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Carlow, founded in 1929, is a church-affiliated, liberal arts college. Although it admits a small number of men, the college is primarily concerned with the education of women. Its 14-acre campus is located in the Oakland section of Pittsburgh, ten minutes from the downtown area, near the University of Pittsburgh and Carnegie Mellon University.

Website: www.carlow.edu/

Private
1,298
Undergraduate
Students
(83.3%) 1,081 Women
(16.7%) 217 Men
724
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Minimally difficult
Overall Admission Rate
92% of 721 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
No
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
3.61
SAT Math
522 average
480-563 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
545 average
500-590 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
22 average
19-24 range of middle 50%
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
$45,912
Tuition and Fees
$30,528
Room and Board
$11,902
Average Percent of Need Met
70%
Average Freshman Award
$24,053
Average Indebtedness of 2019 Graduates
$40,958
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
108
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 19% of classes
10-19 students: 55% of classes
20-29 students: 23% of classes
30-39 students: 1% of classes
40-49 students: 0% of classes
50-99 students: 0% of classes
Over 100 students: 0% of classes
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Campus Life

Pittsburgh Population
306,211
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Pittsburgh
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are given priority consideration for housing
Students in College Housing
28% of all students
Athletic Conferences
National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics
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Sororities
Not reported
Fraternities
Not reported
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.1% American Indian/Alaskan Native
3.2% Asian
17.8% Black/African-American
2.3% Hispanic/Latino
4.0% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.0% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
69.4% White
3.2% Unknown
International Students
0.3%
First-Year Students Returning
77.7%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
45.0%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
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