29%

Acceptance Rate

$33,016

Avg.Financial Aid

003137

FAFSA Code

About Case Western Reserve University (CWRU)

Type Control of Institution - Public/Private

Private

Not-For-Profit

4 Years

Student Population Number of Students attending College

11,890

Website

www.case.edu

Accreditation Accreditation is the process by which the quality of learning at various educational institutions are evaluated. Read More.

HLC

Religious Affiliation Indicates religious affiliation (denomination) for private not-for-profit institutions that are religiously affiliated.

Not applicable

On Campus Housing Does the institution provide on-campus housing?

Yes

Case Western Reserve University (CWRU) is a private, not for profit university located in the urban region of Ohio. Established in 1826, CWRU was initially known as Western Reserve College. With a campus sprawling over 265 acres, CWRU is known for its world-renowned research program and undergraduate engineering programs. CWRU offers 30 online programs across 7 majors including Business Management, Engineering, Criminal Justice and Health Science. Case Western Reserve University Dental School, aka School of Dental Medicine, is one of the best graduate schools in the United States.

CWRU currently enrols 11,890 students. The student population is very diverse, with 66% of the students from other states, and 13% of the students from other countries. 97% of the students here are enrolled full time. The university has a healthy student to faculty ratio, with the figure standing at 11:1. CWRU has an impressive graduation rate of 82%. Case Western Reserve University faculty and staff contribute to the success of the university while building their careers in a diverse environment. With over 6,500 employees, Case Western Reserve ranks 11th among Forbes' Best Midsize Employers in America.

The university supports the advancement of thriving disciplines along with new areas of interdisciplinary excellence. Furthermore, CWRU also provides students with the knowledge, skills and experience that is required to become leaders in the world, characterized by rapid change and increasing interdependence. The university also promotes civility along with the free exchange of ideas. Ethical behaviour, academic freedom, and shared governance is something the university prides itself upon.

Case Western Reserve University has been accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC), since 1913. The university reaccredited itself in 2015, with the accreditation process occurring every 10 years. Most of the programs here have received accreditations from various institutions, more about which you can read on their website.

Case Western Reserve University’s address is 10900 Euclid Ave, Cleveland, OH 44106, United States. You can contact the university via email or their phone number which is +1 216-368-2000.

Location & Contact

Address

10900 Euclid Ave

Contact

Email: N/A
Phone: 2163682000
Fax: N/A
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Rankings

Case Western Reserve University is among the many globally recognized and globally awarded universities in the world. Down below, we have mentioned CWRU’s ranking according to various sources. 

  • US News and World Report 2020 rankings
    • #39 in Best Undergraduate Engineering Programs
    • #40 in National Universities 
    • #49 in Best Value Schools
    • #57 in Most Innovative Schools
    • #214 in Top Performers in Social Mobility
  • Forbes Rankings
    • #14 in The Midwest
    • #59 in Research Universities
    • #75 in Private Colleges
    • #100 in Top Colleges 2019

QS Global World Ranking ranks CWRU #162 at the global stage. Many of the courses offered at CWRU have received global recognition as well. Furthermore, CWRU has also received a number of positive reviews from renowned websites. Students, faculty and alumni also speak very highly of the university. You’ll most likely recognize some of their most notable alumni as well: Craig Newmark, Paul Buchheit, and Edward C. Prescott.

Admissions

Application Deadline Deadline for application submissions. Please contact the school for more details.

15th-Jan

Acceptance Rate Percentage of applicants who are accepted in an Institution.

29%

SAT Range

1350 - 1520

ACT Range

30 - 34

Application Fee

$70

SAT/ACT

Required

High School GPA

Required

Accept Common App

Yes

Case Western Reserve University has an acceptance rate of 29%. As the number suggests, it is a difficult task to secure admission here. Your SAT scores must be in between 1350 and 1520. CWRU gives a lot of importance to ACT scores as well, with most students enrolled here having a score in between 30 and 34.

