Carlow University

Pittsburgh, PA 15213

Carlow University is a private, not for profit institution, located in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. It offers both undergrad and graduate degree programs.

The total number of students who applied in FALL 2016 was 806 and 696 students were accepted.

Carlow University's in-state tuition for academic year 2016-2017 was $27,136 and fees $628. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $27,136 and $628 respectively.


Campus LocaleCity: Large
Student to Faculty Ratio12:1
Open AdmissionNo
Religious Affiliation
Roman Catholic
Level4 year
Business ModelNot for Profit
On Campus HousingYes
Retention Rate74%

Nursing Programs Offered

  1. BSN
  2. Masters degrees (MSN)
  3. Doctoral degrees (DNP)
  4. RN to BSN
  5. Family Nurse Practitioner

Nursing Programs Graduates - 2016-2017 academic year

Program name Degree type Graduates
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse Bachelor's degree 71
Nursing Administration Master's degree 2
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing Master's degree 72
Nursing Education Master's degree 16
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing Post-master's certificate 5
Nursing Practice Doctor's degree - professional practice 13

Nearby Nursing Schools

The following schools are located within 200 miles radius from Carlow University

Duquesne University
1.54 miles away
Chatham University
2.07 miles away
La Roche College
9.32 miles away
Robert Morris University
14.17 miles away
Washington & Jefferson College
23.54 miles away
Franciscan University of Steubenville
34.93 miles away
Waynesburg University
39.13 miles away
Wheeling Jesuit University
46 miles away
University of Mount Union
68 miles away
Saint Francis University
69.75 miles away


Institutional Accreditations
Middle States Commission on Higher Education
07/01/1935 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (CNDNP) - Nursing education programs at the doctorate degree levels
10/20/2010 - Current
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
04/30/1998 - Current
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levels
04/30/1998 - Current

Admission to School


Acceptance Rate
SAT: Critical Reading440 to 540
SAT: Math430 to 530
SAT: Writing420 to 530
ACT Composite19 to 24
Admission considerations
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school rank Recommended
Secondary school record Required
Completion of college-preparatory program Recommended
Recommendations Neither required nor recommended
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT) Required
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) Required
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) Neither required nor recommended

Net Price


Average Net Price/year
Net Price by Family Income
Less than 30k$14,257
30k to 48k$14,669
48k to 75k$17,914
75k to 110k$19,278
Over 110k$24,436
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Cost Per Credit Hours

Cost of a course per credit hour for undergrad and graduate classes.

Undergrad classes

Academic Year In State Out of State
2016-2017 $655.00 $655.00

Graduate classes

Academic Year In State Out of State
2016-2017 $801.00 $801.00

Student Population













Ethnic Diversity
Black/African American
Race/ethnicity unknown
Two or more races
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
American Indian or Alaska Native
Non-resident alien

Data soucre: IPEDS colleges survery (Fall 2016)

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Carlow University
3333 Fifth Ave
Pittsburgh, PA 15213

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