Case Western Reserve University

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world rank  271

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University Overview

Established in 1826, Case Western Reserve University is a non-profit private higher-education institution located in the urban setting of the medium city of Cleveland (population range of 250,000-499,999 inhabitants), Ohio. Officially accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, Case Western Reserve University (CWRU) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 10,000-14,999 students) coeducational US higher education institution. Case Western Reserve University (CWRU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 194 years old US higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 20-30% making this US higher education organization a very selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. CWRU also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sports facilities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

Name
Acronym CWRU
Founded 1826
Motto Think Beyond the Possible
Colours Blue, white and gray

University Location

Address 10900 Euclid Avenue
Cleveland
44106 Ohio
United States
Tel +1 (216) 368 2000
Fax +1

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
International
students
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)

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University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
New Admission Requirements - Secondary school GPA is required
- Secondary school rank is required
- Secondary school record is required
- Completion of college-preparatory program is required
- Recommendations are required
- Formal demonstration of competencies is neither required nor recommended
- Admission test scores are required
- Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) is required
- Other Tests (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) are neither required nor recommended
Admission Rate 20-30%
Admission Office Wolstein Hall
Cleveland
(216) 368 4450

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 10,000-14,999
Academic Staff 1,500-1,999
Control Type Private
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Carnegie Classification New

Basic Classification Doctoral Universities: Very High Research Activity
2000 Classification Doctoral/Research Universities--Extensive
Size & Setting Four-year, large, highly residential institution
Enrollment Profile Majority graduate
Undergraduate Profile Four-year, full-time, more selective, lower transfer-in institution
Undergraduate Instructional Program Balanced arts & sciences/professions, high graduate coexistence
Graduate Instructional Program Balanced arts & sciences/professions, high graduate coexistence

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Case Western Reserve University's Library
Case Western Reserve University's library collection is comprised of both physical (i.e. books, medium etc.) and digital/electronic items. In 2018 the library has reported 1,167,191 physical volumes, 63,253 physical media, 81,018 digital/electronic medium and 538 licensed digital/electronic databases. Case Western Reserve University's library has 5 branches.
Housing Yes
Case Western Reserve University provides on-campus housing. The total dormitory capacity, whether on or off campus, was about 4,326 students in the 2018 academic year.
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes
Academic Counseling Yes
Career Services Yes
Institutional Hospital Not reported

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Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

Higher Learning Commission


Year of first Accreditation

1913


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International)
  • Computing Accreditation Commission (CAC) of ABET
  • Engineering Accreditation Commission (EAC) of ABET
  • AANA
  • American Bar Association (ABA)


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Memberships and Affiliations

  • Association of American Universities (AAU)
  • Association of Independent Technological Universities (AITU)
  • Association of American Law Schools (AALS)
  • National Athletic Association (NAA)
  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

Academic Structure


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Online Courses

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