What our students love about CWRU

Students sitting on Merging

What’s your favorite thing about CWRU?

The people. The location. The traditions. The food.

We asked a few current students and a recent grad about what they love about Case Western Reserve University. 

“Everyone here is so hardworking and motivated to reach their goals, but we also know how to let loose and have fun!” 

Arianna Jefferson, Class of 2024
Major: Nursing 
Minor: Psychology


“I received a lot of love and help along my journey to get to know myself better and understand who I really am and what I really want.” 

Ruiying Xu, Class of 2021
Major: Biology

“I love the Hudson Relays! A top-5 memory of mine is running two legs of the race.” 

Winston Kam, Class of 2023
Majors: Materials science and engineering; art history

“The city of Cleveland has a lot to offer, and it is very easy to get on a bus downtown for a show in Playhouse Square or a fun restaurant.” 

Kathryn Medrow, Class of 2022
Major: Polymer science and engineering
Minors: Biomedical engineering; music

“My friends and I like to go to Uptown to grab a bite to eat, attend student-organized events and explore different areas in Cleveland.” 

Matthew Li, Class of 2023
Major: Accounting


“CWRU is a small enough school for me to feel that the faculty and staff know me and care for my success, but big enough to include my intersectional identity and let me grow as an individual discovering my future.” 

Vianni Bustos, Class of 2022
Major: History (pre-public health track)
Minor: Spanish


Find your favorite thing about CWRU on an in-person campus tour and make sure to ask your tour guide what they love about our campus and community.