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Online BA in Criminology: Admission Requirements

Traditional Students*Adult Students*
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Minimum GPAA minimum cumulative GPA of 2.0 or higherA minimum cumulative GPA of 2.0 or higher
TranscriptsOfficial copies of high school transcriptsOfficial copies of all high school and undergraduate transcripts

*Students who graduated from high school more than four years ago are considered adult undergraduate students. Students who graduated from high school within the past four years are considered traditional undergraduate students.

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International Students

International students must also meet the following requirements:

English Language Proficiency*SAT, ACT, TOEFL or IELTS scores to verify English proficiency
Official Transcript EvaluationOfficial evaluation by a current member organization of the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES)

You can find the list of current members at Please request that the evaluation company send the official evaluation report directly to Carlow University.
PassportCopy of passport can be emailed to
Notarized Affidavit of Support FormAll affidavits of support must be accompanied by an official/notarized bank or employer’s statement and must show evidence that the amount pledged is available. If a student has more than one sponsor, each sponsor must submit a Carlow notarized affidavit with accompanying statement. Bank statements should be no older than six months.

*If you have earned at least 24 or more credits with a C or better from an accredited U.S. college or university (excluding ESL courses), you may be exempt from submitting test scores.

Transfer Credit

Carlow’s online BA in Criminology program allows you to transfer up to 90 credits. Find out more about transferring credits by requesting information.

When to Apply

We offer three start dates a year, so it’s always a good time to submit your application. If you’re ready to take the next step on your journey with Carlow, apply today.