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Case Western Demographics & Diversity

Cleveland, Ohio

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Racial Demographics & Diversity

Racial Diversity

A college's ethnic diversity is indicated by the student body's equal inclusion of students from different backgrounds . Students at Case Western are mainly White with a sizeable Asian population. The school has high racial diversity. 48% percent of students are minorities or people of color (BIPOC). The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Racial demographics of Case Western Reserve University students
Race Percent of Students
White 52%
Black 5%
Hispanic 6%
Asian 20%
American Indian / Alaskan 0%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 4%
International 11%
Race Unknown 2%

Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity
Very High

There are 6% more female students than male students enrolled at Case Western Reserve University with a gender ratio of 51% women to 49% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, Case Western has a higher gender diversity than other US colleges and is very inclusive of both genders.

Male to female gender ratio for Case Western Reserve University students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 49%
Women 51%
Enrollment by gender for Case Western Reserve University students
Gender Number of Students
Men 5,780
Women 6,110

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity

Case Western serves a high number of out-of-state students with 79% of the student body residing outside of Ohio or from other countries.

Enrollment by geographic location for Case Western Reserve University students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 21%
Out of State 66%
Foreign 13%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$69,873 per year

10% of students can be considered low-income as indicated by their receipt of Federal Pell Grant Aid.

Undergrad Student Population

Undergrad enrollment by age and part time status
Segment Percent of Students
Students Over 25 Years Old 1.5%
Part time Undergrads 0.9%

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