Catawba Valley Community College

Hickory, NC

Catawba Valley Community College

Hickory, NC

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Tuition & Fees

$2,346

$7,722

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

Not Reported

Not Reported

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undergraduateRatios

42%

male

58%

female

11.8

students

1

faculty

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Not Selective

88%

acceptance rate

Accepted 3,296
Declined 418
Total Received 3,714
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Public

4,571

undergraduate students

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School Facts

Catawba Valley Community College, founded in 1960, is a two-year specialized coeducational college. Its campus is located in Hickory, NC.

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Application link Apply online
Public/private Public
Campus enrollment 4,571
Established in 1960
Coeducational Coeducational

Campus in Hickory (population: 40,611). Served by air and bus; major airport serves Charlotte (35 miles). Public transporation serves campus.

  • Campus Setting: Small town
  • Metropolitan area: Charlotte
  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: Charlotte-Douglas International

Catawba Valley Community College
2550 Highway 70, SE
Hickory, NC
28602-9699

Top Organizations

  • SkillsUSA
  • Campus Crusade for Christ
  • Emerging Entrepreneurs
  • Circle K
  • Phi Theta Kappa

Top Events

  • Fall Fling
  • Have a 'Dog' with the 'Big Dawg'
  • Black History Celebration
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Campus Facts

  • Drama/Theater group
  • Choral groups

Campus Security

  • 24 hour emergency telephone/alarm devices
  • Late-night transport/escort service

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

Not Reported

Not Reported

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
Average Freshman GPA (4.0 scale) 2.73

Not Selective

88%

acceptance rate

Accepted 3,296
Declined 418
Total Received 3,714

Admissions Factors

Not Considered

extracurricular activities
alumni/ae relation
level of applicant's interest
character/personal qualities
application essay
first generation
geographical residence
academic GPA
interview
racial/ethnic status
class rank
recommendation(s)
religious affiliation/commitment
rigor of secondary school record
state residency
talent/ability
standardized test scores
volunteer work
work experience

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International Facts

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 0
Accepts International Baccalaureate no
Offers English as a second language yes

Financial Aid

70%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$6,972

Average financial aid

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $2,128
Additional fees $218.50
Total $2,346.50
Average Financial Aid - $6,972
Total with Avg. Aid $-4,625.50

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Not Reported

Non-need-based

Not Reported

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Financial Facts

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Installment payment plan yes

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Cheerleading
Volleyball
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Athletic Conference

NJCAA

Majors

Assc. Bach.
Accounting Technology/Technician and Bookkeeping
Applied Horticulture/Horticulture Operations, General
Architectural Engineering Technology/Technician
Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician
Business Administration and Management, General
Commercial and Advertising Art
Computer Engineering Technologies/Technicians, Other
Computer Engineering Technology/Technician
Computer Programming/Programmer, General
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
Cyber/Computer Forensics and Counterterrorism
Dental Hygiene/Hygienist
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
Electrical, Electronic and Communications Engineering Technology/Technician
Electromechanical and Instrumentation and Maintenance Technologies/Technicians, Other
Electroneurodiagnostic/Electroencephalographic Technology/Technologist
Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic)
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies
Fire Prevention and Safety Technology/Technician
General Studies
Health Information/Medical Records Technology/Technician
Health and Physical Education/Fitness, Other
Heating, Air Conditioning, Ventilation and Refrigeration Maintenance Technology/Technician
Industrial Mechanics and Maintenance Technology
Information Science/Studies
Information Technology
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Machine Shop Technology/Assistant
Mechanical Engineering/Mechanical Technology/Technician
Mechatronics, Robotics, and Automation Engineering
Medical Office Management/Administration
Medical Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiation Therapist
Office Management and Supervision
Photographic and Film/Video Technology/Technician and Assistant
Polysomnography
Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiographer
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
Respiratory Care Therapy/Therapist
Turf and Turfgrass Management
Welding Technology/Welder
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Programs Offered

  • English as a second language
  • Distance learning
  • Double major
  • Independent study
  • Cooporative programs
  • Summer session for credit
  • Part time undergraduate degrees

4,571

total students

NA%

in-state

NA%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

100%

4,571
students

Female
58%
2,629

Male
42%
1,942

Not reported

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

40%

1,870
students

Female
53%
987

Male
47%
883

60%

2,701
students

Female
61%
1,642

Male
39%
1,059

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Student Break-down

< 1%
Nonresident aliens
8%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
8%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
9%
Hispanic/Latino
68%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
1%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

965

Transfer students enrolled

21%

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 yes
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

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Career
  • Personal
  • Psychological

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • 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

90%

Additional services

  • Day care
  • Health insurance
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Braille services
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Other
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors
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