Explore JWU Charlotte

Rule the Queen City in Charlotte, North Carolina. With a campus nestled directly in the heart of the city’s Uptown district and a thriving sports-and-entertainment scene, opportunity is at our students’ fingertips. We have so much to share with you spend some time taking it all in, and then book your campus visit to see JWU with your own eyes.

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2022-23 JWU Charlotte Best Colleges badges

98.8% JWU Charlotte Career Outcome Rate*

255 internship sites in 27 states and 3 countries

99% of on-ground students receive aid

*For an explanation of the career outcomes rate and other information, visit JWU Student Consumer Information.

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Student Life

Browse our 25 clubs and learn about our wide-range of extracurricular activities. From bands and carnivals to world-class speakers, there's always something exciting happening at our Charlotte campus. 


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Housing & Dining

Explore Cedar Hall North and Cedar Hall South - two suite-style residence halls located in close proximity to classes. Find out why students love our on-campus dining options and learn how to customize your dining experience.
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See what athletics are offered at our JWU Charlotte campus, read stories about current athletes and tour the Wildcat Center. We also offer intramural leagues so you can play in a less competitive environment.
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Experiential Education

Through experiential education you’ll gain real-world experience in our state-of-the-art labs and exciting internships. Learning by doing is the best way to boost your skills and feel confident going into your career.

Financial Aid

We’re here to help when it comes to all things admissions and financial aid! Use our helpful timeline to learn how to apply for financial aid.

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Charlotte at a Glance

Home to 1,200+ students, JWU’s Charlotte Campus offers Southern charm in a modern setting. From our on-campus baking, culinary, management and retail labs and the 33,000-square-foot Student Center, to nearby public markets and sports arenas, there is plenty to do, both on and off campus.
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Visit JWU Charlotte in Person

There’s no better way to get to know our Charlotte Campus than by visiting us in person! Schedule a tour today to take in all of the sights and sounds of campus.

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“That’s something that Johnson & Wales taught me ... no one’s going to do it for you. You can apply for a job, but it’s so hard to get your name to the top of that pile. But knowing someone who knows you and knows your work ethic helps tremendously.”

-Jordan Lacey '16, CMP

Virtual Tours & Events

Sunday Admissions Chat

Our admissions reps are experts in all things JWU — join us on Sunday afternoons to chat with one virtually. Ask questions about campus, student life, academics and more.

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Speak to an Admissions Rep

Connect with an admissions reps via phone or email to learn more about the admissions process.

Why Apply Early Action 

Apply early action to JWU Charlotte and receive a decision from our admissions office by Thanksgiving. This gives you plenty of time to find out more about JWU and decide if we're right the fit for you. 

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Request information about JWU

Want to learn more about JWU? Request information so we can have one of our admissions representatives reach out to you personally and answer all of your questions!

Ready to apply?

If you’re ready to take the next step, start your application now!

Documents and Resources

Fact Sheet

Learn about JWU's strategic plan, accreditations, enrollment ratio, campus facilities, class sizes and more. 


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