Catawba College

Salisbury, NC

Catawba College

Salisbury, NC

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Undergrad Health & Medicine Business

Tuition & Fees

$33,400

not including room and board

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undergraduateRatios

48%

male

52%

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

1,147

undergraduate students

88

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 1,172
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%
of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
84%
of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
no
Students are not required to live in school 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
School has early action program Yes
Early action program application deadline November 15
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 $33,400
Room & board $12,550
Books & supplies $1,000
Total $46,950
Average Financial Aid - $24,603
Total with Avg. Aid $22,347

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 yes yes
Baseball yes
Basketball yes yes
Beach volleyball yes
Football yes
Golf yes yes
Lacrosse yes yes
Soccer yes yes
Softball yes
Swimming yes yes
Tennis yes yes
Volleyball yes

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

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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

1,172

total students

66%

in-state

34%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

98%

1,147
students

Female
52%
600

Male
48%
546

8%

88
students

Female
51%
45

Male
49%
43

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

Not reported

Not reported

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Student Break-down

5%
Nonresident aliens
19%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
4%
Hispanic/Latino
54%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
5%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
< 1%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

14%

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

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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