Carlow University

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Carlow University Highlights

School Information

Phone Number:(412) 578-6000
Website:www.carlow.edu
Type of School:4-year, Private non-profit
Apply Online:https://www.carlow.edu/Apply_to_Carlow.aspx
Address:3333 Fifth Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15213-3165
Setting:Rural: Distant
Campus Housing:Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population:2,255
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's):62%
Student-to-faculty Ratio:12 to 1
Distance Learning Programs:Yes
Distance Learning Students*:1,062 (47% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered:Certificates, Bachelor's, Master's, Doctorate

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition:$27,764
Out-of-state Tuition:$27,764
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid:100%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded:$20,120

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students

Carlow University Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Carlow University.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Biological and Biomedical Sciences1
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services241
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs3
Education3310
English Language and Literature/Letters31
Health Professions and Related Programs345
History1
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service1
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities1
Mathematics and Statistics1
Philosophy and Religious Studies1
Physical Sciences1
Psychology1
Public Administration and Social Service Professions1
Social Sciences3
Theology and Religious Vocations1
Visual and Performing Arts1
Grand total83018

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Online Programs & Distance Learning

See the distance education degree programs that are offered at Carlow University.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services1
Education23
Health Professions and Related Programs112
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service1
Grand total317

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Carlow University and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$27,764
Out-of-state$27,764
Books and supplies$1,020

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$16,391
Out-of-state$16,391

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2015-2016

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid218100%
Grant or scholarship aid218100%$20,120
Student loan aid19589%$7,396

All Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid1,18885%$13,932
Federal student loans1,17384%$8,030

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Carlow University. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled Carlow University students.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2017

TotalMaleFemale
Number of applicants806133673
Percent admitted100%80%87%
Percent admitted who enrolled27%27%27%

Admissions Considerations

RequiredRecommendedOptional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Recommendations
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

Carlow University Enrollment, Fall 2017

Total Enrollment2,255
Undergraduate enrollment1,408
Graduate enrollment847

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Carlow University Accreditation

This institution is accredited by Middle States Commission on Higher Education

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • American Psychological Association, Commission on Accreditation
    • Counseling Psychology (COPSYD) - PsyD Doctoral programs
  • Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
    • Nursing (CNDNP) - Nursing education programs at the doctorate degree levels
    • Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
    • Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levels

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