Case Western Reserve University: Statistics

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#111 of 14,131 In the World
#68 of 2,597 In North America
#63 of 2,496 In the United States
#2 of 90 In Ohio
#1 of 5 In Cleveland
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Quick Review

Acceptance rate
30%
Average SAT
1430
Average ACT
33
Avg. cost to attend
$36,002 /y
Aid receiving
90%
Undergraduates
5,430
Graduates
6,035
Male:Female Ratio
48:52
Control
Private
not-for-profit
Highest Degree
Doctor's degree
Website
case.edu

Case Western Reserve University Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

Total Men Women
Acceptance Rate 30% 30% 31%
Applicants 29,084 15,390 13,694
Admissions 8,804 4,562 4,242
Freshmen enrolled full time 1,305 707 598

629 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

452 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

SAT scores

Among admitted applicants
898 or 69%
submitted SAT

25% of them
had 1340
or below

75% of them
had 1520
or below

Typical SAT scores of first-years in Case Western Reserve University are 1340-1520 (middle 50% range).

ACT scores

Among admitted applicants
642 or 49%
submitted ACT

25% of them
had 31
or below

75% of them
had 34
or below

Typical ACT scores of first-years in Case Western Reserve University are 31-34 (middle 50% range).

Admissions requirements

College-preparatory program Required
Recommendations Required
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school rank Required
Secondary school record Required
TOEFL Required
SAT/ACT Considered but not required
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

White 5016 (44%)
Nonresident Alien 2078 (18%)
Asian 2035 (18%)
Hispanic 834 (7%)
Black or African American 706 (6%)
Two or more races 436 (4%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown 341 (3%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander 6 (0.1%)
American Indian or Alaska Native 6 (0.1%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Net average cost to attend
$36,002/year
Average aid awarded
$33,974
Students receiving aid
90%

Average costs by household income

<$30K $16,063
$30-48K $15,570
$48-75K $19,864
$75-110K $29,971
$110K+ $43,692

Tuition and fees

UndergraduatesGraduates
Tuition in-district $52,448$47,920
Tuition in-state $52,448$47,920
Tuition out-of-state $52,448$47,920
Fee in-district $500$38
Fee in-state $500$38
Fee out-of-state $500$38

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity 4,400
Combined charge for room and board $16,080
Room charge $9,350
Meal charge $6,730

Case Western Reserve University Majors

Major Bachelor's Master's Doctoral
Finance, General 48 197
Medicine 238
Social Work 223 1
Business Administration and Management, General 19 134 16
Computer Science 120 39 6
Physiology, General 153 6
Law 116
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering 80 23 10
Mechanical Engineering 80 23 6
Registered Nursing & Registered Nurse 58 40
Accounting 34 60
Biology & Biological Sciences, General 62 10 11
Electrical and Electronics Engineering 46 17 12
International Business, Trade, and Tax Law 75
Anesthesiologist Assistant 71
Dentistry 68
Biochemistry 53 9 4
Psychology, General 47 6 8
Chemical Engineering 46 7 4
Management Science 54
Bioethics & Medical Ethics 51
Nursing Practice 48
Public Health, General 46
Cognitive Science, General 41 2
Chemistry, General 23 7 11
Polymer & Plastics Engineering 20 14 7
Human Nutrition 11 29
Anthropology, General 29 8 3
Economics, General 37
Civil Engineering, General 26 5 4
Organizational Behavior Studies 30 4
Physician Assistant 34
Programs for Foreign Lawyers 33
Operations Research 31
Nurse Anesthetist 29
Non-Profit & Public & Organizational Management 29
Statistics, General 18 5
Materials Engineering 15 6 2
English Language and Literature, General 15 5 3
Physics, General 10 7 5
Mathematics, General 19 2 1
Engineering & Industrial Management 21
Nutrition Sciences 19
Engineering, General 1 18
Political Science and Government, General 18 1
Drama and Dramatics & Theatre Arts, General 8 10
Epidemiology 13 5
Aerospace, Aeronautical, and Astronautical & Space Engineering, General 11 5 1
Legal Professions and Studies, Other 16
American & U.S. Law & Legal Studies & Jurisprudence 16
Applied Mathematics, General 11 4
Marketing & Marketing Management, General 14
Family Practice Nurse & Nursing 14
Chemistry, Other 13
Sociology, General 9 2 2
Computer Engineering, General 7 3 3
Pathology & Experimental Pathology 5 8
Management Information Systems, General 13
Computational Biology 6 4 2
History, General 8 2 1
Anatomy 11
Intellectual Property Law 11
Nursing Science 11
Systems Engineering 4 3 3
International & Globalization Studies 10
Critical Care Nursing 10
Genetics, General 1 9
Pharmacology 10
Music Teacher Education 4 5
Art History, Criticism and Conservation 3 4 2
Genetic Counseling & Counselor 9
Speech-Language Pathology & Pathologist 8 1
Engineering Physics & Applied Physics 8
Music, General 8
Medical Science & Scientist 8
Dance, General 3 4
Communication Sciences and Disorders, General 7
Molecular Medicine 1 6
Pediatric Nurse & Nursing 7
Ecology and Evolutionary Biology 6
Foods, Nutrition, and Related Services, Other 6
Neuroscience 5
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other 5
Geology & Earth Science, General 2 2 1
Psychiatric & Mental Health Nurse & Nursing 5
Geriatric Nurse & Nursing 5
Theoretical and Mathematical Physics 4
Patent Law 4
Endodontics & Endodontology 4
Orthodontics & Orthodontology 4
Nurse Midwife & Nursing Midwifery 4
Applied and Professional Ethics 4
Environmental Geosciences 3
Philosophy 3
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology 1 2
Maternal & Child Health and Neonatal Nurse & Nursing 3
International Law and Legal Studies 3
Clinical and Translational Science 3
Spanish Language and Literature 2
German Language and Literature 2
Periodontics & Periodontology 2
Women's Health Nurse & Nursing 2
Asian Studies & Civilization 1
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General 1
Data Science, General 1
Comparative Literature 1
Astronomy 1
Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecular Biology, Other 1
Music, Other 1
Music Theory and Composition 1
Grand Total 1,161 1,774 690
Total Men Women
Graduation rate 85% 83% 88%
  • Full-time retention rate - 93%

