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Catawba College
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  • 4 Year
  • SALISBURY, NC

Report Card

grade C+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade B minus
  2. Value
    grade B minus
  3. Diversity
    grade A
  4. Campus
    grade C minus
  5. Athletics
    grade B
  6. Party Scene
    grade C+
  7. Professors
    grade B minus
  8. Location
    grade C
  9. Dorms
    grade C minus
  10. Campus Food
    grade C minus
  11. Student Life
    grade C
  12. Safety
    grade C

About

2300 W INNES ST
SALISBURY, NC 28144
Athletic Division
NCAA Division II (with football)
Athletic Conference
South Atlantic Conference
From Catawba College

Catawba College was founded with a simple goal: to create a setting that transforms a diverse array of students into competent professionals whose success lives where their passions meet the needs of the world. In our intimate classroom settings, you'll be directly connected to the great minds and ideas that will shape your future.

Thanks to the generous financial aid packages we give to 100% of our student body and a comprehensive suite of student support, you'll be amazed how affordable and accessible we make the life you deserve.

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Catawba College Rankings

Niche rankings are based on rigorous analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education and millions of reviews.

Admissions

Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
Acceptance Rate
52%
SAT Range
940-1140
ACT Range
17-22
Application Fee
$0
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Required
Accepts Common App
Yes

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Cost

Net Price
$18,657 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$25,505 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
99%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade B minus
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
14:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
77%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 13 responses
46%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 24 responses
54%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 24 responses

Majors

Online

Online Programs Offered
1
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
1
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    59%
  • On Campus
    28%
  • Online
    13%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
1,232 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
108
Undergrads Over 25
13%
Pell Grant
44%
Varsity Athletes
39%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 14 responses
  • The ambitious vs those who hinder the ambitious
    57%
  • focussed and family style
    14%
  • Laid Back
    14%
  • Outgoing
    7%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
82%
Poll
45%
of students say Greek life is pretty low-key and has little effect on the social scene. 22 responses
Poll
61%
of students say varsity sports are a big part of campus life. 33 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 15 responses
  • Focused on Community and Familial feeling
    53%
  • One of the top 20 Theatre schools in the nation
    13%
  • Fast-paced
    7%
  • One of the top 10 Theatre schools in the nation
    7%
  • Underrated
    7%

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After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$39,400 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
56%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
92%
National
83%
100%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 9 responses

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