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Tuition & Fees

$38,680

$38,680

not including room and board

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undergraduateRatios

51%

49%

male

female

1
14

teacher

students

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Moderately Selective

82%

acceptance rate

Accepted 3,352
Declined + 735
Total Received 4,087
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Private (nonprofit)

3,137

undergraduate students

536

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Communication/theatre Arts
  2. Psychology
  3. Marketing
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Codes

SAT 1342
ACT 3282

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
3%
600-699
21%
500-599
46%
400-499
28%
300-399
2%
700-800
4%
600-699
25%
500-599
47%
400-499
22%
300-399
2%
700-800
3%
600-699
20%
500-599
47%
400-499
27%
300-399
3%
30-36
15%
24-29
42%
18-23
38%
12-17
5%
30-36
7%
24-29
50%
18-23
34%
12-17
9%
30-36
9%
24-29
49%
18-23
41%
12-17
1%
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School Facts

John Carroll, founded in 1886, is a church-affiliated, private liberal arts university. Its 60-acre campus is located in a residential area, 10 miles from downtown Cleveland, OH.

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Campus Enrollment 3,673
Established in 1886
Coeducational Coeducational College, Became Coeducational College
Religious affiliation Roman Catholic
Accredited by •  AACSB (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business)
•  CACREP (Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs)
•  CAEP (Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation)
•  NCACS (North Central Assn. of Colleges and Schools)
•  NCATE (National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education)

University Heights, OH

62-acre, suburban campus in University Heights (population: 13,394). Served by air, bus, and train. Public transportation serves campus.

John Carroll University
1 John Carroll Boulevard
University Heights, OH 44118

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Campus Life

yes
Housing available
58%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
88%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students are required to live in school housing
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

Greek Life

 
4 fraternities 10% of male students
 
5 sororities 21% of female students

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
20%
Top 1/4
44%
Top 1/2
79%
Bottom 1/2
21%
Bottom 1/4
3%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
3%
600-699
21%
500-599
46%
400-499
28%
300-399
2%
700-800
4%
600-699
25%
500-599
47%
400-499
22%
300-399
2%
700-800
3%
600-699
20%
500-599
47%
400-499
27%
300-399
3%
30-36
15%
24-29
42%
18-23
38%
12-17
5%
30-36
7%
24-29
50%
18-23
34%
12-17
9%
30-36
9%
24-29
49%
18-23
41%
12-17
1%

Admissions Facts

Application fee
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline December 1 (priority deadline)
February 1
School has early decision program no
School has early action program no
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Recommended
SAT/ACT requirements SAT Subject Tests Not used
SAT or ACT Required

Moderately Selective

82%

acceptance rate

Accepted 3,352
Declined + 735
Total Received 4,087

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Secondary school record

Important

Character/ personal qualities
Essay
Extracurricular activities
Particular talent/ability
Standardized test scores
Volunteer Work

Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Class rank
Geographical residence
Interview
Recommendations
Work Experience

Not Considered

Minority affiliation
Religious affiliation/commitment
State residency

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Admissions Contact

Steve Vitatoe
Assistant Vice President for Undergraduate Admission
P: 888 335-6800
F: 216 397-4981
admission@jcu.edu

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Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $3,806,327
State $1,049,691
Institutional $42,374,753
Other external $577,111
Total $47,807,882

Non-need-based

Federal
State $9,428
Institutional $17,151,484
Other external $92,732
Total $17,253,644

Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
cross-country
diving
football
golf
lacrosse
soccer
softball
swimming
tennis
track and field (indoor)
track and field (outdoor)
volleyball
wrestling

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Ohio Athletic Conference (Division III)
Mascot
Lobo (wolf)
School colors
blue and gold
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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accountancy
Advanced Studies/Education
Art History
Biochemistry
Biology
Business Administration
Business Logistics
Cell/Molecular Biology
Classical Studies
Classical/Modern Languages
Clinical Mental Health Counseling
Communication/Theatre Arts
Communications Management
Comprehensive Chemistry
Computer Information Systems
Computer Science
Computer Science/Healthcare Information Technology
Early Childhood Education
East Asian Studies
Economics
Education
Education Specialist
Educational Psychology
Engineering Physics
English
Environmental Science
Exercise Science
Finance
French/Francophone Studies
General Chemistry
Health Care Information Technology
History
Human Resources Management
Humanities
Initial Licensure
Interdisciplinary Physics
International Business/Language/Culture
Laboratory Administration
Management
Marketing
Mathematics
Mathematics Teaching
Mathematics for Secondary Teachers
Middle Childhood Education
Molecular/Cellular Biology
Multi-Age Education
Nonprofit Administration
Peace/Justice/Human Rights
Philosophy
Physical Education
Physics
Political Science
Psychological Science
School Counseling
School Psychology
Sociology/Criminology
Spanish/Hispanic Studies
Sports Studies
Theology/Religious Studies
Women's/Gender Studies
World Literature
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Undergraduate

85%

3,137
students

Female
49%
1,546

Male
51%
1,591

Graduate

15%

536
students

Female
68%
367

Male
32%
169

undergraduateFull-time

95%

2,988
students

Female
50%
1,478

Male
50%
1,510

undergraduatePart-time

5%

149
students

Female
46%
68

Male
54%
81

Student Break-down

2%
Nonresident aliens
5%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Hispanic/Latino
84%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
2%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

46%

Transfer applicants accepted

62%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements High School GPA: 2.00
College GPA: 2.00
High school transcript Recommended of Some
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of All
Interview Required of Some
Standardized test scores Recommended of Some
Essay or personal statement Recommended of Some

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: August 1

Spring: January 1

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

74

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Career
  • Military
  • Minority student
  • Older student
  • Other
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

  • Study skills

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Other
  • Resume assistance
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Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

94%

Additional services

  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Braille services
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Other
  • Reader services
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders

International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 29
Countries most often represented China
France
Japan
Spain
Vietnam
The United Kingdom
Special services offered for international applicants Host family program
International student center
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

International Student Contact

Rebecca A. Dinnen
Director of Transfer and International Admission
216 397-4328
rdinnen@jcu.edu

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