1,365
Students
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18,975
Avg. Financial Aid
Minimal
Admission Difficulty
91
91%
Acceptance Rate
Urban setting
Urban
Setting
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Overview

Carlow University is a Comprehensive institution located in Pittsburgh, PA, in an urban setting.

Location & Contact

Address 3333 Fifth Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA  15213
United States
Contact Ms. Wivina Chmura
Director of Undergraduate Admissions
Email: admissions@carlow.edu
Phone: 412-578-8762
Fax: 412-578-6668

Majors & Degrees

Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
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Education Associate Bachelors
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English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
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Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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History Associate Bachelors
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Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
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Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
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Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
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Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Psychology Associate Bachelors
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Public Administration And Social Service Professions Associate Bachelors
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Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Theology And Religious Vocations Associate Bachelors
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Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
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Admissions

Acceptance Rate

877
Applied
802
Accepted
1,365
Enrolled
91%
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Female Admissions

744
Females Applied
686
Females Accepted
92%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

133
Males Applied
116
Males Accepted
87%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

0
Application Fee
3.49
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
Recommended Essay
A minimum high school GPA of 2.5
Interview

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen Not reported Not reported Yes
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer Not reported Not reported Yes

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score Accepted 25th PercentileInfo icon 75th PercentileInfo icon
SAT Critical Reading 460 550
SAT Math 440 520
ACT Composite 20 24

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

27,950
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Fees

646
Full-time student fees
11,108
Room & board
5,680
Room only
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan No
Tuition payment plans offered Yes
Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Adults
Employees
Alumni

Financial Aid

18,975
Avg. Financial Aid Package
24,457
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
3,342
Avg. Loan Aid
4,160
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
100% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
62%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
22%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

1,365
Total undergrad students
0%
International Students
5%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 2.02%
Black or African American 18.22%
White or Caucasian 66.99%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.22%
Asian 2.17%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.15%
Two or more races 4.48%
Other 5.53%

Gender

Male (15.9%)
Female (84.1%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements None
Housing options Co-ed housing
Disabled housing
Men-only housing
Women-only housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 32%

Student Activities

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Campus events:
Spring Fair, Fashion for Kids' Sake and Campus Activities Fair

Student Services

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Student Organizations

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Service sororities
Most popular organizations:
Student Government Association, Campus Activities Board, SPiRiT (Student Ambassadors), SNAP (Student Nursing Association) and PSEA (School Education Association)

Campus Security & Safety

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Athletics

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Men's Sports

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Cross-country Running No Checkmark Checkmark
Soccer No No No
Softball No No No
Tennis No No No
Volleyball No No No
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Women's Sports

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Faculty

260
Total Faculty
12:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 96
Part-time - 164
Male - 67
Female - 193