Top 7 Reasons to Choose Case Western Reserve University

Case Western Reserve University (CWRU) in collaboration with INSOFE provides Master’s programs in Engineering with a Dual Specialization in a Data Science related field. These programs are focused on students from diverse engineering backgrounds who are interested in making a difference, expanding their knowledge, deepening their understanding of Engineering, and solving complex problems utilizing Data Science. Students will have the opportunities to inquire, discover, and create collaborative data science research projects on Engineering problems alongside distinguished faculty.

The programs offered through this collaboration are:

  1. MS in Mechanical Engineering with a specialization in AI and Robotics
  2. MS in Biomedical Engineering with a specialization in Digital Health Analytics
  3. MS in Civil Engineering with a specialization in AI and ML
  4. MS in Computer Science with a specialization in Artificial Intelligence

About CWRU

The Case Western Reserve University is a 195 year old institute and was established in the year 1826, in Ohio. With more than 125 years of experience, the Case School of Engineering at Case Western Reserve University is rooted in collaborative research and experiential learning. 

Cleveland is amongst the top 5 most affordable cities in the USA, it is ranked 5th in terms of affordability for new renters in America during the pandemic.

Accreditation and Ranking


Case Western Reserve University has been ranked by Times Higher Education as one of the Top Universities in the World. It is ranked 52nd among the best Engineering schools by U.S News. The first accredited computer engineering degree and biomedical engineering program in the U.S.A were started by Case School of Engineering in the 1970s.

It is ranked 18th for contributions to innovation, 19th in graduate Biomedical engineering, and 40th in graduate Mechanical engineering.


upGrad-INSOFE is India’s only globally recognized and in the Top 5 Transformational Leaders in Data Science Education

Source – Analytics India Magazine

The PGP programs are jointly certified by Case Western Reserve University and are one of the only PGP programs being accepted as first semester credits towards attaining graduate degrees in 8 universities in 5 countries. It is a first of its kind distinction offered to any privately started institute in India.


1) Faculty – Case and upGrad-INSOFE


The Case School of Engineering has 123 distinguished faculty members. Just in the year 2020 alone they have 176 inventions, patents, deals and startups. They have been granted $44.4M for Research, training and grant revenue, and also have received 237 Research Awards.


upGrad-INSOFE has 75+ world class faculty who have 75+ Patents and 1000+ publications. Students will be taught lectures and lab sessions by faculty (recruited as adjunct faculty at several global institutes) with real-world experience who have been teaching Data Science and Engineering to audiences the world over. 


2) Cost Comparison

The upGrad-INSOFE and Case Western Reserve University collaboration brings the best and most affordable masters degrees, all INSOFE students will receive a 25% assured scholarship, up to INR 10 Lakh when they choose to attend Case School of Engineering. These masters degrees will only cost them 22000 USD per year. 

You will Save nearly INR 6 Lakh on living expenses and the 6-month training with INSOFE in India will further reduce the total cost of living expenses spent in the USA all the while providing a dual specialization master’s degree upon completion of the coursework.


3) ROI

Case Western Reserve University is Ranked No.1 in Ohio for best “return on tuition investment” by Payscale. 18.5% of the Case Western Reserve students earn a yearly salary of USD 85K or more. The combination of Data Science skills being the most in demand across industries and highly affordable tuition fees ensure that graduates from the program can earn profits and pay back their loans within the first year of graduating from the program.


4) Recruitments and Career Options

According to Glassdoor, the average salary for a machine learning engineer in the United States is 151,328 USD per year. 87% of the students feel prepared for a job after graduation. 

Case School of Engineering graduates have been hired by companies such as Amazon, Microsoft, Google, Deloitte, Accenture, Phillips, IBM, Yelp, Rockwell Automation, Siemens, LendLease Construction, ExxonMobil, Asana, and Goldman Sachs. 

During the last 5 years Biomedical Engineers earned an average $92,970 USD per year, Civil Engineers earned an average of $91,790 USD per year, Computer Science Engineers earned an average of $100,000 USD per year and Mechanical Engineers earned an average $113,000 USD per year. 


5) Career Services


All students at Case Western Reserve University have access to FOCUS 2, a self-paced, online career and education planning tool. Students can also attend a variety of career development workshops to help improve their job-seeking skills and career development strategies. 


INSOFE through our partners such as Soothsayer will also assist students in getting recruited by companies in the USA upon graduating from the program.


6) Visa

All the Masters in Engineering programs with a dual specialization offered by upGrad-INSOFE and Case Western Reserve University are eligible for an F-1 visa that is valid for the duration of study. These programs are part of STEM category programs with an eligibility to receive up to 3 years OPT upon graduation.


7) Seamless Admission Process

Once you enrol into the program with upGrad-INSOFE GRE, GMAT or TOFEL are all Waived off. 

All INSOFE students registered for a Masters Program are eligible to receive 100% loan from any of the 13 leading banks in India. We can help connect you with a bank so you may pursue the Masters program without hassle. 

You can speak to one of our counselors now and apply to pursue an exciting engineering Master’s program with a cutting-edge specialization in Data Science.

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