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Catawba College

Salisbury, NC

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Overview

Catawba College is a Comprehensive institution located in Salisbury, NC, in a small town setting.

Location & Contact

Address 2300 West Innes Street
Salisbury, NC  28144-2488
United States
Contact Phone: 704-637-4111

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Majors & Degrees

Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Biochemistry Checkmark
Biology/biological Sciences, General Checkmark
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
Accounting Checkmark
Business Administration And Management, General Checkmark
Management Information Systems, General Checkmark
Marketing/marketing Management, General Checkmark
Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
Digital Communication And Media/multimedia Checkmark
Speech Communication And Rhetoric Checkmark
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
Computer And Information Sciences, General Checkmark
Education Associate Bachelors
Drama And Dance Teacher Education Checkmark
Elementary Education And Teaching Checkmark
Environmental Education Checkmark
Junior High/intermediate/middle School Education And Teaching Checkmark
Kindergarten/preschool Education And Teaching Checkmark
Music Teacher Education Checkmark
Science Teacher Education/general Science Teacher Education Checkmark
Special Education And Teaching, Other Checkmark
English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
Creative Writing Checkmark
English Language And Literature, General Checkmark
Professional, Technical, Business, And Scientific Writing Checkmark
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
Spanish Language And Literature Checkmark
Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Mental Health Counseling/counselor Checkmark
Registered Nursing/registered Nurse Checkmark
Therapeutic Recreation/recreational Therapy Checkmark
History Associate Bachelors
History, General Checkmark
Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
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Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
Financial Mathematics Checkmark
Mathematics, General Checkmark
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
Multi-/interdisciplinary Studies, Other Checkmark
Natural Resources And Conservation Associate Bachelors
Environmental Science Checkmark
Environmental Studies Checkmark
Parks, Recreation, Leisure And Fitness Studies Associate Bachelors
Exercise Science And Kinesiology Checkmark
Parks, Recreation, And Leisure Studies Checkmark
Sport And Fitness Administration/management Checkmark
Sports, Kinesiology, And Physical Education/fitness, General Checkmark
Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
Religion/religious Studies Checkmark
Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Chemistry, General Checkmark
Psychology Associate Bachelors
Psychology, General Checkmark
Public Administration And Social Service Professions Associate Bachelors
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Security And Protective Services Associate Bachelors
Criminal Justice/law Enforcement Administration Checkmark
Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
Economics, General Checkmark
Political Science And Government, General Checkmark
Sociology, General Checkmark
Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
Drama And Dramatics/theatre Arts, General Checkmark
Dramatic/theatre Arts And Stagecraft, Other Checkmark
Music Performance, General Checkmark
Music, General Checkmark
Theatre/theatre Arts Management Checkmark

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

3,254
Applied
1,696
Accepted
1,238
Enrolled
52%
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Female Admissions

1,669
Females Applied
885
Females Accepted
53%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

1,585
Males Applied
811
Males Accepted
51%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

0
Application Fee
3.59
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Essay
A minimum high school GPA of 2.8
Recommended Transcript of high school record
Interview
2 recommendations

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen August 1st Not reported
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer Not reported Not reported Yes

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score 25th % Info icon 75th % Info icon
SAT Critical Reading 470 570
SAT Math 470 560
ACT Composite 17 22

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

31,486
Private
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Fees

10,804
Room & board
6,374
Room only
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Other Payment Considerations

Tuition payment plans offered Yes
Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Employees

Financial Aid

28,467
Avg. Financial Aid Package
28,988
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
29,995
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
3,801
Avg. Loan Aid
16,582
Avg. Grant Aid
8,868
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
100% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
83.3%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
33%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

1,238
Total Undergrad students
5%
International Students
24%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 8.13%
Black or African American 19.57%
White or Caucasian 57.96%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.41%
Asian 1%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.08%
Two or more races 4.48%
Other 3.57%

Gender

Male (44.59%)
Female (55.41%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements Yes
Housing options Co-ed housing
Men-only housing
Women-only housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 55%

Student Activities

Student-run campus newspaper Checkmark
Drama/theatre group Checkmark
Student-run radio station Checkmark
Student-run television station Checkmark
Marching band Checkmark
Choral groups Checkmark
Campus events:
Homecoming, Family Weekend and Catawbapalooza

Student Services

Legal services Checkmark
Health clinic Checkmark
Personal/psychological counseling Checkmark
Women's center Checkmark
International students advisor Checkmark

Student Organizations

Greek fraternities
Greek sororities
Local fraternities
Local sororities
Most popular organizations:
Volunteer Catawba, Catawba Ambassadors (admissions guides), Blue Masque (drama), Fellowship of Christian Athletes and Wigwam Productions (student activities board)

Campus Security & Safety

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
24-hour patrols by trained officers Checkmark
Student patrols Checkmark
Late-night transport/escort services Checkmark
Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Checkmark

Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Badminton Checkmark No No
Baseball No Division 2 Checkmark
Basketball Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Bowling Checkmark No No
Cheerleading No Checkmark No
Cross-country Running No Division 2 Checkmark
Football Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Golf No Division 2 Checkmark
Lacrosse No Division 2 Checkmark
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Softball Checkmark No No
Swimming And Diving No Division 2 Checkmark
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Tennis Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Track And Field No Division 2 No
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark No No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Badminton Checkmark No No
Baseball No No No
Basketball Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Bowling Checkmark No No
Cheerleading No Checkmark No
Cross-country Running No Division 2 Checkmark
Football No No No
Golf No Division 2 Checkmark
Lacrosse No Division 2 Checkmark
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Softball No Division 2 Checkmark
Swimming And Diving No Division 2 Checkmark
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Tennis Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Track And Field No Division 2 No
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark

Faculty

136
Total Faculty
12:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 84
Part-time - 52
Male - 64
Female - 72
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