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Case Western Reserve University

Cleveland, OH

Institution TypePrivate
Undergraduate Students5,152
   Women2,324 (45.1%)
   Men2,828 (54.9%)
Graduate Students6,512


Entrance DifficultyVery difficult
Overall Admission Rate35% of 23,115 applicants were admitted
Early Action OfferedYes
Early Decision OfferedYes
Regular Admission DeadlineJanuary 15
Selection of Students
FactorVery ImportantImportantConsideredNot Considered
Academic GPAX
Standardized TestsX
Extracurricular ActivitiesX
Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
Average GPANot reported
SAT Math722 average
680-770 range of middle 50%
SAT Critical Reading664 average
620-720 range of middle 50%
SAT Writing666 average
620-720 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite32 average
30-34 range of middle 50%


Cost of Attendance$63,404
Tuition and Fees
Room and Board
Average Percent of Need Met86%
Average Freshman Award$37,695
Average Indebtedness of
2016 Graduates


Academic Calendar SystemSemester
General Education/
Core Curriculum
Full-Time Faculty
Teaching Undergraduates
Regular Class Size2-9 students: 19% of classes
10-19 students: 40% of classes
20-29 students: 12% of classes
30-39 students: 10% of classes
40-49 students: 6% of classes
50-99 students: 9% of classes
Over 100 students: 4% of classes


Cleveland Population390,928
Nearest Metropolitan Area 
Freshman Housing GuaranteeFreshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing 99% of freshmen, 82% of all students
Athletic ConferencesNCAA Division III
Sororities39% of women participate
Fraternities 31% of men participate


Ethnicity of Students from U.S.0.1% American Indian/Alaskan Native
22.7% Asian
4.8% Black/African-American
7.1% Hispanic/Latino
5.4% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.1% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
57.4% White
2.5% Unknown
International Students12.1% from 39 countries
First-Year Students Returning91.6%
Students Graduating
Within 4 Years
Graduates Offered Full-Time
Employment Within 6 Months
Graduates Pursuing
Advanced Study Directly
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Average 3.80 4.19 717 694 31
Low 2.80 3.40 560 560 13
High 4.00 5.00 800 790 36
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• CWRU is located in a district of Cleveland that is home to over 40 cultural and academic institutions, including museums, botanical gardens and the city's concert hall.

• The first American to win a Nobel Prize, Albert Michelson, was the first professor of physics at Case.

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