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Catawba College
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  • 4 Year
  • SALISBURY, NC

Catawba College Campus Life

Housing

Dorms
grade C minus
Based on housing cost, capacity, student reviews and additional factors.
On-Campus Housing Available
Yes
Freshmen Required to Live on Campus
No
Freshmen Live On-Campus
85%
Undergrads in College Housing
No data available  
Average Housing Cost
$6,564 / year
Poll
35%
of students say overall dorm quality is great. 98 responses
Poll
71%
of students say the dorms' social atmosphere is great. 28 responses

Food

Campus Food
grade C minus
Based on meal plan cost and student reviews on the food.
Meal Plan Available
Yes
Average Meal Plan Cost
$4,566 / year
Poll
What are the best food options on campus?
Based on 16 responses
  • McCorkles Grill
    44%
  • The cafe, starbucks
    31%
  • NONE
    19%
  • Pizza
    6%
20%
of students highly rate the dining facilities. 30 responses

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Campus Quality

Campus
grade C minus
Based on quality of housing, food services, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Life
grade C
Based on campus diversity, social scene, student reviews, and additional factors.
Poll
What is your overall opinion of your school and the campus community?
Based on 18 responses
  • I love everything about my school and have a lot of campus pride.
    39%
  • I like mostly everything about my school, but there are some things I wish were different.
    50%
  • The school community is okay-we're all just here for an education, nothing more.
    6%
  • I hate my school and have no school spirit.
    6%

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Safety

Safety
grade B minus
Based on crimes on campus, local area crime rates, and student reviews.
Poll
69%
of students say they feel extremely safe and secure on campus. 16 responses
Poll
How does peer pressure affect students' use of drugs and alcohol?
Based on 14 responses
  • You can have a great social life without drugs or alcohol.
    50%
  • Most people partake in some form, but no one treats you differently if you don't.
    29%
  • You'll definitely feel a little awkward if you don't drink.
    7%
  • If you don't partake, you're left out.
    14%
Poll
How visible are the campus police on campus?
Based on 14 responses
  • Extremely present and willing to assist students.
    14%
  • There if you need them but not overbearing.
    64%
  • Just there to bust up parties or give out parking tickets.
    14%
  • We have campus police?
    7%

Sports

Poll
How popular are varsity sports on campus?
Based on 36 responses
  • Almost everything on campus revolves around them.
    6%
  • Varsity sports are a big part of campus life.
    58%
  • Varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life.
    33%
  • No one pays attention to varsity sports.
    3%
Men's Varsity Sports
All Track Combined, Baseball, Basketball, Football, Golf, Lacrosse, Soccer, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field: Indoor, Track and Field: Outdoor, Track and Field: X-Country
Women's Varsity Sports
All Track Combined, Basketball, Beach Volleyball, Golf, Lacrosse, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field: Indoor, Track and Field: Outdoor, Track and Field: X-Country, Volleyball

Clubs & Activities

Clubs Offered
Campus Ministries, Dance, Drama/Theater, Literary Magazine, Newspaper, Student Government
Music
Choral Groups, Jazz Band, Marching Band, Musical Theater, Music Ensembles, Pep Band
Poll
What are your favorite campus events or traditions?
Based on 5 responses
  • Winterfest Ball
    40%
  • ADP and Vernacular shows
    20%
  • Football Games
    20%
  • Soccer Games
    20%

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Party Scene

Party Scene
grade C
Based on access to bars and student reviews on the party scene.
Poll
What is the party scene like on campus?
Based on 32 responses
  • Lots of options Wednesday-Saturday.
    13%
  • Some decent frat/house parties, weekends only.
    28%
  • Good parties are few and far between.
    31%
  • Parties? What parties?
    28%
Poll
What is the biggest social event of the year?
Based on 21 responses
  • WINTERFEST
    52%
  • homecoming
    14%
  • Blue Masque Party
    10%
  • Halloween
    10%
  • Graduation
    5%
  • Homecoming
    5%
  • We don't party
    5%

Greek Life

Men in Fraternities
No data available  
Women in Sororities
No data available  
44%
of students say Greek life is pretty low-key and has little effect on the social scene. 25 responses

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