Case Western Reserve University


How does Case Western Reserve rank?

We could tell you about our outstanding research opportunities, international experiences or campus life. But we'll let the numbers speak for themselves.


among national universities*


for contributions to innovation**


in Ohio*


for commercialization of research***

Case Western Reserve's global reputation is growing: Leiden World Ranking ranked CWRU No. 62 in the world, and 12th for biomedical and health sciences. The university is also listed as one of the top universities in the world on the Times Higher Ed, AWRU-Shanghai and NTU World rankings lists. Plus, we're ranked No. 1 in Ohio for best "return on tuition investment" by PayScale. See how else we stack up.

School and Program Rankings*


42nd in undergraduate engineering programs

16th in undergraduate biomedical engineering
30th in undergraduate mechanical engineering
32nd in undergraduate electrical engineering

51st among more than 260 accredited engineering graduate programs

19th in graduate biomedical engineering
33rd in graduate aerospace engineering
40th in graduate mechanical engineering


76th among more than 200 accredited law schools

9th in Health Law
24th in International Law
40th in Intellectual Property Law


38th in undergraduate business programs

23rd in undergraduate management programs
44th in undergraduate accounting programs

88th among more than 450 U.S. News-ranked graduate business schools and more than 725 accredited schools

19th in part-time MBA programs


24th among 153 accredited medical schools

19th in pediatrics


5th in Master of Nursing Administration

5th in Doctor of Nursing Practice Leadership

11th among more than 400 accredited master's programs

12th among nearly 150 accredited Doctor of Nursing Practice programs

Social Work

9th among more than 260 accredited master's programs

*U.S. News & World Report, 2021
** Nature Index Innovation
***Brookings Institution report, 2017