Catawba College Admission Chances

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Acceptance Chances

Can I get into Catawba College? These admission statistics provide an indication how difficult it is to get in and what your chances are. 1,326 out of 3,694 applicants or 36% were admitted making Catawba College a more competitive school to get into with a lesser chance of acceptance for average applicants.  Academically, it has data not available for admission test scores. Catawba College typically accepts and attracts C+ average high school students. Only 26% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

Women Men Total
Applied 1,890 1,804 3,694
Accepted 690 636 1,326
Acceptance Rate 37% 35% 36%
Enrolled 164 181 345
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 24% 28% 26%


Estimated GPA Requirements

The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Catawba College was 2.36 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily C+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. Even with a competitive GPA, admission to Catawba College will be challenging as the school denies more applicants than it admits.

 What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Admission Chances
3.75+ 0% Good
3.50 to 3.75 0% Good
3.25 to 3.50 0% Good
3.00 to 3.25 6% Good
2.75 to 3.00 31% Good
2.50 to 2.75 42% Avg +
2.25 to 2.50 22% Reach
2.00 to 2.25 0% Low

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Catawba College and what considerations affect admission decisions?

Test Scores Required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Recommended
Completion of College Preparatory Program Required
Recommendations Required
Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended

Credits Accepted

Does accept high school AP credits or award dual credit towards both a college and high school degree?

AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences No

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=198215 IPEDS survey data for Catawba College.