Case Admission Requirements

Acceptance Rate

Admission Difficulty for Case Western Reserve University
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsElite
Applicant CompetitionHigh

Can I get into Case? The school has a 35% acceptance rate. Last year, 8,192 out of 23,115 applicants were admitted making Case 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. Only 15% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

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SAT Requirements

SAT Range
Applicants Submitting SAT
SAT Scores for Case Western Reserve University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 630
SAT Math 25th 710
SAT Composite 25th 1340
SAT Scores for Case Western Reserve University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 740
SAT Math 75th 780
SAT Composite 75th 1520
SAT Scores you need to get in

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. 50 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school. Note: SAT scores presented on this page have been adjusted upwards per the College Board's concordance tables for test takers after March 2016.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

Case Western Reserve University admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1520 and Above Good >48%
1430 to 1520 Avg + 35%-48%
1340 to 1430 Avg - 24%-35%
1250 to 1340 Reach 16%-24%
Less than 1250 Low <16%

ACT Requirements

ACT Range
Applicants Submitting ACT
ACT Scores for Case Western Reserve University
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 30
ACT Math 25th 29
ACT Composite 25th 30
ACT Scores for Case Western Reserve University
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 35
ACT Math 75th 34
ACT Composite 75th 34
ACT Scores needed to get accepted

What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into Case?

Admission data indicates that Case 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. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 66 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Case Western Reserve University.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Case Western Reserve University admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
34 and Above Good >48%
32 to 34 Avg + 35%-48%
30 to 32 Avg - 24%-35%
28 to 30 Reach 16%-24%
Less than 28 Low <16%

Estimated GPA Requirements

Case Western Reserve University has not reported high school GPA data for its accepted students.

Admission Statistics

Case Western Reserve University admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 10,784 12,331 23,115
Accepted 4,086 4,106 8,192
Acceptance Rate 38% 33% 35%
Enrolled 583 681 1,264
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 14% 17% 15%

Fall 2019 Application Deadline

Applications are Due
Jan 15, 2019
Days left to Apply

Applicants have 35 days left until the Fall 2019 term applications are due on Jan 15, 2019.

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Case Western Reserve University and what considerations affect admission decisions?

Case Western Reserve University Admission Requirements
Test Scores Required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Required
Completion of College Preparatory Program Required
Recommendations Required
Demonstration of Competencies Do not know

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at Case Western Reserve University
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit No
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.