2024 Comprehensive Report on Rankings, Costs, Graduation Rate and More

$30,715

Net Price

88%

Admitted

14%

Enrolled

63%

Graduation Rate

15/1

Student / Faculty

University Detail

Johnson & Wales University-Providence

is a private not-for-profit, four or more years institution with a total student enrollment of 5,117. In 2021, there were 108 psychology and social work graduates. This institution ranks #8 in Rhode Island and ranks #1080 in the U.S. for schools that offer psychology degree programs.

Psychology Degrees Offered

Bachelor, Master

Psychology Graduates

108

Total Enrollment

5,117

Type

Private Not-for-profit, Four or more years

Institution Accreditation

Ranking for Johnson & Wales University-Providence

Let’s be honest. There is no broad-based ranking system that is gong to find the exact right psychology program for you. Use our rankings and more importantly, the underlying data to help uncover a list of psychology programs that might be right for you. Once you narrow down a list of school to consider, the real work begins. In our view, it is best to visit the campus, talk to current students and alumni, interview professors and get a good sense of the school, its administration and philosophy to find the right psychology program for you.

#8

Rhode Island Rank

Combining ranking factors for 9 schools that offer psychology degrees in Rhode Island, Johnson & Wales University-Providence ranks #8.

#1080

U.S. Rank

Combining ranking factors for 1,438 schools that offer psychology degrees in the U.S., Johnson & Wales University-Providence ranks #1080.

Psychology Programs Offered

For psychology degrees, Johnson & Wales University-Providence offers Applied Psychology, Counseling and Applied Psychology, Counseling Psychology and General Psychology at the bachelor level. At the master level, the university offers Mental Health Counseling.

In the table below, see the programs offered and the number of graduates in each program.

Psychology Graduates in 2021BSMA
Applied Psychology14
Counseling and Applied Psychology29
Counseling Psychology15
General Psychology25
Mental Health Counseling25
Total Graduates8325
US Department of Education

Admission, Enrollment, Graduation

In the fall of 2021, 9,254 students applied to the Johnson & Wales University-Providence. The university admitted 88% and 14% of those who were admitted also enrolled.

By comparison, the average number of applicants for Rhode Island universities is 12,908. On average, all Rhode Island institutions admit 66% and 26% of those who were admitted end up enrolling into the institution.

The percentage of Johnson & Wales University-Providence students who return after their first year to begin their second year is 71%. Compared to all Rhode Island four or more years colleges, the percentage is 73%.

The overall graduation rate for Johnson & Wales University-Providence is 63%, compared to 74% for all Rhode Island universities, while the number of students who transferred out of the program is 31%.

  • Credits Accepted: Dual enrollment, Credit for life experiences, Advanced placement (AP) credits

Compare JWU to Rhode Island Four or more years Colleges
Offering Psychology Degrees

Compare admission, acceptance, retention and graduation rates of Johnson & Wales University-Providence to the average of all Rhode Island four or more years schools that offer psychology degrees.

Why it Matters

Compare Admission and Enrollment

Low admission rates and high enrollment rates denote not only how selective a school is, but also how in-demand the school is. High graduation rates show the overall success of an institution.

JWU

9,254

Applicants

88%

Percent Admitted

14%

Percent Enrolled

71%

1st Time Student Retention Rate

63%

Graduation Rate

RI Colleges

12,908

Applicants

66%

Percent Admitted

26%

Percent Enrolled

73%

1st Time Student Retention Rate

74%

Graduation Rate

Student & Faculty Information

In the fall of 2021, there were 250 or 53% full-time instructional or research faculty members of all faculty and there were 219 or 47% part-time faculty members employed at Johnson & Wales University-Providence. The number of full-time instructional faculty was 250 or 53%.

Part-time teachers are paid less and cost less, so any organization with a disproportionate number of part-time teachers can invest money in more important areas. However, as part-time teachers, participants can work full-time in their profession and bring experience to the classroom.

Why it Matters

Compare Faculty Numbers

Low student faculty ratios and high full-time instructional percentages indicate that institutions focus their investments in areas that matter most to students.

