Carlow University

Pittsburgh, PA

Carlow University

Pittsburgh, PA

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Undergrad Catholic

Tuition & Fees

$31,446

not including room and board

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undergraduateRatios

16%

male

84%

female

-

students

1

faculty

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Not Selective

94%

acceptance rate

Accepted 614
Declined 36
Total Received 650
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Private

1,429

undergraduate students

846

graduate students

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School Facts

Carlow University, founded in 1929, is a church-affiliated, liberal arts college. Although it admits a small number of men, the college is primarily concerned with the education of women. Its 14-acre campus is located in the Oakland section of Pittsburgh, ten minutes from the downtown area.

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Application link Apply online
Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 2,275
Established in 1929
Coeducational Coeducational
Religious affiliation Roman Catholic

Social Networks

14-acre campus in Pittsburgh (population: 302,407), 10 minutes from downtown; remote locations in Cranberry and Greensburg. Served by air, bus, and train. Public transportation serves campus.

  • Campus Setting: Major city

Carlow University
3333 Fifth Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA
15213-3165

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
32%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
78%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
no
Students are not required to live in school housing
no
Students may not have cars on campus
no
Alcohol is not permitted on campus to students of legal age
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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
580
25th
500
75th
560
25th
480
75th
23
25th
19
75th
23
25th
17
75th
24
25th
19

Admissions Facts

Application fee $0
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Recommended
Common application accepted yes
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required SAT Subject Tests Not used

Not Selective

94%

acceptance rate

Accepted 614
Declined 36
Total Received 650

Admissions Factors

Required

Secondary School GPA
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language
Secondary School Record
Admission test scores

Recommended

Completion of college-prepatory program
Secondary School Rank

Neither required nor recommended

Formal demonstration of competencies
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Career
  • Minority student
  • Older student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Other
  • Resume assistance

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Other

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Talking books
  • Tutors
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Financial Aid

83%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$16,561

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $30,542
Room $6,326
Board $5,934
Additional fees $904
Books & supplies $1,400
Total $45,106
Average Financial Aid - $16,561
Total with Avg. Aid $28,545

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Not Reported

Non-need-based

Not Reported

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Financial Facts

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Financial Aid Office


P: 412 578-6389
F: 412 578-6401
finaid@carlow.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
All track combined
Basketball
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
Volleyball

Club Sports - Men's

cheerleading

Club Sports - Women's

cheerleading

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Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
NAIA, River States Conference, and United States Collegiate Athletic Association

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting.
Art Teacher Education.
Art Therapy/Therapist.
Auditing.
Biology/Biological Sciences, General.
Business Administration and Management, General.
Chemistry, General.
College Student Counseling and Personnel Services.
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs, Other.
Creative Writing.
Criminology.
Curriculum and Instruction.
Education/Teaching of Individuals in Early Childhood Special Education Programs.
Education/Teaching of Individuals in Secondary Special Education Programs.
Educational Leadership and Administration, General.
English Language and Literature, General.
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing.
Financial Forensics and Fraud Investigation.
Fine/Studio Arts, General.
General Studies.
Health/Health Care Administration/Management.
Higher Education/Higher Education Administration.
History, General.
Human Resources Management and Services, Other.
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General.
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching.
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies.
Mathematics, General.
Mental Health Counseling/Counselor.
Neurobiology and Neurosciences, Other.
Nursing Administration.
Nursing Education.
Perfusion Technology/Perfusionist.
Political Science and Government, General.
Psychology, General.
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse.
Respiratory Care Therapy/Therapist.
Secondary Education and Teaching.
Social Work.
Sociology, General.
Substance Abuse/Addiction Counseling.
Women's Health Nurse/Nursing.
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Most Popular Majors

  1. Nursing
  2. Psychology
  3. Business Management

Programs Offered

  • Accelerated study
  • Certificate programs
  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Pass/fail grading option

Cooperative Education Programs

  • Art
  • Engineering
  • Health Professions
  • Other

Pre-professional Programs

  • Pre-dentistry
  • Pre-law
  • Pre-medicine
  • Pre-pharmacy

2,275

total students

91%

in-state

9%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

63%

1,429
students

Female
84%
1,197

Male
16%
232

37%

846
students

Female
86%
731

Male
14%
115

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

76%

1,088
students

Female
82%
894

Male
18%
194

24%

341
students

Female
89%
303

Male
11%
38

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Transfer Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

Not Reported

Students are transfer students

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.00
High school transcript Required of Some
College transcript(s) Required of All
Essay or personal statement Recommended of All
Interview Recommended of All
Standardized test scores Recommended of Some
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Not Required/Recommended

Transfer Application Deadline

Fall: rolling

Winter: rolling

Spring: rolling

Summer: rolling

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

88

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

32

semester hours

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