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Case Western Reserve University

Cleveland, Ohio

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Case Western Reserve University overview
Location Cleveland, Ohio
Online case.edu
School Type Private 4 Year
Setting Large City
Case Western Reserve University overview
Size Mid-size
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad/Graduate
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Case Western Reserve University, set in the urban environment of Cleveland, Ohio, is a private research institution established in 1826. Its campus merges contemporary with historic architecture and includes a variety of living options, with residential halls and suites serving as housing for a predominant portion of the undergraduate population. The university's academic profile is characterized by strengths in fields such as engineering, business, law, medicine, nursing, and social work. Case Western Reserve is also recognized for its extensive research facilities and emphasis on innovation. The university has a moderately selective admissions process and prioritizes a diverse and academically driven student body. While not primarily highlighted for athletics, Case Western Reserve teams, known as the Spartans, participate in NCAA Division III sports.

In the most recent statistical year 38,701 prospective students applied, and 10,607 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 1,553 enrolled in the school.  11,080 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 1,121 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2022/2023, excluding room and board, is $61,040 plus fees of $544. Case Western is ranked 49 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2024 U.S. Colleges Ranking.












Case Western is rated within the top 11% of four-year colleges nationally and earns a CollegeSimply grade of 9 out of 10. Learn how ratings are calculated


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Admission Standards

Case Western Reserve University overview
SAT 1410/1540
ACT 32/35
Estimated GPA 3.86

Applications Accepted

Case Western Reserve University overview
Applications Due Jan 15, 2024
Applicant Competition High
Application Fee $70

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Annual Cost to Attend


Costs for Case Western Reserve University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,200
Other Fees$544
Room and Board $17,220
Budget for Other Expenses$2,000
Total One Year Cost$82,004

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Average Salary After 10 Years

$84,700 per year

Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate

78% within 6 years

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Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by Case Western Reserve University students
Subject Percent of Class
Engineering 28%
Biology 12%
Social Sciences 11%
Business 9%
Health Professions 8%

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Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=201645 IPEDS survey data for Case Western Reserve University.

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