Admissions & Financial Aid

By now you have probably noticed that at Johnson & Wales we're here to help you every step of the way, and that includes during the admissions and financial aid process! JWU is committed to the introduction of innovative, interdisciplinary programs of study leading to high growth professions and careers. Likewise, the university is dedicated to making a quality education as accessible and affordable as possible. More than 50% of JWU Charlotte students have been awarded Pell grants in recent years.

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Understanding the Financial Aid Process

JWU’s team of financial planners are dedicated to helping students navigate the financial aid process, from start to finish.

“Our students are really number one,” notes Amy O’Connell, director of undergraduate admissions. “Faculty and staff want to make sure that we put them first and really help them through the process.”

Admissions & Financial Aid Videos

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Admissions Info JWU Charlotte

Robert Penry '08, MBA '15, presents an Admissions info session to give you all the information you should know about JWU Charlotte.
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JWU Financial Aid: Advice from Current Students

More than 95% of JWU students receive institutional aid. We asked 3 of our students to offer their perspective on the process.
Three students working together in a classroom

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If you haven't yet submitted your deposit do that today! Submitting your deposit means you've reserved your spot at JWU. 

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Molly Svizeny '19 at JWU Charlotte

Inspired & Inspiring: Molly Svizeny ’19

“Charlotte is amazing. There’s no reason you can’t find an opportunity here, and that’s something that attracted me so much to the campus.”
Parents with their student smiling for the camera in front of the wildcat center on the Harborside campus

Your Top FAFSA Questions, Answered

Taking the first steps toward figuring out how to fund your education can help make your future dreams a reality.

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