A WILDCAT WELCOME TO JWU PROVIDENCE
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JWU'S FLAGSHIP LOCATION
Providence, Rhode Island — known as the "Creative Capital" for its thriving music, arts and theatre scene — offers two JWU campuses a short shuttle apart: Downcity and Harborside
GREAT PLACE TO WORK AND PLAY
Ranked by Forbes as one of the “Best Places for Business and Careers” and by CNN as “The USA’s Most Artsy City.”
IT'S A COLLEGE TOWN
30,000 college students as well as artists, professionals, leaders and innovators among whom to expand your network
FOOD LOVERS' PARADISE
Providence has more restaurants per capita than any other city, many of which were founded and are staffed by JWU graduates.
by social mobility by U.S. News & World Report
HOW JWU PVD WORKS FOR YOU
Our faculty and staff have the networks to connect you with your passions. Our culinary students have interned at Food Network, Walt Disney World, Momofuku, Martha Stewart Living and Heinz, just to name a few. But there are so many other places to place our Wildcats!
Did you know that JWU is the Official Education Partner of the Boston Bruins and TD Garden? We host an annual joint seminar program at TD Garden on topics and issues relevant to its academic programming in the areas of foodservice, hospitality, and sports, entertainment and event management.
WHY WE LOVE PROVIDENCE
It’s easy to get around.
Connected by buses (discounted for JWU students) and trains, walkable Providence is close to both Boston and New York City, great for accessing tons of sights and events.
You’ll never be bored.
There’s plenty to do in this vibrant and diverse little city, which houses more than 30,000 college students as well as artists, professionals, leaders and innovators.
It’s a hub for culture and careers.
Providence has a thriving music, arts and theater scene—plus more restaurants per capita than any other city, many founded and staffed by JWU grads!
IF YOUR PATH LEADS TO PROVIDENCE, GET TO KNOW US IN PERSON