Carlow University

Pittsburgh, PA

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Carlow University

Carlow University

Carlow University Student Essentials

Carlow University Student Essentials
Region: Mid-Atlantic
Setting: Large City Setting
Type: Private
Affiliation: Roman Catholic
Size: Medium (2,000 to 5,000 Undergrad)
Mascot: Celtic
Website: www.carlow.edu
On-Campus Housing Available: Yes
Selectivity: Highly Selective
In-State Tuition: $ 24,438
Out-of-State Tuition: $ 24,438
Retention Rate: 70%
Enrollment: 3,453
Year Established: 1929

About Carlow University

While it’s not a large school by any means, Carlow University’s greatest strength is perhaps its size. With a small enrollment and a student-to-faculty ratio, Carlow ensures quality instruction and individualized attention.

Despite its small size, Carlow offers a wide range of academics. There are over 50 undergraduate majors available through its two colleges, administered through the following divisions and schools:

  • Division of Humanities
  • Division of Natural Sciences and Mathematics
  • School for Social Change
  • School of Management
  • School of Nursing
  • School of Education

The university also offers master’s degrees in subjects like Psychology, Business, Nursing, Education and Creative Writing.

As a Catholic university, Carlow is committed to the Catholic intellectual tradition. Its religious affiliation also has an impact on student life. The Department of Campus Ministry gives students several opportunities for prayer and worship, as well as community service events like Alternative Spring Break.

Carlow University’s financial aid includes a variety of scholarships and grants. The school awards merit scholarships to incoming freshmen and transfers based on high school GPA and SAT scores. Eligible students can also apply for need-based and endowed scholarships, such as the Carlow Grant.

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Carlow University Map & Location

Carlow University
3333 Fifth Ave
Pittsburgh, PA 15213


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Getting Around Carlow University

Walkability

Excellent walkability. You do not need a car for this area.

9/10
walk

Transit

Good transit. This area has adequate public transportation.

8/10
rail

Weather

Seasonal average temperatures for Pittsburgh, PA

Winter
Dec
41
24
Jan
38
20
Feb
42
22
Spring
Mar
51
28
Apr
64
38
May
73
47
Summer
Jun
81
56
Jul
85
61
Aug
83
60
Fall
Sep
76
52
Oct
65
41
Nov
53
33

Students

Full-Time Undergrad Students 2,254
Freshman Class 265
Total Students (Undergrads & Graduate Students) 3,453

Ethnic Diversity:

  • Latino: 1%
  • African American: 13%
  • Caucasian: 41%
  • Asian: 1%
  • Unknown and Other: 43%
Latino 1%
African American 13%
Caucasian 41%
Asian 1%
Unknown and Other 43%

Undergraduate 65%
Graduate 35%
Full-Time 81%
Part-Time 19%
Women 93%
Men 7%
International 0%
Domestic 100%

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Carlow University

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