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Case Western Admissions Information

Case Western Reserve University
Cleveland, OH (map)

 

Case Western Reserve University (commonly known as Case Western) is a private research university in Cleveland, Ohio. A member of the prestigious Association of American Universities (AAU), Case Western offers top-rated programs in Nursing, Health Law, Biomedical Engineering, Medicine, Social Work, and Nonprofit Management. The University is regarded as one of Ohio's best schools, and is widely recognized for its extensive research activity. Case Western ranks twenty-third among colleges with the most graduates that go on to earn engineering and science PhDs. Distinguished University alumni include former presidential candidate Dennis Kucinich; former U.S. Surgeon General David Satcher; and Craig Newmark, the founder of Craigslist.

Case Western’s campus offers a variety of unique facilities, including a biology field station, interdisciplinary research centers, a natural history museum, and a botanical garden. Located just four miles from downtown Cleveland, Case Western students have easy access to the city's many cultural activities, sports venues, and widely acclaimed restaurants.

 

 

Basic Info

Main Address: 10900 Euclid Avenue
Cleveland, OH 44106
 
Phone Number: (216) 368-2000  
Website: www.case.edu  

Characteristics

Type of school: Private, Research University  
Type of school: Coed  
Setting: Urban  
Athletics: Division III, Club, Intramural, and Intercollegiate Sports  
Degrees offered: Bachelor's, Master's, Doctoral  
Size of undergraduate student body: 4,227  
Percent out-of-state: 51%  
Percent international: 6.64%  
Female to Male ratio: 42:58  

Academic Life

Student to Professor ratio: 9:1  
Most popular majors: Engineering
Social Sciences
Biology
Business/Marketing
Psychology
Physical Sciences
Health Professions
 
Special study programs: Accelerated Program
Cross-Registration
Double Major
Dual Enrollment of High School Students
ESL
Honors Program
Independent Study
Internships
Liberal Arts/Career Combination
ROTC, Air Force
ROTC, Army
Student-Designed Major
Study Abroad
Teacher Certification
Visiting/Exchange Student Program
Washington Semester
 

Campus Life

Housing options:
Coed Housing
Fraternity/Sorority Housing
Apartments For Single Students
Wellness housing (alcohol/drug/smoke-free)
Activities:
Campus ministries
Concert band
Drama
Fraternities
Jazz band
Marching band
Music ensembles
Pep band
Sororities
Student newspaper
Television station
Choral groups
Dance
Film society
International students
Literary magazine
Model U.N.
Musical theater
Radio station
Student government
Symphony orchestra
Yearbook

Fun Facts

  • Ranked #3, Best Health Law Program
  • Ranked #20, Best Medical Research Program
  • Ranked #23, Highest Percentage of Undergraduates that go on to Earn Engineering and Science PhDs
  • Ranked #15, Best Nursing Program
  • Top 50, America's Best National Universities
 

Admissions Information

According to admissions officials, a student's class rank, extracurricular activities, secondary school record, standardized test scores, and GPA are the most important factors in the decision process. Other factors include an applicant's level of interest, work experience, character and personal qualities, application essay, interview, recommendations, abilities, and volunteer work. College officials may also consider a candidate's alumni relation, ethnicity, and whether the applicant is a first-generation college student. Case Western offers a non-restrictive Early Action plan.

Admissions address: Wolstein Hall
11318 Bellflower Road
Cleveland, OH 44106-7055
 
Phone number: (216) 368-4450  
Fax number: (216) 368-5111  
Admissions Website: http://admission.case.edu/  
Email: admission@case.edu  
Contact Person: Robert McCullough, Director of Admissions  
Number of first-year applications received: 9,472  
Percent of applicants admitted: 67%  

Application Information

Regular application deadline: January 15  
Early decision/action deadline: November 1 (Early Action)  
Accepts the Common Application? Yes  
Admission requirements: Essay
Standardized Test Scores
One Academic Teacher Evaluation
Secondary School Report (including counselor recommendation)
 

Application Information

Standardized test scores required? Yes (SAT or ACT with Writing)  
Policy regarding SAT score-use: Highest section scores across test dates  
 
Middle 50% Scores

Low


Average


High
% Who Submitted Scores
SAT Critical Reading
600
650
700
68%
SAT Math
650
700
750
68%
SAT Writing
590
650
700
68%
ACT Composite
28
30
32
62%

 
College Board code: 1105  
ACT code: 3244  
Learn more about other Small Ohio schools:
Antioch   Kenyon  

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