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Catawba College

Salisbury, NC
University Website: www.catawba.edu
Apply Online: www.catawba.edu/apply
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Catawba College is a private, coeducational liberal arts college in Salisbury, North Carolina, USA. Founded in 1851 by the North Carolina Classis of the Reformed Church in Newton, the college adopted its name from its county of origin, Catawba County, before moving to its current home of Salisbury in 1925.

Today, Catawba College still holds loose ties with the successor to the Reformed Church, the United Church of Christ, and offers more than thirty undergraduate degrees.

In 2009, Catawba College was listed as 17th in the U.S. News and World Report in the category "Best Baccalaureate Colleges in the South." Catawba College has been consistently named as one of the "361 Best Colleges" by the Princeton Review, and the school's theatre program is consistently rated as one of the top 10 in the nation, and in 2011 alone, winning 8 awards from the Metrolina Theatre Association for their production of Bright Lights, Big City. In 2008 and 2009, In Tune Monthly named Catawba College one of the best music schools in the country.

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Fast Facts

  • Private not for profit, Four or more years
  • students
  • $25,160.00 avg tuition

2300 W Innes St
Salisbury, NC 28144
(704) 637-4111

Apply online Admissions:
www.catawba.edu/admissions/
Financial Aid:
www.catawba.edu/administrative/fi..

Areas of Study:

  • Biological And Biomedical Sciences
  • Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services
  • Communication, Journalism, And Related Programs
  • Education
  • English Language And Literature/Letters
  • Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics
  • Health Professions And Related Programs
  • History
  • Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting And Related Protective Services
  • Legal Professions And Studies
  • Mathematics And Statistics
  • Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies
  • Natural Resources And Conservation
  • Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies
  • Philosophy And Religious Studies
  • Physical Sciences
  • Psychology
  • Social Sciences
  • Visual And Performing Arts
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Catawba College

Statistics:
Applied 2,427
Admitted 1,010 42%
Enrolled total 307
Full Time: 307
Part Time 0
Standards:
Test 25th % 75th %
SAT EBRW 390 530
SAT Math 410 540
SAT Written (2006-2015) Optional 0 0
ACT Composite 0 0
ACT English 0 0
ACT Math 0 0
ACT Writing 0 0
Retention / Graduation:
Retention rate 71%
4-year graduation rate 39%
6-year graduation rate 55%
Application Deadlines:
Regular Application Deadline
Early Admission Deadline
Early Decision Deadline
Financial Aid Deadline
Student Response Deadline
Transfer Student Application Deadline
Requirements:
Open Admissions Policy No
Secondary School GPA Required
Secondary School Rank Recommended
Secondary School Record Required
Formal Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended
Admission Test Scores Required
TOEFL Required
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended
Credit:
AP Credits Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences Yes

Catawba College

Tuition In-District In-State Out-Of-State
Avg Full-Time Undergraduate Tuition $25,160.00 $25,160.00 $25,160.00
Full-Time Undergraduate Required Fees $0.00 $0.00 $0.00
Part-Time Undergraduate Cost Per Credit Hour $655.00 $655.00 $655.00
Avg Full Time Graduate Tuition $0.00 $0.00 $0.00
Full Time Graduate Required Fees $0.00 $0.00 $0.00
Part-Full Time Graduate Cost Per Credit Hour $160.00 $160.00 $160.00
Expenses On-Campus Off-Campus
(without family)
Off-Campus
(with family)
Room and Board $8,700.00 $4,600.00 $2,800.00
Other Expenses $2,600.00 $2,800.00 $2,800.00
Additional Fees
Undergraduate Application Fee $25.00
Graduate Application Fee $25.00
Books and Supplies $1,400.00
Financial Aid
Percent receiving aid 100%
Percent receiving grant aid 94%
Avg amount of grant aid $19,887.00
Percent receiving student loan aid 73%
Avg amount of student loan aid $9,632.00

Catawba College

Programs and majors Associate's Bachelor's Master's Doctorate
BIOLOGICAL AND BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES
Biology/Biological Sciences, General X
BUSINESS, MANAGEMENT, MARKETING, AND RELATED SUPPORT SERVICES
Accounting X
Business Administration and Management, General X
Management Information Systems, General X
Marketing/Marketing Management, General X
COMMUNICATION, JOURNALISM, AND RELATED PROGRAMS
Speech Communication and Rhetoric X
EDUCATION
Elementary Education and Teaching X X
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching X X
Kindergarten/Preschool Education and Teaching X
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching X
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education X
ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE/LETTERS
English Language and Literature, General X
FOREIGN LANGUAGES, LITERATURES, AND LINGUISTICS
French Language and Literature X
Spanish Language and Literature X
HEALTH PROFESSIONS AND RELATED PROGRAMS
Athletic Training/Trainer X
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist X
Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies X
Therapeutic Recreation/Recreational Therapy X
HISTORY
History, General X
HOMELAND SECURITY, LAW ENFORCEMENT, FIREFIGHTING AND RELATED PROTECTIVE SERVICES
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration X
LEGAL PROFESSIONS AND STUDIES
Pre-Law Studies X
MATHEMATICS AND STATISTICS
Mathematics, General X
MULTI/INTERDISCIPLINARY STUDIES
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other X
NATURAL RESOURCES AND CONSERVATION
Environmental Science X
Environmental Studies X
PARKS, RECREATION, LEISURE, AND FITNESS STUDIES
Kinesiology and Exercise Science X
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies X
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management X
PHILOSOPHY AND RELIGIOUS STUDIES
Religion/Religious Studies X
PHYSICAL SCIENCES
Chemistry, General X
PSYCHOLOGY
Psychology, General X
SOCIAL SCIENCES
Political Science and Government, General X
Sociology X
VISUAL AND PERFORMING ARTS
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General X
Dramatic/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft, Other X
Fine and Studio Arts Management X
Music Performance, General X
Music, General X

Scholarships for Students in North Carolina

Name Amount Deadline
North Carolina Schweitzer Fellows Program $3,000 February 01, 2017
Marian A. Smith Scholarship Award $2,000 January 21, 2017
SETC Secondary School Scholarship $1,000 January 15, 2017
Harry W. Clarke Memorial Scholarship $1,000 January 17, 2017
Polly Holliday Award $1,000 January 28, 2017
Charlie R. and Charles J. Silver Family Scholarship $1,000 March 15, 2017
L. Phil and Alice J. Wicker Scholarship $500 January 31, 2017
Marion Maccarrell Scott Scholarship Varies January 31, 2017

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