Case Western Reserve University

Cleveland, OH

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Website: www.case.edu/

Private
Co-ed
5,150
Undergraduate
Students
(44.8%) 2,307 Women
(55.2%) 2,843 Men
6,674
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Very difficult
Overall Admission Rate
33% of 25,380 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
Yes
Early Decision Offered
Yes
Regular Admission Deadline
January 15

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
Not reported
SAT Math
730 average
690-780 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
695 average
650-740 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
31 average
30-33 range of middle 50%
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
$65,924
Tuition and Fees
$47,500
Room and Board
$14,784
Average Percent of Need Met
99%
Average Freshman Award
$46,967
Average Indebtedness of 2016 Graduates
$32,377
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
789
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 21% of classes
10-19 students: 38% 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
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Campus Life

Cleveland Population
390,928
Nearest Metropolitan Area
 
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing
80% of all students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division III
Mascot
Spartan
Sororities
26% of women participate
Fraternities
27% of men participate
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.1% American Indian/Alaskan Native
23.8% Asian
5.0% Black/African-American
7.5% Hispanic/Latino
5.4% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.1% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
56.3% White
1.8% Unknown
International Students
13.0% from 46 countries
First-Year Students Returning
92.5%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
65.9%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
86%
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
41.0%
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Freshman Admission Requirements


Entrance Difficulty

Very Difficult: More than 50% of freshmen were in the top 10% of their high school class and scored over 1230 on the SAT I or over 26 on the ACT; about 60% or fewer of all applicants accepted.

High School Preparation

High School Graduation
High school diploma required and GED is accepted
High School Program
College preparatory program is required

High School Units Required or Recommended

High School Units Required or Recommended
Subject Required Units Recommended Units
English 4  
Mathematics 3 4
Science 3  
Foreign Language 2 3
Social Studies 3 4
History    
Academic Electives    

Examinations

Examinations
Exam Required Units Scores Due in Admissions Office
SAT or ACT Required January 15
SAT Only    
ACT Only    
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT    
SAT Subject Tests Only Considered if submitted
SAT Essay Component Policy Not Reported
ACT Writing Test Policy Accepted with or without writing component
ACT Writing Test Policy Not reported

Applying for Admission


Admissions Office

Address
10900 Euclid Avenue
City, State, Zip
Cleveland, OH 44106
Phone
(216) 368-4450
Fax
(216) 368-5111
E-mail
admission@case.edu

Application Dates and Fees

Regular Admisson Deadline
January 15
Application Fee
$70
Application Fee Waiver
Not reported
Regular Admission Notification
March 20
Accept Offer of Admission
May 1
Waiting List Used
Yes
Defer Admission
Student can defer admission
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications accepted

Early Admission

Early Decision Offered
Yes
Early Decision Deadline
November 1, January 15
Early Decision Notification
December 17, February 1
Early Action Offered
Yes
Early Action Deadline
November 1
Early Action Notification
December 15

Application Form

Common Application
Accepted
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application
Available

Other Application Requirements

Interview
Not Required
Essay or Personal Statement
Required for all freshmen
Letters of Recommendation
2 required for all freshmen
Other
School report, including a counselor recommendation required for freshmen
Financial Need
Financial need is not a consideration in the admissions process

Selection of Students


Selection of Students
Factor Very Important Important Considered Not Considered
Rigor of Secondary School Record X
Academic GPA X
Standardized Tests X
Class Rank X
Recommendations X
Essay X
Interview X
Level of Applicant's Interest X
Extracurricular Activities X
Volunteer Work X
Particular Talent/Ability X
Character/Personal Qualities X
First Generation to Attend College X
State Residency X
Geographic Residence X
Relation with Alumnus X
Religious Affiliation/Commitment X
Ethnicity X
Work Experience X

