Admissions Information

Program Options

Case Western Reserve features top-ranked programs in arts and sciences, dentistry, engineering, law, management, medicine, nursing, social work and nonprofit leadership.

Graduate Admission

For questions about admissions requirements, programs, or the online application, email

Graduate Transcripts

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Live Chat

Live Chat is available for admissions questions within the School of Graduate Studies!

An admissions manager is typically available to chat Monday through Friday from 9:00am to 12:00pm and 1:30pm to 4:30pm Eastern Standard Time. If someone is available, a chat bubble will pop up in the lower right corner of any of our Graduate Studies Prospective Students pages. 

Applicants should reach out directly to the program or department to which you are applying for specific program-related questions. Addresses for departments are in the Program Information section of the application or listed on their individual websites. Each program within the School of Graduate Studies is responsible for recommending admission of new graduate students. Final decisions are posted by our staff and can be viewed by logging in to the online application system

The admissions team is here to assist in making your application and admissions process seamless. If you have specific questions relating any of the following topics, please call (216) 368-4390, stop by Tomlinson Hall, Room 203, or email

  • Transcripts
  • Letters of recommendation
  • Test scores
  • Application fee
  • Online application system
  • Admission decisions and acceptance letters
  • CWRU Network IDs

Also see our Graduate Application Information, Application Deadlines, Admission FAQs, or Admissions Standards.

Submitting official documents

If recommended for admission by your department, the School of Graduate Studies will then make the final decision on your application. If you have been accepted with conditions outlining the need to submit one or more official documents, you can view which documents are missing by logging back in to the online application system and viewing your admission letter.

Test Scores: To send official TOEFL or GRE test scores through ETS, use the institutional code of 1105 for Case Western Reserve University. 

Official Transcripts: PDFs sent by email are not considered official and cannot be used for verification purposes. Official transcripts must come directly from the institution either mailed in a sealed envelope or sent electronically to the addresses below. International students - Documents in languages other than English must be accompanied by certified translations in English.  

Official hard copy transcripts and degree verification can be mailed to:

Case Western Reserve University
School of Graduate Studies - Tomlinson 203
10900 Euclid Avenue
Cleveland, Ohio 44106

Official electronic transcripts can be sent to:

* Note: Please do not send official transcripts to the School of Graduate Studies until you have been offered admission. During the application process, send CVs/resumes, references, writing samples, or personal statements directly to the department for review unless they have already been included in your online application. 

University Statistics

Looking for statistics about admissions, courses, enrollment or completion rates?

Statistics can be found on the University Registrar's website here.