Case Western Reserve University

at a glance

Case Western Reserve University is located in Cleveland's University Circle, the 500-acre, park-like home of more than 40 cultural, medical, educational, religious, and social service institutions. The only independent, research-oriented university in a region bounded by Pittsburgh and Rochester on the east, Nashville on the south, and Chicago on the west, Case Western Reserve holds membership in the Association of American Universities, and is fully accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools and by several nationally recognized professional accrediting associations.

University community:
Undergraduate: 4,661
Graduate and Professional: 5,664
Total (headcount, all programs): 10,325
States represented: 50
Countries represented: 93
Faculty (full-time): 3,155
Staff (full-time and part-time): 3,097
Alumni: 100,000+

Degrees awarded, 2012-13:

  • Undergraduate: 898
  • Masters: 1,113
  • Doctorates: 705
  • Certificates: 7
  • Total: 2,723

Financials, 2012-13:

  • Operating budget: $987.8 million
  • Endowment funds (market value, June 30, 2013): $1.7 billion
  • Gifts and pledges from private sources: $145.9 million
  • Research revenues: $362.9 million
  • Full-time undergraduate tuition: $40,120


  • Institutional type (Carnegie classification): Research University (Very High Research Activity)
  • Fiscal year: July 1 to June 30


  • Library holdings: 2.85 million volumes
  • Campus Size: 155 acres located in Cleveland's University Circle community, and a 389-acre farm located in Hunting Valley, Ohio.


  • Barbara R. Snyder, President
  • W. A. "Bud" Baeslack III, Provost and Executive Vice President