Case Western Reserve University is classified as a Research University encompassing more than 40 cultural, educational, medical, and religious institutions within its 500-acre campus located in Cleveland's University Circle.
Comprising seven academic departments and twelve renowned institutes and research centers, it has a full-time faculty membership of around 200 to educate more than 3,500 undergraduates and graduate students from 50 states and 87 countries. The low student to faculty ratio of 7:1 is ideal for maintaining close mentoring relationships between professors and students.
Case offers 67 majors and 20 minors in its four undergraduate colleges. Its College of Arts and Sciences currently offers 50 majors ranging from Anthropology, Applied Mathematics, Astronomy, Cognitive Science, Environmental Studies, French and Francophone Studies, Nutritional Biochemistry and Metabolism, Pre-Architecture, Psychology, Religious Studies to Women's & Gender Studies. Its Case School of Engineering offers 13 majors including Aerospace Engineering, Biomedical Engineering, Polymer Science and Engineering and Systems and Control Engineering. Its Weatherhead School of Management offers three degrees while its Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing offers only one degree in Nursing.
Estimated full tuition at Case Western Reserve University for 2009-2010 is about $48,623: tuition - $35,900; room and board (double room, basic meal plan) - $10,890; and books, supplies and required fees - $ 1,833.
U.S. News and World Report consistently ranks both its undergraduate and graduate programs as among the top fifty with its Biomedical Engineering undergraduate program ranking among the top ten in the country. It also ranks above the national average for female engineering faculty and was once ranked within the top twenty schools for granting engineering doctoral degrees to women.
For more information about admissions, financial aid or online learning opportunities such as online classes or degree programs, please contact Case Western Reserve University.