Johnson & Wales University-Providence

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2016 Undergraduate Tuition

$30,396

4% growth from 2015

2016 Average Net Price

$28,227

After Financial Aid

2015 Student Loan

6.99%

Default Rate

2016 Acceptance Rate

88.4%

16,525 Applicants

2016 Enrolled Students

9,324

92.9% Full-Time

2016 Graduation Rate

58.2%

1,053 Graduates

About

Johnson & Wales University-Providence is a higher education institution located in Providence County, RI. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Johnson & Wales University-Providence were Foodservice System Management (450 degrees awarded), General Parks, Recreation, & Leisure Facilities Management (192 degrees), and Hotel Administration & Management (140 degrees).

In 2016, 2,960 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Johnson & Wales University-Providence. 61.4% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 38.6% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (1,687 degrees), 6.69 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (252 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Johnson & Wales University-Providence is $30,396, which is $10,236 more than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,160).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Johnson & Wales University-Providence is $30,396, which is $10,236 more than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,160).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $28,227.

In 2016, 90% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 79% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$30,396

2016 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2016, the cost of tuition at Johnson & Wales University-Providence was $30,396. The cost of tuition at Johnson & Wales University-Providence is $10,236 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,160).

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Average Net Price

$28,227

2016 Value

5.35%

1 Year Growth

In 2016 Johnson & Wales University-Providence had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $28,227. Between 2015 and 2016, the average net price of Johnson & Wales University-Providence grew by 5.35%.

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Other Student Expenses

$9,577

Room and Board

$1,500

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Johnson & Wales University-Providence was of $9,577 in 2016. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,500. The cost of room and board increased by 19.4% between 2015 and 2016. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

90%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

79%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

90% of undergraduate students at Johnson & Wales University-Providence received grants or loans in 2016. This represents a growth of 0% with respect to 2015, when 90% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.

6.99%

2015 Default Rate

367

Number of Defaults

In 2015 the default rate for borrower's at Johnson & Wales University-Providence was 6.99%, which represents 367 out of the 5247 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-Providence received 16,525 undergraduate applications in 2016, which represents a 38% annual growth. Out of those 16,525 applicants, 14,608 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 88.4% acceptance rate.

There were 9,324 students enrolled at Johnson & Wales University-Providence in 2016, and N/A% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Johnson & Wales University-Providence has an overall enrollment yield of 15.3%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

88.4%

Acceptance Rate in 2016

14,608

Accepted Out of 16,525

In 2016, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Johnson & Wales University-Providence was 88.4% (14,608 admissions from 16,525 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2015, which was 81.9%. Between 2015 and 2016, the number of applicants grew by 38%, while admissions grew by 49%.

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SAT Scores

N/A%

Submission Percentage

N/A

Scores Submitted

N/A% of enrolled first-time students at Johnson & Wales University-Providence in 2016 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Johnson & Wales University-Providence has a total enrollment of 9,324 students. The full-time enrollment at Johnson & Wales University-Providence is 8,666 students and the part-time enrollment is 658. This means that 92.9% of students enrolled at Johnson & Wales University-Providence are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Johnson & Wales University-Providence, both undergraduate and graduate, is 52.4% White, 11.9% Black or African American, 11.1% Hispanic or Latino, 6.48% Two or More Races, 1.12% Asian, 0.332% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0322% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Johnson & Wales University-Providence in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (33.5%), followed by White Male (21.3%) and Black or African American Female (8.06%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority White Female (21%), followed by White Male (10.4%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (3.26%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

92.9%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Johnson & Wales University-Providence, both undergraduate and graduate, is 9,324 students. The full-time enrollment at Johnson & Wales University-Providence is 8,666 and the part-time enrollment is 658. This means that 92.9% of students enrolled at Johnson & Wales University-Providence are enrolled full-time compared with 68.7% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

78%

2016 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-Providence was 78%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Masters Colleges and Universities (75%), Johnson & Wales University-Providence had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    4,888

  2. Black or African American

    1,108

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    1,034

The enrolled student population at Johnson & Wales University-Providence is 52.4% White, 11.9% Black or African American, 11.1% Hispanic or Latino, 6.48% Two or More Races, 1.12% Asian, 0.332% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0322% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Masters Colleges and Universities is 54.7% White, 14.3% Hispanic or Latino, and 13.3% 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, 388 students (4.16%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2016, 672 more women than men received degrees from Johnson & Wales University-Providence. The majority of degree recipients at Johnson & Wales University-Providence are white (1,687 degrees awarded). There were 6.69 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (252 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Johnson & Wales University-Providence is Foodservice System Management (450 degrees awarded), followed by General Parks, Recreation, & Leisure Facilities Management (192 degrees) and Hotel Administration & Management (140 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Johnson & Wales University-Providence, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Human Sciences (450 degrees awarded), Personal & Culinary Services (920 degrees), and Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (192 degrees).

Workforce

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-Providence are Accountants & auditors (1,067,219 people), Miscellaneous managers (718,623 people), Financial managers (418,851 people), Chief executives & legislators (307,377 people), and Firstline supervisors of retail sales workers (286,777 people).

