Johnson & Wales University Florida Campus

Johnson & Wales University Florida Campus

Johnson & Wales University-Florida, also known as JWU-Florida, is located in North Miami, Florida, United States. It was established in the year 1992. The campus spreads across an area of 25 acres. JWU-Florida offers undergraduate and graduate degree programs in various fields of study including hospitality, culinary arts, business, technology, and education. The institute's student body has national as well as international students from over 45 countries around the world. JWU-Florida also provides opportunities for studying abroad in countries such as Europe, Asia, Australia, and South America.

JWU-Florida's athletics department fields more than eight men's and women's sports teams. They compete in the South Florida Recreation Association. They are nicknamed the wildcats, and they participate in sports such as basketball, kickball, and soccer, among others.

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Contacting Johnson & Wales Florida

Johnson & Wales University-Florida Campus
1701 NE 127th St
North Miami , FL 33181
General Phone: (305) 892-7000

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

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Cooking and Culinary Arts211pastry, chef training, restaurant and catering management
Business and Management188business management, accounting, marketing, fashion merchandising
Hospitality85hotel management, restaurant and food services management, hospitality administration, tourism promotion
Security and Law Enforcement51criminal justice and administration
Family and Social Work42foodservice management
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy25parks and recreation management

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

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Associate's degree36111
Bachelor's degree24111

Johnson & Wales Florida Student Body

In 2007-2008, Johnson & Wales Florida had a total enrollment of 1,955 students (2,016 full-time equivalent).

Students in the Freshman Class:

Group Percent
Men 42%
Women 55%
Full-Time 97%
Part-Time 3%

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 21%
Black 26%
Hispanic 20%
Asian 1%
American Indian 0%
Unknown 22%
(Foreign Students) 10%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 3%
18-19 41%
20-21 30%
22-24 16%
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)

New Jersey5%
New York5%
Virgin Islands3%
Puerto Rico3%
State unknown1%
South Carolina1%
Rhode Island1%
North Carolina1%

Johnson & Wales Florida Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 59 %
Part-Time 50 %

Johnson & Wales Florida Room and Board (2007)

Johnson & Wales Florida offers campus housing for 843 of its 2,016 (full-time) students. Freshmen are required to live on campus.

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

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

Johnson & Wales Florida Admissions and Selectivity


EnrolledPercent of
Accepted Enrolled

Application Requirements:

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

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

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 22,320
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 22,320
Room and board $ 7,956
Books and supplies $ 1,000
Other expenses $ 1,250

Financial Aid:
Johnson & Wales Florida participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 340403)

Johnson & Wales Florida Faculty

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professoracademic year3$69,2333$70,625
Associate professoracademic year12$59,2303$55,067
Assistant professoracademic year12$51,7217$49,511
Instructoracademic year12$45,3927$44,582
All faculty totalacademic year39$53,43120$51,786

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

Johnson & Wales Florida Athletics

Athletic Conferences:

Basketball Other
Baseball Division I Independents
Track Other

Johnson & Wales Florida 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
Tourism Promotion Operations

Nutrition And Exercise Therapy
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facilities Management

Security And Law Enforcement
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration

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What Sets Johnson & Wales Florida Apart:

% of degrees in hospitality
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% of degrees in cooking and culinary arts
(vs. all colleges)
Top 10%Johnson & Wales Florida % of degrees in cooking and culinary arts
Number of degree programs
(vs. colleges of similar size)
Top 12%Johnson & Wales Florida Number of degree programs
Dorm rooms per full-time student
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Top 13%Johnson & Wales Florida Dorm rooms per full-time student
% of degrees in business and management
(vs. all colleges)
Top 16%Johnson & Wales Florida % of degrees in business and management
% of degrees in family and social work
(vs. all colleges)
Top 17%Johnson & Wales Florida % of degrees in family and social work
Number of students
(vs. colleges with similar degree levels)
Top 17%Johnson & Wales Florida Number of students
Degrees concentrated in limited number of degree programs
(vs. colleges of similar size)
Top 19%Johnson & Wales Florida Degrees concentrated in limited number of degree programs
Minority % of student body
(vs. all colleges)
Top 19%Johnson & Wales Florida Minority % of student body

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