Catawba College

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General Information

Admission Office

2300 West Innes Street

Salisbury, NC 28144-2488

(704) 637-4402

(800) 228-2922

Fax: (704) 637-4422



Contact: Lois Williams

Dean of Admissions
Main Address

2300 West Innes Street

Salisbury, NC 28144-2488

(704) 637-4111

www.catawba.edu
Size

Total undergrads: 1,225

First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 248

Degree-seeking undergrads: 1,225

Graduate enrollment: 36

Setting

Suburban setting

Large town (10,000 – 49,999)

Residential campus

Degrees offered:
Bachelor’s
Master’s

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: Yes

Regular application fee: $25

Online application fee: $25
Enrollment Rates

Percent applicants admitted: 61%

Percent of students who return for sophomore year: 68%


College Majors

Arts, Visual & Performing

Arts Management B
Drama/Theater Arts B
Music – General B
Music – General Performance B

Biological & Biomedical Sciences

Biology B

Business, Management, & Marketing

Accounting B
Business Administration/Management B
Management Information Systems B

Communications & Journalism

Communications/Rhetoric B

Education

Education of Gifted/Talented B
Elementary Education B
Junior High Education B
Music Teacher Education B
Physical Education B

English Language & Literature

English Language & Literature – General B

Foreign Language & Literature

French B
Spanish B

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Athletic Training/Sports Medicine B
Recreational Therapy B

History

History – General B

Law & Legal Studies

Prelaw B

Mathematics

Mathematics – General B

Natural Resources & Conservation

Environmental Science B
Environmental Studies B

Parks, Recreation & Fitness

Health/Physical Fitness B
Parks, Recreation & Fitness – General B
Sport/Fitness Administration B

Philosophy & Religion

Religion/Religious Studies B

Physical Sciences

Chemistry B

Psychology

Psychology – General B

Public Administration & Services

Public Administration B

Security & Protective Services

Law Enforcement Administration B

Social Sciences

Political Science/Government B
Sociology B

Degree levels for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

Catawba College Highlights

School Information

Phone Number:(704) 637-4111
Website:www.catawba.edu
Type of School:4-year, Private non-profit
Apply Online:www.catawba.edu/apply
Address:2300 W Innes St, Salisbury, NC 28144
Setting:22
Campus Housing:Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population:1,306
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's):53%
Student-to-faculty Ratio:13 to 1
Distance Learning Programs:Yes
Distance Learning Students*:1,221 (93% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered:Bachelor's, Master's

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition:$29,333
Out-of-state Tuition:$29,333
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid:100%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded:$22,669

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students

Catawba College Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Catawba College.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Biological and Biomedical Sciences1
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services4
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs1
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services1
Education81
English Language and Literature/Letters2
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics1
Health Professions and Related Programs3
History1
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service1
Mathematics and Statistics1
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies1
Natural Resources and Conservation2
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies3
Philosophy and Religious Studies1
Physical Sciences1
Psychology1
Social Sciences3
Visual and Performing Arts5
Grand total411

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Online Programs & Distance Learning

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Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Catawba College and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$29,333
Out-of-state$29,333
Books and supplies$1,400

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$2,220
Out-of-state$2,220

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2015-2016

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid310100%
Grant or scholarship aid310100%$22,669
Student loan aid23375%$6,348

All Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid1,18093%$19,848
Federal student loans89771%$7,063

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Catawba College. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled Catawba College students.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2017

TotalMaleFemale
Number of applicants2,5281,3121,216
Percent admitted100%45%49%
Percent admitted who enrolled14%13%15%

Admissions Considerations

RequiredRecommendedOptional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Recommendations
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

Catawba College Enrollment, Fall 2017

Total Enrollment1,306
Undergraduate enrollment1,297
Graduate enrollment9

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Catawba College Accreditation

This institution is accredited by Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges

Specialized institution accreditations:

    *General information for this school has been gathered from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) database, a service provided by the U.S. Department of Education. CollegeAtlas.org does not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

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