Carlow University School Overview: Acceptance Rate, Tuition, and More

Pittsburgh, PA

$30,528

Avg tuition

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About Carlow University

School Type: Private

Status: Non-profit

Accreditation: Regional

Religious Affiliation: Catholic, Roman Catholic  While the student experience is largely unaffected at most schools with religious affiliations, some schools place more of an emphasis on religion. Learn how religious affiliations may impact students' experience.

Carlow University is a small private university located on an urban campus in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 2,022, and admissions are selective, with an acceptance rate of 92%. The university offers 27 bachelor's degrees, has an average graduation rate of 57%, and a student-faculty ratio of 11:1. Tuition and fees for students are $30,528.

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Admissions Breakdown

This school has a high acceptance rate.

This school accepts students at a higher rate than other schools. High acceptance schools welcome 51-100% of all applicants.

Acceptance Rate Insight

92% of students were accepted during the 2019-2020 school year. Sometimes schools with midrange acceptance rates have higher standards of entry but are still accessible to many students who apply.

Test scores Required

High school rank Recommended

High school GPA Required

Completion of college prep program Recommended

High school transcript Required

Letter of recommendation Considered (not required)

Open admission No

Test of English as a foreign language (TOEFL) Required

SAT & ACT

SAT 25th-75th Percentile 980-1153

ACT 25th-75th Percentile 19-24

Learning Environment

Student Body Stats

This school has a student body of fewer than 5,000 students.

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2k

Students Enrolled

56%

Online Student Enrollment

11:1

Student to Faculty Ratio

Ways Students Can Learn

Online
On-campus
Hybrid The program is a combination of on-campus and online learning and varies per program.

Demographics

White

70%

Black

16%

Unknown

6%

Two or more races

4%

Asian

3%

Hispanic

2%

Non-U.S. Citizen

0%

American Indian/Alaska Native

0%

Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander

Information not available

Female student population

84%

Socio-economic diversity

51% of students received an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Online Programs

Offers Online Programs

Yes

Online Programs

23

Total Online Enrollment

1,125

Student Location Breakout

56% 44%

Percent of Programs Online

63% On-campus

37% Online

Types of Online Programs Offered

Certificates 100% online

Associate Not offered

Bachelor's 26% online

Graduate Certificate 58% online

Master's 40% online

Doctorate Not offered

Financial Breakdown

Students Receiving Aid

Federal Grant Aid

51%

State Grant Aid

60%

Institution Grant Aid

100%

Pell Grant

51%

Average Aid Awarded

Federal Grant Aid $5,584
State Grant Aid $3,713
Institution Grant Aid $16,703
Pell Grant Aid $4,531

Financial Outlook

$40k

Average salary 6 years after starting school

$27k

Average student debt after graduation

Resource

Understanding Grants & Scholarships

Data collected from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), [2019-2020]. In the absence of IPED data, information was collected directly from the school and is accurate as of the date of collection. Contact the school directly for the most current and complete information.