John Carroll University is a private, coeducational, Jesuit Catholic university founded in 1886 and dedicated to developing women and men with the knowledge and character to lead and to serve. The University is located in University Heights, Ohio, an attractive residential suburb 10 miles east of downtown Cleveland(metro. area pop. 1.38 million). Academically, the University consists of theCollege of Arts and Sciences and the Boler School of Business, which both include graduate programs. Degree programs are offered in nearly 60 major fields in the arts, social sciences, natural sciences, and business at the undergraduate level, and in select areas at the master's level.
The University enrolls approximately 3,000 undergraduate students and 700 graduate students and has a student-to-faculty ratio of 14:1. John Carroll University is one of 28 Jesuit universities in the United States and has been listed in U.S. News & World Reportmagazine's top 10 rankings of Midwest regional universities for more than 20 consecutive years.