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Case Western Reserve University

10900 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, United States
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  • Class Notes
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    0
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  • Currently Enrolled
    407
  • Previously Enrolled
    261

Overview of Case Western Reserve University (Case)

About this school

  • Institution Type


    Private

  • Undergraduate Students


    • Undergraduate Students:5,150
    • Men:2,843 (55.2%)
    • Women:2,307 (44.8%)

Location

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Admission Information (Case)

Freshman Admission Requirements

Difficulty of Admission


Admission to Case Western Reserve University is 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

Required Or Recomended High School Units


SubjectRequired UnitsRecommended Units
English
4
-
Mathematics
3
4
Science
3
-
Foreign Language
2
3
Social Studies
3
4
History
-
-
Academic Electives
-
-

Examinations Required


ExamRequiredScores Due Date
SAT or ACT
Required
January 15
SAT Only
-
-
ACT Only
-
-
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT
-
-
SAT Subject Tests Only
Considered if submitted
-
Essay/TestStatusScores Due Date
SAT Essay Component Policy
Not reported
ACT Writing Test Policy
Accepted with or without writing component
Use of SAT/ACT Essay
Not reported

Admission Details

Admissions Office


Address
10900 Euclid Avenue
City, State, Zip
Cleveland, OH  44106
Phone
(216) 368-4450
Fax
(216) 368-5111
Email

Application Dates And Fees


Regular Admission 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

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

Factors involed in acceptance process.
4 star = most important, 1 star = least important.

FactorImportance
Rigor of Secondary School Record
Academic GPA
Standardized Tests
Class Rank
Recommendations
Essay
Interview
Level of Applicant's Interest
Extracurricular Activities
Volunteer Work
Particular|Talent/Ability
Character/Personal Qualities
First Generation to Attend College
State Residency
Geographic Residence
Relation with Alumnus
Religious Affiliation/ Commitment
Ethnicity
Work Experience

Profile of Fall Admission

Overall Admission Rate


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


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

Grade Point Average of Enrolled First-Year Students


Average GPA
Not reported
375 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 Score of Enrolled First-Year Students


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

ACT Scores of Enrolled First-Year Students


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

Tuition & Financial Aid (Case)

Tuition & Expenses

Cost of Attendance


  • Books & Supplies: - $47,500 (72.64774256698887%)
  • Room & Board: - $14,784 (22.611036339165544%)
  • Other Expences: - $1,200 (1.8353113911660346%)
  • Tuition & Fees: - $1,900 (2.905909702679555%)
Books & Supplies
Room & Board
Other Expences
Tuition & Fees

Payment Plans


Case Western Reserve University accepts installment plan

Applying for Financial Aid

Financial Aid Office


Email
Website
Net Price Calculator Url

Application Process


Application Deadline
February 1
Award Notification Date
On a rolling basis beginning March 20
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal and Institutional Methodologies

Forms Required


Forms RequiredFiling Cost
FAFSA| Code is E00077
Free
Institution's own form
-

Profile of 2017-18 Financial Aid

First-Year Student


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 with Loans
49%
Average Indebtedness Of 2016 Graduates
$32,377
Parents Borrowing Plus Loans
-
Parents Of Students Receiving Aid
10.0%
Parents Of Students Not Receiving Aid
1.0%

Financial Aid Programs

Scholarchips 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
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
Creative Arts/Performance
Art/Fine Arts, Creative Writing, Dance, Music, Performing Arts, Theater/Drama
Special Achievements/Activities
Leadership
Special Characteristics
Children of Faculty/Staff

Employment


Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available, other work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
$2,613

Academics & Instruction (Case)

Academics Overview

Academic Calendar System


Semester

Summer Session


Offered

Graduation Requirements

General Education/Core Cirriculum


Required

Computer


Not required

Foreign Language


Not required

Math/Science


Required for all students

Faculty & 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
% of Classes
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
40-49
50-99
Over 100 students
# of Students

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
% of Sections/Labs
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
40-49
50-59
# of Students

Advanced Placement

International Baccalaureate


Accepted

Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations


Accepted for placement and credit

Sophomore Standing


Available through AP examinations

Academic Resources

Libraries


Library Available On Campus
Yes
Holdings
3,584,254

Computing


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 Students Requiring Accommodations


Available

Services for Students with Accessibility Needs


Case Western Reserve University provides hearing impaired services, speech disorders services, visually impaired services, wheelchair access

Undergraduate Retention & Graduation

Returning First-Year Students


92.5%

Students Graduating Within 4 Years


65.9%

Students Graduating Within 5 Years


80.1%

Students Graduating Within 6 Years


82.6%

Programs & Majors (Case)

Undergraduate Education

Undergraduate Majors (68)


  • 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


Offered

Professional Degree Programs


No online degree programs

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


Engineering, Business/marketing, Biological/life sciences

Online Degrees


Engineering

Graduate and Professional 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 (87)


  • 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

Campus Life (Case)

Location & Geography

Population


390,928

Nearest Metropolitan Area


267 acres

Environment


Urban environment

Campus Size


Weather


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

Available Transportation


Nearest Airport
10 mile(s) from campus in Cleveland
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 of College Housing


80% of all students

Housing Restrictions


Freshmen and sophomores are required to live on campus

Freshman Housing Guarantee


Freshmen are guaranteed housing

Students Living Off Campus/Commuting


20%

Security

24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices


Available

24-Hour Security Patrols


Available

Late-Night Transport/Escort Services


Available

Electronically Operated Housing Entrances


Available

Personal Support Services

Health Service


Offered

Personal Counseling


Offered

Child Care


Not offered

Sports & Recreation

School Athletics


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

Intercollegiate Athletics (Women)


FactorOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-Country Running
Football
Soccer
Softball
Swimming And Diving
Tennis
Track And Field
Volleyball
Wrestling

Intercollegiate Athletics (Men)


SportOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-Country Running
Football
Soccer
Softball
Swimming And Diving
Tennis
Track And Field
Volleyball
Wrestling

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


Case Western Reserve University offers 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

Co-educational


Yes

Number of Full-Time Undergraduates


4,978

Undergraduates


All Undergraduates
5,150
Women
2,307
Men
2,843

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

Number of Graduate Students


6,674

Student Resources (Case)

Study resources