Explore Four Great Cities

Providence | North Miami | Denver | Charlotte

4 Campuses, 1 JWU

Beside our unique approach to education, we also offer 4 vibrant campuses to choose from in exciting locations. All offer the same professionally focused education with plenty of industry opportunities to launch your career. Choose the location and lifestyle that suits you best.

View of Providence skyline

 

Explore Providence

Providence, our largest campus, is in the heart of a quirky Renaissance City with one of the greatest concentrations of college students in the country.

Providence has 25 distinct neighborhoods to explore, including Downcity, home to JWU’s central campus as well as the city’s thriving music, arts, concert and theater scenes.

#1 Food City
Passionate about food? Providence ranked #1 for Food/Drink/Restaurants in Travel + Leisure’s “America’s Favorite Cities 2012” poll. (Many of our celebrated restaurants are run by JWU alumni.

Sports Mecca
Love sports? Providence is home to the Providence Bruins (AHL) and the Pawtucket Red Sox, and just a short drive away from Gillette Stadium, home of the New England Patriots (NFL).

380+ Miles of Coastline
There’s a reason Rhode Island is known as the Ocean State: It contains more than 380 miles of coastline along Narragansett Bay and the Atlantic Ocean. Nearby Newport, RI, less than an hour’s drive from campus, is an international yachting capital with spectacular ocean views and beaches, attracting visitors from all over the globe.

View of nearby Miami

 

Explore North Miami

Our North Miami Campus is perfectly situated along Florida’s South Coast and equidistant from the tropical paradises of Fort Lauderdale and Miami.

Get to Know Miami
Explore Art-Deco splendor of South Beach, the fashionable Miami Design District, Little Havana, and funky Coconut Grove, a favorite late-night stop for fun-seekers.

Industry Hotspot
Miami is a major center and a leader in finance, commerce, culture, media, entertainment, the arts, international trade and tourism. Miami is known as the “Cruise Capital of the World” — more passengers go through the city’s port than any other US port.

Beaches & Tropical Weather
Miami’s tropical climate really encourages you to live life outdoors. Winter avg. temp: low 54°, high 78°F. Summer avg. temp: low 73°F, high 93°F.

Pro Sports Mecca
From basketball (Miami Heat) to football (Miami Dolphins) to baseball (Florida Marlins) and ice hockey (Florida Panthers), Miami is a pro-sports hub. Spectator sports are hot, too — from major golf and tennis tournaments to car, horse and boat racing.

View of Red Rocks

 

Explore Denver

Our beautiful campus is located in the heart of the Mile High City’s historical district, known for its entrepreneurial spirit, outdoor lifestyle and proximity to thriving culinary, arts, culture and sports scenes. Our 25-acre campus is centered around a traditional, tree-lined quad and set against a stunning Rocky Mountain backdrop.

Booming Metro Economy
In 2013, Denver ranked No. 6 on Forbes’ list of the Best Places for Business and Careers. Major corporations with operations in the metro area include Molson Coors, Chipotle, Lockheed Martin and United Airlines.

Outdoor Living
With an average of 300 days of sunshine a year (more than Miami or San Diego), Denver is a popular destination for outdoor enthusiasts. In addition, WalkScore.com has rated Denver the third most bicycle-friendly large city in the US.

Denver has over 200 parks, from small mini-parks all over the city to the giant, 314-acre City Park, as well as 650+ miles of paved bike trails — not to mention the nearby mountains with some of the world’s best year-round resort towns and skiing.

Denver Culture
Visitors enjoy the distinctive architecture, myriad museums and the 2nd largest performing arts center in the nation. Don’t miss exploring LoDo (an abbreviation of Lower Downtown) — an historic district hotspot overflowing with 90 restaurants, bars and brewpubs housed in restored Victorian buildings located in the city center.

Sports Mecca
The Denver metro area is the smallest metropolitan area to have a team in all 4 major sports: the Denver Broncos (NFL), the Colorado Avalanche (NHL), the Colorado Rockies (MLB) and the Denver Nuggets (NBA). Denver is also home to major lacrosse and soccer teams.

View of downtown Charlotte

 

Explore Charlotte

Our Charlotte Campus is located in the heart of the Queen City, which offers a unique blend of Southern charm and metropolitan urbanism.

Career Center
In 2013, Forbes named Charlotte among its list of Best Places for Business and Careers.The second largest banking center in the US (after New York City), Charlotte is home to 250+ Fortune 500 companies — including 8 national headquarters — making it an ideal location to launch your career.

Cultural Hotspot
Visitors enjoy exploring NoDa, the city’s creative center that is home to art galleries and microbreweries alike. Charlotte also offers a vibrant food scene that JWU grads have helped to create. In 2012, the urban section of Little Sugar Creek Greenway was complete; Creative Loafing called the project Charlotte’s “Best Place to Get Back to Nature.”

NASCAR + Sports Capital
Charlotte is the major center in the US motorsports industry, housing multiple offices of NASCAR, the NASCAR Hall of Fame and Charlotte Motor Speedway in Concord. (Roughly 75% of the NASCAR industry’s race teams, employees and drivers are based nearby.) Sports fans flock to Lowe’s Motor Speedway for NASCAR events, and can take in football and basketball games featuring the Carolina Panthers (NFL) and the Charlotte Bobcats (NBA).

Providence is the Creative Capital of the Ocean State

Infographic: North Miami is the cruise capital of the world.

Infographic: Denver averages 300 days of sunshine a year.

Infographic: Charlotte is home to 250+ Fortune 500 companies