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How Well Is John Carroll University Ranked?

2021 Rankings

College Factual analyzes over 2,000 colleges and universities in its annual rankings and ranks them in a variety of ways, including most diverse, best overall quality, best for non-traditional students, and much more.

John Carroll University was awarded 26 badges in the 2021 rankings. The highest ranked major at the school is business, management and marketing.

Overall Quality

According to College Factual's 2021 analysis, John Carroll is ranked #293 out of 1,715 schools in the nation that were analyzed for overall quality.

John Carroll also holds the #13 spot on the Best Colleges in Ohio ranking.

See all of the rankings for John Carroll University.

Is It Hard to Get Into John Carroll?

Acceptance Rate

The acceptance rate at John Carroll University is 85%, which is higher than many other schools to which you may be applying. But don't think getting into John Carroll is a sure thing. The admissions staff is still going to review your application to see if you are a good fit for the school.

Average Test Scores

About 35% of students accepted to John Carroll submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 510 and 570. Math scores were between 490 and 570.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for John Carroll University  ( 510 to 570 )

SAT Math Scores for John Carroll University  ( 490 to 570 )
John Carroll received ACT scores from 83% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT Composite scores ranged between 22 and 27.

ACT Composite Scores for John Carroll University  ( 22 to 27 )

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John Carroll University Faculty

Student to Faculty Ratio

At John Carroll, the student to faculty ratio is an excellent 12 to 1. That's much better than the national average of 15 to 1. This indicates that many classes will probably be small, and students will have ample opportunites to work closely with their professors and classmates.

Percent of Full-Time Faculty

Another measure that is often used to estimate how much access students will have to their professors is how many faculty members are full-time. The idea here is that part-time faculty tend to spend less time on campus, so they may not be as available to students as full-timers.

The full-time faculty percentage at John Carroll University is 100%. This is higher than the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  100 out of 100

Retention and Graduation Rates at John Carroll University

Freshmen Retention Rate

The freshmen retention rate of 86% tells us that most first-year, full-time students like John Carroll University enough to come back for another year. This is a fair bit higher than the national average of 68%. That's certainly something to check off in the good column about the school.

Freshmen Retention Rate  86 out of 100

Graduation Rate

Students are considered to have graduated on time if they finish their studies within four years. At John Carroll the on-time graduation rate of first-time, full-time students is 57%. That is great when compared to the national average of 33.3%

On-Time Graduation Rate  57 out of 100

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Good Overall Diversity at John Carroll

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 3,080 undergraduates at John Carroll with 2,987 being full-time and 93 being part-time.

John Carroll Diversity Score

When calculating the overall diversity score for a school, College Factual does not just look at the percentage of women and minorities. Instead, it looks to see how good of a mixture a school has with regard to gender, ethnicity, age, and location of origin.

The overall diversity score for John Carroll is 66.55 out of 100, meaning that is is more diverse than most schools in the country.

Overall Diversity Score  66.55 out of 100
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How Much Does John Carroll University Cost?

The overall average net price of John Carroll is $27,855. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group. See the table below for the net price for different income groups.

Net Price by Income Group for John Carroll

$0-30 K $30K-48K $48-75 $75-110K $110K +
$20,852 $22,860 $25,174 $28,051 $31,780

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.Note that the net price is typically less than the published for a school. For more information on the sticker price of John Carroll, see our tuition and fees and room and board pages.

Student Loan Debt

Almost 66% of college students who graduated with the class of 2018 took out student loans, but that percentage varies from school to school. At John Carroll, approximately 65% of students took out student loans averaging $8,131 a year. That adds up to $32,524 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at John Carroll is 3.8%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.

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How Much Money Do John Carroll Graduates Make?

Yearly salaries vary depending on what you major in, but on average, bachelor's degree recipients from John Carroll make around $53,800 per year during the early years of their employment. This is good news for future John Carroll graduates since it is 35% more than the average college graduate's salary of $39,802 per year.


See which majors at John Carroll University make the most money.

Location of John Carroll University

Located in University Heights, Ohio, John Carroll University is a private not-for-profit institution. University Heights is a good match for students who enjoy the safety and convenience of the suburbs.

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Location of John Carroll University

Contact details for John Carroll are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 1 John Carroll Boulevard, University Heights, OH 44118-4538
Phone: 888-388-2977

John Carroll University Majors

During the most recent year for which we have data, students from 46 majors graduated from John Carroll University. Of these students, 831 received undergraduate degrees and 193 graduated with a master's or doctor's degree. The following table lists the most popular undergraduate majors along with the average salary graduates from those majors make.

Most Popular Majors Bachelor’s Degrees Average Salary of Graduates
Finance & Financial Management 78 $48,900
Health & Physical Education 72 NA
Marketing 69 $44,000
General Biology 61 $25,200
Accounting 59 $52,800
Communication & Media Studies 57 $34,800
Business Administration & Management 57 $46,900
General Psychology 55 $28,600
General Education 48 $32,000
Sociology 30 $33,200

Learn more about the majors offered at John Carroll University along with which ones have the highest average starting salaries.

Online Learning at John Carroll

Online learning options are becoming more and more popular at American colleges and universities. Online classes are great for students who have busy schedules or for those who just want to study on their own time.

In 2017-2018, 30 students took at least one online class at John Carroll University. This is a decrease from the 51 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2017-2018 30 1
2016-2017 51 1
2015-2016 94 0
2014-2015 42 0
2013-2014 310 0

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