Catawba College, a nonprofit private institution, offers an assortment of program options, allowing students to choose which major is right for them. Located in Salisbury, NC, the school offers a rural setting for students to study in. Enrollment at Catawba College is nearly a thousand annually.
Students can pick from several areas of study, including but not limited to:
- Business And Marketing Studies
- Visual And Performing Arts
- Communications And Journalism
To be considered for admissions, applicants may be required to complete an application, write a personal statement, and submit test scores or other school records, which are then reviewed by admissions staff. Most students accepted to this school score in-between 800 - 1070 on the SAT exam. This school has an acceptance rate of around 42 percent of which only 30 percent decided to enroll. More information regarding admissions can be found at catawba.edu.
The cost of tuition is close to $28,000, but may change per year. Students are encouraged to visit the school's net price calculator to better estimate their cost of attending this school. Housing may be available for those that would like to live on-campus for a cost of $5,600 per year. Some students at this school may be eligible for financial aid, which is generally provided in the form of loans, grants, scholarships and work study programs.
The Catawba College "Indians" have a number of intercollegiate athletic programs through participation in the NCAA. Available sports offered may include:
- Baseball (NCAA Division II)
- Basketball (NCAA Division II)
- Football (NCAA Division II)
- Golf (NCAA Division II)
- Lacrosse (NCAA Division II)
Students who would like to get more about Catawba College may take a look at their website at http://www.catawba.edu.
Admission Requirements & Details
The admissions information below may give an overview of the students Catawba College accepts. The details may include admissions application requirements and recommendations, as well as any AP credits that may be transferred.
College Credits Accepted
- Dual Credits
- AP Course Credits
Catawba College has a total student population of about 1,300, where graduate students make up roughly 24% of the student body.
Estimated Costs & Financial Aid
The items listed below are for informational purposes only and may not represent current tuition, fees, and expenses.
Tuition & Fees Information
- Tuition is estimated to be around $32,000 per year for in-state and nonresident students
- For part-time students, charges are between $750-$900 per unit
Financial Aid Details
The table below breaks down the types of financial aid, the percent of students receiving aid, and average amount of aid per student per year.
|Percent of Students||Average Amount|
|Any Financial Aid||100%||-|
|Receiving Grants & Scholarships||100%||$20,201|
|Receiving Student Loans||78%||$7,572|
Academics & Student Services
Student ServicesTo help support students, Catawba College may offer student services like:
- Distance learning
- Classes offered on nights and weekends
- Academic counseling for students
- Work study style employment
- Assistance to find work
The overall graduation rate of Catawba College is close to 53%.
|Number of Year to Graduate||Percent of Entering Class|
|Students Graduating in 4 Years||41%|
|Graduating in 5 Years||9%|
|Graduating in 6 Years||2%|
Specialized Programs & Accreditations
- Elementary and Secondary School Teacher Education Program
- * Accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (since 1991)
Catawba College is a Member of National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), with many of the sports belonging to the NCAA Division II (with football) classification. The most popular sports played are listed below:
- Baseball (South Atlantic Conference)
- Basketball (South Atlantic Conference)
- Football (South Atlantic Conference)
- Track and Field, X-Country
The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.
Get more information about the programs offered by Catawba College by clicking the request information to the right.
(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)
Biological and Biomedical Sciences
Business and Marketing Studies
Communications and Journalism
English Language and Literature
Foreign Languages and Literature
Health and Clinical Professions
Legal Professions and Studies
Mathematics and Statistics
Natural Resources and Conservation
Philosophy and Religious Studies
Recreation and Fitness Studies
Security and Protective Services
Visual and Performing Arts
Other 4-Year Private Colleges
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- Winston - Salem State University in Winston-Salem, NC (31 miles away)
- Winthrop University in Rock Hill, SC (59 miles away)
- North Carolina Central University in Durham, NC (91 miles away)
- University of South Carolina - Upstate in Spartanburg, SC (97 miles away)
- Fayetteville State University in Fayetteville, NC (99 miles away)
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Information displayed on this page has been obtained from Institution, State, and Federal data sources, including the US Dept. of Education's Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) Survey 2010-2016. Information should be solely used for informational purposes only and may not be accurate for the current year. Contact Catawba College for official up-to-date information.