Case Western Reserve University

Cleveland, OH 44106
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Case Western Reserve University is one of the seventy private, not-for-profit 4-year colleges in Ohio. The campus is located in an urban area, in Cleveland.

According to the NCES 2017 report, a total of 11,824 students attend the school. In the 2017 fall enrollment, 1,309 freshman students enrolled, and approximately 1,204 students returned for their sophomore year (which makes its freshman retention rate 92%). Every year 83% of the graduating class students graduate in 150% of the time it takes to complete their studies.

Case's in-state tuition for the 2017-2018 academic year was $47,074, and fees were $426. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $47,074 and $426 respectively.

Institution Overview

Campus LocaleLarge City
Number of Students11,824
Student to Faculty Ratio11:1
Is Admission OpenNo
Religious Affiliation -
Business ModelNot-for-profit
On Campus HousingYes
Retention Rate92%

Nursing Programs

Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)

Number of Graduates
Degree type Men Women
Bachelor's degree 3 72
Master's degree 0 0
Postbaccalaureate certificate 0 0
Post-master's certificate 0 1
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship 3 2
Doctor's degree - professional practice 0 0
Average NCLEX pass rate
  • NCLEX-RN: 86.3%

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Institutional Accreditations
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
01/01/1967 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (MNUR) - Master's program
12/01/1951 - 06/30/2016
Nursing (NUR) - Baccalaureate program
02/01/1995 - 06/30/2016
Nurse Midwifery (MIDWF) - Basic certificate and graduate nurse-midwifery education programs for registered nurses (Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing)
09/07/1983 - Current
Nursing (CNDNP) - Nursing education programs at the doctorate degree levels
02/02/2011 - Current
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
05/05/2016 - Current
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levels
05/05/2016 - Current
Nurse Anesthesia (ANEST) - Institutions and programs at the master's degree, post master's certificate or doctoral degree levels (Cleveland Clinic Foundation / Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing / Case Western Reserve University School of Nurse Anesthesia)
12/01/1982 - Current



Acceptance Rate
Enrolled students test score (Fall 2017)
SAT1340 to 1520
ACT30 to 33
Admission considerations
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school rank Required
Secondary school record Required
Completion of college-preparatory program Required
Recommendations Required
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT) Required
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) Required
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) Neither required nor recommended

In addition to the college's admission requirements each nursing program might have its own admission criteria (such as: TEAS score, HESI A2 score, nursing prerequisites GPA, etc).
Application fee
Undergrads $70
Graduates $50

Cost to Attend

The following table details the reported cost of attendance per credit hour for the 2017-2018 academic year.

Undergrad courses
In District Students$1,962/credit
In State Students$1,962/credit
Out of State Students$1,962/credit
Graduate courses
In District Students$1,827/credit
In State Students$1,827/credit
Out of State Students$1,827/credit

Tuition Estimates

Based on the above credit hour costs, here is a sample tuition for different nursing programs.

Program Credit Hours In district In State Out of State
LPN 45 $88,290 $88,290 $88,290
ADN 70 $137,340 $137,340 $137,340
BSN 125 $245,250 $245,250 $245,250
FNP 50 $91,350 $91,350 $91,350
Please note that the above cost estimate does not include school fees, books, supplies, etc.You need to allot additional money for that.
If you attend a private, for-profit school, usually the additional cost (besides tuition) is about 10% of the tuition. If you attend a public school or a not-for-profit private school, the additional cost is around 50% of the tuition.

Financial Aid

In 2017-2018 academic year, 84% of Case Western Reserve University's students received financial aid. Below is the breakdown of the financial aid provided to students.

Students Receiving Aid Average Amount/Student
Pell Grant 10% $4,416
Other Federal Grant 9% $2,118
State Grant & Scholarships 5% $3,268
Institutional Grant & Scholarships 81% $27,362
Federal Student Loans 62% $5,383
Private Loans 7% $13,594


Average Net Price
The average net price is calculated by subtracting the average amount of financial aid received by students from the total cost of attendance.
Average Net Price by Family Income
Less than $30,000$21,261
$30,001 to $48,000$24,213
$48,001 to $75,000$30,156
$75,001 to $110,000$34,514
Over $110,000$39,440

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Ethnic Diversity
Non-resident alien
Black/African American
Race/ethnicity unknown
Two or more races
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander

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Data source: (2017-2018 colleges survey) and Ohio state board of nursing.
Case Western Reserve University
10900 Euclid Ave
Cleveland, OH 44106

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