Carlow University places emphasis
on student accomplishment
With a track record of 97 percent
of graduates employed or enrolled in
an advanced degree program within
six months of graduation, Carlow
University, located in Pittsburgh,
prepares its students for life beyond
Tradition of academic
As a private, co-educational, Catholic
university located in the heart
of Oakland, Pittsburgh’s Innovation
District, Carlow believes in nurturing
the creativity, diversity, talent and
skills of its students.
Student success is accomplished
through a tradition of academic excellence
coupled with care for each
student as an individual, which
doesn’t end in the classroom or internship.
Commitment to social justice
Founded by the Sisters of Mercy in
1929, Carlow University reflects that
heritage with a strong commitment
to social justice, which is introduced
early in the first year on Mercy Service
Day, a day where Catholic social
teaching is put in action and students
work for nonprofits throughout the
Through such initiatives, Carlow
instills in students and alumni the
desire to become ethical and responsible
leaders committed to a just and
This is a hallmark of a Carlow
education, encouraging students to
demonstrate forward thinking, practice
social responsibility and offer
service that makes a meaningful
impact to the community.
A place for you
Award-winning faculty in each of
the colleges are exceptionally dedicated
teachers and advisors who are
active in their respective fields.
With a 12:1 undergraduate student
to-faculty ratio, they provide a
personalized educational experience
that inspires and supports each student.
Through partnerships with the
region’s largest medical providers,
corporations and nonprofits, Carlow
students have an opportunity to be
on the front lines of almost any industry
Carlow students can make their
mark in nursing, intraoperative neuromonitoring
or perfusion, psychology,
social work, communication,
criminology, forensic accounting, art,
art therapy, biology, chemistry and
A Carlow education inspires students
to become leaders, achieve
academically and give back to the
world in ways that truly make a difference.
For more information about enrolling
at Carlow, please visit us at carlow.
edu or call 412-578-6059.