Johnson & Wales University Denver

Overview of Johnson & Wales University Denver

The main campus of Johnson & Wales Denver is in Denver, CO (a large city). The school is a private, not-for-profit school. Johnson & Wales Denver offers degrees up to the Bachelor's degree.

Areas of Study

The school students most commonly major in a field related to cooking and culinary arts, family and social work, hospitality.

Johnson & Wales Denver Selectivity

Johnson & Wales Denver does not accept everyone who applies.

Student Body

In 2007-2008, the school had 1,466 enrolled students.

Student Life

Johnson & Wales Denver makes available a lot of student housing. Student athletes at the school belong to the Division II Independents, Division II Independents for major sports.

More complete details are provided below.

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Contacting Johnson & Wales Denver

Johnson & Wales University-Denver
7150 Montview Blvd
Denver , CO 80220
General Phone: (303) 256-9300

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

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Cooking and Culinary Arts236pastry, chef training, restaurant and catering management
Business and Management141business management, accounting, finance, international business, marketing, sales and marketing, fashion merchandising
Family and Social Work68foodservice management
Hospitality56hotel management, restaurant and food services management
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy38parks and recreation management
Security and Law Enforcement17criminal justice and administration
Education and Teaching3business teaching, sales and marketing teaching

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

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Associate's degree32012
Bachelor's degree25213

Johnson & Wales Denver Student Body

In 2007-2008, Johnson & Wales Denver had a total enrollment of 1,466 students (1,508 full-time equivalent).

Students in the Freshman Class:

Group Percent
Men 45%
Women 54%
Full-Time 99%
Part-Time 1%

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 56%
Black 5%
Hispanic 10%
Asian 4%
American Indian 1%
Unknown 22%
(Foreign Students) 2%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 2%
18-19 36%
20-21 38%
22-24 15%
25-29 6%
30-34 2%
35-39 1%
40-49 1%

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

State unknown3%
New York2%
New Jersey1%
New Mexico1%
New Hampshire1%

Johnson & Wales Denver Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 64 %
Part-Time 67 %

Johnson & Wales Denver Room and Board (2007)

Johnson & Wales Denver offers campus housing for 659 of its 1,508 (full-time) students. Freshmen are required to live on campus.

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

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

Johnson & Wales Denver 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 Denver 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 $ 7,956
Books and supplies $ 1,000
Other expenses $ 1,250

Financial Aid:
Johnson & Wales Denver participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 340409)

Johnson & Wales Denver Faculty

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professoracademic year2*0*
Associate professoracademic year6$57,5993$57,463
Assistant professoracademic year14$51,2069$49,147
Instructoracademic year11$48,2971*
All faculty totalacademic year33$52,24813$50,747

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

Johnson & Wales Denver Athletics

Athletic Conferences:

Basketball Division II Independents
Baseball Division II Independents

Johnson & Wales Denver Degree Programs (2007)

Business And Management
Business Administration and Management, General
Fashion Merchandising
Finance, General
International Business/Trade/Commerce
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
Sales, Distribution, and Marketing Operations, General

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

Education And Teaching
Business Teacher Education
Sales & Marketing Oper/Marketing & Distribution Teacher Education

Family And Social Work
Foodservice Systems Administration/Management

Hotel/Motel Administration/Management
Restaurant/Food Services Management


Nutrition And Exercise Therapy
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facilities Management

Security And Law Enforcement
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration

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Johnson & Wales Denver Highlights

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What Sets Johnson & Wales Denver Apart:

% of degrees in family and social work
(vs. all colleges)
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% of degrees in hospitality
(vs. all colleges)
Top 6%Johnson & Wales Denver % of degrees in hospitality
Number of students
(vs. colleges of similar size)
Top 7%Johnson & Wales Denver Number of students
% of degrees in cooking and culinary arts
(vs. all colleges)
Top 9%Johnson & Wales Denver % of degrees in cooking and culinary arts
Number of degree programs
(vs. colleges of similar size)
Top 11%Johnson & Wales Denver Number of degree programs
Dorm rooms per full-time student
(vs. all colleges)
Top 13%Johnson & Wales Denver Dorm rooms per full-time student

checked Accepts some high school credits
checked Offers credit for life experience
checked Grants credits for AP courses
checked Career counseling
checked Career services
checked Student employment services
checked Remedial classes for students
checked Option to study abroad
checked Offers part-time study
checked On-campus library
checked Offers campus housing

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