Profile of Fall Admission


Overall Admission Rate
33% of 25,380 applicants were admitted
Women
35% of 11,663 applicants were admitted
Men
31% of 13,717 applicants were admitted
Students Enrolled
1,388 (17%) of 8,405 admitted students enrolled
Women
594 (15%) of 4,086 admitted students enrolled
Men
794 (18%) of 4,319 admitted students enrolled
Early Decision Admission Rate
38% of 485 applicants were admitted
Early Action Admission Rate
44% of 11419 applicants were admitted
Students Offered Wait List
7,178
Students Accepting Wait List Position
4,252
Students Admitted From Wait List
586

Grade Point Average of Enrolled Freshmen (4.0 scale)

Average GPA
Not reported
3.75 and Above
Not reported
3.50 - 3.74
Not reported
3.25 - 3.49
Not reported
3.00 - 3.24
Not reported
2.50 - 2.99
Not reported
2.00 - 2.49
Not reported

SAT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen

SAT Math
730 average
690-780 range of middle 50%
Score of 700 - 800
75%
Score of 600 - 700
22%
Score of 500 - 600
3%
Score of 400 - 500
0%
Score of 300 - 400
0%
Score of 200 - 300
0%
SAT EBRW
695 average
650-740 range of middle 50%
Score of 700 - 800
52%
Score of 600 - 700
44%
Score of 500 - 600
4%
Score of 400 - 500
0%
Score of 300 - 400
0%
Score of 200 - 300
0%

ACT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen

ACT Composite
31 average
30-33 range of middle 50%
Score of 30 - 36
76%
Score of 24 - 29
23%
Score of 18 - 23
1%
Score of 12 - 17
0%
Score of 6 - 11
0%
Score of 5 or Below
0%

Other Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

High School Class Rank
Top tenth: 70%
Top quarter: 95%
Top half: 100%
National Merit Scholar
5%
Valedictorian
3%
Class President
Not reported
Student Government Officer
Not reported

Tuition and Expenses


Cost of Attendance
$65,924
Tuition and Fees
$47,500
Room and Board
$14,784
Books and Supplies
$1,200
Other Expenses
$1,900
Payment Plans
Installment plan

Applying for Financial Aid


Financial Aid Office

Email
vxp4@case.edu
Web Site
Financial Aid Web Site
Net Price Calculator URL
Net Price Calculator URL

Application Process

Application Deadline
February 1
Award Notification
On a rolling basis beginning March 20
Methodology for Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal and Institutional Methodologies
Forms Required Cost to File
FAFSA
Code is E00077
Free
CSS/Financial Aid Profile $25 for first college, $16 each additional

Profile of 2017 - 18 Financial Aid


Freshman

Financial Aid Applicants
984 (75.2%) of freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need
717 (72.9%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
717 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
691 (96.4%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
99%
Average Award
$46,967
Need-Based Gift
Received by 703 (98.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $36,474
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 677 (94.4%) of aid recipients, average amount $6,659
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 248 (34.6%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
384 (29.3%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $23,573

All Undergraduates

Financial Aid Applicants
2,945 (59.3%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need
2,474 (84.0%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
2,474 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
1,599 (64.6%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
89%
Average Award
$44,122
Need-Based Gift
Received by 2,409 (97.4%) of aid recipients, average amount $30,713
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 2,365 (95.6%) of aid recipients, average amount $8,860
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 418 (16.9%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
1,623 (32.7%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $23,582

Borrowing

2016 Graduates Who Took Out Loans
49%
Average Indebtedness of 2016 Graduates
$32,377
Parents of Students Receiving Aid
10.0%
Parents of Students Not Receiving Aid
1.0%

Financial Aid Programs


Loans

Federal Loans
Direct subsidized Stafford loans, direct unsubsidized Stafford loans, direct PLUS loans, Federal Nursing loans
State Loans
 
Other Loans
College/university loans, Alternative loans

Scholarships and Grants

Need-Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non-Need–Based Available
Academic scholarships, Creative arts/performance scholarships, Special achievements/activities, Special characteristics (minority, religious affiliation, other scholarships)

