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JCU Student Life

JCU is on a 62-acre campus in a suburban setting in University Heights, Ohio, not far from Cleveland. JCU has many clubs, organizations, and activities for students to participate in – chorus, theater groups, a campus newspaper, a radio station and more.

JCU also has fraternities and sororities.

JCU has a thriving Cultural Organizations. In fact, more students participate in Cultural Organizations than any other on-campus activity.

Other popular student organizations at JCU include Student Government, Club Sports, Fraternities and Sororities and Student Union Programming Board.

JCU students' favorite campus events are Homecoming and Family Weekend, Streak the Center and Welcome Back Concert.

Does JCU offer student housing?

JCU offers housing. Students are required to live on campus through sophomore year. First year students are guaranteed on-campus housing. There are 1,841 spots available in on-campus housing for all 2,771 undergraduates. First year students are allowed to park a car on campus.

JCU offers coed housing and housing for students with disabilities.

Safety at JCU

College is like a home away from home. Whether you're walking to class or coming back from late-night studying (or partying!), it's important to feel safe on campus.

John Carroll University is patroled 24 hours a day by trained security. The JCU campus has emergency telephones or alarms for students to use anytime of day or night.

JCU offers late-night transportation or safety escorts for students. Campus housing is secure and dorms can only be accessed with secure key cards.

Additionally, JCU has student-led EMS program.

Plan a Visit to JCU

Visiting colleges is one of the best ways to get a sense of the campus and student body. If you'd like to visit to JCU, take Interstate 271 to University Heights, OH. If you need to fly, book your flight to Cleveland Hopkins International airport.

While you're planning, check out other schools in Ohio you may want to visit too. Click the heart at the top of each school's page to save it to your college list.

Want to visit but can't make the trip? Explore JCU's campus without leaving home by taking a virtual campus tour

JCU Students

47%

Women

53%

Men

98%

Full Time

2%

Part Time

67%

In State

33%

Out-of-State

Ethnicity

87%

4%

3%

2%

2%

1%

1%

Undergraduate Students

2,771

Graduate Students

507

Non-Resident / International Students

17

JCU Campus Services

Student Services
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  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Health Clinic
  • 31515C82-8D2D-421D-B67C-E215D0E49BE9 Women's Center
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Veterans Affairs
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Career Planning
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Alumni Networking
  • 31515C82-8D2D-421D-B67C-E215D0E49BE9 ESL
Campus Security
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  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 24-Hour Emergency Phone / Alarm
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 24-Hour Security Patrol

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Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

3,278

Campus Setting

Suburban

Acceptance Rate

88%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$45,514

Out-of-State

$45,514

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

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