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Carlow University
  • 4 Year
  • PITTSBURGH, PA

Report Card

grade B minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade C+
  2. Value
    grade B+
  3. Diversity
    grade B
  4. Campus
    grade B minus
  5. Athletics
    grade C+
  6. Party Scene
    grade B
  7. Professors
    grade C+
  8. Location
    grade A+
  9. Dorms
    grade B minus
  10. Campus Food
    grade C+
  11. Student Life
    grade B+
  12. Safety
    grade B+

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Carlow is a private, Catholic university located in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. It is a small institution with an enrollment of 1,037 undergraduate students. The Carlow acceptance rate is 92%. Popular majors include Nursing, Biology, and Psychology. Graduating 57% of students, Carlow alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $36,700.

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3333 FIFTH AVE
PITTSBURGH, PA 15213
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Athletic Division
NAIA Division II
Athletic Conference
River States Conference

Carlow University Rankings

Niche rankings are based on rigorous analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education and millions of reviews.

Carlow Admissions

Acceptance Rate
92%
Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
SAT Range
980-1150
ACT Range
19-24
Application Fee
$0
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action
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Cost

Net Price
$20,515 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$21,732 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
100%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade C+
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
11:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
83%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 29 responses
66%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 35 responses
54%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 35 responses

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Majors

Online

Online Programs Offered
8
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
1
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
7
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    48%
  • On Campus
    42%
  • Online
    10%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
1,037 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
261
Undergrads Over 25
15%
Pell Grant
51%
Varsity Athletes
17%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 20 responses
  • Committed
    50%
  • Ambitious
    20%
  • Unique
    15%
  • Mediocre
    10%
  • Outgoing
    5%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
79%
Poll
41%
of students say they don't have Greek life. 34 responses
Poll
48%
of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life. 46 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 27 responses
  • Traditional, but up to date on technology & trends
    52%
  • Traditional
    26%
  • Old
    11%
  • Home away from home
    7%
  • Fast-paced
    4%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$39,700 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
57%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
93%
National
83%
87%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 23 responses

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