represents 38.7% of their overall expenditure ($44.9M) and a 8.78% decline from the previous year.

The median for similar Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges is 13M (33.2% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$6.44M
Instructional Salaries
72
Number of Employees

In 2022, Johnson & Wales University-Charlotte paid a total of $6.44M to 72 employees working as instructors, which represents 37.1% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $3.45M (26.6%) for similar Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges.

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Occupations by Share

Associate professor
Most Common Instructor
35 Employees
Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
31 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at Johnson & Wales University-Charlotte were Associate professor with 35 employees, Professor with 17 employees, and Assistant professor with 17 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Johnson & Wales University-Charlotte were Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 31 employees, Management with 19 employees, and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 10 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic (2022)
  1. Female Associate professor
  2. Male Associate professor
  3. Male Professor

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Johnson & Wales University-Charlotte was Female Associate professor with 20 employees, Male Associate professor with 15 employees, and Male Professor with 12 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at Johnson & Wales University-Charlotte.

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