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Case Western Reserve University

Cleveland, Ohio
Haydn Hall on the campus of Case Western Reserve University (Flora Stone Mather Quadrangle) in Cleveland. credit: Rdikeman at English Wikipedia
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Overview
Private not-for-profit
4,990 Undergraduates
35% Admissions Rate
City: Large
Private
Expensive
Region: Midwest
Division 3
Size: Small
Doctoral
Case Western Reserve University
10900 Euclid Ave
Cleveland, Ohio
44106
(216) 368-2000
www.case.edu

Case Western Reserve University, a private doctorate-granting university in Cleveland, Ohio, is one of the top 40 institutions of higher learning in the U.S. It was originally located 30 miles southeast of Cleveland in Hudson, Ohio, where it was established in 1826. Now the university sits on 155 acres of land. It was named after its surrounding regions, known as the Western Reserve of Connecticut. The school boasts 17 Nobel Laureates, and notable alumni include the founder of Craigslist Craig Newmark, creator and lead developer of Gmail Paul Buchheit, economist Edward C. Prescott, Former Director of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Julie Gerberding and Former U.S. Representative Stephanie Tubbs Jones. The official motto is “Think Beyond the Possible,” the colors are black, blue and grey and the mascot is Spartie the Spartan. Its sporting affiliations are NCAA Division III, UAA and PAC – football. Varsity sports include men’s baseball, basketball, football and tennis, and women’s basketball, cross country, soccer and softball. In a laboratory at Case Western, Edward Morley discovered the atomic weight of oxygen; many buildings on campus are named after Albert A. Michelson, the physics Nobel Prize winner of 1907 who taught at the Case School of Applied Science.

Location

Cleveland is a major city in the U.S. state of Ohio, and the county seat of Cuyahoga County. The city proper has a population of 388,072, making it the 51st-largest city in the United States, and the second-largest city in Ohio. Greater Cleveland is ranked as the 32nd-largest metropolitan area in the U.S., with 2,055,612 people in 2016. More from Wikipedia...

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restaurants score

Students
55%

Men

45%

Women

20

Average Age of Entering Students

99%

Live On Campus

45

New Transfer Students

Admissions
35%

Acceptance Rate

15%

Enrollment Yield

1280-1490

SAT Range

23,115

Applicants in 2016

Costs
$33,124

Typical Cost

$47,500

Average Tuition

82%

Recieve Financial Aid

95%

Have Loans

$21,318

Median Debt

Academics
11.0 to 1

Student to Faculty Ratio

60

National Merit Students

Doctoral

Highest Degree Offered

197

Doctorates Awareded

Biomedical Engineering

Top Major

11

Faculty Awards

20

National Academy Members

190

Post Docs Employed

Campus Life

Dorm Food:

Standard

Clubs & Extracurriculars:

Important, hundreds to choose from

Greek Life:

Important, many fraternities and sororities to choose from

Party Scene:

Standard, mostly on the weekends
Athletics
Football Conference:

Presidents' Athletic Conference

Basketball Conference:

University Athletic Association

Track & Field Conference:

University Athletic Association

Football Division:

3

Basketball Division:

3

Track Division:

3

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