John Carroll University

John Carroll University is a private, coeducational, Jesuit Catholic university providing programs in the liberal arts, sciences, Education, and business at the undergraduate and masters levels. John Carroll's mission is to inspire individuals to excel in learning, leadership, and service in the region and in the world. John Carroll is a place of intellectual honesty, pluralism, and mutual respect. A Jesuit education encourages students to acquire a liberal, diverse, and encompassing education. Excellence and mastery in their chosen field is balanced with an extensive historical and cultural education. We offer our 3,525 students more than 70 distinct fields of study and a wide array of academic concentrations that add depth and flexibility to their studies. Our faculty and staff are committed to students, focusing on their academic, social, spiritual, and emotional growth and well-being. Our student/faculty ratio is 14:1. Among the 2016 U.S. News Best Colleges rankings, JCU is ranked #7 overall in the Midwest, #7 Best Colleges for Veterans, #20 in Great Schools at Great Prices, and #2 Master's granting colleges and universities in the Midwest highlighted for a Strong Commitment to Undergraduate Teaching. Our unique size, structure, culture, and environment make us very successful at providing an outstanding education for our students and helping them become John Carroll graduates in four years. The five-year plan to earn a bachelor's degree is commonplace in higher education today--but a rare occurrence at John Carroll. JCU affiliations with Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine and the Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine (OU-HCOM) help talented Ohio high school seniors reserve a seat and early admission to medical school. Students also have an opportunity to participate in 3 + 3 programs in law with Cleveland State-John Marshall and Case Western Reserve University. JCU students contributed 135,586 hours of service to the community in the 2015-16 academic year. For the eight consecutive year, John Carroll University was named to the 2016 Presidents Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll, the highest federal recognition a college or university can receive for its commitment to service, civic engagement, and service learning. New majors at John Carroll include data science, The Mike Cleary Program in Sports Studies, healthcare information technology, and a professional healthcare preparation minor and certificate program. Lacrosse is now a varsity sport for both men and women. The "Saint Johns Bible" - the first handwritten and hand-illuminated Bible in 500 years - debuted at John Carroll in April 2008 for permanent display in the Grasselli Library and Breen Learning Center. The Boler School of Business consistently ranks in the top 10 business schools in the Midwest and holds a dual accreditation by The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) - a prestigious distinction that is only awarded to the top 5% of business schools in the world. In 2016, The Boler School ranked 1st in the nation by Bloomberg for producing career ready graduates. Our distinguished faculty includes 185 full-time members, 97% of whom hold the terminal degree in their field. Of full-time faculty, 81% are tenured, 14% are on tenure track, and 5% are visiting professors. More than 50% have published books, articles, or have received research grants in the past two years. John Carroll is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB), the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (formerly NCATE), the Ohio Board of Higher Education, the Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP), and the National Association of School Psychologists (NASP), among others.

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school_type year_founded religious_affiliation academic_calendar year_2016_endowment address telephone
Private, Coed 1886 Roman Catholic Semester $187.7 million 1 John Carroll Boulevard, University Heights, OH 44118 (216) 397-1886
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84 100.0 Ohio University Heights 662