JWU

15 / 1

Student Faculty Ratio

53%

Percent Full-Time

47%

Percent Part-Time

53%

Percent Full-Time Instructional

RI Colleges

13 / 1

Student Faculty Ratio

50%

Percent Full-Time

50%

Percent Part-Time

47%

Percent Full-Time Instructional

Tuition and Student Expenses

For the 2021-2022 academic year at Johnson & Wales University-Providence the average cost of undergraduate tuition is $35,750, and the average cost for books and supplies is $1,800.

For graduate students, the average cost for tuition is $14,706 and the average cost for graduate fees is $0.

In the table below, find the average total expenses to attend Johnson & Wales University-Providence in 2021-2022 including tuition, room, board and living expenses for both undergraduate and graduate students.

Note that the average total expenses do not include financial aid, grants, loans or scholarships. You can find the average financial aid and net price data in the sections below.

Expenses for Johnson & Wales University-Providence2021-2022
On Campus Room & Board$18,212
On-Campus Living Expenses$2,058
Total Living Expenses$20,270
Tuition for In-State, Undergraduate$35,750
Books and Supplies, Undergraduate$1,800
Total Undergraduate Expenses$57,820
In-State, Graduate Tuition$14,706
In-State, Graduate Fees$0
Total Graduate Expenses$14,706
US Department of Education

Net Price

Average Net Price

The average net price to attend Johnson & Wales University-Providence is $30,715. Average net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board, living costs, books, supplies together and then subtracting the average financial (grants, scholarships and loans) for federal financial aid recipients.

In other words, the average net price is the average amount students pay to attend this university for one year.

Average net price is calculated from the most recent data supplied by each institution to the US Department of Education and is found by subtracting the average amount of federal, state/local government, or institutional grant or scholarship aid from the total cost of attendance. The total cost of attendance is the sum of published tuition and required fees (lower of in-district or in-state), books and supplies, and the weighted average for room and board and other expenses.

Compare Johnson & Wales University-Providence to all Rhode Island universitas that offer psychology degrees for the cost to attend, average financial aid, percent of students receiving aid and the average net price to attend.

For program ranking, we see a lower overall cost of tuition and cost of living expenses minus the average financial aid a student may receive as the ranking factor student may want to consider.

Why it Matters

Compare Average Cost to Attend and Net Price

Low student faculty ratios and high full-time instructional professors indicates to us institutions that focus their investments in areas that matter most: the education of students by the best instructors possible.

JWU

$57,820

Cost to Attend

$20,066

Average Financial Aid

100%

Percent Receiving Aid

$30,715

Net Price

RI Colleges

$50,499

Cost to Attend

$19,330

Average Financial Aid

91%

Percent Receiving Aid

$26,546

Average Net Price

Financial Aid

The number of beginning students who enter postsecondary education for the first time and receive financial aid is 1,199 or 100%.

The number of undergraduate students who receive a grant or scholarship is 4,915 and the average amount of their grant or scholarship is $20,066.

All Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid# Receiving AidAverage Aid Received
Grant or Scholarship Aid4,915$20,066
Pell Grants1,802$4,964
Federal Student Loans3,865$6,871
US Department of Education

Below, compare the financial aid students receive at the Johnson & Wales University-Providence to all schools across the United States that offer psychology degrees.

We see higher percentages of those receiving aid and the percent that aid covers the net price of education as an indicator of the strength of the institution.

Why it Matters

Compare Financial Aid

Financial Aid can make the difference between being able to afford college or being priced out of college. Many students may find college far more affordable than they could imagine, when accounting for the various kinds of financial aid available.

JWU

4,915

Grant or Scholarship Aid

46%

Grants or Scholarships

1,802

Number of Pell Grants

17%

Pell Grants

3,865

Federal Student Loans

37%

Federal Student Loans

RI Colleges

4,733

Grant or Scholarship Aid

53%

Grants or Scholarships

1,717

Number of Pell Grants

19%

Pell Grants

2,501

Federal Student Loans

28%

Federal Student Loans

See Additional Psychology Schools for Rhode Island.

psychology Source Data from

See all data sources including 1,934 Psychology School Programs