Statement of Accreditation Status

Carlow University

  • CEO: Dr. Kathy Humphrey, President
  • Accreditation Liaison Officer: Dr. Edith Cook
  • Commission Staff Liaison: Dr. Melissa Hardin, Vice President
  • Carnegie Classification: Master's Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs » Four-year, small, primarily residential
  • Control: Private (Non-Profit)
  • Former Name(s): Carlow College (1/1/2004), Mount Mercy College
  • Phase: Accredited
  • Status: Accreditation Reaffirmed
  • Accreditation Granted: 1935
  • Last Reaffirmation: 2016
  • Next Self-Study Evaluation: 2024-2025
  • Next Mid-Point Peer Review: 2021

Contact Information

3333 Fifth Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15213-3165

(412) 578-6123

www.carlow.edu

  • The following represents the MSCHE accreditation actions taken in the last ten (10) years.
  • July 2, 2019
    To acknowledge receipt of the substantive change request. To include the additional location at St. Vincent College, 300 Fraser Purchase Road, Latrobe, PA 15650 within the institution's scope of accreditation. To require immediate notification when instruction commences at the additional location. To note that the Commission may rescind this action if instruction does not commence within one calendar year from the date of this action. The next evaluation visit is scheduled for 2024-2025.
  • July 2, 2018
    To acknowledge receipt of the substantive change request. To approve the Online Instructional Design and Technology Certificate direct assessment program (100%) and the institution's approach to CBE for this program. In addition, to approve the credit hour equivalency methodologies for this program and to include the program within the scope of the institution's accreditation pending approval by the U.S. Department of Education. The next evaluation visit is scheduled for 2024-2025.
  • January 2, 2018
    To acknowledge receipt of the substantive change request. To include the additional location at UPMC School of Cardiovascular Perfusion- UPMC Shadyside, 5230 Centre Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15232 within the scope of the institution's accreditation. The Commission requires written notification within thirty days of the commencement of operations at this additional location. Operations at the additional location must commence within one calendar year from the date of this action. The next evaluation visit is scheduled for 2024-2025.
  • June 23, 2016
    To reaffirm accreditation and to commend the institution on the quality of the self-study process and report. The date for the next accreditation review will be determined by the Commission when it revises the accreditation cycle.
  • Distance Education
    Approved to offer programs by this delivery method
  • Correspondence Education
    Not approved for this delivery method

Approved Credential Levels

The following represents credential levels included in the scope of the institution’s accreditation:

