Carlow University Demographics & Diversity

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Racial Demographics & Diversity

Racial Diversity

A college's ethnic diversity is indicated by the student body's equal inclusion of students from different backgrounds . Students at Carlow University are primarily White with a sizeable Black population. The school has medium racial diversity. 39% percent of students are minorities or students of color. The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Racial demographics of Carlow University students
Race Percent of Students
White 61%
Black 22%
Hispanic 2%
Asian 1%
American Indian / Alaskan 0%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 5%
International 0%
Race Unknown 8%

Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity
Extremely Low

There are 395% more female students than male students enrolled at Carlow University with a gender ratio of 83% women to 17% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, Carlow University has a significantly lower gender diversity than other US colleges and is not inclusive of males.

Male to female gender ratio for Carlow University students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 17%
Women 83%
Enrollment by gender for Carlow University students
Gender Number of Students
Men 349
Women 1,727

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very Low

Carlow University serves a very low number of students outside of Pennsylvania, with 94 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for Carlow University students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 94%
Out of State 6%
Foreign 0%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$52,873 per year

51% of students can be considered low-income as indicated by their receipt of Federal Pell Grant Aid.

Undergrad Student Population

Undergrad enrollment by age and part time status
Segment Percent of Students
Students Over 25 Years Old 33.5%
Part time Undergrads 25.4%

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

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