About John Carroll University (JCU)
On Campus Housing
John Carroll University which is a private, Roman Catholic university, is located in University Heights, OH. John Carroll University occupies a total area of about 63 acres. It was in 1886 when the John Carroll University was founded. Keeping the pursuit of research, innovation, and excellence at the center, John Carroll University has been imparting quality education to its students. The motto of the varsity is Ad Majorem Dei Gloriam (Latin) and its official colors are blue and gold. Out of total 3,673 students enrolled at JCU, 3,017 belong to undergraduate courses while 489 are postgraduate students. To teach various courses to the students, the school has employed a total of 635 faculty. Around 46% of the students are females and 54% are males. Notably, John Carroll University is also home to an ethnically diverse student population. At JCU around 84% are white, 4% are Black or African American, and 4% belong to Hispanic ethnicity. Moreover, around 99% of the students are 24 and under. In its 134 years of existence, JCU has produced several known personalities like Don Shula, London Fletcher, Josh McDaniels, and Timothy J. Russert. The university boasts of a decent sports infrastructure, which helps in developing the personality of its students. JCU offers a total of 126 undergraduate and graduate programs, including both residential and online. The university also has a long list of accreditations. It has been accredited by AACSB (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business), CACREP (Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs), CAEP (Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation), and HLC Higher Learning Commission. John Carroll University has around $223 million (2019) in endowment.
Forbes and US News provide rankings to the universities, which are trusted everywhere. But this is applicable only if the universities are located in the US. John Carroll University has been ranked at the 287th position among other universities by Forbes. It is to be noted that Forbes decides on the rankings of the university based on common metrics like acceptance rate, endowment, benefits, and SAT scores, among others.
Annual Cost to Attend
Average Annual Cost
Tuition fees and the cost of living during the course tenure are the next two things that a student should keep in mind before applying to JCU. The total one-year cost on a full-time basis would be somewhere around $59,892. This cost consists of the average annual tuition cost ($42,910), books and supplies ($1,250), room and boarding ($12,232), and budget for other expenses ($3,500). For students seeking financial assistance, the university offers a number of options.
Highest Degree Offered
36% percentage of students who recieved an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.
Median Household Income
$68,368 per year
Campus Emergency Phones
Mobile Campus Emergency Alert
Students who want to enjoy the campus and lodging life can benefit from the on-campus housing facility provided by JCU. A candidate will be needed to pay a normal expense of $12,232 per year for living on campus. John Carroll University has several dining and meal plan options for its students and the average meal plan at JCU costs around $5,334 per year. The university considers the safety and security of its students to be paramount. At JCU, campus safety and security features include 24-hr security patrol, campus emergency phones, 24-hr escort safety rides and mobile campus emergency alert. There are around 54% male and 46% female students enrolled at the university.
Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation
Students Receiving Gift Aid
Average Aid Per Year
Students Receiving Federal Grants
Average Aid Per Year
Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income
$30K - $48K
$48K - $75K
$75K - $110K
Total Needs based Scholarships/Grants
Total Non-Needs based Scholarships/Grants
As mentioned, if one finds the fees and cost of living at JCU to be on the higher side, the financial aid department of the varsity would be of huge assistance. They can assist students with scholarships, grants, and student loans as well. At the university, the average federal grant comes to be around $5,220, whereas the financial aid is $27,419. The university provides financial assistance in the form of state-level aid worth $2,731 and institutional aid worth $27,419. The total need-based scholarships/grants offered at JCU based on students' financial needs add up to $52,479,461 per year. Meanwhile, the total non-need-based scholarships/grants in a year come to around $20,276,224.