Non-Need Awards

Academic Interest/Achievement Award Areas
Biological Sciences, Business, Communication, Computer Science, Engineering/Technologies, English, Foreign Languages, Health Fields, Home Economics, Humanities, International Studies, Mathematics, Physical Sciences, Premedicine, Religion/Biblical Studies, Social Sciences
Number of Awards
3,570
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Creative Arts/Performance Award Areas
Art/Fine Arts, Creative Writing, Dance, Music, Performing Arts, Theater/Drama
Number of Awards
48
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Achievements/Activities Award Areas
Leadership
Number of Awards
70
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Characteristics Award Areas
Children of Faculty/Staff
Number of Awards
113
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 

Employment

Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available, other work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
$2,613
Academic Calendar System
Semester
Summer Session
Offered
General Catalog/Bulletin
Online Catalog

Undergraduate Education


Undergraduate Majors

  • Accounting
  • Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astronautical/Space Engineering
  • American/United States Studies/Civilization
  • Anthropology
  • Applied Mathematics, General
  • Architecture and Related Services, Other
  • Art History, Criticism and Conservation
  • Art Teacher Education
  • Asian Studies/Civilization
  • Astronomy
  • Biochemistry
  • Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Chemistry, General
  • Chemistry, Other
  • Civil Engineering, General
  • Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
  • Cognitive Science
  • Communication Sciences and Disorders, General
  • Comparative Literature
  • Computational Biology
  • Computer Engineering, General
  • Computer Science
  • Dance, General
  • Dietetics/Dietitian
  • Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
  • Economics, General
  • Electrical and Electronics Engineering
  • Engineering Physics/Applied Physics
  • Engineering, General
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • Environmental Studies
  • Evolutionary Biology
  • Finance, General
  • French Language and Literature
  • French Studies
  • Geology/Earth Science, General
  • German Language and Literature
  • German Studies
  • Gerontology
  • History and Philosophy of Science and Technology
  • History, General
  • Human Nutrition
  • International Relations and Affairs
  • International/Global Studies
  • Japanese Studies
  • Marketing/Marketing Management, General
  • Materials Engineering
  • Materials Science
  • Mathematics, General
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Music Teacher Education
  • Music, General
  • Natural Sciences
  • Nutrition Sciences
  • Philosophy
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Polymer/Plastics Engineering
  • Psychology, General
  • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
  • Religion/Religious Studies
  • Sociology
  • Spanish Language and Literature
  • Statistics, General
  • Systems Engineering
  • Women's Studies
Most Popular Disciplines
Engineering, Business/marketing, Biological/life sciences
Combined Liberal Arts/Professional Degree Programs
Engineering
Special Programs
Accelerated program, Cooperative work study program, Student-designed major, Double major, English as a second language, Honors program, Independent study, Internships, Study abroad, Summer session
Study Abroad
Offered
Online Degrees
No online degree programs

Curriculum and Graduation Requirements


General Education/Core Curriculum
Required
Computer
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Foreign Language
Not required
Math/Science
Required for all students

Faculty and Instruction


Full-Time Faculty
789
Part-Time Faculty
218
Full-Time Faculty with Ph.D./Terminal Degree
72%
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 21% of classes
10-19 students: 38% 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
Discussion Section/Lab Class Size
2-9 students: 26% of discussion sections/labs
10-19 students: 32% of discussion sections/labs
20-29 students: 20% of discussion sections/labs
30-39 students: 18% of discussion sections/labs
40-49 students: 3% of discussion sections/labs
50-59 students: 1% of discussion sections/labs

Advanced Placement


International Baccalaureate
Accepted
Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations
Accepted for placement and credit
Sophomore Standing
Available through AP examinations

Academic Resources


Library Available on Campus
Yes
Holdings
3,584,254
Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available on Campus
357
Internet/E-mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services


Remedial Instruction
Not Offered
Tutoring
Available
Services for Learning Disabled Students
Available
Services for Physically Disabled Students
Hearing impaired services, speech disorders services, visually impaired services, wheelchair access

