Carlow University Rankings

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#5144 of 14,160In the World
#1349 of 2,624In North America
#1273 of 2,523In the United States
#92 of 155In Pennsylvania
#7 of 10In Pittsburgh

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

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
158
Citations
4,964

Publication / Citation count by topic

Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
61 / 3,744
Medicine
53 / 791
Psychology
37 / 3,807
Business
27 / 3,807
Computer Science
21 / 3,487
Art & Design
19 / 3,264
Nursing
19 / 379
Sociology
17 / 373
Health Science
16 / 92
Biology
14 / 299
Engineering
11 / 30
Mathematics
10 / 75
Education Majors
10 / 92
Management Information Systems
10 / 231
Pharmacology
9 / 282
Healthcare Management (MHA)
9 / 170
Economics
8 / 24
Communications and Public Relations
8 / 3,560
Child Psychology
7 / 29
Literature
7 / 3
History
7 / 2
Project Management
6 / 170
Physics
6 / 58
Political Science
6 / 0
Art History
5 / 0
Math Teachers
5 / 75
Social Psychology
5 / 3,286
Philosophy
5 / 1
Chemistry
4 / 29
Materials Science
4 / 29
Clinical Psychology
4 / 74
Oncology and Cancer research
4 / 55
Demography
4 / 19
Negotiation and Conflict Resolution
4 / 1
Information Technology
4 / 182
Human Resource Management
4 / 323
Media Studies
3 / 0
Family medicine
3 / 1
Creative Writing
3 / 0
Management
3 / 20

Annual publication & citation counts

YearPublicationsCitations
199004
199104
199204
199330
199431
199520
199609
199717
199819
199938
200016
200165
2002212
2003313
2004528
2005146
2006061
2007194
2008186
20097174
20107196
20117187
201214325
20136406
20149421
20156442
20167424
201718409
201814341
20192432
20208514

General info

Founded1929
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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