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Case Western Reserve University – Tuition & Success Analysis

Cleveland, OH

Case Western Reserve University – Snapshot


Four-Year Private University

Undergraduate Enrollment: 5,048

Average annual cost of attendance: $29,989

(National Median: $15,523)

Median student debt for loan recipients: $24,500

Campus Setting: Large City

Religious Affiliation: None

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Case Western Reserve University Tuition based on Family Income


For a family income of $0 to $30,000 the average cost is $17,287

For a family income of $30,001 to $48,000 the average cost is $20,629

For a family income of $48,001 to $75,000  the average cost is $28,484

For a family income of $75,001 to $110,000  the average cost is $32,694

For a family income above $110,000 the average cost is $37,150


The “average cost” shown here is a NET cost and reflects the tuition cost after financial aid is taken into account, as reported by Case Western Reserve University. This average is based on the students who receive grant or scholarship aid. In-state tuition is used for public schools.

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Case Western Reserve University Graduate Success


Graduation rate: 81%

(National Median: 49%)

Students returning after first year: 93%

(National Median: 68%)

Median annual earnings (10 years after first attending): $74,600

(National Median: $33,028. The salary data measures salaries of students who received federal student aid. The Salary data does not break down earnings or graduation rates by major, or by state—an important consideration, since salaries can vary widely depending on geographical region. )

Percentage earning above a high school graduate (6 years after first enrolled): 86%

Case Western Reserve University Admissions

Case Western Reserve University Acceptance Rate: 35%


Half of the recent accepted students had test scores in the range of:

SAT Math: 680 to 770

SAT Critical Reading: 600 to 720

SAT Writing: 620 to 720

ACT English: 30 to 35

ACT Math: 29 to 34

ACT Writing: 8 to 9

Twenty-five percent of students accepted to Case Western Reserve University actually performed better than the range reported above.  Another twenty-five percent had scores below the reported range.

Case Western Reserve University Student Debt


Percentage of students awarded Pell Grants: 16%

Percentage of students receiving federal student loans: 46%

Typical student debt: $24,500

Typical monthly loan payment: $260

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Majors at Case Western Reserve University


These are the most popular areas of study offered at Case Western Reserve University:

  • Biological and Biomedical Sciences – 13%
  • Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services – 10%
  • Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services – 5%
  • Engineering – 29%
  • English Language and Literature/Letters – 2%
  • Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences – 2%
  • Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics – 1%
  • Health Professions and Related Programs – 11%
  • Mathematics and Statistics – 3%
  • Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies – 4%
  • Philosophy and Religious Studies – 1%
  • Physical Sciences – 5%
  • Psychology – 5%
  • Social Sciences – 9%
  • Visual and Performing Arts – 2%

For more information about the various majors at Case Western Reserve University, visit their website.

Case Western Reserve University Diversity


Overall Composition at Case Western Reserve University

Percentage of Undergraduate Students who attend Case Western Reserve University full time:  99%

Percentage of Undergraduate Students who attend Case Western Reserve University part time:  1%

Percentage of Undergraduate Students who are twenty-five years old, or older at Case Western Reserve University:  2%

Racial Diversity Composition

American Indian/Alaska Native: 0%

Asian: 20%

Black: 4%

Hispanic: 6%

Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander: 0%

Non-resident alien: 12%

Two or more races: 5%

Unknown: 2%

White: 50%

Case Western Reserve University Success Ratios

TUN ratios to help compare schools


Earnings to Debt Ratio: 3.0

The median earnings 10 years after start of attending school divided by the median federal debt of borrowers who graduated. TUN found an average of 2.5 based on data of 3,210 schools.

Earnings to Tuition Ratio: 2.5

The median earnings 10 years after start of attending school divided by the average annual cost of attendance that financial aid recipients incurred.  TUN found an average of 3.0 based on data of 3,337 schools.

Monthly Liquidity Ratio: 23.9

The median monthly gross earnings 10 years after start of attending school divided by the median monthly debt payment that borrowers who graduated experience with a 10-year repayment schedule. TUN found an average of 19.3 based on data of 3,210 schools.

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