The most specialized majors at Johnson & Wales University-Providence are Human Sciences (450 degrees awarded), Personal & Culinary Services (920 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (192 degrees), Business (943 degrees), and Protective Services (105 degrees).

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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-Providence are Physicians & surgeons, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, Firstline supervisors of nonretail sales workers, Chief executives & legislators, and Dentists

The most specialized majors at Johnson & Wales University-Providence are Human Sciences (450 degrees awarded), Personal & Culinary Services (920 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (192 degrees), Business (943 degrees), and Protective Services (105 degrees).

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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-Providence are Elementary & secondary schools (566,633 people), Insurance carriers & related activities (535,626 people), Banking & related activities (477,865 people), Justice, public order, & safety activities (460,577 people), and Computer Systems Design (390,139 people).

The most specialized majors at Johnson & Wales University-Providence are Human Sciences (450 degrees awarded), Personal & Culinary Services (920 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (192 degrees), Business (943 degrees), and Protective Services (105 degrees).

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Degrees

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-Providence.

In 2016, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Johnson & Wales University-Providence was Foodservice System Management with 450 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 1,144

  2. 1,816

In 2016, 1,144 degrees were awarded to men at Johnson & Wales University-Providence, which is 0.63 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (1,816).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2016, 291 degrees were awarded to men at Johnson & Wales University-Providence in Culinary Arts & Chef Training, which is 0.93 times less than the 313 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2016, 313 degrees were awarded to women at Johnson & Wales University-Providence in Culinary Arts & Chef Training, which is 1.08 times more than the 291 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

44%

100% Completion Time

54%

150% Completion Time

In 2016, 44% of students graduating from Johnson & Wales University-Providence completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 54% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 55% 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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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.

Asian Female

Highest Graduation Rate (81.3%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Johnson & Wales University-Providence is Female and Asian (81.3% graduation rate). Across all Masters Colleges and Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (67.2%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 18.6% of graduates (196 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    1,687 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American

    252 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    228 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Johnson & Wales University-Providence is white (1,687 degrees awarded). There were 6.69 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (252 degrees).

6.28% of degree recipients (186 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Female

    1,054 degrees awarded

  2. White Male

    633 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American Female

    149 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Johnson & Wales University-Providence is white female (1,054 degrees awarded). There were 1.67 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (633 degrees).

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Operations

Johnson & Wales University-Providence has an endowment valued at nearly $264M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $-805k (-0.305%), compared to the 2.07% average return ($597k on $28.9M) across all Masters Colleges and Universities.

In 2015, Johnson & Wales University-Providence had a total expenditure of $329M. Of that $329M, they spent $142M on salaries and $329M on benefits.

Johnson & Wales University-Providence employs 138 Associate professors, 92 Assistant professors, and 51 Professors. Most academics at Johnson & Wales University-Providence are Male Associate professors (75), Female Associate professors(63), and Male Assistant professors (54).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Johnson & Wales University-Providence are: Management, with 202 employees, Business and Financial Operations, with 190 employees, and Service with 124 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$264M

2015 Endowment

3.36%

decline from 2014

Johnson & Wales University-Providence has an endowment valued at about $264M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The endowment of Johnson & Wales University-Providence declined 3.36% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $235M higher than than the median endowment of Masters Colleges and Universities according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Masters Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $2.15M - Federal

  2. $0 - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2015, Johnson & Wales University-Providence received $2.15M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $0 from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Primary Expenses

Expenditure values can vary depending on whether the institution is public or private, and are not available for private-for-profit schools.

$142M

Salary Expenditure

$329M

Benefits Expenditure

In 2015, Johnson & Wales University-Providence had a total expenditure of $329M. Of that $329M, they spent $142M on salaries and $329M on benefits.

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Expenditure by Category

This tree map shows all of the primary expenses of Research at Johnson & Wales University-Providence as a share of total expenditure.

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Salary Expenditure

$142M

2015 Salaries

4.13%

growth from 2014

In 2015, Johnson & Wales University-Providence paid a median of $142M in salaries, which represents 43.2% of their overall expenditure ($329M) and a 4.13% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 0.105% growth from 2013 and a 9.25% growth from 2012.

The median for similar Masters Colleges and Universities is 31.3M (42.2% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$23.8M

Instructional Salaries

292

Number of Employees

In 2015, Johnson & Wales University-Providence paid a total of $23.8M to 292 employees working as instructors, which represents 16.8% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $9.7M (31%) for similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Associate professor

Most Common Instructor

138 Employees

Management

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

202 Employees

In 2016, the most common positions for instructional staff at Johnson & Wales University-Providence were Associate professor with 138 employees; Assistant professor with 92 employees; and Assistant professor with 51 employees.

In 2016, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Johnson & Wales University-Providence were Management with 202 employees; Business and Financial Operations with 190 employees; and Service with 124 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Male Associate professor

  2. Female Associate professor

  3. Male Assistant professor

In 2016, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Johnson & Wales University-Providence was Male Associate professor with 75 employees, Female Associate professor with 63 employees, and Male Assistant professor with 54 employees.

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

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