Hospitality School Johnson & Wales Is Closing Its Sprawling North Miami Campus

Jun 25, 2020

After 28 years in South Florida, Johnson & Wales University is shutting down its North Miami campus in 2021, according to a letter from the private school’s Board of Trustees.

Johnson & Wales, known for its culinary school and other hospitality programs, announced Thursday it is also closing its Denver campus as part of a move to “consolidate the university’s physical footprint.” The university is striving to have a larger online presence across a broader spectrum of academic programs.

Part of the reason for the two-campus closure is that neither of them were set to meet financial goals established by the university’s Board of Trustees by 2022, said Johnson & Wales’ board chair James H. Hance Jr. and Chancellor Mim L. Runey.

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