John Carroll University

University Heights, OH, USA
3.47 Average Rating

John Carroll University is a private, 4-year institution affiliated with the Jesuit Catholic church. JCU offers more than 70 academic degrees that have been developed over the past 130 years to carry out JCU’s vision of creating inspired leaders who serve the greater good for life. Part of those academic plans is the Integrative Core Curriculum, which includes a course on Jesuit Heritage, that all students must complete prior to graduation. John Carroll offers a number of excursions off campus, including Study Abroad, Work Abroad, and Serve Abroad, and students can take advantage of the Plus One program to earn both their bachelor’s and master’s in five years. On campus, JCU is home to more than 100 student organizations, as well as the Center for Service and Social Action where students can volunteer in the community. 

Admissions

Key Admissions Stats

Institution Type
Private
  • Not for Profit
  • Roman Catholic
  • Coed

Need Blind

This school does not consider an applicant’s financial situation when deciding admission

Level of Institution
4 Year
Campus Setting
Suburb or town

0
100
83%
Acceptance Rate

Admissions Requirements

SAT
Yes
ACT
Yes
Transcript
Yes

Important Deadlines

Application Type Application Deadline Reply Deadline
Early Action Acceptance is not binding, but student will receive admissions decision earlier. December 1, 2019

Admitted Student Stats

In-State Students
60%
Out-Of-State Students
39%
79%
Submitting ACT
44%
Submitting SAT
Average ACT Composite: 25
0
36
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Academics

Key Academic Stats

Highest Degree Offered
Master's
Total Number of Students
3,555
Total Number of Undergrads
3,076
Academic Calendar

Semester

Classroom Sizes

2-19 Students
53%
20-39 Students
45%
40-99 Students
1%
0
100
72%
Graduate in 4 Years US National: 28%
0
100
78%
Graduate in 6 Years US National: 52%
Student:Faculty Ratio
13:1
US National: 21:1
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Tuition, Cost & Aid

Key Financial Stats

Average Net Price
$26,488
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Tuition
In-State Tuition In-state tuition is the tuition charged by institutions to those students who meet the state's or institution's residency requirements. In-district tuition is the tuition charged by the institution to those students residing in the locality in which they attend school and may be a lower rate than in-state tuition if offered by the institution.
$42,910
Out-of-State Tuition Out-of-state tuition is the tuition charged by institutions to those students who do not meet the state’s or institution’s residency requirements. Out-of-district tuition is the tuition charged by the institution to those students not residing in the locality in which they attend school.
$42,910
Additional Costs
Room and Board The weighted average for room and board and other expenses is generated as follows:
  • (amount for on-campus room, board and other expenses * # of students living on-campus.
  • + amount for off-campus (with family) room, board and other expenses * # of students living off-campus with family
  • + amount for off-campus (not with family) room, board and other expenses * # of students living off-campus not with family)
divided by the total # of students. Students whose living arrangements are unknown are excluded from the calculation. For some institutions the # of students by living arrangement will be known, but dollar amounts will not be known. In this case the # of students with no corresponding dollar amount will be excluded from the denominator.
$12,232
Books and Supplies
$1250

Aid & Grants

0
100
59%
Need Met
Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid. Federal gift aid includes any grant or scholarship aid awarded, from the federal government, a state or local government, the institution, and other sources known by the institution.
97%
Average Aid Per Year
$25,797
Students Receiving Grants Percent of undergraduate students awarded grant aid. Grant aid includes any grant or scholarship aid awarded, from the federal government, a state or local government, the institution, and other sources known by the institution.
97%
Average Federal Grant Aid Per Year
$5,223
Average Institution Grant Aid Per Year
$24,327

Student Loans

Students Borrowing Loans Loans to students - Any monies that must be repaid to the lending institution for which the student is the designated borrower. Includes all Title IV subsidized and unsubsidized loans and all institutionally- and privately-sponsored loans. Does not include PLUS and other loans made directly to parents.
65%
Average Loan Amount Per Year
$8,131
Average Debt at Graduation The median federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated. This figure includes only federal loans; it excludes private student loans and Parent PLUS loans.
$27,000
Median Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 5.05% interest rate.
$287
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Campus Life

Key Campus Stats

Student Gender
Male
Female
51%
49%
Student Organizations
73
Size of Town
Suburb or town
LGBTQIA Student Resource Groups
Yes
On Campus Women's Center
No

Housing

0
100
53%
Undergrads Living on Campus
On-campus living required of freshman
Yes

Athletics

Divisional Sports Nickname
Blue Streaks
School Colors
Blue/Gold
Varsity Athletics Association
NCAA
Varsity Athletics Conference Primary
Ohio Athletic Conference

Campus Safety

24-HR security patrol
Yes
Campus emergency phones
Yes
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After Graduation

Post Grad Stats

Top 5 Cities
Cleveland
Chicago
Pittsburgh
Columbus
Washington
Average Salary
6 years after graduation
$53,800
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What Students Are Saying

3.47 Average Rating
A small Jesuit school with a great academic environment, caring professors, and friendly students. Big emphasis on community service and experiential learning. A great school if you're looking for personal attention from professors, a community feel, a good reputation, and a great education.
Megan from Pemberville, OH
I love John Carroll University. Professors are always willing to help you and the dorms are very comfortable. My fellow students are very welcoming and I have made some wonderful friends at John Carroll.
Megan from Willoughby, OH

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