Virtual Visit with CASE WESTERN RESERVE UNIVERSITY
Updated: Jun 16
Cleveland, Ohio Northeast Ohio
Mid-sized university with 5400 undergraduate students and 6000 professional/graduate students.
Four undergraduate schools:
Arts and Sciences
Engineering (lots of students enter into this major)
Popular Academic Programs:
Nursing is a direct admitted program.
Students are admitted thru a single door to any of the schools at CWRU
Exception, the music program is audition-based.
Once admitted, students can study anything they want.
30% of students will double major
Draws students who have multiple interests.
Strong emphasis on experiential learning opportunities and 99% of students do some type of experiential learning before graduation.
Lots of great resources like 80% have done some type of research or endeavor
40 % study abroad
Navigate Program. Assigned a ‘Navigator’, professional staff person peered with students over four years and meet with students in summer before they start at CWRU. Navigators help with research, internships, etc. It helps students engage in where they want to go.
Major research institution.
Cleveland University circle
Over 50 educational organizations within this circle
Across the street Cleveland Museum of Art
Middle of campus next to the library is the Severance Hall, Cleveland Orchestra-students can get a season’s pass for a minimal fee.
Cleveland Museum of natural history is also in the middle of campus
Lucy is 3.5 million years old is there-‘Cleveland institute of Music next door as well as Cleveland Art
Many hospitals are also within walking distance.
All of which provide internships, etc.
4 miles from downtown Cleveland
Health Education Campus is adjacent to the Cleveland Clinic
Dental, Medical, Nursing, Physician Assistant program all under one roof
80%+ live on campus – almost all freshmen and sophomore
Students tend to be focused, ambitious, collaborative, and kind.
Over the last few years, applications have been increased immensely
20% of the students are from Ohio
80% of the students are from all over the U.S. and the world
15% are international students
CWRU meets the full need and does provide merit scholarships.
There is a formal relationship between music students and the Cleveland Institute of Music.
There is a dual degree program for conservatory experience, Bachelor of Music degree.
Engaged in a variety of different formal education
Greek Life 40%
Get into the neighborhoods, go on public transportation, etc.
Mitchell’s Ice cream is not to be missed
Little Italy is right next door to CWRU
Many cultural groups that students belong to.
Case Western is setting up virtual admissions events so stay tuned and check its website often.
Demonstrated Interest: CWRU reserves the right to use this, but it really doesn’t enter into the final decision. If you live in Ohio, you should visit the campus.