Carlow University

Pittsburgh, PA

Carlow University

Pittsburgh, PA

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Undergrad Catholic

Tuition & Fees

$30,528

not including room and board

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undergraduateRatios

17%

male

83%

female

1

teacher

11

students

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Not Selective

91%

acceptance rate

Accepted 662
Declined 59
Total Received 721
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Private

1,298

undergraduate students

724

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 2,022
Established in 1929
Coeducational Coeducational

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.

  • Metropolitan area: Pittsburgh
  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: Pittsburgh International

Carlow University
3333 Fifth Avenue
Pittsburgh
15213-3165

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
28%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Freshman priority housing
yes
Coed housing
yes
Men only housing
yes
Women only housing

Top Organizations

  • Student Government Association
  • Campus Activities Board
  • SPiRiT (Student Ambassadors)
  • SNAP (Student Nursing Association)
  • PSEA (School Education Association)

Top Events

  • Spring Fair
  • Fashion for Kids' Sake
  • Campus Activities Fair
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Campus Facts

  • Student-run campus newspaper
  • Drama/Theater group
  • Choral groups
  • National fraternities on campus
  • Local sororities on campus

Campus Security

  • 24 hour emergency telephone/alarm devices
  • 24 hour patrol by trained security personnel
  • Late-night transport/escort service
  • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
1%
600-699
21%
500-599
54%
400-499
24%
700-800
1%
600-699
11%
500-599
59%
400-499
26%
300-399
3%
24-29
33%
18-23
59%
12-17
8%

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
Average Freshman GPA (4.0 scale) 3.61

Not Selective

91%

acceptance rate

Accepted 662
Declined 59
Total Received 721

Admissions Factors

Very Important

academic GPA
rigor of secondary school record
standardized test scores

Considered

extracurricular activities
alumni/ae relation
level of applicant's interest
character/personal qualities
application essay
first generation
interview
class rank
recommendation(s)
talent/ability
volunteer work
work experience

Not Considered

geographical residence
racial/ethnic status
religious affiliation/commitment
state residency

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International Facts

Accepts International Baccalaureate no
Offers English as a second language no

Financial Aid

Average financial aid
Not Reported

Cost

Tuition $29,652
Room & board $11,902
Additional fees $876
Books & supplies $1,400
Other fees $1,382
Total $45,212

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Not Reported

Non-need-based

Not Reported

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Financial Facts

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Installment payment plan yes
Tuition waiver for children of alumni yes
Tuition waiver for employees (and children) yes

Varsity Sports

M W
Basketball
Cross-country running
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
Volleyball
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Athletic Conference

NAIA
USCAA

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Art Teacher Education
Art Therapy/Therapist
Auditing
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Business Administration and Management, General
Chemistry, General
Communication, General
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs, Other
Creative Writing
Criminology
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
English Language and Literature, General
Fine/Studio Arts, General
Health/Health Care Administration/Management
History, General
Human Resources Management and Services, Other
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Mathematics, General
Perfusion Technology/Perfusionist
Philosophy
Political Science and Government, General
Psychology, General
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
Social Work
Sociology
Theology/Theological Studies
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Programs Offered

  • Distance learning
  • Double major
  • Independent study
  • Accelerated degree
  • Honors college
  • Graduated courses offered to undergraduates
  • Internships
  • Off campus study
  • Summer session for credit
  • Study abroad
  • Part time undergraduate degrees
  • Army ROTC
  • Navy ROTC
  • Air force ROTC

Other Programs

  • Post-bachelors certificate
  • Doctoral degree - professional

2,022

total students

95%

in-state

5%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

64%

1,298
students

Female
83%
1,081

Male
17%
217

36%

724
students

Female
86%
626

Male
14%
98

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

79%

1,037
students

Female
83%
851

Male
17%
186

21%

261
students

Female
89%
230

Male
11%
31

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Student Facts

Freshman retention rate 78%
Student 4 year graduation rate 45%
Student 5 year graduation rate 11%
Student 6 year graduation rate 1%

Student Break-down

< 1%
Nonresident aliens
17%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Hispanic/Latino
69%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
4%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino

182

Transfer students enrolled

9%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment no
Spring transfer enrollment yes
Summer transfer enrollment yes
Accepts CLEP subject tests yes
Accepts CLEP general tests yes
Accepts excelsior college examinations no
Generally accepts credits from other institutions yes
Accepts DSST/DANTES no
Accepts Life Long Learning Credit yes
Age limit (number of years) for completed credits/courses to be transferred no
No Age limit for completed credits/courses to be transferred no

Transfer Application Deadlines

Not reported

Transfer difficulty

'Minimally difficult

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Counseling services

  • Group career
  • Individual career
  • Learning disability
  • Personal/Psychological

Remedial services offered

Not reported

Career placement services

  • Alumni Network
  • Career Library
  • Career interest testing
  • Interview workshop
  • Job Fairs
  • Job Interviews
  • Job bank
  • On-campus employer recruitment
  • Resume preparation

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Health clinic

Special programs for physically disabled students

Not Reported

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