3333 Fifth Avenue Pittsburgh, PA 15213-3165 412-578-6059
http://www.carlow.edu/ admissions@carlow.edu
About Carlow University
  • Year of Foundation 1929
  • Size of Campus 15 Acres
  • Type of Instituition Private institution
  • Religious Orientation Roman Catholic
  • Degrees Bachelor , Master, Post-Bachelor,Post-Master
  • Calendar Type Semester
  • Undergraduate Population 1,623
  • Women % / Men % / Out of state 94%, 6%, 3%
  • App. Deadlines FAFSA
  • Tuition Costs In / Out - State N/A
  • Room and Board
  • Nonfall Registration Accepted
  • Selectivity of the Intuition Selective
  • Application Fee $20
  • Enrollment No. 1,502
Carlow University is a comprehensive Catholic masters university which prepares students for leadership and compassionate service in professional and personal life. With an enrollment currently around 2,200, and a student-faculty ratio of 10-1, students enjoy small classes and individual instruction. The student population is culturally diverse and contains traditional and nontraditional students, and more than half are first generation. Carlow University, a Catholic, women-centered, liberal arts institution embodying the heritage and values of the Sisters of Mercy, engages its diverse community in a process of life-long learning, scholarship, and research. This engagement empowers individuals to think clearly and creatively; to actively pursue intellectual endeavors; to discover, challenge, or affirm cultural and aesthetic values; to respond reverently to God and others; and to embrace an ethic of service for a just and merciful world.
Social Life And Activities
  • Setting Urban
  • Popular Event and Social Activities on Campus Spring Carnival, Fall Fun Fest, Wellness Fair, Spa Day, Talent Show, International Student Fashion Show, International Students Fair, Community Service Day, Body, Mind and Spirit Art & Poetry, 911 Commemoration; Alternative Spring Break
  • Percent students who are frat members 0%
  • Number of honor societies Beta Beta Beta, Kappa Delta Epsilon
  • Number of sororities 0
  • On-campus religious organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Campus Ministry
  • Other on-campus organizations N/A
  • Percent students who are frat sororities 0%
  • Number of on-campus international organizations (Appears as submitted by school) International Student Association; United Black Students Association
  • Number of students in fraternities 0
  • Alcohol Policies No
  • Number of frats 0
  • Other general policies class attendance policies set by individual instructors, honor code, other
  • Number of frat chapter houses 0
  • Distance to nearest bus Pittsburgh, PA (3)
  • Public Transportation to the University Yes
  • Car Permitted On Campus No
  • Distance to nearest airport Pittsburgh, PA (20), Belle Vernon, PA (23)
  • Distance to nearest train Pittsburgh, PA (3)
Student Housing
  • College housing safety - Sprinkler system 100%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are apartments N/A
  • College housing safety - Fire alarms 100%
  • Number of students using college housing 21%
  • Type of housing provided for students women's dorms (100%)
  • College campus housing availability Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are triples N/A
  • On and Off campus housing offered Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are singles 3%
  • Off and remote campus housing assistance available No
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are undefined N/A
  • Number of housing and appartment units owned by the university 2
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are doubles 97%
  • High speed or wireless internet in college housing 100%
Campus Services
  • Museums Interfaith Center, Historically significant structure housing artifacts of several religious traditions; AJ Palumbo Center, science and technology building; MFA seminar and writing center
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Classrooms 50
  • Computer Courses No
  • Student Allowed To Post A Web Page Yes
  • Library Facilities Special Collections in Black Studies, Career Resources, Peace Studies and Reference
  • Number Of Microforms 11,674
  • Student Computer Availability Yes
  • Location Of Area With Wireless Support in all the libraries, in some classrooms, in computer labs, in administrative/faculty offices and work areas, in all college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing
  • Library On Campus Yes
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Other Locations 90
  • Number of e-books 4
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Library 20
  • Location Of Available Computers computer center/labs, residence halls, library
  • Estimated Capacity Of Wireless Network 5,000
  • Internet Access Yes
  • Online Course Registration Available Yes
  • Number Of Books in Library 127,367
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Campus Labs(est) 0
  • Basic Services Provided nonremedial tutoring, other
  • Wireless Network - Student wi-fi Yes
  • Student Email Accounts Yes
  • OS of Wifi Network Microsoft
  • Number of Audiovisuals-cds,videos,dvds 4,830
  • Number Of Subscriptions 362
  • Campus Safety 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)
  • Counseling Services minority student, career, personal, academic, psychological, religious
  • Tutoring and Remedial Help reading, math, writing, study skills
Student Employment and Career
  • Navy ROTC on campus? Offered at cooperating institution (Carnegie Mellon University)
  • Top Companies Selecting Students For Jobs University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Highmark BC/BS, PNC Bank, local hospitals and school districts
  • Number of undergraduates (only) with employment 4%
  • The average earnings of employed undergrads 1,000
  • Career placment and training on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, career/job search classes, alumni network, interest inventory, interview training, other
  • Army ROTC on campus? Offered at cooperating institution (University of Pittsburgh)
  • Employed Students after 6 Months N/A
  • Employed Students after 1 year 91%
  • Airforce ROTC on campus? Offered at cooperating institution (University of Pittsburgh)
  • Employed Students after 2 years N/A
  • Does the school discourage student employment No
Loan, Scholarship, Fellowship, Grant Page Details
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