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John Carroll University

University Heights, OH

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John Carroll, founded in 1886, is a church-affiliated, liberal arts university. Its 60-acre campus is located in a residential area, 10 miles from downtown Cleveland. Campus architecture is primarily Gothic in style.

Institution TypePrivate
Undergraduate Students3,125
   Women1,477 (47.3%)
   Men1,648 (52.7%)
Graduate Students575


Entrance DifficultyModerately difficult
Overall Admission Rate83% of 3,873 applicants were admitted
Early Action OfferedYes
Early Decision OfferedNo
Regular Admission DeadlineRolling
Selection of Students
FactorVery ImportantImportantConsideredNot Considered
Academic GPAX
Standardized TestsX
Extracurricular ActivitiesX
Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
Average GPA3.51
SAT Math556 average
500-610 range of middle 50%
SAT Critical Reading545 average
500-590 range of middle 50%
SAT Writing537 average
480-590 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite25 average
22-27 range of middle 50%


Cost of Attendance$53,740
Tuition and Fees
Room and Board
Average Percent of Need Met85%
Average Freshman Award$30,761
Average Indebtedness of
2015 Graduates


Academic Calendar SystemSemester
General Education/
Core Curriculum
Full-Time Faculty
Teaching Undergraduates
Regular Class Size2-9 students: 19% of classes
10-19 students: 30% of classes
20-29 students: 38% of classes
30-39 students: 12% of classes
40-49 students: 0% of classes


University Heights Population13,394
Nearest Metropolitan AreaCleveland
Freshman Housing GuaranteeFreshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing 87% of freshmen, 58% of all students
Athletic ConferencesNCAA Division III
Sororities23% of women participate
Fraternities 11% of men participate


Ethnicity of Students from U.S.0.1% American Indian/Alaskan Native
1.6% Asian
4.3% Black/African-American
3.4% Hispanic/Latino
2.1% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.0% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
87.3% White
1.3% Unknown
International Students2.1% from 24 countries
First-Year Students Returning85.0%
Students Graduating
Within 4 Years
Graduates Offered Full-Time
Employment Within 6 Months
Graduates Pursuing
Advanced Study Directly
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CLASS OF 2021 Profile of Students on COLLEGEdata
Interested in This College
Average 3.45 3.85 720 740 26
Low 2.70 2.70 720 740 19
High 4.00 4.46 720 740 33
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