Brave your quest
At John Carroll University, we’re not afraid to pursue the unknown. We recognize that lifelong exploration connects us to endless discovery, wonder, and joy. By striving for more than what’s required academically, personally, and socially, you’ll be empowered to achieve what others see as improbable. Our students become trailblazers, because the challenge of rigorous academics—balanced by nurturing support—unleashes transformative growth and allows you to emerge with self-awareness, confidence, and vision. We call this journey a quest because it comes with a purpose—and we invite you to join us. It’s time to Brave Your Quest.
Empower your future
In our dynamic and diverse learning community, you’ll be challenged, supported, and inspired to build a better world. Accomplished professors invite you to ask the big questions, confront hard challenges, and seek solutions by getting hands-on. On-campus living-learning communities and service learning partnerships with 75 local nonprofits transform facts on a page into real-world impact.
Uncover a brilliant future
At JCU, you’ll engage in an education that’s ready for any future. Our liberal arts curriculum, rooted in the Jesuit tradition, equips you to succeed in a world where new industries are created every day. You’ll be empowered to find your unique place to stand out and thrive—even in the midst of change.
Thrive with strength
Your JCU quest will never be confined to campus. With local business partnerships, powerful industry ties in every field, and opportunities to explore any passion, JCU’s Cleveland connection provides endless pathways for you to venture out, challenge yourself, and grow.
With more than 44,000 alumni worldwide, 18 alumni chapters, and 500+ Northeast Ohio companies run by JCU alumni, our network is strong. Graduates are committed to helping the next generation of Blue Streaks land an internship or job.