87%

Acceptance Rate

$20,864

Avg.Financial Aid

003303

FAFSA Code

About Carlow University

Type Control of Institution - Public/Private

Private

Not-For-Profit

4 Years

Student Population Number of Students attending College

2,076

Website

www.carlow.edu

Accreditation Accreditation is the process by which the quality of learning at various educational institutions are evaluated. Read More.

MSCHE

Religious Affiliation Indicates religious affiliation (denomination) for private not-for-profit institutions that are religiously affiliated.

Roman Catholic

On Campus Housing Does the institution provide on-campus housing?

Yes

Carlow University is a private not-for-profit institution which was established in 1843 by Sisters of Mercy from Carlow, Ireland. They started by serving the poor, the uneducated and the sick. After serving many people and institutes, the sisters founded Carlow University under the name of Mount Mercy College. In 1969, Mount Mercy College changed the name to Carlow College. Since there was an outstanding result from the students, in 2004 this institute got its university status. Till 1945, the university used to serve only the women.

University's mission statement is to offer a unique way of teaching which transforms students lives and create a place for a diverse community to provide education for all. The university has strong roots in the county for its values likes mercy, hospitality, service, discovery, and sacredness of creation.

  • The student-faculty ratio is 12:1 and the graduation rate is 57%.

  • University population is 2,255 and it includes both full-time and part-time students.

  • The university spread into four branches one at Pittsburgh, Pensylvania which is the headquarter and the others at Cranberry Township, Oakland, and Greensburg.

Online Education at Carlow University

The university offers a wide range of programs, from the general ones to very rare programs. The university supports curious minds and lifelong learners. The online education is offered in 2 types that is a fully online and hybrid mode which need some involvement of students in the campus. The hybrid mode is generally preferred by the long-distance travellers.

  • Carlow University Webadvisor is the online service which helps clarify doubts regarding the university issues by asking it.


Reviews

Some of the reviews and rankings are given below. 

  • The principle and morals taught by the university are very inspiring.

  • The professors teach in a very interesting way and make their classes interactive and lively.

  • The campus is a very beautiful and peaceful place which really helps in good community building.

  • The labs of the university are very well equipped.

Location & Contact

Address

3333 Fifth Ave

Contact

Email: N/A
Phone: 4125786000
Fax: 4125786000
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Admissions

Application Deadline Deadline for application submissions. Please contact the school for more details.

N/A

Acceptance Rate Percentage of applicants who are accepted in an Institution.

87%

SAT Range

1000 - 1180

ACT Range

19 - 24

Application Fee

N/A

SAT/ACT

Required

High School GPA

Required

Accept Common App

None

Annual Cost to Attend

Net Price Cost of attendance minus any grants and scholarships received.

$19,787

Average Annual Cost

$28,788

Books And Supplies

$1,400

Other Fees

$666

Room And Board The charges for an academic year for rooming accommodations and meals for a typical student.

$11,442

Budget For Other Expenses

$2,082

Total One Year Cost

$44,378

Academics

Highest Degree Offered The highest degree offered by the Institution.

Doctor's degree

Student:Faculty Ratio

12:1

Full-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

80%

Part-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

N/A

Academic Calendar

Semester

Research Funding per Student

N/A

Faculty Overview

23%

Male Professors

77%

Female Professors

Non-traditional Learning

Evening Degree Programs

Teacher Certification

Distance Education

Study Abroad

Majors

Registered Nursing, Administration,...

99 Graduates

Psychology, General

35 Graduates

Business Administration, Management...

33 Graduates

Teacher Education and Professional...

28 Graduates

Accounting and Related Services

25 Graduates

Biology, General

20 Graduates

Health and Medical Administrative S...

16 Graduates

Social Work

12 Graduates

Fine and Studio Arts

10 Graduates

Human Resources Management and Serv...

10 Graduates

Chemistry

9 Graduates

Sociology

9 Graduates

Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Prof...

7 Graduates

Rhetoric and Composition/Writing St...

7 Graduates

Political Science and Government

6 Graduates

Communication and Media Studies

5 Graduates

English Language and Literature, Ge...

