Catawba College

Salisbury, North Carolina

Catawba College Overview

Student population

Address2300 W Innes St
Salisbury, NC
School Websitewww.catawba.edu
School TypePrivate not-for-profit, 4-year or above
Size

Midsize

StatusPrivate not-for-profit
On Campus HousingNo
Level of StudyUndergraduate/Graduate

Catawba College is a small private not-for-profit, 4-year college based in Salisbury, North Carolina that offers both undergraduate and graduate programs to its students. The highest level of offerings is master's degree. In the 2019 academic year, 3,061 students applied to Catawba College. Of those students, 1,580 were granted admission into the school.

In the 2019 academic year, the in-state tuition for enrolling in Catawba College was $30,520. This number excludes room and board. The school does not provide on-campus housing, which you may want to factor into your cost analysis when planning to attend Catawba College.

Catawba College has a 46% graduation rate within six years of enrolling.

Catawba College Requirements

Academic standards

Moderate

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Applicants admitted

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The Catawba College acceptance rate is 52%. To put this into perspective, 1,580 of the 3,061 students who applied to Catawba College in the 2019 academic year were admitted. It’s clear that enrolling in Catawba College is not out of reach. You simply need the right credentials.

Most students who have been accepted into Catawba College had an SAT score between the range of 910 and 1,140. If you want a good shot of getting in, you'll also want to have strong ACT scores. The ACT range for Catawba College was between 18 and 24 in the last academic year.

In addition, applicants are required to submit their GPA to Catawba College as part of their application.

Catawba College Cost

In-State resident tuition

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Out of State Tuition

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Cost is a crucial factor to consider when deciding what college to attend. At Catawba College, the tuition for in-state residents is $30,520. Combined with fees of $0, room and board costs of $10,488, other expenses of $3,434 and the $1,400 cost of books and supplies.

Out-of-state students can expect to pay more. While the costs for room, board, and other expenses are the same, out-of-state tuition is significantly higher. Out-of-state students must pay $30,520 in tuition.

Students at Catawba College are eligible for federal financial aid. The average federal aid awarded to students at Catawba College was $4,718 last year, with 45% of students being awarded federal aid.

Catawba College Student Life

Full-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Part-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Student-to-Faculty Ratio12:1

Student composition is an important deciding factor for most students applying to Catawba College.

Catawba College has a good gender split, with 53% of undergraduates being female and 47% of undergraduates being male.

At the school, most students are North Carolina residents; in fact, 71% of all students reside in North Carolina. However, 25% of students come from out-of-state and 4% of students are international. This means you’ll be able to interact with people from all backgrounds.

The student to faculty ratio at Catawba College is 12:1. This means that you should have no trouble getting the academic support you need to thrive in your studies.

Catawba College Popular Majors and Programs

BUSINESS, MANAGEMENT, MARKETING, AND RELATED SUPPORT SERVICES
EDUCATION
VISUAL AND PERFORMING ARTS
PARKS, RECREATION, LEISURE, FITNESS, AND KINESIOLOGY
BIOLOGICAL AND BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES
COMMUNICATION, JOURNALISM, AND RELATED PROGRAMS
NATURAL RESOURCES AND CONSERVATION
HEALTH PROFESSIONS AND RELATED PROGRAMS
PSYCHOLOGY
SOCIAL SCIENCES

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