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Case Western Reserve University EXC
Cleveland OH, United States (Outgoing Program)
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Semester 2,
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Case Western Reserve University

: Cleveland, OH
Year Established: 1826
Student population: 10,800 (2,000 international students)
Case Western Reserve University (CWRU) is an independent, highly ranking research university in Cleveland, Ohio. It attracts bright, ambitious students from more than 90 countries due to its international reputation, forward-thinking education and inspiring cultural setting.

CWRU is located in Cleveland's University Circle, a 500-acre, park-like area full of medical, educational, religious, and social service institutions. It’s a short walk to some of Cleveland’s best attractions including the Cleveland Orchestra, Museum of Art and Museum of Natural History. The buildings of the Cleveland Institute of Art and the Cleveland Institute of Music form part of the University's north campus. There are also several important medical centres, including the Cleveland Clinic, MetroHealth and University Hospitals of Cleveland.

Unique characteristics
CWRU's nationally recognised programs include arts and sciences, dental medicine, engineering, law, management, medicine, nursing, and social work. The Weatherhead School of Management boasts some of the best names in management among its faculty, and is highly regarded for its innovative approach and research excellence. The school is a pioneer in thought leadership and offers disciplines such as accounting, economics, finance, marketing, operations and supply chain management, organisational behavior, statistics and strategy.

Cleveland is a mid-sized city that is considered one of the US’s most livable. It offers thriving healthcare and biotech industries, a lively arts and cultural scene and a relatively low cost of living. Attractions include the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, performing arts venues, indie concerts and some pretty good places to eat. It’s also home to the Cleveland Cavaliers basketball team, Cleveland Browns football team and Cleveland Indians baseball team.

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Academic Information

Course Catalogue 
Information about units of study at the host university

Subject Area/s: 



Arts and Social Sciences







Exclusions apply

Teaching Periods: Semesters/Terms
Fall Semester: September - December
Spring Semester: January - May

Credit (Full-Time Load/Semester)

University of Sydney

Host University


14-17 credits

The above full-time load is indicative only.
Applications for academic credit are assessed by the relevant University of Sydney faculty/department based on: study load, contact hours, assessment requirements and level of study.

Grading System
Grades at the host university as calculated based on the 4-point scale. More information on the host university's grading system 

Transcripts Issued by Partner
Transcripts will be available at the end of your exchange period


Language of Instruction
Classes at the host university are taught in English.

Language Requirement
All students who do NOT have a US, Canadian, UK, Australian or New Zealand passport are required to submit proof of English language proficiency via TOEFL or IELTS scores (TOEFL iBT score of no less than 20 on each section, or an IELTS score of 6.5 with no less than a 6.0 on each band score). For Singapore and Hong Kong citizens only: Students may substitute the TOEFL or IELTS exam score with a letter from your university attesting to the student’s English proficiency. 



What is the host city like?
Find out more information about the host city

Housing options are offered by the host university
Cost of Living
Use this guide to estimate living expenses associated with studying overseas.

Students are required to obtain health insurance valid during their exchange.


Useful Information

For Exchange/International Students
Specific information for exchange students provided by the host university
Semester/Term Dates
Access the University’s calendar
International Welcome Days which include Orientation will be held at the beginning of the semester.
Support Services 
International Student Services provide assistance to exchange students.
Information from the host university
Information from the Embassy of the United States of America in Australia

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