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A Solid Investment

We’re confident the Jesuit, liberal arts education your student receives is worth the investment. We provide a welcoming, nurturing environment that challenges your student to reflect, ask life’s meaningful questions, and gain the knowledge and practical skills to equip them to lead and serve others throughout the rest of their life.

One male and two female students talking on a bench near the quad in the fall


More than 500 businesses in northeast Ohio alone are owned or led by JCU alumni
Two female students at the Multicultural Welcome Celebration

Top 10

Top 10 in the Midwest for 30 consecutive years –U.S. News & World Report
Parents visiting daughter over Homecoming & Family Weekend at tailgate

Top 50

Ranked in "Top 50 Best Values in Private Colleges" –Kiplinger, 2019
Spencer Furin '17

Every college will promise to prepare you for a career, and John Carroll definitely will too. But that’s where most of them stop. JCU, on the other hand, won’t just make you more employable; it will help you become a better person."

Spencer Furin '17

Parents at Homecoming & Family Weekend tailgate with their student

Family Weekend

Family Weekend is a great opportunity to reconnect with your student, meet other families, and show your Blue Streak pride. We have numerous events planned for the weekend that will give you a sense of your student’s experience.

Female graduate of Boler College of Business outside her place of employment

Career Services

The Center for Career Services seeks to inspire and support a campus community that helps students and alumni make career-related decisions, develop their skills to achieve their goals, and connect to opportunities.

Woman talking with a counselor

Counseling Center

The Center provides as many clinical services to our students as possible in a safe and responsible manner. All currently enrolled students are able to make an initial appointment to meet with one of our counselors and discuss their concerns.