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Carlow University Tuition & Cost

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

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How much does it cost to attend?

Sticker Price
Costs for Carlow University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,400
Other Fees$876
Room and Board $11,902
Other Expenses Budget$2,082

Annual Prices

The annual list price to attend Carlow University on a full time basis for 2018/2019 is $45,912 for all students regardless of their residency. This fee is comprised of $29,652 for tuition, $11,902 room and board, $1,400 for books and supplies and $876 for other fees. Out of state tuition for Carlow University is $29,652, the same as Pennsylvania residents.

All price data is sourced from the 2019/2020 U.S. Department of Education National Center for Education Statistics survey.
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Net Price

Net price is indicative of what it actually costs to attend Carlow University when typical grants and scholarships are considered. The net price varies by family income and financial need.

Average Net Price 2018/2019
Net Price by Income Carlow University
Family Income Net Price Paid
$0 to $30,000$16,666
$30,001 to $48,000$15,230
$48,001 to $75,000$18,585
$75,001 to $110,000$22,325

The average reported annual net price for Carlow University for students receiving grants or scholarship aid was $20,515 in 2018/2019. Net price includes tuition and required fees, books and supplies, and average cost for room and board and other expenses

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Financial Aid

100% of full-time undergrad Carlow University received financial aid in the form of grants, scholarships, fellowships from the institution or from Federal, State or local government agencies. This aid averaged $21,732 per student during the 2019/2020 school year. Grant and scholarship aid does not need to be paid back. 89% of students received Federal Student Loans averaging $5,851 and 15% of undergrads took out private student loans averaging $14,728.

Finanical Aid Carlow University
Type Avg./Student Students Receiving
Total Grant and Scholarship Aid $21,732 100%
Institutional Grants and Scholarships $16,703 100%
Pell Grants $4,788 51%
Other Federal Grants $1,010 40%
State and Local Grants $3,713 60%
Federal Student Loans $5,851 89%
Other Student Loans $14,728 15%

Student Loans

To gauge a more realistic picture of what it may really cost you out of pocket to go to Carlow University, we've modeled a ten year student loan with an original principal value of $59,176. The loan balance of $59,176 is a four year multiple of the $14,794 average net price. This is a estimate of what you could owe upon graduation if you were to qualify for average financial aid and what a degree really may cost. Should you not qualify for financial aid, you may owe significantly more when you graduate. Based on these assumptions, a monthly repayment of $565 could be required to satisfy your student loan.

Please note that financial aid is not guaranteed and is only available for qualifying students. Federal Student Loans are not grants and must be repaid with interest. The current Stafford loan interest rate is 2.75%.

Example Loan $59,176
Stafford Loan Interest Rate 2.75%
Time to Pay Off Student Loan 10 years
Example Monthly Payment $564.60
Total Interest Paid $8,576.52
Sum of All Loan Payments $67,752.52

Projected 4 Year Degree Price

4 Year Sticker Price
Year All Residents
1 $45,912
2 $47,220
3 $48,564
4 $49,947

Based on published tuition prices, we estimate the current cost of a 4 year bachelor's degree and living expenses at Carlow University to be $183,648 - assuming graduation in normal time. The estimation assumes a 2.8% annual increase over the next 4 years which has been the recent trend for this school.

Credit Hour Cost and Price per Class

Credit Hour and Class Costs at Carlow University
Price Per Credit 3 Credit Class 4 Credit Class
All Residents $716 $2,148 $2,864

Estimated cost for a class at Carlow University based on published credit hour prices. Note that not all schools allow single class enrollment. These prices should be used for comparison purposes as to how much it may cost to take a class at Carlow University versus other colleges.

Tuition Payment Plans Available

Carlow University Payment Plans
Tuition Payment Plan Yes
Prepaid Tuition Plan No
Alternative Tuition Plan Yes
Guaranteed Tuition Plan No

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=211431 IPEDS survey data for Carlow University.