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Case Western Reserve University
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  • 4 Year
  • CLEVELAND, OH

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Report Card

grade A+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade A+
  2. Value
    grade A+
  3. Diversity
    grade A
  4. Campus
    grade C
  5. Athletics
    grade C+
  6. Party Scene
    grade B minus
  7. Professors
    grade A+
  8. Location
    grade B
  9. Dorms
    grade C+
  10. Campus Food
    grade C+
  11. Student Life
    grade B+
  12. Safety
    grade C+

editorial

Case Western Reserve is a highly rated private university located in Cleveland, Ohio. It is a mid-size institution with an enrollment of 5,286 undergraduate students. Admissions is fairly competitive as the Case Western Reserve acceptance rate is 30%. Popular majors include Computer Science, Mechanical Engineering, and Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering. Graduating 85% of students, Case Western Reserve alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $59,600.

About

10900 EUCLID AVE
CLEVELAND, OH 44106
About Case Western Reserve...
Athletic Division
NCAA Division III (with football)
Athletic Conference
Presidents' Athletic Conference

Case Western Reserve University Rankings

Niche rankings are based on rigorous analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education and millions of reviews.

CWRU Admissions

Acceptance Rate
30%
Application Deadline
January 15
SAT Range
1340-1520
ACT Range
31-34
Application Fee
$70
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action
Yes
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Cost

Net Price
$36,002 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$33,974 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
90%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade A+
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
4:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
80%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 110 responses
61%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 119 responses
36%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 119 responses

Majors

Online

Online Programs Offered
0
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
0
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    1%
  • On Campus
    99%
  • Online
    0%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
5,286 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
144
Undergrads Over 25
2%
Pell Grant
18%
Varsity Athletes
9%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 70 responses
  • Nerdy but Social-ish
    30%
  • Everyone's a nerd in their own way
    27%
  • Everyone is so unique! No "typical student"
    14%
  • 100% nerdy. 100% awesome.
    7%
  • Nerdy introvert.
    7%
  • Nerd
    6%
  • That cool dork who did your homework in math class
    3%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
99%
Poll
54%
of students say that Greek life is average, and no one will treat you differently if you don't join. 128 responses
Poll
62%
of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life. 159 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 72 responses
  • Hard academic
    25%
  • Outstanding and constantly improving
    14%
  • The struggle is real
    14%
  • Excellent, but always improving
    13%
  • Good academics but lots of room for improvement
    10%
  • The best
    10%
  • Overrated
    6%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$74,600 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
85%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
94%
National
83%
87%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 62 responses

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