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Catawba Valley Community College
  • 2 Year
  • HICKORY, NC

Report Card

grade B minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Professors
    grade B minus
  2. Value
    grade B minus
  3. Diversity
    grade B
  4. Safety
    grade B+
  5. Student Life
    grade B+
  6. Location
    grade B

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Catawba Valley is a public college located in Hickory, North Carolina. It is a small institution with an enrollment of 1,402 undergraduate students. The Catawba Valley acceptance rate is 100%. Popular majors include Liberal Arts and Humanities, Business, and Medical Office Management. Graduating 58% of students, Catawba Valley alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $23,900.

About

2550 HWY 70 SE
HICKORY, NC 28602
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Athletic Division
NJCAA Division II
Athletic Conference
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Catawba Valley Community College Rankings

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Admissions

Acceptance Rate
100%
SAT Range
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ACT Range
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Application Fee
$0
SAT/ACT
Neither required nor recommended
High School GPA
No data available  

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Cost

Net Price
$8,006 / 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
$6,233 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
70%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade B minus
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
13:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
90%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 21 responses
59%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 22 responses
64%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 22 responses

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Majors

Online

Online Programs Offered
4
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
2
Online Associates Programs
2
Online Bachelor's Programs
0
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    34%
  • On Campus
    48%
  • Online
    18%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
1,402 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
3,291
Undergrads Over 25
13%
Pell Grant
52%
Varsity Athletes
9%
Poll
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Based on 3 responses

    After College

    Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
    $28,800 / year
    National
    $33,028
    Graduation Rate
    58%
    National
    49%
    Employed 2 Years After Graduation
    84%
    National
    83%

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