Disclosure of Institutional Graduation/Completion Rules


Case Western Reserve University is pleased to provide the following information regarding our institution's graduation/completion rates. The information is provided in compliance with the Higher Education Act of 1965, as amended. The rates reflect the graduation/completion status of students who enrolled during the specified year and for whom 150% of the normal time-to-completion has elapsed.

Students enrolled in Cohort* % Graduated
Fall 1995 729 78.5%
Fall 1996 739 76.0%
Fall 1997 739 77.8%
Fall 1998 830 81.3%
Fall 1999 762 77.0%
Fall 2000 833 77.6%
Fall 2001 737 81.4%
Fall 2002 835 80.8%
Fall 2003 874 80.6%
Fall 2004 782 82.1%
Fall 2005 1,162 78.3%
Fall 2006 1,015 78.1%
Fall 2007 1,132 80.1%

*includes first-time, full-time, degree-seeking Undergraduate students as measured during the normal fall census

Questions related to this report should be directed to the Office of the Provost, 216.368.4389.

While reviewing this information, please bear in mind:

  • The graduation/completion rate is based on 6 years of attendance that equates to 150% of the length of our standard program.
  • We have elected not to report our transfer-out rate because our university's mission does not include providing substantial preparation for students to enroll in other institutions.
  • The graduation/completion rate does not include students who left the school to serve in the armed forces, on official church missions, or in the foreign service of the federal government. Students who died or were totally and permanently disabled are also excluded.