Johnson and Wales University Rankings

By | April 19, 2020

Located in Providence, RI, Johnson and Wales University is one of the best universities in the state of Rhode Island. On this page, you will find in-depth rankings for Johnson and Wales University in the following areas: graduation rates, teaching  resources, financing opportunities, and alumni donations. Latest acceptance rate is also given to show how competitive is Johnson and Wales University.

8 Abbott Park Place Providence, RI 02903-3703
Phone: (800) 342-5598
Web site:

Rankings: Johnson and Wales University

Rankings, Ratings, and Admissions Statistics
Peer college rating (out of 5) 2.8
Graduation and retention ranking: 97
Average freshman retention rate: 71.5%
6-year graduation rate: 54.8%
Predicted graduation rate: N/A
Overperformance(+)/Underperformance(-): N/A
Faculty resources ranking: 162
Classes with under 20 students (2020): 37.8%
Classes with 50 or more students (2020): 0.4%
Student faculty ratio (2020): 28:1
Percent of faculty who are full-time (2020) 84.1%
Student selectivity ranking: 142
SAT/ACT 25th-75th percentile (2020) 826-1060
2020 Freshmen in top 10 percent of high school class: 3%
Freshmen in top 25 percent of high school class (2020): 26%
Fall 2020 Acceptance rate: 70.6%
Financial resources rank: 10
Alumni giving rank: 128
Average alumni giving rate (2020): N/A

Johnson and Wales University History

Essential Facts: Johnson and Wales University

  • Johnson & Wales University admissions is less selective with an acceptance rate of 91%.
  • Johnson & Wales University is a private institution that was founded in 1914. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 6,681, its setting is urban, and the campus size is 126 acres.

Rules and regulations Sports Activities 

General Information  
Percent of undergraduate students who live in college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing: 41%
Percent of undergraduates who are members of a fraternity: N/A
Percent of student body who are members of a sorority: N/A
Average percentage of students on campus during weekends: N/A
Are all students permitted to have cars on campus? Yes
Percent of students who have cars on campus: 30%
Is alcohol permitted on campus for students of legal age? No
Additional policies and regulations: class attendance mandatory, hazing prohibited, other
Collegiate athletic association: NCAA III
Men’s scholarship sports: N/A
Women’s scholarship sports: N/A
Student activities: campus ministries, international student organization, student government, student newspaper, yearbook