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Founded in 1914, Johnson & Wales University is a private, nonprofit, accredited institution with approximately 16,000 graduate, undergraduate and online students at its four campuses in Providence, RI; North Miami, FL; Denver, CO; and Charlotte, NC. An innovative educational leader, the university offers degree programs in arts and sciences, business, culinary arts, design, education, engineering, health and wellness, hospitality, nutrition and physician assistant studies. Its unique model integrates arts and sciences and industry-focused education with work experience and leadership opportunities, inspiring students to achieve professional success and lifelong personal growth.

Providence, Rhode Island
Providence, our largest campus, is in the heart of a quirky Renaissance City with one of the greatest concentrations of college students in the country.

North Miami, Florida
Our North Miami Campus is perfectly situated along Florida’s South Coast and equidistant from the tropical paradises of Fort Lauderdale and Miami.

Denver, Colorado
The Denver Campus is located in the heart of the Mile High City’s historical district, known for its entrepreneurial spirit, outdoor lifestyle and proximity to thriving culinary, arts, culture and sports scenes. Our 25-acre campus is centered around a traditional, tree-lined quad and set against a stunning Rocky Mountain backdrop.

Charlotte, North Carolina
You’ll know you’ve arrived when you see our gleaming steel and glass tower on West Trade Street. JWU’s welcoming, intimate campus is right in the heart of the Queen City — which offers a great combination of urban living and Southern charm.


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