Case Western Reserve University

Cleveland, Ohio
4-year Private university


Case Western Reserve University is a private institution established in 1826 with urban setting located at Cleaveland. It is ranked 53 in National Universities in 2024 edition of Best Colleges. It practices semester-based academic calendar. On campus, freshmen live in one of four themed residential communities, which are called Cedar, Juniper, Magnolia and Mistletoe. All students are invited to the annual SpringFest, a collection of music, carnival games and activities that is the largest student-run event on campus.

#53 in National Universities
Location Cleveland, Ohio
Type 4-year Private
Year Founded 1826
Selectivity High
Size Medium
6,017 Undergraduates


Student-Faculty Ratio
Most Popular Major

Majors Available

  • Architecture And Related Services
  • Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, And Group Studies
  • Biological And Biomedical Sciences
  • Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services
  • Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services
  • Education
  • Engineering
  • English Language And Literature/Letters
  • Family And Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences
  • Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics
  • Health Professions And Related Programs
  • History
  • Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities
  • Mathematics And Statistics
  • Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies
  • Natural Resources And Conservation
  • Philosophy And Religious Studies
  • Physical Sciences
  • Psychology
  • Social Sciences
  • Visual And Performing Arts


Cost of Attendance
Average Student Contribution
Instate Tution Fee $49,042
Outstate Tuition Fee $49,042
Room and Board Fees $17,040
$61,888 Median Salary After 2 years of Graduation


27% (High Selectivity) Acceptance Rate
Admission Difficulty: Very Difficult
$70 Application Fee
Application Fee Waiver Available
3.8 Average High School GPA

Application Requirements

SAT/ACT Required
SAT/ACT Writing (essay) Recommended
SAT Subject Test Considered
Essay or Personal Statement Required
SAT Score Range
Middle 50% (25% - 75%) scores range
ACT Score Range
Middle 50% (25% - 75%) scores range

How to Apply?

Accepts CommonApp
Other Applications Accepted Coalition Application

For International Students

90 Minimum TOEFL Score
TOEFL Requirement: Required
Deadlines for Fall Intake Applications
Early Action Deadline
Early Decision Deadline
Early Decision II Deadline
Regular Decision Deadline
Transfer Applications
Transfer Applications Deadline
For Financial Aid
Financial Aid Priority Application Deadline
Financial Aid Application Deadline

Scholarships and Financial Aid

$58,266 Average Financial Aid
Need-based Aid available for International Students

Need-based Aid

$45,262 Average Need-based Aid
Cost of Attendance for out-of-state students: $67,332
97% Students with need received Financial Aid
98% Students had their need fully met
Deadline for need-based financial application Feb 1
Forms to be submitted FAFSA, CSS

Merit Scholarships

Milton A. and Roslyn Z. Wolf Scholarship
Total Worth amount of tuition, room, board, fees, books and elective summer experiences
Eligibility All incoming freshmen
Minimum Criteria academic performance, intellect and accomplishments
Requirement for maintenance --
Separate application needed Yes
Application deadline N/A
Brian D. Sherwood Memorial Scholarship
Total Worth $2,500
Eligibility All incoming Freshmen
Minimum Criteria based on academic qualifications, extracurriculars
Requirement for maintenance --
Separate application needed Yes
Application deadline N/A
National Merit Scholarship
Total Worth $1,000 to $2,000
Eligibility --
Minimum Criteria --
Requirement for maintenance --
Separate application needed --
Application deadline N/A

Other Scholarships

Andrew and Eleanor Squire Scholarship
Total Worth full-tuition
Details It’s open to first-year applicants in the arts; humanities; management; accountancy; and natural, social and behavioral sciences.
Alexander A. Treuhaft Memorial Scholarship
Total Worth full-tuition
Details Open to first-year applicants in science and engineering.


6,017 Total Undergraduate Enrollment
School Size: Medium
93% Freshmen return to Sophomore Year
68% Students graduate within 6 years