Publications & Citations

Publications
94,862
Citations
5,235,767

Publication / Citation count by topic

Medicine
41,819 / 2,386,408
Biology
27,396 / 1,978,715
Chemistry
15,813 / 844,715
Physics
14,112 / 673,179
Engineering
13,811 / 563,995
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
9,169 / 405,032
Materials Science
8,657 / 346,854
Psychology
8,418 / 605,915
Computer Science
8,102 / 469,057
Oncology and Cancer research
5,237 / 287,804
Surgery
4,901 / 339,499
Biochemistry
4,653 / 358,072
Immunology
4,335 / 346,649
Demography
3,879 / 265,191
Health Science
3,873 / 237,351
Molecular Biology
3,183 / 258,269
Pathology
3,115 / 194,884
Business
2,967 / 195,873
Genetics
2,734 / 319,352
Neuroscience
2,176 / 169,135
Anatomy and Physiology
2,125 / 137,029
Cardiology
2,008 / 131,247
Psychiatry
1,930 / 127,290
Anesthesiology
1,920 / 108,673
Radiology and Nuclear medicine
1,860 / 55,313
Pediatrics
1,844 / 159,055
Critical Care Nursing
1,821 / 130,284
Bioinformatics and Computational biology
1,818 / 154,029
Physical Therapy
1,745 / 110,593
Environmental Science
1,692 / 55,300
Family medicine
1,558 / 63,179
Artificial Intelligence (AI)
1,496 / 50,784
Clinical Psychology
1,489 / 73,826
Mathematics
1,472 / 62,730
Biophysics
1,464 / 81,640
Healthcare Management (MHA)
1,427 / 76,191
Pharmacology
1,298 / 81,364
Virology
1,293 / 78,027
Public Health
1,286 / 93,161
Gastroenterology and Hepatology
1,270 / 96,578

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1991 1722 32149
1992 1728 36675
1993 1749 37476
1994 1831 41468
1995 1924 45962
1996 1978 53507
1997 1959 59674
1998 2090 69523
1999 2093 77841
2000 2070 88087
2001 2083 98791
2002 2086 110670
2003 2342 121786
2004 2503 135410
2005 2698 152289
2006 3001 170872
2007 3107 184910
2008 3405 205993
2009 3596 222924
2010 3597 239249
2011 3838 267656
2012 4045 293441
2013 4167 314216
2014 4440 325593
2015 4416 336246
2016 4628 327736
2017 4702 348173
2018 4273 325991
2019 4617 357314
2020 4864 406677
2021 4865 452748

Case Western Reserve University alumni

  1. Paul Buchheit

    Paul Buchheit
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1977-.. (age 45)
    Occupations
    computer scientistgame programmerengineerbusinessperson
    Biography

    Paul T. Buchheit is an American computer engineer and entrepreneur who created Gmail. He developed the original prototype of Google AdSense as part of his work on Gmail. He also suggested Google's former company motto Don't be evil in a 2000 meeting on company values, after the motto was initially coined in 1999 by engineer Amit Patel.

  2. Donald Knuth

    Donald Knuth
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1938-.. (age 84)
    Enrolled in Case Western Reserve University
    In 1960 graduated with Master of Science in mathematics
    Occupations
    mathematiciancomputer scientisthistorian of mathematicswriterprogrammer
    Biography

    Donald Ervin Knuth is an American computer scientist, mathematician, and professor emeritus at Stanford University. He is the 1974 recipient of the ACM Turing Award, informally considered the Nobel Prize of computer science. Knuth has been called the "father of the analysis of algorithms".

  3. Don Shula

    Don Shula
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1930-2020 (aged 90)
    Enrolled in Case Western Reserve University
    Graduated with master's degree in physical education
    Occupations
    American football playerAmerican football coach
    Biography

    Donald Francis Shula was an American football defensive back and coach who served as a head coach in the National Football League (NFL) from 1963 to 1995. The head coach of the Miami Dolphins for most of his career, Shula is the NFL's winningest head coach at 347 career victories and 328 regular season victories. He held his first head coaching position with the Baltimore Colts, whom he led for seven seasons, and spent his next 26 seasons with Miami. Shula had only two losing seasons during his 33 years as a head coach and led the Dolphins to two consecutive Super Bowl titles in Super Bowl VII and Super Bowl VIII. His first Super Bowl title during 1972 is the only perfect season in NFL history.

  4. Richard Thaler

    Richard Thaler
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1945-.. (age 77)
    Enrolled in Case Western Reserve University
    Graduated with Bachelor of Arts
    Occupations
    economist
    Biography

    Richard H. Thaler is an American economist and the Charles R. Walgreen Distinguished Service Professor of Behavioral Science and Economics at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business. In 2015, Thaler was president of the American Economic Association.

General info

Alternative names Case Western Reserve
CWRU
Case
Founded 1826
Motto Think Beyond the Possible
Colors blue, white, gray
Academic Calendar August to May (August - December; January-May). Also Summer Session (June-July)
Total FTE staff 4,322
Carnegie Classification Doctoral Universities: Highest Research Activity

Location and Contacts

Address 10900 Euclid Ave
Cleveland, Ohio, 44106
United States
City population 381,000
Phone 2163682000

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