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Catawba College
  • 4 Year
  • SALISBURY, NC

Report Card

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

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Catawba is a private college located in Salisbury, North Carolina in the Greensboro Area. It is a small institution with an enrollment of 1,222 undergraduate students. Admissions is fairly competitive as the Catawba acceptance rate is 50%. Popular majors include Business, Biology, and Music History and Literature. Graduating 51% of students, Catawba alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $30,300.

About

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

Catawba College Rankings

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Catawba Admissions

Acceptance Rate
50%
Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
SAT Range
930-1120
ACT Range
17-23
Application Fee
$0
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action
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Cost

Net Price
$18,205 / 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
$26,256 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
99%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade B
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
12:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
77%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 13 responses
48%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 23 responses
57%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 23 responses

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Majors

Online

Online Programs Offered
0
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
0
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    17%
  • On Campus
    83%
  • Online
    0%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
1,222 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
102
Undergrads Over 25
6%
Pell Grant
46%
Varsity Athletes
36%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 13 responses
  • The ambitious vs those who hinder the ambitious
    62%
  • focussed and family style
    15%
  • Laid Back
    15%
  • Outgoing
    8%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
85%
Poll
48%
of students say they don't have Greek life. 21 responses
Poll
63%
of students say varsity sports are a big part of campus life. 32 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 14 responses
  • Focused on Community and Familial feeling
    57%
  • Home away from home
    14%
  • One of the top 20 Theatre schools in the nation
    14%
  • One of the top 10 Theatre schools in the nation
    7%
  • Underrated
    7%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$39,400 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
51%
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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