John Carroll University Admissions

ACT Scores, Acceptance Rate, Financial Aid, Graduation Rate, & More

John Carroll University
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John Carroll University Admissions Overview:

John Carroll University admits the vast majority of those who apply each year. In 2016, the acceptance rate was 83%. Prospective students should apply with the Common Application, which can be filled out online or on paper. Additional materials required include scores from the SAT or ACT, high school transcripts, and a letter of recommendation. 

Admissions Data (2016):

John Carroll University Description:

John Carroll University is a private Jesuit Catholic institution located in University Heights, Ohio. The 62-acre residential suburban campus lies just a few miles east of downtown Cleveland, a lively metropolitan area offering the largest city park system in the country, and a short drive from Lake Erie. On the academic side, the university has a student faculty ratio of 14 to 1. John Carroll offers over 30 undergraduate programs in liberal arts and sciences and business as well as 16 master’s degree programs. Biology, psychology and communications are among the most popular undergraduate areas of study; popular graduate programs include business administration and counseling psychology. John Carroll offers a number of opportunities for students to get involved on campus, including over 100 clubs and organizations as well as intramural and club sports and other student activities. The John Carroll University Blue Streaks compete in the NCAA Division III Ohio Athletic Conference. The university fields ten men's and nine women's varsity sports.

Enrollment (2016):

  • Total Enrollment: 3,523 (3,038 undergraduates)
  • Gender Breakdown: 51% Male / 49% Female
  • 97% Full-time

Costs (2016 - 17):

  • Tuition and Fees: $38,490
  • Books: $1,000 (why so much?)
  • Room and Board: $11,250
  • Other Expenses: $3,000
  • Total Cost: $53,740

John Carroll University Financial Aid (2015 - 16):

  • Percentage of New Students Receiving Aid: 99%
  • Percentage of New Students Receiving Types of Aid
    • Grants: 97%
    • Loans: 63%
  • Average Amount of Aid
    • Grants: $24,050
    • Loans: $7,766

Academic Programs:

  • Most Popular Majors: Accounting, Biology, Business Administration, Communication, Early Childhood Education, English, Finance, Marketing, Political Science, Psychology

Transfer, Retention and Graduation Rates:

  • First Year Student Retention (full-time students): 84%
  • Transfer-out Rate: 20%
  • 4-Year Graduation Rate: 65%
  • 6-Year Graduation Rate: 76%

Intercollegiate Athletic Programs:

  • Men's Sports: Lacrosse, Wrestling, Cross Country, Basketball, Football, Golf, Baseball, Track and Field, Swimming and Diving, Soccer
  • Women's Sports: Basketball, Track and Field, Volleyball, Golf, Soccer, Lacrosse, Tennis, Swimming and Diving, Softball

Data Source:

National Center for Educational Statistics

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