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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.

Website: www.jcu.edu/

Private
Co-ed
3,026
Undergraduate
Students
(49.2%) 1,490 Women
(50.8%) 1,536 Men
497
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate
85% of 3,840 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
Yes
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
3.55
SAT Math
490-570 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
536 average
510-570 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
25 average
22-27 range of middle 50%
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
$60,217
Tuition and Fees
$42,910
Room and Board
$12,232
Average Percent of Need Met
79%
Average Freshman Award
$31,122
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$33,508
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
176
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 14% of classes
10-19 students: 39% of classes
20-29 students: 36% of classes
30-39 students: 11% of classes
40-49 students: 0% of classes
50-99 students: 0% of classes
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Campus Life

University Heights Population
13,394
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Cleveland
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing
53% of all students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division III
Mascot
 
Sororities
21% of women participate
Fraternities
9% of men participate
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.1% American Indian/Alaskan Native
2.4% Asian
5.0% Black/African-American
3.6% Hispanic/Latino
2.0% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.0% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
85.5% White
1.3% Unknown
International Students
2.4% from 30 countries
First-Year Students Returning
84.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
71.7%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
73%
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
28.0%
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