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Case Western Reserve University

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Is Case Western Reserve University a Good School for Veterans?

If you're a veteran who is thinking about going back to school, it's important to see how well the school treats its students with prior military service first. We've assembled this Case Western Reserve University veteran's report to help you in your research. If you're looking for information related to military tuition assistance such as the GI Bill® or Yellow Ribbon Program, go to the following page: Case Western Reserve University G.I. Bill Information

What You'll Find in Our Veterans Report on Case Western:

How Does Case Western Rank for Veterans?

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To help identify those institutions that do a stellar job at supporting veterans, College Factual produces its Best Schools for Veterans list each year.

Case Western Reserve University was ranked #396 on the 2022 version of this list.The school also ranked #15 in our Best for Vets in Ohio ranking.

We also release our rankings by degree level so vets can see which schools are the best for the level of degree they want to pursue. The table below shows how Case Western fared in those rankings.

Ranking Name Rank
Best Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Veterans 379
Best Master’s Degree Colleges for Veterans 316
Best Doctor’s Degree Colleges for Veterans 271

You can also see how specific majors at Case Western fared when compared to the same major at other schools. The table below shows those majors which received the highest rankings for vets. Click here to see a full list of majors. From here, you can dive down into different types of rankings once you select a major.

Ranking Name Rank
Best Other Foods, Nutrition, & Related Services Master’s Degree Colleges for Veterans 1
Best Other Foods, Nutrition, & Related Services Colleges for Veterans 1
Best Patent Law Colleges for Veterans 1
Best Environmental Geosciences Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Veterans 1
Best Patent Law Master’s Degree Colleges for Veterans 1
Best Environmental Geosciences Colleges for Veterans 1
Best Environmental Geosciences Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Veterans 1
Best Environmental Geosciences Colleges for Veterans 1
Best Theoretical & Mathematical Physics Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Veterans 2
Best Theoretical & Mathematical Physics Colleges for Veterans 2

How Many Veterans Go to Case Western?

A large number of veterans attending a college means the college and faculty are more used to supporting and accommodating the needs of those with prior military experience.

According to the VA, there are 109 G.I. Bill® students at Case Western. Since the total enrollment at the school is 11,465, approximately 0.95% of the students at Case Western are utilizing the GI Bill® to help pay for their education. For context, let's take this into consideration. According to the Student Veterans of America, approximately three to four per cent of American college students are veterans.

Note, this figure includes all chapters of the GI Bill® program (e.g., Post-9/11, Montgomery GI Bill, Reserve Education Assistance Program, and Veteran Readiness and Employment). It does not include any active-duty military personnel that are attending this college via Tuition Assistance, so the total military population is potentially larger than this.

Federal Veteran Programs at Case Western

Case Western Reserve University participates in the following federal programs for vets.

Federal Program Participation
Principles of Excellence Yes
DOD Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) Yes

What does this mean to me? Below you can view the specific commitments this school has made by participating in individual programs.

Career and Vocational Support
Accommodate Military Service Members and Reservists absent due to service requirements.
Align institutional refund policies with those under Title IV, which governs the administration of federal student financial aid programs.
Regionally or Nationally Accredited - view all accreditations
Provide information that increases accountability and transparency.
Participate in the Military Voluntary Education Review (MVER)
Benefits Support
Ensure accreditation of all new programs prior to enrolling students.
Will not use fraudulent or aggressive recruiting techniques and misrepresentations.
Provide students with a personalized form covering the total cost of an education program.
Counseling Support
Designate a point of contact to provide academic and financial advice.
Provide educational plans for all military and veteran education beneficiaries.
Referrals to community organizations as needed.

Does Case Western Give Credit for Military Training?

Implied No Credit for Life Experience
NO Credit for Military Training
At this time, Case Western does not offer college credit for life experience.

Unfortunately, Case Western does not offer credit for military training.

Case Western Reserve Officer Training Corp (ROTC)

Yes Air Force ROTC
Yes Army ROTC
Implied No Navy ROTC
Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC) programs are available at Case Western for the following armed services:

  • Air Force
  • Army

Complaints to the VA About Case Western

Our data shows that this school has not received any complaints at the VA.


More about our data sources and methodologies.

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