Tuition & Fees

$29,242

$29,242

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
1%
600-699
10%
500-599
39%
400-499
41%
300-399
9%
200-299
0
700-800
1%
600-699
7%
500-599
31%
400-499
46%
300-399
15%
200-299
0
30-36
6%
24-29
23%
18-23
46%
12-17
25%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
0
24-29
30%
18-23
43%
12-17
27%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
2%
24-29
28%
18-23
56%
12-17
14%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
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undergraduateRatios

14%

86%

male

female

1
12

teacher

students

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Not Selective

86%

acceptance rate

Accepted 696
Declined + 110
Total Received 806
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Private (nonprofit)

1,394

undergraduate students

847

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Nursing
  2. Psychology
  3. Business Management
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Codes

SAT 2421
ACT 3638

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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.

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Campus Enrollment 2,241
Established in 1929
Coeducational Coeducational College
Religious affiliation Roman Catholic
Accredited by •  APA (American Psychological Association)
•  CCNE (Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education)
•  CoARC (Commission on Accreditation for Respiratory Care)
•  CSWE (Council on Social Work Education)
•  MSCHE (Middle States Commission on Higher Education)

Pittsburgh, PA

14-acre campus in Pittsburgh (population: 303,625), 10 minutes from downtown; remote locations in Cranberry and Greensburg. Served by air, bus, and train. Public transportation serves campus.

Carlow University
3333 Fifth Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15213-3165

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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

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
16%
Top 1/4
40%
Top 1/2
68%
Bottom 1/2
32%
Bottom 1/4
6%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
1%
600-699
10%
500-599
39%
400-499
41%
300-399
9%
200-299
0
700-800
1%
600-699
7%
500-599
31%
400-499
46%
300-399
15%
200-299
0
30-36
6%
24-29
23%
18-23
46%
12-17
25%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
0
24-29
30%
18-23
43%
12-17
27%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
2%
24-29
28%
18-23
56%
12-17
14%
6-11
0
Below 6
0

Admissions Facts

Application fee
Common application accepted no
Application deadline
School has early decision program no
School has early action program no
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Recommended
SAT/ACT requirements SAT Subject Tests Not used
SAT or ACT Required

Not Selective

86%

acceptance rate

Accepted 696
Declined + 110
Total Received 806

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Secondary school record
Standardized test scores

Important

Character/ personal qualities

Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Class rank
Essay
Extracurricular activities
Interview
Particular talent/ability
Recommendations
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

Not Considered

Geographical residence
Minority affiliation
Religious affiliation/commitment
State residency

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Admissions Contact

Wivinia A. Chmura
Director of Undergraduate Admissions
P: 800 333-2275
F: 412 578-6668
admissions@carlow.edu

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Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $3,097,267
State $2,440,297
Institutional $790,439
Other external $1,258,134
Total $7,586,137

Non-need-based

Federal $8,111
State $42,497
Institutional $806,933
Other external $434,151
Total $1,291,692

Varsity Sports

M W
basketball
cross-country
golf
soccer
softball
tennis
track and field (outdoor)
volleyball

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
NAIA, River States Conference, and United States Collegiate Athletic Association
Mascot
Celtic
School colors
purple and gold
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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Art
Art Education
Art Therapy
Art/Art Education
Art/Art History
Art/Graphic Design
Art/Photography
Behavioral Neuroscience
Biology
Business Administration
Business Management
Chemistry
Communication
Counseling Psychology
Creative Writing
Criminal Justice
Early Childhood Education
Education
Elementary Education
English
Family Nurse Practitioner
Forensic Accounting
General Studies
History
Liberal Studies
Mathematics
Nursing
Nursing Practice
Political Science
Professional Counseling
Psychology
Respiratory Care
Social Work
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Undergraduate

62%

1,394
students

Female
86%
1,203

Male
14%
191

Graduate

38%

847
students

Female
87%
736

Male
13%
111

undergraduateFull-time

78%

1,094
students

Female
86%
940

Male
14%
154

undergraduatePart-time

22%

300
students

Female
88%
263

Male
12%
37

Student Break-down

< 1%
Nonresident aliens
19%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Hispanic/Latino
64%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
7%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
5%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

96%

Transfer applicants accepted

48%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

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

Transfer Application Deadlines

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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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Career
  • Minority student
  • Older student
  • Other
  • 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
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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

International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 2
Countries most often represented Saudi Arabia
Vietnam
Special services offered for international applicants International student center
Other
Special orientation

International Student Contact

Kimberly Lipniskis
Associate Director, Graduate International Admission
412 578-6671
klipniskis@carlow.edu

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