  • Postsecondary award (< 1 year) Included within the scope:
  • Postsecondary award (1-2 yrs) Included within the scope:
  • Postsecondary award (2-4 yrs) Included within the scope:
  • Bachelor's Degree or Equivalent Included within the scope:
  • Post-baccalaureate Certificate Included within the scope:
  • Master's Degree or Equivalent Included within the scope:
  • Post-Master's Certificate Included within the scope:
  • Doctor's Degree - Professional Practice Included within the scope:
  • Additional Location
    Cranberry-Regional Learning Alliance
    850 Cranberry Woods Drive, Suite 1227
    Cranberry Township, PA 16066
    Opened: 11/02/2010
  • Additional Location
    Fayette County Head Start
    492 Coolspring Street
    Uniontown, PA 15401
    Opened: 11/02/2010
  • Additional Location
    Greensburg Education Center
    4524 Route 136
    Greensburg, PA 15602
    Opened: 11/02/2010
  • Additional Location
    Pennsylvania Highland Community College
    101 Community College Way
    Johnstown, PA 15904
    Opened: 11/02/2010
  • Additional Location
    St. Vincent College
    300 Fraser Purchase Road
    Latrobe, PA 15650
  • Additional Location
    UPMC School of Cardiovascular Perfusion-UPMC Shadyside
    5230 Centre Avenue
    Pittsburgh, PA 15232
  • Other Instructional Site
    Ambridge Area HS
    909 Duss Ave
    Ambridge, PA 15003
  • Other Instructional Site
    Avonworth High School
    304 Josephs Lane
    Pittsburgh, PA 15237
  • Other Instructional Site
    Bishop Carroll HS
    728 Ben Franklin Highway
    Ebensburg, PA 15931
  • Other Instructional Site
    Brentwood HS
    3601 Brownsville Rd
    Pittsburgh, PA 15227
  • Other Instructional Site
    Butler Area HS
    120 Campus Lane
    Butler, PA 16001
  • Other Instructional Site
    Cardinal Wuerl North Catholic HS
    1617 PA-228
    Cranberry Twp.,, PA 16066
  • Other Instructional Site
    Carmichaels Area HS
    200 West Greene St
    Carmichaels, PA 15320
  • Other Instructional Site
    Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh, Hazelwood Branch
    5006 Second Ave
    Pittsburgh, PA 15207
  • Other Instructional Site
    Chartiers Valley HS
    50 Thoms Run Rd
    Bridgeville, PA 15017
  • Other Instructional Site
    Comfort Inn & Suites
    Pennsylvania Route 940
    Mount Pocono, PA 18344
  • Other Instructional Site
    Comfort Inn & Suites
    2250 North George St
    York, PA 17406
  • Other Instructional Site
    Creative Minds Mt Lebanon
    250 Mt. Lebanon Blvd, Suite 425
    Pittsburgh, PA 15234
  • Other Instructional Site
    Dallastown HS
    700 New School Ln
    Dallastown, PA 17313
  • Other Instructional Site
    East Allegheny HS
    1150 Jackes Run Rd
    North Versailles, PA 15137
  • Other Instructional Site
    Gateway HS
    3000 Gateway Campus Blvd
    Monroeville, PA 15146
  • Other Instructional Site
    Greensburg Salem HS
    65 Mennel Dr
    Greensburg, PA 15601
  • Other Instructional Site
    Hampton HS
    4591 School Rd
    Allison Park, PA 15101
  • Other Instructional Site
    Hampton Inn and Suites
    2159 S. Queen Street
    York, PA 17406
  • Other Instructional Site
    Hickory HS
    640 North Hermitage Rd
    Hermitage, PA 16148
  • Other Instructional Site
    Hillcrest Christian Academy
    2500 Bethel Church Road
    Bethel Park, PA 15102
  • Other Instructional Site
    Holiday Inn Express
    140 Header Heights Rd
    York, PA 17403
  • Other Instructional Site
    Keystone Oaks HS
    1000 Kelton Ave
    Pittsburgh, PA 15216
  • Other Instructional Site
    Mercy Hospital School of Nursing
    1401 Boulevard of the Allies
    Pittsburgh, PA 15219
  • Other Instructional Site
    Milton Hershey High School
    P.O. Box 830
    Hershey, PA 17033
  • Other Instructional Site
    Montour HS
    223 Clever Rd
    McKees Rocks, PA 15136
  • Other Instructional Site
    North Allegheny Senior HS
    10375 Perry Highway
    Wexford, PA 15090
  • Other Instructional Site
    North Hills HS
    53 Rochester Rd
    Pittsburgh, PA 15229
  • Other Instructional Site
    Northgate HS
    589 Union Ave
    Pittsburgh, PA 15202
  • Other Instructional Site
    Oakland Catholic HS
    144 N Craig St
    Pittsburgh, PA 15213
  • Other Instructional Site
    Perry Traditional HS
    3875 Perrysville Ave
    Pittsburgh, PA 15214
  • Other Instructional Site
    Plum HS
    900 Elicker Rd
    Pittsburgh, PA 15239
  • Other Instructional Site
    Quigley Catholic HS
    200 Quigley Dr
    Baden, PA 15005
  • Other Instructional Site
    Ramada Inn
    820 Northern Blvd
    Clarks Summit, PA 18411
  • Other Instructional Site
    Saint Joseph's HS
    800 Montana Ave
    Natrona Heights, PA 15065
  • Other Instructional Site
    Seneca Valley HS
    124 Seneca School Rd
    Harmony, PA 16037
  • Other Instructional Site
    Serra Catholic HS
    200 Hershey Dr
    McKeesport, PA 15132
  • Other Instructional Site
    Shaler Area HS
    381 Wible Run Rd
    Pittsburgh, PA 15209
  • Other Instructional Site
    Smartkids Child Care & Learning Center
    161 West Beau Street
    Washington, PA 15301
  • Other Instructional Site
    South Western High School
    200 Bowman Road
    Hanover, PA 17331
  • Other Instructional Site
    The Chateau Resort and Conference Center
    300 Camelback Rd
    Tannersville, PA 18372
  • Other Instructional Site
    Toddler Town
    13300 State Route 30
    Irwin, PA 15642
  • Other Instructional Site
    UPMC Magee- Womens Hospital
    300 Halket St
    Pittsburgh, PA 15213
  • Other Instructional Site
    UPMC Presbyterian
    200 Lothrop St
    Pittsburgh, PA 15213
  • Other Instructional Site
    UPMC Shadyside Hospital
    5230 Centre Avenue
    Pittsburgh, PA 15232
  • Other Instructional Site
    West Greene High School
    1352 Hargus Creek Road
    Waynesburg, PA 15370
  • Other Instructional Site
    Yeshiva Schools of Pittsburgh Girls School and Preschool Campus
    6401 Forbes Ave
    Pittsburgh, PA 15217

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