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Catawba Valley Community College Student Life

Catawba Valley Community College is on a 50-acre campus in a small town setting in Hickory, North Carolina, not far from Charlotte. Catawba Valley Community College has many clubs, organizations, and activities for students to participate in – chorus, theater groups, , and more.

Catawba Valley Community College does not have fraternities or sororities.

Catawba Valley Community College has a thriving SkillsUSA. In fact, more students participate in SkillsUSA than any other on-campus activity.

Other popular student organizations at Catawba Valley Community College include Campus Crusade for Christ, Emerging Entrepreneurs, Circle K and Phi Theta Kappa.

Catawba Valley Community College students' favorite campus traditions are Fall Fling, Have a 'Dog' with the 'Big Dawg' and Black History Celebration.

Catawba Valley Community College Housing

Catawba Valley Community College does not offer housing.

All Catawba Valley Community College students live off campus and 100% of students lived off-campus or commuted to Catawba Valley Community College. First year students are allowed to park a car on campus.Catawba Valley Community College does not offer coed housing or housing for students with disabilities.

Catawba Valley Community College Athletics

At Catawba Valley Community 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 unversity, funding, and compention 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 Valley Community College:

Sport Mens Intramural Womens Intramural Mens Division Womens Division Mens Scholarships Womens Scholarships
Basketball Intercollegiate Sport Intercollegiate Sport
Club Teamsheerleading Intercollegiate Sport Intercollegiate Sport

Is Catawba Valley Community College Safe?

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. The Catawba Valley Community College campus has emergency telephones or alarms for students to use anytime of day or night.

Catawba Valley Community College offers late-night transportation or safety escorts for students.

Plan a Visit to Catawba Valley Community College

Visiting colleges is one of the best ways to get a sense of the campus and student body. If you'd like to visit to Catawba Valley Community College, take Interstate 40 to Hickory, NC. If you need to fly, book your flight to Charlotte-Douglas International airport.

While you're planning, check out other schools in North Carolina you may want to visit too. Click the heart at the top of each school's page to save it to your college list.

Want to visit but can't make the trip? Explore Catawba Valley Community College's campus without leaving home by taking a virtual campus tour

Catawba Valley Community College Students

53%

Women

47%

Men

41%

Full Time

59%

Part Time

Ethnicity

69%

10%

9%

9%

2%

1%

1%

0.19%

0.02%

Undergraduate Students

4,571

Non-Resident / International Students

1

Catawba Valley Community College Campus Services

Student Services
  • 31515C82-8D2D-421D-B67C-E215D0E49BE9 Counseling
  • 31515C82-8D2D-421D-B67C-E215D0E49BE9 Health Clinic
  • 31515C82-8D2D-421D-B67C-E215D0E49BE9 Women's Center
  • 31515C82-8D2D-421D-B67C-E215D0E49BE9 Veterans Affairs
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Career Planning
  • 31515C82-8D2D-421D-B67C-E215D0E49BE9 Alumni Networking
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 ESL
Campus Security
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Late-Night Transport / Escort
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 24-Hour Emergency Phone / Alarm
  • 31515C82-8D2D-421D-B67C-E215D0E49BE9 24-Hour Security Patrol

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Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

4,571

Campus Setting

Small Town

Acceptance Rate

89%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$2,347

Out-of-State

$7,723

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Continuous processing
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