About the University

South QuadCase 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.
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Student Body

Enrollment (fall 2013):

  • Undergraduate: 4,661
  • Graduate and Professional: 5,664
  • Total (headcount, all programs):10,325
  • States represented: 50
  • Countries represented: 92

Degrees awarded, 2012-13:

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

Alumni: more than 100,000

Faculty, and Staff

  • Faculty (full-time, fall 2013): 3,155
  • Staff (full-time and part-time, fall 2012): 2,963


  • Library holdings: 2.85 million volumes
  • Campus Size: 178 acres located in Cleveland's University Circle community, and a 389-acre farm located in Hunting Valley, Ohio.


  • Operating budget (FY 2014): $1,014 billion
  • Endowment funds (market value, June 30, 2013): $1.680 billion
  • Gifts and pledges from private sources (2012-13): $145.9 million
  • Research revenues(all sources, 2011-12): $416.7 million
  • Full-time undergraduate tuition (2013-14): $41,420


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


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

Revised 1/2014

Forward Thinking: The Campaign for Case Western Reserve University

Case Western Reserve University has launched a billion-dollar fundraising initiative to enhance scholarship support, increase the number of endowed professorships, fund capital projects and support academic programs and centers.

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