Graduate/Professional School Education


Master's Degrees Offered

Executive Master of Business Administration, Master of Fine Arts, Master of Science in Dentistry, Master of Positive Organizational Development, Master of Science, Master of Science in Social Administration, Master of Accountancy, Master of Engineering Management, Master of Business Administration, Master of Laws, Master of Arts, Master of Nursing, Master of Science in Nursing, Master of Engineering, Master of Public Health, Master of Science in Management, Master of Nonprofit Organization

Master's Programs of Study

  • Accounting
  • Acute Care/Critical Care Nursing
  • Aerospace/Aeronautical Engineering
  • Anatomy
  • Anesthesiologist Assistant Studies
  • Anthropology
  • Applied Mathematics
  • Art Education
  • Art History
  • Astronomy
  • Biochemistry
  • Bioethics
  • Biological and Biomedical Sciences--General
  • Biomedical Engineering
  • Biophysics
  • Biostatistics
  • Business Administration and Management--General
  • Cell Biology
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Chemistry
  • Civil Engineering
  • Clinical Research
  • Cognitive Sciences
  • Communication Disorders
  • Comparative Literature
  • Computer Engineering
  • Computer Science
  • Dance
  • Database Systems
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Engineering Management
  • Engineering and Applied Sciences--General
  • English
  • Epidemiology
  • Family Nurse Practitioner Studies
  • Finance and Banking
  • French
  • Genetic Counseling
  • Geology
  • Geosciences
  • Gerontological Nursing
  • Health Services Management and Hospital Administration
  • Health Services Research
  • History
  • Immunology
  • Industrial and Manufacturing Management
  • Information Science
  • Intellectual Property Law
  • Law
  • Legal and Justice Studies
  • Linguistics
  • Logistics
  • Materials Engineering
  • Materials Sciences
  • Maternal and Child/Neonatal Nursing
  • Mathematics
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Molecular Physiology
  • Museum Studies
  • Music
  • Music Education
  • Nonprofit Management
  • Nurse Anesthesia
  • Nurse Midwifery
  • Nursing Education
  • Nursing--General
  • Nutrition
  • Oncology Nursing
  • Operations Research
  • Oral and Dental Sciences
  • Organizational Behavior
  • Pathology
  • Pediatric Nursing
  • Physician Assistant Studies
  • Physics
  • Physiology
  • Political Science
  • Polymer Science and Engineering
  • Psychiatric Nursing
  • Psychology--General
  • Public Health--General
  • Social Work
  • Sociology
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Systems Engineering
  • Theater
  • Women's Health Nursing

Doctoral Degrees Offered

Doctor of Philosophy, Doctor of Musical Arts, Doctor of Nursing Practice, Executive Doctorate in Management, Doctor of Medicine, Juris Doctor, Doctor of Juridical Sciences, Doctor of Dental Medicine

Doctoral Programs of Study

  • Accounting
  • Aerospace/Aeronautical Engineering
  • Allopathic Medicine
  • Anthropology
  • Applied Mathematics
  • Art History
  • Astronomy
  • Biochemistry
  • Biological and Biomedical Sciences--General
  • Biomedical Engineering
  • Biophysics
  • Biostatistics
  • Business Administration and Management--General
  • Cancer Biology/Oncology
  • Cell Biology
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Chemistry
  • Civil Engineering
  • Clinical Psychology
  • Communication Disorders
  • Computer Engineering
  • Computer Science
  • Dentistry
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Engineering and Applied Sciences--General
  • English
  • Epidemiology
  • Experimental Psychology
  • Genetics
  • Genomic Sciences
  • Geology
  • Geosciences
  • Health Services Research
  • History
  • Human Genetics
  • Immunology
  • Industrial and Manufacturing Management
  • Information Science
  • Intellectual Property Law
  • Law
  • Legal and Justice Studies
  • Logistics
  • Materials Engineering
  • Materials Sciences
  • Mathematics
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Microbiology
  • Molecular Biology
  • Molecular Medicine
  • Molecular Physiology
  • Music
  • Music Education
  • Neuroscience
  • Nonprofit Management
  • Nursing--General
  • Nutrition
  • Operations Research
  • Organizational Behavior
  • Pathology
  • Pharmacology
  • Physics
  • Physiology
  • Political Science
  • Polymer Science and Engineering
  • Psychology--General
  • Social Work
  • Sociology
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Sustainability Management
  • Systems Engineering
  • Virology

