Catawba College

Salisbury, NC

Catawba College

Salisbury, NC

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Undergrad Health & Medicine Performing Arts Business

Tuition & Fees

$36,392

not including room and board

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undergraduateRatios

44%

male

56%

female

11

students

1

faculty

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Not Selective

97%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,126
Declined 57
Total Received 2,183
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Private

1,572

undergraduate students

31

graduate students

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Location

School Facts

Catawba College, founded in 1851, is a church-affiliated, liberal arts college. Its 276-acre campus is located in Salisbury, NC, within 50 miles of Charlotte, Greensboro, and Winston-Salem.

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Application link Apply online
Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 1,170
Established in 1851
Coeducational Coeducational

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276-acre, suburban campus in Salisbury (population: 33,849), within 50 miles of Charlotte, Greensboro, and Winston-Salem. Served by bus and train; major airport serves Charlotte; smaller airport serves Greensboro.

  • Campus Setting: Large town

Catawba College
2300 West Innes Street
Salisbury, NC
28144

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
61%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
84%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
11%
Top 1/4
31%
Top 1/2
67%
Bottom 1/2
33%
Bottom 1/4
9%

Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

Not Reported

Not Reported

Admissions Facts

Application fee $0
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline (priority deadline) March 1
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Optional

Not Selective

97%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,126
Declined 57
Total Received 2,183

Admissions Factors

Required

Secondary School Record
Secondary School GPA
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)

Recommended

Formal demonstration of competencies
Completion of college-preparatory program
Recommendations

Neither required nor recommended

Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Birth control
  • Career
  • Military
  • Minority student
  • Older student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

Not reported

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Co-op education
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Resume assistance

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

99%

Additional services

  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Note-taking services
  • Other
  • Tutors

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Financial Aid

100%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$24,603

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $32,868
Room & board $11,576
Additional fees $3,524
Books & supplies $1,000
Total $48,968
Average Financial Aid - $24,603
Total with Avg. Aid $24,365

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $2,547,053
State $2,900,310
Institutional $1,186,281
Other external $273,855
Total $6,907,499

Non-need-based

Federal
State
Institutional $17,730,244
Other external
Total $17,730,244

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Financial Facts

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Financial Aid Office


P: 800 228-2922
F: 704 637-4252
finaid@catawba.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
All track combined
Baseball
Basketball
Beach volleyball
Football
Golf
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Swimming
Tennis
Volleyball

Intramural/Recreational Sports

basketball, beach volleyball, billiards, bowling, dodgeball, flag football, kickball, racquetball, table tennis, tennis, ultimate Frisbee DEVELOPMENTAL SPORTS: Development Basketball (M), Development Soccer (W)

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Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
South Atlantic Conference, Deep South Lacrosse Conference

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting and Related Services.
Accounting.
Biochemistry.
Biology, General.
Business Administration and Management, General.
Chemistry, General.
Clinical, Counseling and Applied Psychology.
Communication, General.
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services, Other.
Computer and Information Sciences, General.
Creative Writing.
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration.
Dance, General.
Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia.
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General.
Economics, General.
Economics, Other.
Education, Other.
Elementary Education and Teaching.
English Language and Literature, General.
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies.
Environmental Education.
Environmental Studies.
Environmental/Natural Resources Management and Policy, General.
Environmental/Natural Resources Management and Policy, Other.
Exercise Science and Kinesiology.
Finance, General.
Financial Mathematics.
Fine and Studio Arts.
French Language and Literature.
General Studies.
Geographic Information Science and Cartography.
History, General.
Information Technology.
International Business.
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching.
Kindergarten/Preschool Education and Teaching.
Leisure and Recreational Activities, General.
Management Information Systems, General.
Marketing, Other.
Marketing/Marketing Management, General.
Mathematics, General.
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other.
Music Management.
Music Performance, General.
Music Teacher Education.
Music, General.
Music, Other.
Musical Theatre.
Nursing Practice.
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN)
Parks, Recreation, and Leisure Studies.
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching.
Political Science and Government, General.
Pre-Dentistry Studies.
Pre-Law Studies.
Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies.
Pre-Pharmacy Studies.
Pre-Physician Assistant.
Pre-Veterinary Studies.
Professional, Technical, Business, and Scientific Writing.
Psychology, General.
Public Administration and Social Service Professions, Other.
Religion/Religious Studies.
Religious Music and Worship, Other.
Religious/Sacred Music.
Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) Educational Methods.
Secondary Education and Teaching.
Sociology, General.
Spanish Language and Literature.
Special Education and Teaching, Other.
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management.
Sustainability Studies.
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas, Other.
Technical Theatre/Theatre Design and Technology.
Theatre/Theater.
Theatre/Theatre Arts Management.
Therapeutic Recreation/Recreational Therapy.
Writing, General.

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Business
  2. Education
  3. Sports/health Sciences

Programs Offered

  • Certificate programs
  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Pass/fail grading option
  • Self-designed majors

Pre-professional Programs

  • Pre-law
  • Pre-medicine

1,170

total students

66%

in-state

34%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

134%

1,572
students

Female
56%
887

Male
44%
685

3%

31
students

Female
48%
15

Male
52%
16

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

78%

1,230
students

Female
53%
657

Male
47%
573

22%

342
students

Female
67%
230

Male
33%
112

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Student Break-down

4%
Nonresident aliens
21%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
8%
Hispanic/Latino
58%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
3%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

10%

Students are transfer students

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.00
High school transcript Required of Some
College transcript(s) Required of All
Essay or personal statement Recommended of Some
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of All

Transfer Application Deadline

Fall: rolling

Winter: rolling

Spring: rolling

Summer: rolling

Transfer Credits

Maximum transferred

90

semester hours

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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 19
Countries most often represented Australia
Germany
Iceland
New Zealand
South Africa
The United Kingdom
Special services offered for international applicants

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