JWU Mission

JOHNSON & WALES UNIVERSITY … an exceptional education that inspires professional success and lifelong personal and intellectual growth.

Johnson & Wales University (JWU) is a dynamic, four-campus university that has evolved from a world leader in culinary and hospitality education to a university that provides nearly 13,000 undergraduate, graduate and online students with opportunities in a wide breadth of industry-relevant disciplines. The university’s impact is global, with 110,000+ alumni from 125 countries pursuing careers worldwide.

An innovative educational leader, Johnson & Wales is a private, non-profit, accredited university that offers degree programs in arts and sciences, business, culinary arts, education, nutrition, health and wellness, hospitality, physician assistant studies, and engineering and design. Its unique model integrates arts and sciences and industry-focused education with work experience and leadership opportunities. JWU is accredited by the New England Commission on Higher Education (NECHE).