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How We Stack Up

At Case Western Reserve, we recognize the power of numbers. We pride ourselves on many of them—99% of our undergraduates take part in experiential learning, for example, and 100% receive financial assistance equal to their full demonstrated need.

We also know how rankings may make a difference to you as you decide where to pursue a degree or advance your career. Here’s a quick look at some of ours:


in the U.S.*


private university in Ohio*


worldwide for biomedical and health sciences**


for commercialization of research***


in the world for innovation****


private university in federal spending for research and development+


university globally**


“return on tuition investment” in Ohio++

School and Program Rankings*

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Arts & Sciences

#50 in clinical psychology 
#44 in speech-language pathology 
#63 in statistics 

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#37 engineering school
#19 in biomedical engineering


#51 among more than 260 accredited engineering graduate programs
#32 in aerospace / aeronautical / astronautical engineering
#21 in biomedical engineering / bioengineering
#42 in chemical engineering
#50 in electrical / electronic / communications engineering
#44 in industrial/manufacturing/systems engineering
#34 in materials engineering
#45 in mechanical engineering

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#15 in healthcare law
#13 in international law
#36 in environmental law

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#47 in business
#35 in management
#40 in finance


#66 among more than 450 U.S. News-ranked graduate business schools and more than 725 accredited schools
#40 part-time MBA program

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#25 among 191 accredited medical schools
#28 in biostatistics
#27 in physician assistant

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#10 nursing program


#17 among more than 400 accredited Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) programs
#7 in Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) nurse practitioner: adult/gerontology, acute care
#4 in DNP nurse practitioner: adult/gerontology, primary care
#12 in DNP nurse practitioner: family
#17  among nearly 150 accredited DNP programs
#11 in nursing-anesthesia
#22 in nursing-midwifery
#7  in master's nurse practitioner: adult / gerontology, acute care

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Social Work

#12 among more than 319 accredited master's programs

* U.S. News & World Report
** Leiden World Ranking
*** Brookings Institution
**** Nature Index
+ National Center for Science and Engineering Statistics
++ Payscale