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Catawba College Tuition & Cost

Salisbury, North Carolina

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Sticker Price

Costs for Catawba College
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,400
Other Fees$0
Room and Board $11,130
Other Expenses Budget$3,434

Annual Tuition & Costs

The annual tuition to attend Catawba College is $32,380. The cost is the same for both in-state and out-of-state students. Room and board fees are an additional $11,130. For educational materials, students should allocate approximately $1,400 for books and supplies plus $0 for other fees charged by the school. Finally, students should budget $3,434 for miscellaneous expenses throughout the year. With all these fees considered, the expected total cost to attend Catawba College on a full-time basis is $48,344 per annum.

All price data is sourced from the 2021/2022 U.S. Department of Education National Center for Education Statistics survey.

Net Price

The average reported annual net price for Catawba College for students receiving grants or scholarship aid was $18,657 in 2019/2020. Net price includes tuition and required fees, books and supplies, and average cost for room and board and other expenses

The net price provides a more realistic estimate of the true cost of attending Catawba College, once common grants and scholarships have been taken into account. It's important to note that this net price can fluctuate based on factors such as family income and individual financial need.

Average Net Price 2019/2020

Net Price by Income Catawba College
Family Income Net Price Paid
$0 to $30,000$15,146
$30,001 to $48,000$17,408
$48,001 to $75,000$17,449
$75,001 to $110,000$19,990

Financial Aid

99% of full-time undergrad Catawba College received financial aid in the form of grants, scholarships, fellowships from the institution or from Federal, State or local government agencies. This aid averaged $25,505 per student during the 2019/2020 school year. Grant and scholarship aid does not need to be paid back. 75% of students received Federal Student Loans averaging $5,500 and 7% of undergrads took out private student loans averaging $10,821.

Finanical Aid Catawba College
Type Avg./Student Students Receiving
Total Grant and Scholarship Aid $25,505 99%
Institutional Grants and Scholarships $20,576 99%
Pell Grants $4,874 44%
Other Federal Grants $943 18%
State and Local Grants $5,489 47%
Federal Student Loans $5,500 75%
Other Student Loans $10,821 7%

Student Loans

To gauge a more realistic picture of what it may really cost you out of pocket to go to Catawba College, we've modeled a ten year student loan with an original principal value of $68,180. The loan balance of $68,180 is a four year multiple of the $17,045 average net price. This is a estimate of what you could owe upon graduation if you were to qualify for average financial aid and what a degree really may cost. Should you not qualify for financial aid, you may owe significantly more when you graduate. Based on these assumptions, a monthly repayment of $723 could be required to satisfy your student loan.

Please note that financial aid is not guaranteed and is only available for qualifying students. Federal Student Loans are not grants and must be repaid with interest. The current Stafford loan interest rate is 4.99%.

Example Loan $68,180
Stafford Loan Interest Rate 4.99%
Time to Pay Off Student Loan 10 years
Example Monthly Payment $722.82
Total Interest Paid $18,558.58
Sum of All Loan Payments $86,738.58

Projected 4 Year Degree Price

4 Year Sticker Price

Year All Residents
1 $48,344
2 $49,348
3 $50,374
4 $51,420

Based on published tuition prices, we estimate the current cost of a 4 year bachelor's degree and living expenses at Catawba College to be $193,376 - assuming graduation in normal time. The estimation assumes a 2.1% annual increase over the next 4 years which has been the recent trend for this school.

Credit Hour Cost and Price per Class

Credit Hour and Class Costs at Catawba College
Price Per Credit 3 Credit Class 4 Credit Class
All Residents $898 $2,694 $3,592

Estimated cost for a class at Catawba College based on published credit hour prices. Note that not all schools allow single class enrollment. These prices should be used for comparison purposes as to how much it may cost to take a class at Catawba College versus other colleges.

Tuition Payment Plans Available

Catawba College Payment Plans
Tuition Payment Plan No
Prepaid Tuition Plan No
Alternative Tuition Plan No
Guaranteed Tuition Plan No

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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.