Johnson & Wales University-Charlotte

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Johnson & Wales University-Charlotte can be found in Charlotte, NC, a nonprofit private college which focuses on only a select few programs offered. Johnson & Wales University-Charlotte has an enrollment of over 1,600 students.

85% of all those who apply are accepted to Johnson & Wales University-Charlotte, from which 14% choose to enroll. You can get more information from the admissions office website at

Overall Johnson & Wales University-Charlotte Acceptance Rate - Fall 2020


The overall acceptance rate for Johnson & Wales University-Charlotte was reported as 84.9% in Fall 2020 with over 3,510 college applications submitted to Johnson & Wales University-Charlotte. Both in state and out of state applicants are included in these figures. We do not have data on transfer acceptance rates currently.

Historical Trend and Acceptance Rate 2021 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2021-2022 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for Johnson & Wales University-Charlotte has been slowly getting higher over the past years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2016-2017: 81.7%
  • 2017-2018: 84.1%
  • 2018-2019: 85.7%
  • 2019-2020: 84.9%
  • Projected Acceptance Rate 2021-2022: 78.7%

How Does Johnson & Wales University-Charlotte Compare?

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National Avg

The acceptance rate for Johnson & Wales University-Charlotte is fifty percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 56.7%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

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Johnson C Smith University47.0%
Queens University of Charlotte65.2%
Belmont Abbey College80.7%
Davidson College18.1%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • High School GPA Scores are Required
  • High School Class Rankings are Recommended
  • School Records are Required
  • College Prep Classes are Recommended
  • Standardized Test Scores (SAT,ACT,...) are Recommended
  • TOEFL Exam (Foreign Language Students) are Required

Number of Applicants, Percent Accepted, and Enrolled Students (Fall 2020)

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