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Case Western Reserve University’s Weatherhead School of Management


Contact our general manager with any questions. Profile updated: June 21, 2023.

Contact Information

Peter B. Lewis Building Suite 150
11119 Bellflower Road
Cleveland, OH 44106-7235
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School Data

Annual Tuition: $46,950

Acceptance Rate: 52%

Full-Time Enrollment: 37

International: 59%

Minority: 6%

Female: 43%

Male: 57%

Application Deadlines: Round 1 - October 18, 2022 | Round 2 - January 17, 2023 | Round 3 - February 7, 2023 | Round 4 - March 14, 2023 | Round 5 - April 25, 2023 | Round 6 - June 20, 2023

The Weatherhead School of Management MBA: What You Need To Know

Case Western Reserve University was founded in 1953 and launched its full-time MBA at the Weatherhead School of Management 1976. The program features a highly personalized experience with highly engaged, accessible, and highly renowned faculty.

The B-school is in Cleveland Ohio, renowned for its Rock and Roll Hall of Fame downtown on the Cuyahoga River. The city is also home to professional sports teams the Cleveland Cavaliers, Indians, and Cleveland Browns. Cleveland is recognized for its healthcare institutions, including the renowned Cleveland Clinic, which is a leader in medical research and patient care and frequently hires Weatherhead MBAs. Other top companies in the area are KeyCorp and Sherwin-Williams.

The Weatherhead School campus is known for its picturesque setting, featuring beautiful green spaces and a mix of modern and historic architecture.

The MBA experience at Weatherhead is small and intimate. With a class of around 45-50 students, everyone can build connections with each other and their professors. Throughout their courses, students are encouraged to look at challenges from diverse perspectives.

The two-year full-time MBA features a 60-credit curriculum which embraces strong academic principles in sustainable business, design management, social entrepreneurship, and an overall pursuit of socially responsible and ethical business practices.

The program has strong foundational core courses, eclectives, and quite often, students choose a concentration. The B-school recently added the new FinTech concentration which will be available starting Fall of 2023. The program also offers concentrations in finance, operations, marketing, organizational leadership, business analytics, healthcare management, and design and innovation and entrepreneurship.

The program includes a semester-long leadership development course in which students work with a professional coach and create visions. One-to-one alumni mentoring is integrated into the FT MBA as well as experiential learning opportunities, internships, and a variety of regional and national competitions.

Other opportunities for exploring the program beyond the required curriculum include engaging with entrepreneurs, civic and business leaders through the Veale Institute for Entrepreneurship and through xLab where students can collaborate with industry experts, faculty and other students to help companies design and enhance their digital strategy. Students also join Weatherhead’s variety of clubs and organizations where they further network and build confidence to propel them into their careers.

“I have learned not only the basic technical language of business at Weatherhead but also the softer skills needed to excel as I progress in my career. In particular, the focus on leadership development, including emotional intelligence, will prove to be invaluable,” says MBA Lauren Turkisher on Weatherhead’s website.

Weatherhead School of Management MBA Rankings Data

Weatherhead School of Management MBA Employment Stats

Weatherhead has not published in its employment report its top employers, preferring to list all of the firms that hired the school’s graduates.

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