About John Carroll University
John Carroll University, founded in 1886 as Saint Ignatius College, is located in University Heights, Ohio, in suburban Cleveland. The University was renamed in 1923 to honor America's first Catholic Bishop, John Carroll of Maryland, and is one of 28 Jesuit colleges and universities in the United States. Its Jesuit Catholic mission inspires individuals to excel in learning, leadership, and service in the region and the world. John Carroll University is recognized nationally for an exceptional four-year graduation rate, teaching excellence, and a commitment to living a faith that strives towards a just society.
Teacher Preparation at JCU
The Woodrow Wilson Ohio Teaching Fellowship program at John Carroll will focus on physics, chemistry, mathematics and biology, building on the University's existing teacher preparation programs in the Department of Education and Allied Studies. This non-traditional, clinical program will take a modular, problem-based approach to courses. More information.
Schools/Districts Working with JCU
John Carroll University will partner with high schools in the Cleveland Metropolitan School District (CMSD) for the Woodrow Wilson Foundation Ohio Teaching Fellowship. CMSD serves a diverse student body of approximately 50,000 students.
Tuition and Assistance at JCU
The cost of attending John Carroll University for residents and non-residents in 2012 was approximately $17,000. JCU provides a 40% scholarship for Fellows. Click here for more Ohio partner university tuition information.