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Applications: due to global@jcu.edu by April 15 for fall semester and October 1 for spring semester and must include:

To apply as exchange student, students must be nominated by the home institution. Nomination deadlines for fall semester are April 1 and for spring semester September 15. 

Direct Cost for 2019-2020: US$6,956 to $8,100 per semester (variation due to choice in room and meal plan)

Academics:

  • 71 majors between the College of Arts and Science and the Boler College of Business
  • All courses, include science labs, open to exchange students
  • Ranked #2 overall in Midwest by U.S. News World Report 2020 Best Colleges Ranking
  • AACSB Accredited Business College
  • Exchange students assigned JCU advisor within academic major 

Accommodations and Dining: Exchange students are guaranteed on-campus housing designated for second or third year students. Each room is equipped with a bed, desk, and dresser and each residence hall has a communal kitchens and laundry facility. All students choose a meal plan and on-campus dining options include Schott Dining Hall, Starbucks coffee,and the In Between for later dining.

Campus Life:

Location: John Carroll University is located in the suburb of University Heights, about 16 km from the city of Cleveland, Ohio. A Located on the shores of Lake Erie, Cleveland is the heart of a thriving metropolitan area. Home to the Cleveland Orchestra, the Cleveland Museum of Art, the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum, a number of theatre ensembles, including the Cleveland Play House and Great Lakes Shakspeare Festival, dance companies, and a thriving film scene, Cleveland is a cultural magnet. Its lively theatre district at Playhouse Square is the country’s largest performing arts complex outside of New York City. Cleveland is also a sports town, with Major League Baseball (The Cleveland Indians), NFL Football (the Cleveland Browns), and NBA Basketball (the Cleveland Cavaliers). Cleveland Hopkins International Airport is less than a 30 minute ride from campus, and you can travel to cities like New York City, Boston, Washington DC, Chicago, Miami, and Atlanta in less than three hours.

International Student Services:

  • Exchange Buddy Program which pairs incoming students with JCU students who have studied abroad;
  • Arrival assistance to include pick up from Cleveland airport, shopping trip, and 3-day orientation program;
  • Residence hall essentials (bedding, hangers, etc.) available to borrow at no charge; and
  • Events and local trips throughout semester.