Carlow University is on a 13-acre campus in the urban setting of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
Carlow University has many clubs, organizations, and activities for students to join – including theater groups, a campus newspaper, and more.
Interested in Greek life? Carlow University has fraternities but does not have sororities.
Carlow University has the Student Government Association. In fact, more students participate in the Student Government Association than any other on-campus activity.
Other popular student organizations at Carlow University include Campus Activities Board, SPiRiT (Student Ambassadors), SNAP (Student Nursing Association) and PSEA (School Education Association).
Carlow University students' favorite campus traditions are Spring Fair, Fashion for Kids' Sake and Campus Activities Fair.
This table offers information on housing at Carlow University.
|Guaranteed Housing||Yes||Priortiy given to freshman|
|Co-ed Housing Available||Yes|
|Housing for Students with Disabilities||No|
|Percentage of Students Living On-Campus||––||21%|
|Spots Available in On-Campus Housing||––||447|
|Number of Students Living On-Campus||––|
|Percentage of Students Living Off-Campus||––||79%|
Carlow University offers housing. Students are not required to live on campus. First year students are given priority for on-campus housing.
Most Carlow University students live off campus. In 2022, 21% of undergrads at Carlow University lived in some kind of on-campus housing and 79% of students lived off-campus or commuted to Carlow University. There are 447 spots available in on-campus housing for all 1,247 undergraduates. First year students are allowed to park a car on campus.
Carlow University offers coed housing.
At Carlow University there are a variety of athletic options for students interested in joining a sports program.
Intercollegiate sports are the highest tier of college sports and can be very competitive. Intercollegiate teams are regulated by the NCAA, funded by the university, and compete against teams from other universities. The division of a sports team depends on the size of the university, funding, and competition level. An intercollegiate school team will be Division I, II or III, with Division I being the highest level.
Club sports are not regulated by the NCAA and are a great option for students not interested in trying out for an intercollegiate team. Club sports are usually student run but can also be funded by the university.
Intramural sports are the most casual and informal. Intramural sports are often free and require very little time commitment.
Let's take a look at the athletic options available at Carlow University:
|Sport||Men's Intramural||Women's Intramural||Men's Division||Women's Division||Men's Scholarships||Women's Scholarships|
|Basketball||Intercollegiate Sport||Intercollegiate Sport||√||√|
|Golf||Intercollegiate Sport||Intercollegiate Sport|
|Soccer||Intercollegiate Sport||Intercollegiate Sport||√|
|Track And Field||Intercollegiate Sport||Intercollegiate Sport|
|Volleyball||Intercollegiate Sport||Intercollegiate Sport||√|
|Cross Country Running||Intercollegiate Sport||Intercollegiate Sport||√||√|
College is like a home away from home. Whether you're walking to class or coming back from late-night studying (or partying!), it's important to feel safe on campus.
Carlow University is patroled 24 hours a day by trained security. The Carlow University campus has emergency telephones or alarms for students to use anytime of day or night.
Carlow University offers late-night transportation or safety escorts for students. Campus housing is secure and dorms can only be accessed with secure key cards.
Visiting colleges is one of the best ways to get a sense of the campus and student body. If you'd like to visit Carlow University, take Interstate 376 to Pittsburgh, PA. If you need to fly, book your flight to Pittsburgh International airport.
Want to visit but can't make the trip? Explore Carlow University's campus without leaving home by taking a virtual campus tour
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