Carlow University: Ranking & Review

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Pittsburgh
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United States
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916615933
Top 36%

Carlow University Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate92%87%92%
Applicants873132741
Admissions800115685
Enrolled undergraduates24140201
Enrolled total (including graduate students)2,2483251,923

1,023 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

371 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

Male-Female Ratio

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Typical SAT scores

Number of students submitting SAT scores199
Percent of students submitting SAT scores83%
Evidence-Based Reading and Writing
490
Math
480

Typical ACT scores

Number of students submitting ACT scores70
Percent of students submitting ACT scores29%
ACT Composite
22
ACT English
22
ACT Math
20

Admission requirements

It’s free to apply for both undergraduates and graduates.

Secondary school GPARequired
Secondary school rankRecommended
Secondary school recordRequired
Completion of the college-preparatory programRecommended
RecommendationsNeither required nor recommended
Formal demonstration of competenciesNeither required nor recommended
Admission test scoresRequired
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither required nor recommended
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)Required

Carlow University Tuition

Total cost for students livingIn-stateOut-of-state
On-campus$43,186$43,186
Off-campus$43,186$43,186
The total cost includes tuition and fees, books, supplies, on-campus room and board payment of $11,108 and other expenses per full academic year.

Carlow University provides on-campus housing with total dormitory capacity of 444 students.

Average Tuition and fees for academic year programs
In-stateOut-of-state
Tuition for Full-time undergraduates$27,950$27,950
Fees for full-time undergraduates$646$646
Per credit hour charge for part-time undergraduates$675$675
Tuition for Full-time graduates$16,360$16,360
Fees for full-time graduates$252$252
Per credit hour charge for part-time graduates$825$825

Programs and Degrees

ProgramsAssociate's degreeBachelor'sMaster'sDoctoralTotal
Health Professions and Related Programs12114615282
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services4954103
Education2323973
Psychology351247
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service2929
Biological and Biomedical Sciences2020
English Language and Literature & Letters11819
Social Sciences1313
Public Administration and Social Service Professions1212
Visual and Performing Arts1010
Physical Sciences77
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs66
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities44
History33
Mathematics and Statistics22
Theology and Religious Vocations11
Philosophy and Religious Studies
Grand Total232627627631

A total of 328 2-year associate's and 4-year bachelor's degrees conferred across undergraduate programs at Carlow University.

At the master's and doctor's level 303 degrees were conferred in the graduate programs.

TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate57%54%57%
  • Full-time retention rate - 78%
  • Part-time retention rate - 100%

General info

Founded1929
MottoAd Superna, non Superba
To the Eternal, not the Perishable
Religious affiliationRoman Catholic
Colorsgold, purple
Academic CalendarSemester
Total FTE staff338
Instructional FTE151
Sector of institutionPrivate not-for-profit, 4-year or above
Control of institutionPrivate not-for-profit
Carnegie ClassificationMaster's Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs

Location and Contacts

Official Websitecarlow.edu
Address3333 Fifth Ave
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 15213-3165
United States
Urbanization levelCity: Large
City population301,000
Phone4125786000
Fax+1 (412) 578 6668

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