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Salisbury, North Carolina

Catawba College Demographics & Diversity

Racial Demographics & Diversity

Racial Diversity
Medium

A college's ethnic diversity is indicated by the student body's equal inclusion of students from different backgrounds . Students at Catawba College are primarily White with a smaller Black population. The school has medium racial diversity. 31% percent of students are minorities or students of color. The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Racial demographics of Catawba College students
Race Percent of Students
White 69%
Black 19%
Hispanic 5%
Asian 1%
American Indian / Alaskan 0%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 3%
International 3%
Race Unknown 0%

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Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity
High

There are 15% more female students than male students enrolled at Catawba College with a gender ratio of 53% women to 47% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, Catawba College has a comparable gender diversity ratio to other US colleges and is inclusive of both genders.

Male to female gender ratio for Catawba College students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 47%
Women 53%
Enrollment by gender for Catawba College students
Gender Number of Students
Men 602
Women 692

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very Low

Catawba College serves a very low number of students outside of North Carolina, with 71 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for Catawba College students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 71%
Out of State 25%
Foreign 4%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$60,564 per year

41% of students can be considered low-income as indicated by their receipt of Federal Pell Grant Aid.

Undergrad Student Population

Enrollment
1,294
Undergrad enrollment by age and part time status
Segment Percent of Students
Students Over 25 Years Old 14.9%
Part time Undergrads 4.1%

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