• Address: 10900 Euclid Ave, Cleveland, Ohio 44106

  • Phone Number: (216) 368-2000

  • Website: https://case.edu/online-learning/

About

Case Western Reserve University (CWRU) is a private not-for-profit institution established in the year 1826 and was known as Western Reserve College. The university campus is located in an urban region of Ohio on a land of 265 acres. The university is known for its world-class research and has one of the best undergraduate Engineering programs in Ohio.

  • The acceptance rate of the university is 35% with a student-faculty ratio of 11:1 which makes the faculties give individual attention to each of the students.

  • The university has been accredited since 1913 by the Higher Learning Commission.

  • The total population of the university is 11,664 with 10,398 full-timers and 1,266 part-timers.

  • The graduation rate of the university is 82%.


Online at CWRU

The university is actively involved in the design, development, and delivery of the online programs in a flexible way. The online programs are made with an interaction between students and the faculties.

The university has its own learning management system that enables students to easily access all their online resources and study materials that can be anytime. These tools make sure to provide the same kind of education that what their on-campus students get with very minimum monitoring. 

The university also enables students their own profile through which various actions such as taking up their classes, announcements, events, financial aid, tuition fee, and much more can be viewed.


Reviews

  • The community seems to be having a welcoming atmosphere composed of people from all over America. The administration listens to the students and makes changes in a shorter span.

  • The instructors are well experienced and help the students to succeed both in academics and in life.

  • The online classes are of high quality and the instructors are generally good.

Overview

Institution Type

(4 Years) Private Not-For-Profit

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Headquartered at

Cleveland, Ohio

FAFSA/Federal School Code

003137

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Institutional Accreditation

HLC

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Historically Black College or University

No

Data Source: https://case.edu/online-learning/, U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS, Federal Student Aid, CHEA.

Campus Life

The students can find a lot of activities happening in the college campus. The Office of Student Affairs gives students free entrance to museums and cultural institutions.

In athletics, the university offers three options varsity sports teams, club sports, and intramurals to participate in athletics. There are well-experienced trainers to guide the athletes.

There are four residential buildings namely North Residential Village, South Residential Village, Village at 115, and Stephanie Tubbs Jones Residence Hall. It consists of seven residential houses with accommodations for about 740 third and fourth-year students. Stephanie Tubbs Jones Residence Hall was opened in 2015.

Statistics

Key Statistics
Student Faculty Ratio 11: 1
Total Population 11,664
Student Population Full Time: 10,398 Part Time: 1,266
Gender Division Male: 49 % Female: 51 %

Graduation Rate

The College Monk

Male: 79 %

The College Monk

Female: 86 %

Total Graduation Rate: 82 %

Graduation rate with bachelors degree completed

Race & Ethnicity

Data Source: U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS for Fall 2016.

Majors and Online Programs

Case Western Reserve University (CWRU) offers 30 online programs across 7 Majors

Engineering

Offering 7 programs accross 1 degrees

Education

Offering 12 programs accross 1 degrees

Business Management

Offering 2 programs accross 1 degrees

Human Services

Offering 3 programs accross 2 degrees

Criminal Justice

Offering 2 programs accross 1 degrees

Health Science

Offering 2 programs accross 1 degrees

Exercise Science

Offering 2 programs accross 1 degrees

Admissions

Case Western Reserve University (CWRU) Acceptance Rate is 35%

Application Fee
Undergraduate Application Fee $70
Graduate Application Fee $50

Data Source: U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS for Fall 2017.

Admission Statistics
Total Applicants 23,115
Total Applicants Admitted 8,192
Applicants Enrolled 1,264
Full time Applicants Enrolled 1,264
Admission Requirements
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school record Required
Completion of college-preparatory program Required
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT) Required

Data Source: U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS for Fall 2016.

Case Western Reserve University (CWRU) Admission test scores (SAT/ACT)
Number of students submitting SAT scores 632
Number of students submitting ACT scores 837
Percent of students submitting SAT scores 50%
Percent of students submitting ACT scores 66%
SAT Math 670 average 620 - 720 range
SAT Critical Reading 725 average 680 - 770 range
SAT Writing 670 average 620 - 720 range
ACT Composite 31 average 30 - 33 range

Data Source: U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS for Fall 2015-2016.

Financial Aid and Scholarships

More than 80% of the students receive some financial assistance. First-year students will be automatically evaluated for several scholarships.

The institution awards about $105 million in institutional aid to the students each year.

The university requires the students to fill the FAFSA form so that the university will get to know about the financial requirement and eligibility of the student. Case Western Reserve University federal school code is 003137.

The Federal-Aid provided includes Direct Subsidized Loan, Direct Unsubsidized loan, Direct PLUS Loans, Federal Work-Study, and Pell Grant.

