Explore JWU Providence

Providence, Rhode Island is the ultimate college town, and with 4,500 students and 100+ undergraduate and graduate programs of study, life at JWU is endlessly exciting. 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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JWU Badges of Best Colleges 2022-23

95.1% JWU Providence Career Outcome Rate*

15:1 student/faculty ratio

98.4% 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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Get to Know JWU

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Student Life

Learn about everything there is to do both on-campus and off. Explore our countless extracurricular activities, clubs, speakers, shows and more!

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Housing & Dining

At JWU, you’ll love where you’ll live … and what you’ll eat! Learn more about our housing and dining options at JWU Providence.
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Discover a community that’s bigger than yourself as you hear from student athletes, learn about our teams and see our facilities.
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Experiential Education

Education is more than just learning in a classroom — it’s about experiencing things in the real world, too. At JWU, you can build your future and have fun while doing it.
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Financial Aid

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

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Providence at a Glance

More than 4,500 JWU students live, work and play in our two Providence locations: Downcity and Harborside. Split your time between the city and the scenic shores of Narragansett Bay — with its culturally diverse music, arts and restaurant scene, Providence offers something for everyone.
Gaebe commons during spring. students are walk around campus on a bright sunny day with the flowers blooming.

Visit the JWU Providence Campus

There’s so much to do (and see) at JWU! Whether you are exploring the Harborside or Downcity campus, you will get an up-close look at what makes JWU great. Explore where you’ll live, learn and enjoy all campus has to offer. We can’t wait to show you JWU!

Schedule a Tour
Kayla Hoang '19 in the kitchen while interning for Martha Stewart Living

Trust in your own skills. Be okay with doing something different. Ask for help when you need it. Stepping outside your comfort zone will only improve and strengthen your skills.

— Kayla Hoang '19

Virtual Tours and Events

Virtual Info Sessions

Learn more about what JWU has to offer through our Virtual Information Sessions. During this interactive event, you will hear from admissions and current students!

Speak to an Admissions Rep

Connect with one of our admissions representatives! They’re here to answer your questions and help guide you through the admissions process.

Why Apply Early Action to JWU

Want more time to decide which school is the best fit for you? Consider applying early action to JWU by November 1 and find out our admissions decision by Thanksgiving! This gives you months to learn more about Johnson & Wales before deciding whether or not we’re the school for you.

Learn About Early Action

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Take the next step

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!

Fact Sheet

Curious about the current demographic of JWU students or what the average class size is like? Check out JWU by the numbers!

View Our Fact Sheet

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