Case Western Reserve University

School Overview: Acceptance Rate, Tuition, and More

Cleveland, OH

$52,448

Avg tuition

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About Case Western Reserve University

School Type: Private

Status: Non-profit

Accreditation: Regional

Religious Affiliation: N/A While the student experience is largely unaffected at most schools with religious affiliations, some schools place more of an emphasis on religion. Learn how religious affiliations may impact students' experience.

Military Friendly: YesMilitary-friendly schools are Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges, offer the Yellow Ribbon Program, and have a dedicated point of contact to support veterans, military service members, and their families. Explore our college guide for service members and veterans to learn more.

Case Western Reserve University is a medium-sized private university located on an urban campus in Cleveland, Ohio. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 5,430, and admissions are highly selective, with an acceptance rate of 30%. The university offers 86 bachelor's degrees, has an average graduation rate of 85%, and a student-faculty ratio of 11:1. Tuition and fees for students are $52,448.

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Admissions Breakdown

Acceptance Rate Insight

This school has a competitive acceptance rate.

This school is a little more selective about its students. Competitive acceptance schools welcome 15-50% of all applicants.

30% of students were accepted during the 2020-2021 school year. Sometimes schools with midrange acceptance rates have higher standards of entry but are still accessible to many students who apply.

Retention Rate Insight

Students remain enrolled in this school at a higher rate than other schools.

This typically means students are happy with their school selection and wish to continue their education there.

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93% of full-time students stayed to continue their studies the following academic year. These students started in Fall 2019 and returned in Fall 2020.

Graduation Rate Insight

Students graduate from this school at a higher rate than other schools.

This is typically an indication of a school's quality and means most students finish their degree in a timely manner.

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85% of students graduated out of all full-time, first-time students who began their studies in Fall 2014. Keep in mind many students who enroll are not typically first-time students, as most are adult learners. Therefore, the number of first-time students is traditionally low.

Test scores Considered (not required)

High school rank Required

High school GPA Required

Completion of college prep program Required

High school transcript Required

Letter of recommendation Required

Open admission No

Test of English as a foreign language (TOEFL) Required

SAT & ACT

Students who attend this school typically have higher standardized test scores than students at other schools.

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ACT 25th-75th Percentile 31-34

SAT 25th-75th Percentile 1340-1520

Learning Environment

Student Body Stats

This school has a student body of between 5,000 and 15,000 students.

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11k

Students enrolled

9%

Online student enrollment

11:1

Student to faculty ratio

Ways Students Can Learn

On-campus Check Bold
International Online classes are available for students around the world. Check Bold

Demographics

White

44%

Non-U.S. Citizen

18%

Asian

18%

Hispanic

7%

Black

6%

Two or more races

4%

Unknown

3%

American Indian/Alaska Native

0%

Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander

0%

Female student population

51%

Socio-economic diversity

18% of students received an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

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Student Charges

Tuition and Required Fees

Student Level In-state Out-of-state
Undergraduate $52,448 $52,448
Graduate $47,920 $47,920

Cost of Undergraduate Attendance

Costs based on full-time, first-time degree or certificate-seeking undergraduates for the 2020–2021 academic year.

Costs to Consider Price
Books and supplies $1,200
On-campus room and board $16,080
On-campus other expenses $1,900
Off-campus (not with family) room and board $16,080
Off-campus (not with family) other expenses $1,900
Off-campus (with family) other expenses $4,520

Total Undergraduate Cost

Total cost by category In-state Out-of-state
On-campus $71,628 $71,628
Off-campus without family $71,628 $71,628
Off-campus with family $58,168 $58,168

Financial Breakdown

Students Receiving Aid

Federal Grant Aid

18%

State Grant Aid

5%

Institution Grant Aid

88%

Pell Grant

18%

Average Aid Awarded

Federal Grant Aid $9,851
State Grant Aid $3,635
Institution Grant Aid $31,873
Pell Grant Aid $4,785

Financial Outlook

$24k

Average student debt after graduation

$70k

Average salary 6 years after starting school

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Data collected from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), [2020-2021]. In the absence of IPED data, information was collected directly from the school and is accurate as of the date of collection. Contact the school directly for the most current and complete information.