Pittsburgh, PA

School Details

Carlow University is a private, not-for-profit institution rooted in Catholic identity and student success, founded in 1843 by the Sisters of Mercy. The modern-day school provides transformative educational opportunities to individuals striving to become leaders in today’s challenging world. CU focuses on developing students into lifelong learners in a nurturing, learner-centric teaching environment, with programs ranging from bachelor’s to doctoral degrees and certificate programs.  

Carlow University offers distance learning opportunities designed for the nontraditional student. Bachelor’s, master’s, and doctorate degrees are available in completely online or hybrid formats. Subject areas range from business and education to healthcare and liberal arts. CU maintains small class sizes and has built a personalized tech team, making the online experience an individualized, unique journey as students pursue high-quality academics from a distance.

Programs are offered in innovative formats including:

  • Fully online programs
  • Low-residency programs with online components
  • Online courses
  • Hybrid courses
  • Web-based courses

Accreditation & Licensing

Carlow University is accredited by:

Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE)

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