Carlow University Rankings

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In the World#4847 of 14178
In North America#1323 of 2629
In the United States#1246 of 2528
In Pennsylvania#81 of 155
In Pittsburgh#6 of 10

Quick Review

Religion
Roman Catholic
Acceptance rate
92%
Average SAT
1067
Average ACT
22
Avg. cost to attend
$20,515 /y
Aid receiving
100%
Undergraduates
1,298
Graduates
724
Male:Female Ratio
15:85
Control
Private
not-for-profit
Highest Degree
Doctor's degree
Website
carlow.edu

Carlow University Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate92%83%94%
Applicants721120601
Admissions66299563
Freshmen enrolled full time16231131
Freshmen enrolled part time11

801 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

324 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

SAT scores

Among admitted applicants
148 or 91%
submitted SAT

25% of them
had 980
or below

75% of them
had 1153
or below

Typical SAT scores of first-years in Carlow University are 980-1153 (middle 50% range).

ACT scores

Among admitted applicants
24 or 15%
submitted ACT

25% of them
had 19
or below

75% of them
had 24
or below

Typical ACT scores of first-years in Carlow University are 19-24 (middle 50% range).

Admissions requirements

SAT/ACT Required
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school record Required
TOEFL Required
College-preparatory program Recommended
Secondary school rank Recommended
Recommendations Considered but not required
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

White1408 (70%)
Black or African American322 (16%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown120 (6%)
Two or more races71 (4%)
Asian56 (3%)
Hispanic37 (2%)
Nonresident Alien7 (0.3%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Net average cost to attend
$20,515/year
Average aid awarded
$21,732
Students receiving aid
100%

Average costs by household income

<$30K$16,666
$30-48K$15,230
$48-75K$18,585
$75-110K$22,325
$110K+$26,064

Tuition and fees

UndergraduatesGraduates
Tuition in-district$29,652$18,766
Tuition in-state$29,652$18,766
Tuition out-of-state$29,652$18,766
Fee in-district$876$270
Fee in-state$876$270
Fee out-of-state$876$270

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity442
Combined charge for room and board$11,902
Room charge$6,142
Meal charge$5,760

Carlow University Majors

MajorBachelor'sMaster'sDoctoral
Registered Nursing & Registered Nurse110
Business Administration and Management, General1361
Family Practice Nurse & Nursing53
Biology & Biological Sciences, General40
Mental Health Counseling & Counselor37
Early Childhood Education and Teaching2012
Psychology, General201
Nursing Education20
Nursing Administration19
Nursing Practice15
Respiratory Care Therapy & Therapist14
Financial Forensics and Fraud Investigation14
Accounting12
Creative Writing18
General Studies8
Fine & Studio Arts, General8
Social Work8
Health & Health Care Administration & Management7
Counseling Psychology6
Political Science and Government, General4
Human Resources Management and Services, Other4
Communication, General4
Art Teacher Education13
Counselor Education & School Counseling and Guidance Services4
Art Therapy & Therapist3
English Language and Literature, General3
Auditing3
Criminology3
Higher Education & Higher Education Administration3
Women's Health Nurse & Nursing3
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs, Other2
History, General2
Chemistry, General2
College Student Counseling and Personnel Services2
Education & Teaching of Individuals in Early Childhood Special Education Programs2
Liberal Arts and Sciences & Liberal Studies1
Junior High & Intermediate & Middle School Education and Teaching1
Substance Abuse & Addiction Counseling1
Education & Teaching of Individuals in Secondary Special Education Programs1
Educational Leadership and Administration, General1
Secondary Education and Teaching1
Grand Total29424621
TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate57%64%57%
  • Full-time retention rate - 78%

Publications & Citations

Publications
152
Citations
4,668

Publication count by topic

Psychology
43
Medicine
35
Sociology
16
Computer science
14
History
8
Business
8
Art
6
Political science
5
Philosophy
5
Materials science
4
Chemistry
2
Economics
2
Biology
2
Geography
1

Topical rankings by citation count

DisciplineWorld RankCitations
Psychology17283,307
Sociology1970347
Philosophy30291
History30452
Medicine3489577
Computer science3976248
Business459219
Economics49314
Materials science503326
Chemistry523957
Geography54172
Biology572024

Annual publication & citation counts

YearPublicationsCitations
199008
199106
199207
199320
199432
199520
199609
199718
1998113
199937
200015
200164
2002211
2003212
2004628
2005145
2006059
2007193
2008183
20097174
20107193
20117188
201214320
20136400
20149416
20156430
20167416
201719401
201814344
20192421
20208504

General info

Founded1929
WikipediaCarlow University
MottoAd Superna, non Superba
To the Eternal, not the Perishable
Colorsgold, purple
Academic CalendarAugust to April (August - December; January-April). Also Summer Session (May-August)
Total FTE staff354
Carnegie ClassificationMaster's Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs

Location and Contacts

Address3333 Fifth Ave
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 15213-3165
United States
City population301,000
Phone4125786000
Fax+1 (412) 578 6668

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