case-western-reserve-university-sCase Western Reserve University (also known as Case Western Reserve, Case Western, Case, and CWRU) is a private research university located in Cleveland, Ohio, USA, and the largest in the state. The university was created in 1967. In U.S. News & World Report’s 2010 rankings, Case Western Reserve’s undergraduate programme ranked 41st among national universities.

CWRU is a research-oriented university with an outstanding research study, that gives it high budget subsidies from the federal government. It also has related research projects and cooperations with the U.S. National Institutes of Health, NASA Research Centre, BP, etc., it is associated with 16 Nobel Laureates. There are nearly 10,000 students, 3% of them are from around the world, others are from across the United States. The university was created in 1967 by the federation of Case Institute of Technology (founded in 1880 by philanthropist Leonard Case Jr.) and Western Reserve University (founded in 1826 in the area that was once the Connecticut Western Reserve). CWRU is a leading independent research university in the U.S., its research and teaching range include art and science, engineering, health, medicine, law, management, and social work, etc.

CWRU’s Characteristics and Strengths

First-class overall ranking * US News & World Report Rankings for the U.S. universities: Undergraduate courses: Biomedical Engineering U.S. ranked 4th, Management ranked 27th, engineering ranked 38th; Graduate programmes ranked : Engineering ranked 38th, Biomedical Engineering 7th, business school ranked 63rd – high-quality graduate programme – a wealth of internship opportunities.


Business management, statistics, materials science, business management, women’s studies, drama, political science, sports, health sciences, mass communication, engineering, art, American studies, geology, artificial intelligence, classical literature, international relations, mathematics, public communication, biology, economics, literature, anthropology, history, medicine, industrial engineering, English, nursing, dentistry, sociology, life sciences, law, art history, physics, applied science, music, religion, public relations , Asian studies, gerontology, chemistry, archeology, nutrition, philosophy.

Major Schools

School of Graduate Studies
Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing
Weatherhead School of Management
School of Dentistry
College of Arts and Science
School of Medicine
School of Law
Case School of Engineering
Mandel School of Applied Social Science

Entry Requirements

Undergraduate language requirement: TOEFL: 550; GRE Quant: 738; GRE Analyt: 638
Graduate language requirement: TOEFL: 590; GMA: 603; GPA: 3.2


Tuition: Undergraduate: US$19,400; Graduate: US$18,800
Living cost: US$10,571
Application fee: US$35
Scholarship information: half or full scholarship awards to international graduate students, detailed information subject to individual college.