Carlow University

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School Information

Phone Number: (412) 578-6000
Type of School: 4-year, Private non-profit
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Address: 3333 Fifth Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15213-3165
Setting: City: Large
Campus Housing: Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population: 2,076
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's): 57%
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 12 to 1
Distance Learning Programs: Yes
Distance Learning Students*: 1,117 (54% 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: $29,454
Out-of-state Tuition: $29,454
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid: 100%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded: $20,864

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students. Financial aid is available to those who qualify.

Carlow University Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Carlow University.

Degree Name Cert Assoc Bach Mast Doct
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 1
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 141
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 2
Education 539
English Language and Literature/Letters 21
Health Professions and Related Programs 345
History 1
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service 11
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 2
Mathematics and Statistics 1
Philosophy and Religious Studies 1
Physical Sciences 1
Psychology 1
Public Administration and Social Service Professions 1
Social Sciences 3
Theology and Religious Vocations 1
Visual and Performing Arts 1
Grand total 102917

* Based on programs that produced 2018-2019 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 Fees 2018-2019
In-state $29,454
Out-of-state $29,454
Books and supplies $1,400

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2018-2019
In-state $18,494
Out-of-state $18,494

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2017-2018

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid 241 100%
Grant or scholarship aid 241 100% $20,864
Student loan aid 232 96% $7,420

All Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid 1,161 80% $15,275
Federal student loans 1,163 80% $7,673

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 2019

Total Male Female
Number of applicants 898 158 740
Percent admitted 100% 79% 88%
Percent admitted who enrolled 28% 28% 27%

Admissions Considerations

Required Recommended Optional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
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 2019

Total Enrollment 2,076
Undergraduate enrollment 1,333
Graduate enrollment 743

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 (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
    • Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levels
    • Nursing (CNDNP) - Nursing education programs at the doctorate degree levels

*General information for this school has been gathered from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) database, a service provided by the U.S. Department of Education. does not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

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