Steps to apply

Traditional first-year undergraduate students applying for admission to Carlow University should submit the following items (requirements may differ by major and are included on individual major pages):

Two female undergraduate students work together in a classroom.
  • Completed online application (create a Bridge to Carlow account or apply with the CommonApp)
  • Official high school transcript
  • SAT, ACT and/or CLT scores (optional)
  • Counselor and/or teacher recommendation (optional)
  • Test of English language proficiency (international students)

Additional information

Supporting documentation

Supporting documentation (e.g., official transcripts, TOEFL scores) should be submitted to:

Office of Admissions
Carlow University
3333 Fifth Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15213 


Official high school transcripts should be sent directly to the Office of Admissions from your high school through its electronic delivery service or by mail in sealed envelopes.

Standardized test scores

Carlow has a test-optional policy for those applying for entry in fall 2021. Interested students should contact the admissions office or their enrollment counselor for details and eligibility requirements.

If you would like to submit standardized test scores, they must be sent directly from the testing agency or must appear on your official high school transcript. Please use the following information to submit test scores:

  • SAT (College Board) school code: 2421
  • ACT school code: 3638
  • CLT: Choose Carlow in your account

Contact Admissions

Once you inquire or apply, you will be assigned an enrollment counselor who will help guide you through the enrollment process.

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