5 Graduates

History

5 Graduates

Liberal Arts and Sciences, General...

4 Graduates

Mathematics

4 Graduates

Teacher Education and Professional...

4 Graduates

Special Education and Teaching

2 Graduates

Communication, Journalism, and Rela...

1 Graduates

Public Administration and Social Se...

1 Graduates

Theological and Ministerial Studies

1 Graduates

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Student Body

Undergraduate Students

1,333

Socio-Economic Diversity Percent of full-time, first-time students receiving an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

48%

Full-time

80%

Part-time

20%

Students Gender

Male

18%

US National: 44%

Female

82%

US National: 56%

LGBTQIA STUDENT RESOURCE GROUPS

ON CAMPUS WOMEN'S CENTER

Race/Ethnicity

68% White

5% Unknown

17% Black

2% Hispanic

4% Two or more races

1% Non Resident alien

3% Asian

0 American Indian/Alaska native

0 Native Hawaiians/Pacific islander

Geographic Density

Geographic Density

High

0

Unknown Location

6%

Out Of State

94%

In State

0

Foreign

Economic Diversity

36% percentage of students who recieved an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Median Household Income

$52,874 per year

Campus Life

Housing

The students can reside on campus and 79% of Freshman Live On-Campus.

On Campus Housing Available

Yes

Freshmen Required to Live on Campus

No

Freshmen Live on Campus

79%

Undergrads in College Housing

N/A

Averege Housing Cost

$5,850/year

Campus Food

The institution has several dining and meal plan options available to students and the average meal plan cost is around $5,592/year.

Meal Plan Available

Yes

Average Meal Plan Available

$5,592/year

Athletes

Division Sports Nickname

Celtic

School Colors

purple and gold

Varsity Athletics Association

NAIA

Varsity Athletics Conference Primary

Not applicable

Total Male Athletes

67

Total Female Athletes

107

Intramural Sports

N/A

Sports Club

2

Sports Team (Men)

Basketball

Cross Country

Golf

Soccer

Track and Field

Sports Team (Women)

Basketball

Cross Country

Golf

Soccer

Softball

Tennis

Track and Field

Volleyball

Campus Safety

24-Hour Security Patrol

Yes

Campus Emergency Phones

Yes

24-Hour Escort Safety rides

Yes

Mobile Campus Emergency Alert

Yes

After Graduation

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation

$36,700/year

Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation

$39,700/year

Median Total Debt After Graduation The median cumulative federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated.

$0 $100,000

$24,537

$33,928

Typical Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 4.53% interest rate.

$255 - 352

Outcomes 8 Years of Attending

Show data for students who

and started their studies

Out of 7,811 students

30% Graduated

10% Still Enrolled

15% Transfer

1% Withdraw

Financial Aid

Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid.

100%

Average Aid Per Year

$20,864

Students Receiving Federal Grants

51%

Average Aid Per Year

$5,154

Students Receiving State Aid

70%

Average Aid Per Year

$3,560

Students Receiving Institutional Grants

100%

Average Aid Per Year

$15,731

Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income

Aid awarded based on the family income.

Income

Average Amount

< $30K

$24,027

$30K - $48K

$24,246

$48K - $75K

$22,202

$75K - $110K

$18,352

> $110K

$15,138

The university in association with the government provides financial support for students to reduce the tuition, fee, and other cost burdens by offering loans, scholarships, grants, and work-study programs. 

For those students who want financial support, they need to fill the FAFSA form which lets a student know what sort of financial aid opportunities he/she is eligible for. Carlow University federal school code is 003303.

Different type of financial aid programs is mentioned below.

  • Federal Aid comprises of Pell Grant, Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (FSEOG), Federal Work-Study, Direct PLUS Loans, Direct Subsidized Loan, and Direct Unsubsidized loan.

  • State Aid is composed of PHEAA Grant, CFWV Grant, and OCOG Grant.

  • Institutional Aid includes Trustee Scholarship, Presidential Scholarship, Provost Scholarship, Dean Scholarship, and more. 

  • Military Aid consists of Post 9/11 GI Bill and Yellow Ribbon Program.

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