Case Western Reserve University

Case Western Reserve University
Type Private
Established 1826 (1826)
President Barbara R. Snyder
Location Cleveland, Ohio, United States
Campus Urban
Colors Blue, gray, and black
Nickname Spartans
Website case.edu
LinkedIn https://www.linkedin.com/edu/school?id=19091

'Case Western Reserve University (also known as Case Western Reserve, Case Western, Case, and CWRU) is a private doctorate-granting university in Cleveland, Ohio. The university was created in 1967 by the federation of Case Institute of Technology (founded in 1881 by Leonard Case Jr.) and Western Reserve University (founded in 1826 in the area that was once the Connecticut Western Reserve). Time magazine described the merger at the time as the creation of "Cleveland's Big-Leaguer" university.[1]

Case is classified as a research university with very high research activity (RU/VH) by the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education.[2] In 2016, U.S. News & World Report' ranked Case Western Reserve's undergraduate program 37th among national universities.[3]

Informatics programs

Bioinformatics

The following bioinformatics-related options exist for potential students:

M.S. in Systems Biology and Bioinformatics
30 credit hours; "students will have the option to complete a course of study with thesis (Plan A) or without thesis (Plan B)"
Available online? No
Program URL: http://bioinformatics.case.edu/ms.html


Ph.D. in Systems Biology and Bioinformatics
"requirement of 24 coursework credits, at least six pre-dissertation research credits, the candidacy examination, and a minimum of 18 dissertation research credits"
Available online? No
Program URL: http://bioinformatics.case.edu/phd.html


Health and clinical informatics

The following health/clinical informatics options exist for potential students:

M.S. in Health Informatics
27 credit hours; "Each M.S. student must complete their approved Program of Study with a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or greater."
Available online? No
Program URL: http://engineering.case.edu/eecs/node/224 and http://engineering.case.edu/eecs/node/466


Additional external links

References

  1. "Universities: Cleveland's Big-Leaguer". Time. 03 May 1968. http://content.time.com/time/magazine/article/0,9171,841260,00.html. Retrieved 28 September 2016. 
  2. "Standard Listings". Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education. Indiana University. http://carnegieclassifications.iu.edu/lookup/standard.php. Retrieved 27 September 2016. 
  3. "Case Western Reserve University". U.S. News & World Report. http://colleges.usnews.rankingsandreviews.com/best-colleges/case-western-reserve-university-3024. Retrieved 28 September 2016.