CWRU Tuition, Scholarships and Financial Aid
Case Western Reserve University offers reduced tuition via automatically applied scholarships for all new online students. Once scholarships are applied, tuition for the 2020-2021 academic year for all online graduate engineering programs is $39,000.* View scholarship details below, as well as an additional limited-time-only scholarship for Case School of Engineering alumni.
Price per credit hour is subject to change annually.
Additional fees include:
- $50 application fee
- $16 graduate student senate fee is assessed per semester
- Costs associated with educational resources (e.g. course textbooks)
Spring 2021 Scholarship for CSE Alumni
We are currently offering all Case School of Engineering alumni a $3,900 scholarship* toward an online engineering master's degree. This is in addition to our existing new student scholarship (see details below). To secure this limited-time offer, all you have to do is complete your application and register to begin classes during our spring 2021 term.
New Student Scholarship
All qualified new applicants to our online engineering master's degree programs are eligible for a scholarship of more than $19,000,* which is automatically applied to reduce tuition. No additional paperwork is required.
Financial Aid Resources
We encourage you to explore the numerous ways to pay for graduate school, including federal financial aid, third-party scholarships, tuition assistance through your employer, military benefits and student loans.
Your first step in applying for aid as a Case Western Reserve graduate student is to complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).
Review the following resources for more in-depth information:
- Types of financial assistance available for graduate students
- How to apply for aid as a graduate student
- Aid eligibility requirements for graduate students
- Information about direct PLUS Loans
- Direct PLUS Loan application
*Offer details: The overall tuition for the 30 credit program is $39,000 less the cost of one 3 credit course corresponding to the final course in the student's program of study after the scholarship is applied. The scholarship offer is available only to qualified new (first-time) enrollees (not current or returning students to the master's programs) who are graduates of one of the undergraduate bachelor degree programs in the Case School of Engineering for one of the online engineering master's programs. This includes the Master of Engineering (ME) program, the MS program in Biomedical Engineering, the MS program in Mechanical Engineering, and the MS program in Systems and Control Engineering.
Scholarship funds are not payable directly to recipient. $19,170 of the scholarship will be applied in a prorated manner over the duration of the student's program of study. The remaining scholarship amount corresponds to a charge of $0 for taking and passing the last required course in the curriculum and will be applied after the final drop/add period for this concluding course. If a student receives other forms of financial assistance, then the student's financial assistance may require modification to account for the scholarship by preventing any 'over-award,' such that the total financial assistance received does not exceed the cost of attendance, as defined and determined by the Office of Financial Aid of Case Western Reserve University. Recipients of the scholarship must remain continuously enrolled in the program through completion. Exceptions may be granted for students who obtain a university-approved leave of absence. Students receiving the scholarship must maintain satisfactory academic progress at all times for the scholarship to remain in effect. This scholarship offer may be revised, rescinded or terminated at any time. All admissions and scholarship decisions of Case Western Reserve University are final.