Johnson & Wales University-Denver

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Johnson & Wales University-Denver can be found in Denver, CO, a nonprofit private college which focuses on only a select few programs offered. Johnson & Wales University-Denver has only about 900 enrolled students, which allows them to offer higher teacher to student ratios.

88% of all applicants are accepted to Johnson & Wales University-Denver, from which 12 percent choose to attend. You can get more information from the admissions office website at

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


The overall acceptance rate for Johnson & Wales University-Denver was reported as 87.9% in Fall 2020 with over 2,690 applications submitted to this school. 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 2022 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2022-2023 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for Johnson & Wales University-Denver has been slowly getting higher over the past years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2016-2017: 85.2%
  • 2017-2018: 84.0%
  • 2018-2019: 86.8%
  • 2019-2020: 87.9%
  • Projected Acceptance Rate 2022-2023: 80.5%

How Does Johnson & Wales University-Denver Compare?

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National Avg

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

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
St John's College66.4%
Hastings College66.8%
Sterling College39.9%
York College56.6%

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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