Catawba College

Salisbury, NC

Catawba College

Salisbury, NC

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Tuition & Fees

$78,510

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
3%
600-699
11%
500-599
44%
400-499
40%
300-399
2%
700-800
1%
600-699
14%
500-599
44%
400-499
39%
300-399
2%

Not Reported

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undergraduateRatios

45%

male

55%

female

1

teacher

12

students

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Selective

49%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,651
Declined 1,684
Total Received 3,335
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Private

1,331

undergraduate 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 1,331
Established in 1851
Coeducational Coeducational

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.

  • Metropolitan area: Charlotte, NC
  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: Charlotte Douglas International

Catawba College
2300 West Innes Street
Salisbury
28144

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
61%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students through freshman year required to live on campus
yes
Freshman guaranteed housing
yes
Coed housing
yes
Men only housing
yes
Women only housing

Top Organizations

  • Volunteer Catawba
  • Catawba Ambassadors (admissions guides)
  • Blue Masque (drama)
  • Fellowship of Christian Athletes
  • Wigwam Productions (student activities board)

Top Events

  • Homecoming
  • Family Weekend
  • Catawbapalooza
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Campus Facts

  • Student-run campus newspaper
  • Drama/Theater group
  • Student-run radio station
  • Marching band
  • Choral groups

Campus Security

  • 24 hour emergency telephone/alarm devices
  • 24 hour patrol by trained security personnel
  • Late-night transport/escort service
  • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
11%
Top 1/4
31%
Top 1/2
67%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
3%
600-699
11%
500-599
44%
400-499
40%
300-399
2%
700-800
1%
600-699
14%
500-599
44%
400-499
39%
300-399
2%

Not Reported

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
Average Freshman GPA (4.0 scale) 3.45

Selective

49%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,651
Declined 1,684
Total Received 3,335

Admissions Factors

Very Important

extracurricular activities
character/personal qualities
geographical residence
academic GPA
talent/ability

Important

racial/ethnic status
recommendation(s)
rigor of secondary school record
state residency
standardized test scores
volunteer work
work experience

Considered

alumni/ae relation
level of applicant's interest
application essay
first generation
interview
class rank
religious affiliation/commitment

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International Facts

Accepts International Baccalaureate no
Offers English as a second language no

Financial Aid

Average financial aid
Not Reported

Cost

Tuition $31,436
Room & board $10,804
Additional fees $47,074
Books & supplies $1,400
Other fees $1,661
Total $92,375
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Financial Facts

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Installment payment plan yes
Tuition waiver for employees (and children) yes

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-country running
Football
Golf
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Swimming and diving
Tennis
Track and field
Volleyball

Intramural Sports Men

Badminton, Bowling, Racquetball, Table tennis, Ultimate frisbee

Intramural Sports Women

Badminton, Bowling, Racquetball, Table tennis, Ultimate frisbee

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Athletic Conference

NCAA Division 2

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Athletic Training/Trainer
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Business Administration and Management, General
Chemistry, General
Computer and Information Sciences, General
Creative Writing
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration
Drama and Dance Teacher Education
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
Dramatic/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft, Other
Economics, General
Elementary Education and Teaching
English Language and Literature, General
Environmental Science
Environmental Studies
Health and Physical Education/Fitness, General
History, General
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching
Kindergarten/Preschool Education and Teaching
Kinesiology and Exercise Science
Management Information Systems, General
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
Mathematics, General
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
Music Performance, General
Music Teacher Education
Music, General
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
Political Science and Government, General
Psychology, General
Public Administration
Religion/Religious Studies
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education
Sociology
Spanish Language and Literature
Special Education and Teaching, Other
Speech Communication and Rhetoric
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management
Theatre/Theatre Arts Management
Therapeutic Recreation/Recreational Therapy
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Programs Offered

  • Double major
  • Independent study
  • Honors college
  • Internships
  • Summer session for credit
  • Study abroad
  • Part time undergraduate degrees
  • Army ROTC
  • Air force ROTC

1,331

total students

80%

in-state

20%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

100%

1,331
students

Female
55%
731

Male
45%
600

Not reported

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

92%

1,229
students

Female
54%
655

Male
46%
574

8%

102
students

Female
75%
76

Male
25%
26

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Student Facts

Freshman retention rate 72%
Student 4 year graduation rate 82%
Student 5 year graduation rate 16%
Student 6 year graduation rate 3%

Student Break-down

2%
Nonresident aliens
21%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
9%
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

61

Transfer students enrolled

5%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment no
Spring transfer enrollment yes
Summer transfer enrollment yes
Accepts CLEP subject tests yes
Accepts CLEP general tests no
Accepts excelsior college examinations no
Generally accepts credits from other institutions yes
Accepts DSST/DANTES no
Accepts Life Long Learning Credit no
Age limit (number of years) for completed credits/courses to be transferred no
No Age limit for completed credits/courses to be transferred yes

Transfer Application Deadlines

Not reported

Transfer difficulty

'Minimally difficult

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Counseling services

  • Group career
  • Individual career
  • Learning disability
  • Personal/Psychological

Remedial services offered

Not reported

Career placement services

  • Alumni Network
  • Career Library
  • Career interest testing
  • Interview workshop
  • Job Fairs
  • Job Interviews
  • Job bank
  • On-campus employer recruitment
  • Other career services
  • Resume preparation
  • Resume referral

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Computer training or assistance
  • Health clinic
  • Library reserved study rooms

Special programs for physically disabled students

Not Reported

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