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Academics

Whether you’re headed straight for your dream career or looking for a spot at a top-rated graduate or professional school, a Case Western Reserve University education will get you there. Our nationally recognized academics, combined with endless opportunities outside the classroom, make our students stand out. 

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Majors and Minors

A top-rated, national university. Respected faculty. Ambitious students. Nearly 100 programs of study in arts and sciences, engineering, management and nursing on a research-intensive campus.
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Schools and College

CWRU's single-door admission policy gives students freedom to reach their goals. Want to take a class in another department? Thinking about taking up another major? Considering adding a minor? Nothing is stopping you.
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Hands-on Learning

CWRU students test their skills, get experience and stand out by putting their knowledge to the test in research, internships, co-ops, clinicals, community engagement and more.
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SAGES

SAGES seminars are a vigorous intro to academic inquiry, where students develop essential communication skills that allow them to contribute to the conversation—on paper and in person.
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Study Abroad

CWRU makes it easy for students of all interests and majors to study, intern or research abroad. Students pack their passport for an adventure that leaves them with a better appreciation for the world and their role in it.
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Combined Graduate Study

Students reach their goals more quickly because of CWRU's deliberate pathways that allow undergraduates to complete a graduate program in their area of interest before they even finish undergraduate coursework.
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Proven Results

CWRU’s success in preparing students for their next step is evident when you consider what our recent alums are up to.
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