Location and Setting


Boston Population
390,928
Nearest Metropolitan Area
 
Campus Size
267 acres

Weather

Temperature
17.6 average low in January, 78.3 average high in September
Rain
155 rainy days per year

Getting Around

Campus Map
Map
Nearest Bus Station
5 mile(s) from campus in Cleveland
Nearest Train Station
5 mile(s) from campus in Cleveland

Housing


College Housing
College offers housing to students
Types of Housing
Coed housing
Students in College Housing
80% of all students
Housing Requirements
Freshmen and sophomores are required to live on campus
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students Living Off Campus/Commuting
20%
Off-Campus Housing Assistance
Assistance in locating off-campus housing is available

Security


24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices
Available
24-Hour Security Patrols
Available
Late-Night Transport/Escort Services
Available
Electronically Operated Housing Entrances
Available
Other
crime prevention programs

Personal Support Services


Health Service
Offered
Personal Counseling
Offered
Child Care
Not offered

Sports and Recreation


Intercollegiate Athletics

Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division III
Mascot
Spartan
School Colors
Blue and white

Intercollegiate Sports Offered

Sports Women Men
Offered Scholarships Offered Scholarships
Baseball     x  
Basketball x   x  
Cross-Country Running x   x  
Football     x  
Soccer x   x  
Softball x      
Swimming And Diving x   x  
Tennis x   x  
Track And Field x   x  
Volleyball x      
Wrestling     x  
Women's Sports
Offered Scholarships
Baseball    
Basketball x  
Cross-Country Running x  
Football    
Soccer x  
Softball x  
Swimming And Diving x  
Tennis x  
Track And Field x  
Volleyball x  
Wrestling    
Mens's Sports
Offered Scholarships
Baseball x  
Basketball x  
Cross-Country Running x  
Football x  
Soccer x  
Softball    
Swimming And Diving x  
Tennis x  
Track And Field x  
Volleyball    
Wrestling x  
Women's Club Sports
 
Men's Club Sports
 

Recreational Sports

Intramural Sports
badminton, basketball, bowling, football, golf, racquetball, soccer, softball, swimming and diving, table tennis, tennis, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball, water polo, weight lifting

Student Activities


Activities and Organizations
choral groups, marching band, drama theatre, radio station, student newspaper, national fraternities, national sororities, spartathon, quidditch team, spartans for special olympics, undergraduate indian student association, footlighters
Sororities
26% of women participate
Fraternities
27% of men participate
ROTC
Army ROTC offered on campus, Air Force ROTC offered off campus

Student Body


Coeducational
Yes
All Undergraduates
5,150
Women
2,307 (44.8%)
Men
2,843 (55.2%)
Full-Time Undergraduates
4,978
Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.1% American Indian/Alaskan Native
23.8% Asian
5.0% Black/African-American
7.5% Hispanic/Latino
5.4% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.1% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
56.3% White
1.8% Unknown
International Students.
13.0% from 46 countries
Average Age
20
All Graduate Students
6,674

Undergraduate Retention and Graduation


First-Year Students Returning
92.5%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
65.9%
Students Graduating Within 5 Years
80.1%
Students Graduating Within 6 Years
82.6%

After Graduation


Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
86%
Average Starting Salary
86%
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
41.0%
Disciplines Pursued
Business 2%
Engineering 11%
Law 6%
Arts and Sciences 7%
Medicine 11%
Other 5%

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