Case Western Reserve University, founded in 1826, is a private research university located in Cleveland, Ohio. It has over 4,500 undergraduates and great amenities on campus. Its campus is a short distance away from the historic Wade Park District in University Circle and has access to safe transit & shuttle options in and near campus. Students can join any of 150 organizations or rush for its on-campus and community-service oriented Greek scene. They can take part in the annual Spring Fest, visit downtown museums for free and cheer on the Case Western Spartans during home games. The surrounding city has a low cost of living and lots to do; from kite-surfing on Lake Erie, landing amazing summer jobs to dining by The Flats. Notable Case Western Reserve alumni include Craig Alexander Newmark, founder of Craigslist and Paul Buchheit, creator & lead developer of Gmail. The university, with nationally ranked graduate programs and great resources, is known for its world-class research and job prospects.