Admissions Officials at CWRU consider a student's GPA a very important academic factor. The average GPA of a student enrolled here is 3.86. An applicant's high school class rank, when available, is considered very important and letters of recommendation are considered important for the admissions. The university also has various other requirements, which we have discussed down below.

Annual Cost to Attend

Net Price Cost of attendance minus any grants and scholarships received.

$34,061

Average Annual Cost

$48,604

Books And Supplies

$1,200

Other Fees

$438

Room And Board The charges for an academic year for rooming accommodations and meals for a typical student.

$15,190

Budget For Other Expenses

$1,900

Total One Year Cost

$67,332

As compared to other universities, the Annual Cost to Attend CWRU is definitely in the higher side. However, with CWRU’s nationwide fame and the high return on investment, the experience is definitely worth it. CWRU offers nearly 95 undergraduate degree choices, 135 graduate and professional options, and almost 140 dual-degree programs. The cost of tuition for undergraduates is $64,232, while the same is $45,204 for graduates. We have given the in-depth analysis of the tuition and fee structure in the Cost to Attend section, down below. We have also covered the costs involved with regards to housing, books, supplies and other fees. The university also has its indigenous Net Price Calculator which can help you arrive at an accurate estimate of the costs involved.

Academics

Highest Degree Offered The highest degree offered by the Institution.

Doctoral

Student:Faculty Ratio

11:1

Full-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

95%

Part-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

100%

Academic Calendar

Semester

Research Funding per Student

$35,806

Faculty Overview

56%

Male Professors

44%

Female Professors

Non-traditional Learning

Evening Degree Programs

Teacher Certification

Distance Education

Study Abroad

Majors

Biomedical/Medical Engineering

125 Graduates

Mechanical Engineering

102 Graduates

Computer Science

100 Graduates

Psychology, General

92 Graduates

Registered Nursing, Administration,...

75 Graduates

Biology, General

73 Graduates

Chemical Engineering

67 Graduates

Accounting and Related Services

63 Graduates

Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecu...

55 Graduates

Finance and Financial Management Se...

52 Graduates

Electrical, Electronics and Communi...

43 Graduates

Chemistry

38 Graduates

Economics

35 Graduates

Cognitive Science

30 Graduates

Marketing

29 Graduates

Polymer/Plastics Engineering

29 Graduates

Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astrona...

28 Graduates

Anthropology

27 Graduates

Political Science and Government

27 Graduates

Physics

25 Graduates

Computer Engineering

24 Graduates

Sociology

22 Graduates

Civil Engineering

21 Graduates

English Language and Literature, Ge...

21 Graduates

Mathematics

21 Graduates

Business Administration, Management...

19 Graduates

Music

17 Graduates

Nutrition Sciences

16 Graduates

Statistics

16 Graduates

Materials Engineering

15 Graduates

International/Global Studies

13 Graduates

History

12 Graduates

Applied Mathematics

11 Graduates

Engineering Physics

11 Graduates

Fine and Studio Arts

11 Graduates

Foods, Nutrition, and Related Servi...

11 Graduates

Communication Disorders Sciences an...

10 Graduates

Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft

9 Graduates

Romance Languages, Literatures, and...

9 Graduates

Education, General

8 Graduates

Liberal Arts and Sciences, General...

7 Graduates

Philosophy

6 Graduates

Dance

4 Graduates

Natural Resources Conservation and...

4 Graduates

Area Studies

3 Graduates

Classics and Classical Languages, L...

3 Graduates

Ecology, Evolution, Systematics, an...

3 Graduates

Systems Engineering

3 Graduates

Architecture and Related Services,...

2 Graduates

Astronomy and Astrophysics

2 Graduates

Biomathematics, Bioinformatics, and...

2 Graduates

Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosc...

2 Graduates

Religion/Religious Studies

2 Graduates

Teacher Education and Professional...

2 Graduates

Linguistic, Comparative, and Relate...

