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Case Western Reserve University

Name of Institution

Case Western Reserve University

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One of the nation’s top universities, Case Western Reserve University offers a wealth of resources and opportunities to students seeking a unique academic experience.
Studentscleveland learn from top faculty in academic programs that weave classroom theory with hands-on applications in a host of real-world settings. Our mid-sized urban campus is located within Cleveland’s University Circle, a concentration of nearly 50 cultural, medical, educational and social service institutions in one square mile. Case Western Reserve University is steeped in history that has built our reputation among the nation’s best colleges. But it’s our propensity for innovation, top-ranked undergraduate and graduate programs, and a unique urban campus that makes our future something to behold.


Roughly 1-square-mile in area, University Circle is a City of Cleveland neighborhood located 3 miles east of downtown, 2 miles south of Lake Erie and directly west of the inner ring suburban communities of Shaker Heights, Cleveland Heights and East Cleveland. spring_at_caseBordered by Cleveland’s Little Italy neighborhood to the east, Rockefeller Park to the northwest and connected to Downtown with Euclid Avenue running through it center, University Circle is strategically positioned with scenic park settings amid the bustle of a busy urban neighborhood. Nowhere on our globe can you find the same concentration of education, health care, arts, cultural, religious, and social service institutions located in one city neighborhood. Just steps from your residence hall, University Circle’s fifty world-class organizations are looking to nurture talent just like yours.

Academics Offering

Aerospace Engineering, Astronomy, Biochemistry, Biology, Biomedical Engineering, Chemical Biology, Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, Civil Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Electronics, Engineering Physics, Evolutionary Biology, Geological Sciences, Materials Science and Engineering, Mathematics and Physics, Mechanical Engineering, Mechanical Design and Manufacturing, National Sciences, Nutritional Biochemistry and Metabolism, Physics, Polymer Science and Engineering, Systems and Control Engineering, Systems Biology.

Courses Taught in English

All courses are taught in English.

Student Life

At Case Western Reserve University, we know that the college experience means more than what happens inside a classroom. That’s why we’re dedicated to providing all the resources and opportunities you’d expect from a first-rate university. Over 160 student yoga_in_clevelandorganizations are active on campus, including academic groups, international groups, governing groups, philanthropy/service groups, and political groups, among others. Part of NCAA’s most geographically diverse Division III conference, CWRU offers 19 varsity sports, and a wealth of intramural and club sports and recreational activities. Over 70 percent of undergraduate students compete in intramural sports! Additionally, the Center for Civic Engagement & Learning makes it easy to get involved and help others in the community through tutoring and mentoring, service days, Civic Engagement Fellows, Work-Study Corps, community based capstones and so many more opportunities to serve and learn.

International Students

International students are invited to attend International Welcome Days as well as a New Student Orientation. Several events are also held throughout the year including an Annual International Dinner, International Education Week, Welcome/Welcome Back Parties, and an International Thanksgiving Dinner. There are also over 25 student organizations dedicated to multicultural interests and activities.


Residence halls are co-educational, and 80 percent of the students reside on campus. CWRU offers numerous opportunities for undergraduate students who want to pursue their academic goals in an environment that encourages success through living and learning. CWRU Dining Services feeds the Spartan experience with a line-up of meal plans and options for every appetite.
Most undergraduate students live together in the North Residential Village (NRV). The NRV is located near the museums, Severance Hall, and other cultural attractions. The residence halls are surrounded by trees and recreational fields and are close to the academic buildings on Mather Quad, the Thwing Student Center, The Coffee House at University Circle, the Denny’s All Nighter diner, and the Kelvin Smith Library. All second-year undergraduate students live together in the South Residential Village (SRV). The SRV is located within walking distance of historic Little Italy, Coventry Road, and the Cedar-Fairmount areas of Cleveland. In 2005, Case introduced a new living-learning environment for upper-class students. The Village at 115 incorporates seven residential “houses” with accommodations for approximately 740 upper-class students.

Expected Monthly Expenditures

Inclusive living expenses are estimated at $8,682 per semester or $17,363 per year.

Scholarships/Financial Aid Available

Limited need-based financial aid and many of the scholarships requiring an additional application, audition or portfolio are available to international students. If you would like more specific information or have questions about need-based financial aid and scholarship opportunities, please contact the Office of Undergraduate Admission at admission@case.edu

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