#8 Best Private Colleges in Ohio

John Carroll University

University Heights, Ohio

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Student Population
John Carroll University overview
Location University Heights, Ohio
Online jcu.edu
School Type Private 4 Year
Setting Large Suburban
Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
John Carroll University overview
Size Small
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad/Graduate

Located in University Heights, Ohio, John Carroll University is a small four year private college offering both undergrad and graduate programs.   The school has a religious affiliation with the Roman Catholic faith. In the most recent statistical year 3,817 prospective students applied, and 3,363 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 586 enrolled in the school.  2,858 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 313 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2021/2022, excluding room and board, is $43,740 plus fees of $1,774. JCU is ranked 256 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2023 U.S. Colleges Ranking.



JCU is rated within the top 35% of four-year colleges nationally and earns a CollegeSimply grade of 7 out of 10. Learn how ratings are calculated


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Admission Standards
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SAT 1120/1340
ACT 24/30
GPA 3.66
Applications Accepted
John Carroll University overview
Applications Due Feb 1, 2023
Applicant Competition Very Low
Application Fee $0

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Annual Cost to Attend

Costs for John Carroll University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,250
Other Fees$1,774
Room and Board $12,876
Budget for Other Expenses$3,500
Total One Year Cost$63,140

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Average Salary After 10 Years
$57,600 per year
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate
71% within 6 years

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Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by John Carroll University students
Subject Percent of Class
Business 34%
Social Sciences 10%
Communication 10%
Biology 9%
Education 9%

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