Johnson & Wales University Charlotte

Johnson & Wales University Charlotte

Flagler Johnson & Wales University-Charlotte, also known as JWU-Charlotte, was established in 2004. The student body consists of national as well as international enrollments from over 45 states in the U.S and 15 countries all around the world. The institution awards undergraduate and graduate degree programs in subjects including hospitality, culinary arts, business, and technology and education. Several courses are also available in continuing and adult education programs. Students are also given opportunities for studying abroad.

JWU-Charlotte's athletics department fields numerous men's and women's sports teams. The institution organizes intramural sports. They participate in sports including softball, ice hockey, and soccer. The campus is home to several student run clubs and organizations. These are Student Government Association, and Sports Club among others.

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Contacting Johnson & Wales Charlotte

Johnson & Wales University-Charlotte
Academic Center, 801 West Trade Street
Charlotte , NC 28202
General Phone: (980) 598-1000

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Johnson & Wales Charlotte Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Cooking and Culinary Arts421pastry, chef training, restaurant and catering management
Business and Management177business management, accounting, marketing, fashion merchandising
Family and Social Work168foodservice management
Hospitality100hotel management, restaurant and food services management, hospitality administration
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy46parks and recreation management

Number of programs and degrees for Johnson & Wales Charlotte in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Associate's degree5479
Bachelor's degree3657

Johnson & Wales Charlotte Student Body

In 2007-2008, Johnson & Wales Charlotte had a total enrollment of 2,569 students (2,660 full-time equivalent).

Students in the Freshman Class:

Group Percent
Men 42%
Women 58%
Full-Time 100%
Part-Time 0%

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 53%
Black 23%
Hispanic 3%
Asian 2%
American Indian 1%
Unknown 17%
(Foreign Students) 1%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 3%
18-19 42%
20-21 33%
22-24 12%
25-29 6%
30-34 2%
35-39 1%
40-49 1%
50-64 0%

Incoming (Freshman) Students by Place of Residence:
(From available data sampling)

North Carolina31%
South Carolina10%
New Jersey5%
New York4%
Rhode Island1%
State unknown1%

Johnson & Wales Charlotte Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 67 %

Johnson & Wales Charlotte Room and Board (2007)

Johnson & Wales Charlotte offers campus housing for 1,286 of its 2,660 (full-time) students. Freshmen are required to live on campus.

(Please refer to our profile of Charlotte, North Carolina for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other North Carolina Colleges).

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

Johnson & Wales Charlotte Admissions and Selectivity


EnrolledPercent of
Accepted Enrolled

Application Requirements:

Class Rankrecommended
High School Recordrequired
College Prep Programrecommended
Recommendationsnot required
Formal Demonstration of Competencenot required
Standardized Tests (SAT and/or ACT)recommended
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)required

Johnson & Wales Charlotte Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 22,585
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 22,585
Room and board $ 8,892
Books and supplies $ 1,000
Other expenses $ 1,250

Financial Aid:
Johnson & Wales Charlotte participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 340410)

Johnson & Wales Charlotte Faculty

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professoracademic year2*1*
Associate professoracademic year15$60,4849$56,474
Assistant professoracademic year24$51,35420$52,573
Instructoracademic year7$46,9985$44,173
All faculty totalacademic year48$54,34535$52,731

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Johnson & Wales Charlotte Degree Programs (2007)

Business And Management
Business Administration and Management, General
Fashion Merchandising
Marketing/Marketing Management, General

Cooking And Culinary Arts
Baking and Pastry Arts/Baker/Pastry Chef
Culinary Arts/Chef Training
Restaurant, Culinary, and Catering Management/Manager

Family And Social Work
Foodservice Systems Administration/Management

Hospitality Administration/Management, Other
Hotel/Motel Administration/Management
Restaurant/Food Services Management

Nutrition And Exercise Therapy
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facilities Management

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What Sets Johnson & Wales Charlotte Apart:

% of degrees in family and social work
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% of degrees in hospitality
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