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Johnson & Wales University at Charleston - Campus Life

Environment | Campus Description | Housing | Regulations | Student Employment


  • The Northeastern region of the country constitute a vast majority of U.S. students.
  • The Southeastern region of the country constitute a vast majority of U.S. students.
  • The Middle Atlantic region of the country constitute a vast majority of U.S. students.
  • Campus is located within one mile of a city or town.

Campus Description and Transportation Services
77,620-square foot, urban campus in Charleston (population: 295,039); main
campus in Providence, R.I.; other branch campuses in Gothenburg, Sweden,
Norfolk, Va., North Miami, Fla., Vail, Colo.; and Worcester, Mass. Served
by major airport, bus, and train. School operates transportation to
student housing. Public transportation serves campus.


Types of Housing

  • Coed Dorms are used by 100% of the on-campus students.
  • 66% of freshmen live in school housing of some type.
  • 39% of all students live in school housing of some type.
  • 61% of all students live off campus or commute.
  • On average, 95% of all students are on campus during the weekend.
Students who are required to live on campus:
  • Students may live on or off campus.
Campus housing is available for all unmarried students regardless of year.

Campus Rules, Regulations & Policies

  • All students may have cars on campus.
  • 65% of all students have cars on campus.
  • Alcohol is not permitted on campus, even to those students of legal drinking age.

Other Policies

  • Class attendance mandatory
  • Dress/hair Code

Student Employment

  • This school participates in College Work/Study Program.
  • Institutional employment is available.
  • Part-time off-campus employment opportunities are good.
  • Freshmen are not discouraged from working during first term.