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Catawba College

Salisbury, NC 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate67%

About Catawba College

Catawba College is a private, religious college in the town of Salisbury, North Carolina. Catawba College was founded in 1851. The college enrolls around 1,172 students a year, including 1,094 undergraduate students.

Catawba College Acceptance Rate 2022

It is moderately difficult to get into Catawba College. Around 67% of applicants get into Catawba College each year. In 2022, 2,146 out of 3,199 total applicants were accepted.

Catawba College Admissions Facts At-A-Glance
Overall Acceptance Rate 67%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate ED not offered
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA not offered
Average GPA 3.7
Test Optional Yes
Applicants Submitting SAT scores 11%

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Catawba College is located in Salisbury, North Carolina, near Charlotte.

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College Info

2300 West Innes Street Salisbury, NC 28144-2488

Campus Setting: Small Town

Catawba College Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Aug 15

Transfer Applications are Due

Continuous processing

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Catawba College is Aug 15.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Catawba College is Continuous processing.

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Catawba College SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

1000 - 1200


Math SAT Range

500 - 610


Reading SAT Range

500 - 600

Catawba College Tuition & Fees

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Student Life

Wondering what life at Catawba College is like? There are approximately 1,172 students enrolled at Catawba College, including 1,094 undergraduate students and 78 graduate students. 91% percent of students attend school full-time, 75% percent are from NC and 25% percent of students are from other states.


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