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Carlow University

3333 Fifth Ave, Pittsburgh, PA

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Carlow University is a nonprofit private institution that has a large number of majors available for students to choose from. The school is located in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, in a predominantly urban area. The school's Roman Catholic affiliation is one of its defining characteristics and plays an important role within the school's curriculum. Approximately 2,800 students are enrolled annually at Carlow University.

A list of some of the more popular programs offered are:

  • Health And Clinical Professions
  • Psychology
  • Business And Marketing Studies
  • Education
  • Biological And Biomedical Sciences

To be considered for admissions, you may be required to fill out an application, write a personal statement, and submit school records, which are then studied by admissions staff. Students may take either the ACT or SAT scores to be considered for admissions at Carlow University. A score within the range of 850 - 1070 on the SAT, or 18 - 23 for the ACT is common among accepted students. Approximately 70% of all students that applied were admitted at Carlow University, with 33% of those admitted choosing to enroll. More information from the admissions office can be found at admissions.carlow.edu.

The cost of tuition is nearly $26,000, but may change from year to year. Students are encouraged to visit the school's tuition calculator to better understand their personal tuition costs. Housing may be available for those who wish to live on-campus for a cost of $5,200 each year. Financial aid may be offered to students that meet the required requirements in the form of loans, grants, scholarships and work study programs.

Carlow University participates in intercollegiate athletics through the NAIA's American Mideast Conference in Basketball.

For a complete list of areas of study, enrollment information, student services, and more, please take a look at the school's website at http://www.carlow.edu.

Admission Requirements & Details

The admissions information below may provide a better idea of the students Carlow University accepts. The details may include admissions application requirements and recommendations, as well as any AP college credits that may be transferred.

College Credits Accepted

  • Dual Credits
  • Life Experience Credits
  • AP Course Credits

Student Enrollment

Total enrollment at Carlow University is around 2,300 students, with undergraduate students making up about 62% of the total student population and graduate students making up the rest.

Estimated Costs & Financial Aid

The items listed below are for informational purposes only and may not represent current tuition, fees, and expenses.

Tuition & Fees Information

  • Tuition is estimated to be around $29,000 per year for in-state and nonresident students
  • For part-time students, charges are between $640-$770 per unit

Financial Aid Details

The table listed below helps break down the types of financial aid students receive and the percent receiving aid, as well as the average amount of aid per student per year.

 Percent of StudentsAverage Amount
Any Financial Aid100%-
Receiving Grants & Scholarships100%$19,159
Receiving Student Loans87%$7,754
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Academics & Student Services

Student Services

To help students and recent graduates, Carlow University may provide services like those listed below:

  • Online classes
  • Classes offered on nights and weekends
  • Remedial courses
  • Academic counseling for students
  • Work study style employment
  • Assistance to find work

Graduation Rates

Carlow University has an overall graduation rate which is close to 62%.

Number of Year to GraduatePercent of Entering Class
Students Graduating in 4 Years47%
Graduating in 5 Years13%
Graduating in 6 Years3%

Specialized Programs & Accreditations

  • Counseling Psychology (Psy.D.) Program
  • Bachelor's Degree in Nursing (BSN) Program
  • Nursing (MSN, DSN) Program

Intercollegiate Athletics

Carlow University is a Member of National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA), with many of the sports belonging to the NAIA Division II classification. The most popular sports played are listed below:

  • Basketball (Kentucky Intercollegiate Ath Conf)
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Tennis
  • Volleyball
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Programs Offered

The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.

Get more information about the programs offered by Carlow University by clicking the request information to the right.

(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)

Biological and Biomedical Sciences

Business and Marketing Studies

Communications and Journalism

Education

English Language and Literature

Health and Clinical Professions

History

Liberal Arts and Sciences

Mathematics and Statistics

Philosophy and Religious Studies

Physical Sciences

Psychology

Public Administration and Social Services

Security and Protective Services

Social Sciences

Theology and Religious Vocations

Visual and Performing Arts

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Data Disclaimer

Information displayed on this page has been obtained from Institution, State, and Federal data sources, including the US Dept. of Education's Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) Survey 2010-2016. Information should be solely used for informational purposes only and may not be accurate for the current year. Contact Carlow University for official up-to-date information.

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ACCEPTANCE RATE
80.74%

FINANCIAL AID RATE
100%

STUDENT:TEACHER RATIO
11:1

DEGREES OFFERED ONLINE
24

FINANCIAL AID AWARD AVG.
$13,325