1 Graduates

Natural Sciences

1 Graduates

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Student Body

Undergraduate Students

5,261

Socio-Economic Diversity Percent of full-time, first-time students receiving an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

14%

Full-time

97%

Part-time

3%

Students Gender

Male

55%

US National: 44%

Female

45%

US National: 56%

LGBTQIA STUDENT RESOURCE GROUPS

ON CAMPUS WOMEN'S CENTER

Race/Ethnicity

47% White

1% Unknown

4% Black

8% Hispanic

5% Two or more races

14% Non Resident alien

21% Asian

0% American Indian/Alaska native

0% Native Hawaiians/Pacific islander

Geographic Density

Geographic Density

High

0%

Unknown Location

66%

Out Of State

21%

In State

13%

Foreign

Economic Diversity

36% percentage of students who recieved an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Median Household Income

$69,873 per year

Campus Life

Housing

The students can reside on campus and 99% of Freshman Live On-Campus.

On Campus Housing Available

Yes

Freshmen Required to Live on Campus

No

Freshmen Live on Campus

99%

Undergrads in College Housing

78%

Averege Housing Cost

$8,830/year

Campus Food

The institution has several dining and meal plan options available to students and the average meal plan cost is around $6,360/year.

Meal Plan Available

Yes

Average Meal Plan Available

$6,360/year

Athletes

Division Sports Nickname

Spartan

School Colors

blue, gray, and white

Varsity Athletics Association

NCAA

Varsity Athletics Conference Primary

Presidents' Athletic Conference

Total Male Athletes

305

Total Female Athletes

189

Intramural Sports

19

Sports Club

34

Sports Team (Men)

Baseball

Basketball

Cross Country

Football

Soccer

Swimming and Diving

Tennis

Track and Field

Wrestling

Sports Team (Women)

Basketball

Cross Country

Soccer

Softball

Swimming and Diving

Tennis

Track and Field

Volleyball

Campus Safety

24-Hour Security Patrol

Yes

Campus Emergency Phones

Yes

24-Hour Escort Safety rides

Yes

Mobile Campus Emergency Alert

Yes

The university additionally offers an on-campus housing facility for students who wish to dwell nearby. The normal expense for on-campus housing is $15,614 per year. The students at Case Western Reserve University have several dining and meal plan options to choose from. Moreover, the average meal plan costs around $6,360 per year. The university considers the safety and security of its students to be paramount. At CWRU, campus safety and security features include 24-hr security patrol, campus emergency phones, 24-hr escort safety rides and mobile campus emergency alert. The number of female and male students at the university are 54% and 46%, respectively.

After Graduation

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation

$59,600/year

Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation

$74,600/year

Median Total Debt After Graduation The median cumulative federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated.

$0$100,000

$19,500

$27,000

Typical Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 4.53% interest rate.

$202 - 280

Outcomes 8 Years of Attending

Show data for students who

and started their studies

Out of 7,811 students

30% Graduated

10% Still Enrolled

15% Transfer

1% Withdraw

Financial Aid

Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid.

84%

Average Aid Per Year

$33,016

Students Receiving Federal Grants

15%

Average Aid Per Year

$6,843

Students Receiving State Aid

8%

Average Aid Per Year

$4,280

Students Receiving Institutional Grants

83%

Average Aid Per Year

$31,673

Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income

Aid awarded based on the family income.

Income

Average Amount

< $30K

$53,848

$30K - $48K

$50,104

$48K - $75K

$44,489

$75K - $110K

$38,949

> $110K

$25,244

Total Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$80,648,888

Total Non-Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$47,704,362

The price of education rises with every passing year. With each year, it becomes increasingly difficult for students to pay their bills on time. Case Western Reserve University offers a wide range of scholarships, grants and student loans as financial aid. In the financial aid section below, we have provided an in-depth breakdown of the different aspects of financial aid offered here. You may also take a look at the university’s Financial Aid page if you wish to explore further.

The university caters to the needs of 81% of students who apply for financial aid. CWRUl provides Institutional Grants to 83% of the students while 15% avail Federal Pell Grants. The state also provides Grants to 8% of the students who apply for Financial Aid.

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