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Application Materials

Application Materials

Applying to CWRU is the first step toward your big, bright future. We look forward to reviewing your application! 

Optional Materials

Additional materials may be required for students interested students who meet the following criteria: 

  • English translations, if applicable, for academic records and recommendations
  • English language exam score submitted to Case Western Reserve via the testing agency.Case Western Reserve accepts the following language exams and scores for non-native English speakers:

International English Language Testing System: 6.5
TOEFL: 90 IBT; 223 CBT; 577 PB
PTE Academic: 61 

The English proficiency requirement can be waived for students who meet any of these standards:

  • Attend a school where the language of instruction is English for two years by the time of graduation
  • Score 600 or higher on the old SAT Critical Reading
  • Score 33 or higher on the new SAT Reading Test
  • Score 26 or higher on the ACT English
  • Two additional essays, completed via the Common Application.
  • Applicants selected as finalists are invited to CWRU for a required on-campus interview in late March. Interviews are conducted with admission officers and faculty at the appropriate CWRU professional school.

Learn more about the Pre-Professional Scholars Program.

  • Arts Supplement, completed via your applicant status portal. Details for completing this requirement will be shared with those who submit an application indicating an interest in pursuing music as a major.
  • If no transcript is available, provide a detailed syllabus of topics studies and books used
  • At least two letters of recommendation from outside instructors or employers (in place of teacher and counselor recommendations)
  • Highly recommended: complete a campus interview

Mailing Address

Most application documents can be submitted electronically. Those that are not should be mailed to:

Case Western Reserve University 
Undergraduate Admission Application Receiving 
P.O. Box 575 
Chesterton, IN 46304

For deliveries requiring a street address:

Case Western Reserve University 
c/o DataBank 
1040 Wabash Ave. 
Chesterton, IN 46304