Carlow University is located in the Oakland section of Pittsburgh, 10 minutes from downtown. Oakland is ethnically diverse and alive with history, grand architecture, intimate coffee shops and on-the-go college students from several universities. It’s considered to be the medical, academic and cultural center of Pittsburgh, where you’ll find world-class hospitals and universities, culture, prestigious museums and international cuisine.

Notable things to see in Oakland

Downtown Pittsburgh is seen at twilight with the Duquesne Incline in the foreground.
  • Carnegie Museums of Art and Natural History
  • Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens
  • University of Pittsburgh’s 53-story Cathedral of Learning, home to 30 Nationality Rooms
  • Soldiers & Sailors Memorial Hall & Museum
  • Stephen Foster Memorial Museum
  • Heinz Memorial Chapel
  • St. Paul’s Cathedral

Notable places to eat in Oakland

  • The Porch at Schenley
  • Butterjoint
  • Hemingway’s Cafe
  • Little Nippers Pizza
  • Thirsty Scholar
  • Pad Thai Noodle

Great parks to visit in Oakland

  • Schenley Park
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