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How hard is it to get into Case Western and can I get accepted? The school has a 27% acceptance rate ranking it #3 in Ohio for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 7,876 out of 28,786 applicants were admitted making Case Western a highly competitive school to get into with a lesser chance of acceptance for qualifying applicants. Academically, it has exceptionally high requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 8 percent. Case Western Reserve University typically accepts and attracts "A-" average high school students. Only 17% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the top quarter of their high school class.
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||640|
|SAT Math 25th||700|
|SAT Composite 25th||1340|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||720|
|SAT Math 75th||790|
|SAT Composite 75th||1510|
|Average SAT Score||1430|
What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Case Western Reserve University?
Case Western Reserve University typically requires applicants to be in the top 9 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1340 on a 1600 scale, below which admission should be considered a reach. We estimate some students could be accepted with SAT's as low as 1250. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1430 out of 1600. The school ranks #1 in Ohio for highest average SAT composite score. 58 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school.Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class
|SAT Score (1600 scale)||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|1510 and Above||Good||>39%|
|1425 to 1510||Avg +||27%-39%|
|1340 to 1425||Avg -||18%-27%|
|1255 to 1340||Reach||11%-18%|
|Less than 1255||Low||<11%|
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|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||31|
|ACT Math 25th||29|
|ACT Composite 25th||30|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||35|
|ACT Math 75th||34|
|ACT Composite 75th||34|
|Average ACT Score||32|
What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into Case Western?
Admission data indicates that Case Western regularly accepts students with ACT's of 30 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 7 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 28 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 32 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 34 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #1 in Ohio for highest average ACT composite score. 59 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Case Western Reserve University.Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class
|ACT Score||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|34 and Above||Good||>39%|
|32 to 34||Avg +||27%-39%|
|30 to 32||Avg -||18%-27%|
|28 to 30||Reach||11%-18%|
|Less than 28||Low||<11%|
What GPA do you need to get into Case Western Reserve University?
Applicants require exceptionally good grades to get into Case Western. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Case Western Reserve University was 3.86 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily A- students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #2 in Ohio for highest average GPA. Even with a competitive GPA, admission to Case Western will be challenging as the school denies more applicants than it admits.
*This school has not released high school GPA data for its incoming freshmen. In these cases, CollegeSimply employs an artificial intelligence (AI) process to predict GPA based on this school's test scores and a large sample of other colleges' data. 3.86 is an estimate of the school's average incoming freshman GPA.
74% of Case Western Reserve University freshman were in the top ten percent of their high school graduating class.
|High School Class Rank||Freshmen Within Range|
|Top 10% of class||74%|
|Top 25% of class||94%|
|Top 50% of class||100%|
|Bottom 50% of class||0%|
|Bottom 25% of class||0%|
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||17%||18%||17%|
The application deadline for Fall 2021 has passed. Applications were due on Jan 15, 2021.
What are the requirements for admission to Case Western Reserve University and what student information is used for admission decisions?
|High School GPA||Required|
|High School Class Rank||Required|
|Completion of College Preparatory Program||Required|
|Demonstration of Competencies||Do not know|
|Credit for Life Experiences||No|
Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=201645 IPEDS survey data for Case Western Reserve University.
58% of students submit their SAT scores to Case Western. 59% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.
27% of those who apply are granted admission to Case Western. Admission competition is high and the college has elite admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.
The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 1340 and 1510. 58% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.
The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 30 and 34. 59% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.