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We are proud to have been officially recognized by GI Jobs magazine as a Military Friendly school every year since 2009, placing us in the top 15% of all schools nationwide with respect to our support for veteran students.

 Our veterans have given John Carroll some of the highest “grades” in the state of Ohio!
MFS survey results

JCU Distinctions

  • #3 “Strong Commitment to Undergraduate Teaching” – U.S. News and World Report 2013 “Best Colleges” edition.
  • #6 “Great Schools, Great Prices” category – U.S. News and World Report 2013 “Best Colleges” edition.
  • #7 among universities in the Midwest offering master’s programs. – U.S. News and World Report 2013 “Best Colleges” edition (24 consecutive years of being in the top 10).
  • Boler School of Business holds dual AACSB accreditation placing it in the top 5% of business programs worldwide


President Obama signed Executive Order 13607: Establishing Principles of Excellence for Educational Institutions Serving Service Members, Veterans, Spouses and other Family Members on April 27, 2012. These principles were developed to strengthen oversight, enforcement, and accountability of education programs, and to ensure our service members, veterans, and their families have the information they need to make informed decisions concerning their hard-earned educational benefits. John Carroll University is dedicated to ensuring that GI Bill users are applying their education benefits towards academic success and a productive outcome, and we are a signatory to the Principles of Excellence.