Transferring to Carlow University

Transferring to Carlow University

With more than 40 undergraduate and 35 graduate and certificate programs, Carlow University provides transformational learning experiences that empower graduates to become forward-thinking, ethical leaders. Located in the heart of Pittsburgh's innovation district, it boasts a 12:1 undergraduate student-to-faculty ratio and experiential learning opportunities and internships through regional partnerships.

Become a part of the Carlow community

Follow the steps below to begin the transfer process to Carlow University.

  • Submit a completed application form by applying online;
  • Submit an official transcript* from each college and/or proprietary school attended—whether or not credit was earned—to the Office of Admissions;
  • A Degree Completion Counselor will help you determine if you have credits that can transfer to Carlow.
  • Arrange for a personal interview and campus visit. Although this is optional, it is strongly recommended. We want you to get the feel of the Carlow campus to see if it's right for you!

You can transfer up to 90 credits, and this handy guide will help you.

Reverse transfer option

CCAC students who transferred to Carlow prior to earning their associate's degrees may be able to use Carlow credits toward the degree. Your Carlow transcript is reviewed by CCAC to see what courses can be transferred back to CCAC. Credits from both schools are combined to fulfill the associate degree requirements at CCAC. Click here for more information.

Transfer events

Individual campus tours are available, Monday through Friday at 10 am, 12 noon, and 2 pm. Please contact the admissions office to schedule your individual campus tour.

Transfer Today program

Our Transfer Today program is open to all adult and traditional transfer students, including students who have already applied or have been admitted. The event will be held from 4:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. with check-in beginning at 4 p.m. Contact admissions for more information.

Already a transfer student? Discover this helpful new student checklist!


 *The transcript is considered official if it contains the seal of the institution and is issued directly to Carlow University. Transcripts delivered to the Office of Admissions by students are considered official only when sealed in an envelope with the institution’s seal over the flap. Faxed transcripts are not considered official. Official General Equivalency Diploma (GED) test scores may be accepted in lieu of high school transcripts.


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