The Institutional Aid covered by the university includes National Merit Scholarships, Case Western Reserve University Leadership Scholarships, Brian D. Sherwood Memorial Scholarship, and FIRST Scholarship.

The Military Aid provided includes the Post 9/11 GI Bill, Montgomery GI Bill, and the Tuition Assistance Program.

Federal Aid

Federal Financial Aid Award per year Eligibilty Application Deadline
Federal Work-Study $6,311 U.S. Citizen or non-citizen eligible Satisfactory academic progress. June 30th, 2018
Federal Loans Award per year Eligibilty Application Deadline
Direct Subsidized Loan $6,311 U.S citizen or an eligible noncitizen Enrolled at least half-time June 30th, 2018
Direct Unsubsidized loan $6,311 U.S citizen or an eligible noncitizen Enrolled at least half-time June 30th, 2018
Direct PLUS Loans $6,311 U.S citizen or an eligible noncitizen Enrolled at least half-time June 30th, 2018
Federal Perkins Loans $6,311 U.S citizen or an eligible noncitizen Enrolled at least half-time June 30th, 2018
Federal Nursing Student Loan $6,311 U.S citizen or an eligible noncitizen Enrolled at least half-time June 30th, 2018
Federal Health Professions Student Loans $6,311 U.S citizen or an eligible noncitizen Enrolled at least half-time June 30th, 2018
Federal Grants Award per year Eligibilty Application Deadline
Pell Grant $4,416 Undergraduate. U.S Citizen or an Eligible Non- Citizen. Varies
Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (FSEOG) $2,118 Undergraduate. U.S Citizen or an Eligible Non- Citizen. Varies

Data Source: U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS survey data for 2016 - 2017.

Military and Veteran Benefits

Military Financial Aid Award per year Eligibilty Application Deadline
Montgomery GI Bill Varies Served period of 36 months after September 10, 2001. Varies
The VA Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment Program Varies Service-connected Disabilities. Varies
Post 9/11 GI Bill $23,454 Honorably Discharged from the military. Served 30 days after Sep10,2001. Varies
Tuition Assistance Varies Members of Army, Navy, Marines, Air Force, and Coast Guard. Varies

Data Source: https://case.edu/online-learning/, U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS survey data for 2016 - 2017.

Scholarships and Grants

Institutional Scholarships Award per year Eligibilty Application Deadline
National Merit Scholarships $2,000 Merit-based. Satisfactory Academic Progress. Varies
Case Western Reserve University Leadership Scholarships $5,000 First Year Applicant. Demonstrate Leadership Quality. Varies
Brian D. Sherwood Memorial Scholarship $2,500 Academic Achievement. An eessay. Varies
FIRST Scholarship $10,000 First-year Applicant. 3.0 GPA. Varies

Data Source: https://case.edu/online-learning/, U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS survey data for 2016 - 2017.

Federal Aid based on family income

Family Income Average Federal Aid per year
Under $30,000 $17,287
$30,001 - $48,000 $20,629
$48,001 - $75,000 $28,484
$75,001 - $110,000 $32,694
Over $110,000 $37,150

Data Source: U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS survey data for 2016 - 2017.

Federal, State or Institutional Aid Awarded Percent Avg Amount per year
Undergraduate students awarded Pell grants 16% $4,184
Federal, State or Institutional aid awarded for Full-time, first-time undergraduates 81% $28,253
Federal Grant awarded for full-time, first-time undergraduates 15% $6,133
Institutional Grant awarded for full-time, first-time undergraduates 81% $27,016
Students Loans awarded for full-time, first-time undergraduates 45% $8,050
Federal Students Loans awarded for full-time, first-time undergraduates 44% $6,311
Average aid awarded as grant or scholarship $ 33,124
Post-9/11 GI Bill Award Number of Students Amount per year
Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits 109 $20,591
Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits - undergraduate students 35 $23,454
Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits - graduate students 74 $19,237

Data Source: https://case.edu/online-learning/, U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS survey data for 2016 - 2017.

Library

Kelvin Smith Library (KSL) is the main library supporting the teaching and research of the university. The university Archives, Kulas Music Library, and the Astronomy Library are part of Kelvin Smith Library.

It also gives technology-related services such as the online public catalog and circulation systems.

The e-library of the university provides plenty of online resources.

Online assistance provides solutions to any problem relating to the access of the e-library and finding academic resources.

Rankings

The rankings according to U.S.News are given below.

  • It ranks 42 in 'National Universities' and 'Best Value Schools'.

  • It ranks 40 in 'High School Counselor Rankings' and 32 in 'Most Innovative Schools'.

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