Carlow University

Is Carlow a Good School for the Money?

Carlow University Value Report

College Factual set out to determine if Carlow is asking a fair price for the quality of education they provide. Keep reading for the detailed value report.

Within Pennsylvania, Carlow is Ranked Below Average in Quality and is Very Overpriced.

Below Average Pennsylvania Value
Below Average Pennsylvania Quality

Carlow University is ranked #92 out of #123 in Pennsylvania for quality and #98 out of #111 for Pennsylvania value.

This means it is below average in educational quality and yet priced much higher than it should be.

State Value Ranking  98 out of 111
Great Value
State Value Score  11.71 out of 100
Great Value

Do you qualify for in-state tuition? Check the Carlow financial aid page to be sure.

Below Average Value Nationwide

Below Average National Value
Average National Quality

Carlow University is ranked #1,188 out of 1,472 for value nationwide.

Based on our analysis of other colleges at similar price points, we believe Carlow University is overpriced for the quality education it provides. (This takes into account average financial aid and may not apply to you if you have further scholarships, grant or aid provided to you.)

National Value Ranking  1188 out of 1472
Great Value
National Value Score  19.29 out of 100
Great Value

Prices of Institutions with Similar Quality Scores

School Total Price Value Grade
Converse College $101,716 A-
Lindenwood University $105,450 B+
Northern Arizona University $113,696 B
Concordia University, Nebraska $126,934 C-
Lenoir - Rhyne University $135,176 D
Carlow University $144,539 F
Pennsylvania State University - Schuylkill $148,641 F
Pennsylvania State University - Brandywine $155,180 F
LIM College $200,014 F

*Total price is determined by multiplying average annual cost by time to graduate.

Bottom Line: You'll Spend an Estimated $144,539 For That Piece of Paper

The average Carlow student's degree will cost an estimated $144,539. This is based on an average price (with and without aid) of $33,692 and a typical 4.29 years to graduate.

Average Yearly Cost $33,692
Average Years to Graduate 4.29
Estimated Avg Total Cost of Degree $144,539

Many Factors Affect Net Price

Depending on your personal circumstances, your net price may be well below the average Carlow net price, which could make this school a better value. You may quality for more financial aid, or be able to complete your degree faster than average. Get more details on Carlow cost.

Does This School Make Financial Sense To You?

$131,433 In-State With Aid
$196,962 Avg Cost No Aid
4.29 Years to Graduate

The overall price of a college can vary depending on your individual circumstances.

Look at the table below to determine your likely cost of a bachelor's degree at Carlow.

Nationwide Value by Aid Group Avg Degree Cost Value Rank Value Grade
Students with no Aid $196,962 #1,179 F
All Students $144,539 #1,188 F
Only Students Receiving Aid $131,433 #1,173 D-
In-State Value by Aid Group Avg Degree Cost Value Rank Value Grade
Students with no Aid $196,962 #90 F
All Students $144,539 #98 F
Only Students Receiving Aid $131,433 #94 F

Note: the Value Grade for in-state students is calculated by looking only at other schools in the state of Pennsylvania.

About 100% of Carlow students receive financial aid. Get more details on what Carlow financial aid you may qualify for.

How to Calculate Value

College Factual calculates value by calculating average Carlow cost multiplied by time to graduate, and then compares that number to other schools of a similar quality ranking. If the school is priced fairly based on the educational quality it receives a fair ranking. If it is underpriced it receives a good or excellent value.

Read the full Best for the Money Ranking Methodology.


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