#9 Best Private Colleges in North Carolina

Catawba College

Salisbury, North Carolina

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Student Population
National Rank
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Location Salisbury, North Carolina
Online catawba.edu
School Type Private 4 Year
Setting Distant Town
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Size Small
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad/Graduate

Located in Salisbury, North Carolina, Catawba College is a small four year private college offering both undergrad and graduate programs. In the most recent statistical year 3,061 prospective students applied, and 1,580 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 335 enrolled in the school.  1,229 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 65 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2018/2019, excluding room and board, is $30,520 plus fees of $0. Catawba College is ranked 494 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2020 U.S. Colleges Ranking.

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Admission Standards
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SAT 910/1140
ACT 18/24
GPA 2.36
Applications Accepted
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Applications Due -
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Annual Cost to Attend

Costs for Catawba College
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,400
Other Fees$0
Room and Board $10,488
Budget for Other Expenses$3,434
Total One Year Cost$45,842

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Average Salary After 10 Years
$42,000 per year
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate
54% within 6 years

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Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by Catawba College students
Subject Percent of Class
Business 32%
Education 20%
Visual and Performing Arts 12%
Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies 9%
Communication 5%

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