1,325
Students
Financial aid thermometer
24,637
Avg. Financial Aid
Moderate
Admission Difficulty
42
42%
Acceptance Rate
Small town
Setting
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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

Majors & Degrees

Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
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Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Education Associate Bachelors
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English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
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Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
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Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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History Associate Bachelors
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Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
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Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
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Natural Resources And Conservation Associate Bachelors
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Parks, Recreation, Leisure And Fitness Studies Associate Bachelors
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Kinesiology And Exercise Science Checkmark
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Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
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Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Psychology Associate Bachelors
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Public Administration And Social Service Professions Associate Bachelors
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Security And Protective Services Associate Bachelors
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Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
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Admissions

Acceptance Rate

3,125
Applied
1,325
Accepted
1,325
Enrolled
42%
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Female Admissions

1,535
Females Applied
661
Females Accepted
43%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

1,590
Males Applied
664
Males Accepted
42%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

0
Application Fee
3.75
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
Essay
A minimum high school GPA of 2
2 recommendations
Recommended Interview

Application Deadlines

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

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

30,520
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Fees

10,488
Room & board
6,188
Room only
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan No
Tuition payment plans offered Yes
Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Employees

Financial Aid

24,637
Avg. Financial Aid Package
26,659
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
29,986
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
4,290
Avg. Loan Aid
15,130
Avg. Grant Aid
6,930
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
100% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
78%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
26%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

1,325
Total undergrad students
4%
International Students
19%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 6.87%
Black or African American 19.32%
White or Caucasian 65.74%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.3%
Asian 0.75%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.08%
Two or more races 3.02%
Other 0.15%

Gender

Male (46.57%)
Female (53.43%)

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 57%

Student Activities

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Campus events:
Homecoming, Family Weekend and Catawbapalooza

Student Services

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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

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Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Badminton Checkmark No No
Baseball No Division 2 Checkmark
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Bowling Checkmark No No
Cheerleading No Checkmark No
Cross-country Running No Division 2 Checkmark
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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

159
Total Faculty
12:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 86
Part-time - 73
Male - 80
Female - 79