Catawba College is on a 276-acre campus in a small town setting in Salisbury, North Carolina, not far from Charlotte. Catawba College has many clubs, organizations, and activities for students to participate in – band, chorus, theater groups, a campus newspaper, and more.
Catawba College does not have fraternities or sororities.
Catawba College has a thriving Volunteer Catawba. In fact, more students participate in Volunteer Catawba than any other on-campus activity.
Other popular student organizations at Catawba College include Catawba Ambassadors (admissions guides), Blue Masque (drama), Fellowship of Christian Athletes and Wigwam Productions (student activities board).
Catawba College students' favorite campus events are Homecoming, Family Weekend and Catawbapalooza.
Catawba College offers housing for students. Students are required to live on campus through freshman year. First year students are guaranteed on-campus housing.
The majority of Catawba College students live on campus. In 2021, 55% of undergrads at Catawba College lived in some kind of on-campus housing and 45% of students lived off-campus or commuted to Catawba College. There are 840 spots available in on-campus housing for all 1,238 undergraduates. In the 2020-21 school year, 745 students chose to live on-campus. On the weekends, about 70% students stay on-campus. First year students are allowed to park a car on campus.
Catawba College offers coed housing.
At Catawba College there are a variety of athletic options for students interested in joining a sports program.
Intercollegiate sports are the highest tier of college sports and can be very competitive. Intercollegiate teams are regulated by the NCAA, funded by the university, and compete against teams from other universities. The division of a sports team depends on the size of the university, funding, and competition level. An intercollegiate school team will be Division I, II or III, with Division I being the highest level.
Club sports are not regulated by the NCAA and are a great option for students not interested in trying out for an intercollegiate team. Club sports are usually student run but can also be funded by the university.
Intramural sports are the most casual and informal. Intramural sports are often free and require very little time commitment.
Let's take a look at the athletic options available at Catawba College:
|Sport||Men's Intramural||Women's Intramural||Men's Division||Women's Division||Men's Scholarships||Women's Scholarships|
|Golf||NCAA Division 2||NCAA Division 2||√||√|
|Lacrosse||NCAA Division 2||NCAA Division 2||√||√|
|Swimming And Diving||NCAA Division 2||NCAA Division 2||√||√|
|Track And Field||NCAA Division 2||NCAA Division 2|
|Cross Country Running||NCAA Division 2||NCAA Division 2||√||√|
|Cheerleading||Intercollegiate Club Teams||Intercollegiate Club Teams|
|Basketball||√||√||NCAA Division 2||NCAA Division 2||√||√|
|Soccer||√||√||NCAA Division 2||NCAA Division 2||√||√|
|Tennis||√||√||NCAA Division 2||NCAA Division 2||√||√|
College is like a home away from home. Whether you're walking to class or coming back from late-night studying (or partying!), it's important to feel safe on campus.
Catawba College is patroled 24 hours a day by trained security. The Catawba College campus has emergency telephones or alarms for students to use anytime of day or night.
Catawba College offers late-night transportation or safety escorts for students. Dorms can only be accessed with secure key cards so that students can feel confident that they are safe in on-campus housing.
Visiting colleges is one of the best ways to get a sense of the campus and student body. If you'd like to visit Catawba College, take Interstate 85 to Salisbury, NC. If you need to fly, book your flight to Charlotte Douglas International airport.
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