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Engaging The World

Aligning with our belief that education must lead to action, we provide enriching experiences and life-changing perspectives both inside and outside of the country. This affords you the opportunity to put your knowledge to work while gaining a global perspective.

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We offer more than 45 study abroad programs and a variety of immersion experiences


Choose your path from more than 70 academic programs
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10 miles

from downtown Cleveland giving you access to world-class research and internship experiences year round
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“In the shadows of the Vatican, I served the homeless while learning Italian in my study abroad program. On campus and in the community back in Cleveland, my professors and classmates inspired me to act, innovate, and lead with confidence and heart. John Carroll has taught me how to be a person with passions, who cares about others, and who works to share this with the world.”

Roserita DiMillo '18

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Find Your Program

Choose your path from more than 70 academic programs

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Opportunities to Lead

While there is plenty of learning that occurs in the classroom, there is also plenty of learning to do beyond the classroom. John Carroll University offers numerous activities on campus geared toward developing the leadership skills of its students.

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Student Enrollment and Financial Services

We're here to help you navigate the financial aid process, and to serve you and your family in the pursuit of a college degree.


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Get Involved

We offer plenty of opportunities for you to get actively engaged on campus. Make friendships, create connections, develop leadership skills, and build your resume all while exploring your interests — or finding new ones! We have nearly 90 student organizations.

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Service Opportunities

Perhaps most indicative of who we are is reflected in the 146,000-plus service hours our students log annually. We partner with several organizations actively addressing issues such as food and hunger, early childhood development, and domestic violence prevention.

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Blue Streak Athletics

Our athletics story began on December 20, 1919, when the men’s basketball team tipped off for the first time. Nearly 100 years later, our 23 varsity teams are synonymous with success in competition, in the classroom and in the community.