CWRU School of Medicine FACTS & FIGURES

Student Body

* More than 5,700 applications were received by the School of Medicine for the 2008-2009 year.
* For the 2007-2008 year, the School of Medicine had 1,475 full-time and part-time students with 698 in M.D. degree programs and 777 in M.S./Ph.D. programs.
* Of approximately 140 graduates each year, 96 percent pass Step 1 and 97 percent pass Step 2 of the United States Medical Licensing Examination.

Faculty and Research

* The School of Medicine has more than 3,800 faculty members.
* There are 620 full-time faculty members working on National Institute of Health research grants and 595 NIH-funded studies.
* The total NIH annual research funds granted to the School of Medicine in 2008 was $243,512,609.

Programs and Departments

* The School of Medicine offers 25 graduate degree options, including M.D., dual M.D./Ph.D. degrees and combined M.S./Ph.D. programs.
* The School of Medicine has 54 academic departments and 28 research centers and institutes.


* The School of Medicine is ranked as one of the nation’s top 20 medical schools by U.S. News & World Report’s Guide to Graduate Education. Additionally, the Departments of Family Medicine and Pediatrics are ranked 13th in the country.
* The largest medical research institution in Ohio, the School of Medicine at Case Western Reserve University was ranked 15th highest in research funding by the National Institutes of Health in 2007.
* During 2007, the economic impact of the School of Medicine and its affiliates on the State of Ohio equaled $5.82 billion and accounted for more than 65,000 Ohio jobs.

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