|Business model||Not for Profit|
|Degrees offered||Undergrad & Graduate|
|Students with disability||7%|
|Student to faculty ratio||13:1|
|Dormitory capacity||820 students|
|Freshmen are required
to live on campus
Catawba College is very selective in its admission process. In Fall 2016, it received 2,528 applications and only 1,190 students were granted admission. Catawba College is at the #45 spot (in a scale of 1 to 100) in terms of admission difficulty out of 1,781 4 year colleges in the U.S.
Among other admission requirements, applicants must submit ACT or SAT test scores in order to get their application considered. In Fall 2016, 64% of the enrollees submitted ACT scores and 63% submitted SAT scores.
|SAT||850 to 1090|
|ACT||18 to 24|
In 2016-2017 academic year, Catawba College's tuition was $29,333 for all students regardless of residency (9.5% more expensive than the national average tuition of a typical 4-year private institution)
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In 2016-2017 academic year, 100% of Catawba College's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 42% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $4,217 (which is 4.2% below the national average.)
The total number of federal student loan recipients at Catawba College in 2016-2017, was 232, which is 75% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $5,366 (which is 9% below the national average.)
In Fall 2016, Catawba College has enrolled a total of 1,306 students (1,252 students full-time and 54 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 1,306 students, 78 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 46% men and 54% women and 1,297 students were enrolled for undergraduate programs and 9 for graduates studies.
Black/African American: 19%
Two or more races: 3%
Non-resident alien: 2%
Race/ethnicity unknown: 0%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%
Listed below are the 10 largest majors offered at Catawba College.Study areas with their online column set to zero are those programs that have an online option but there was no graduate in 2016-2017 academic year.
|Study Areas||Percent||Total Graduates||Online|
|Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services||18%||16|
|Communication, Journalism, And Related Programs||13%||12|
|English Language And Literature/letters||4%||4|
|Mathematics And Statistics||4%||4|
|Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services||2%||2|
|Biological And Biomedical Sciences||2%||2|
|Natural Resources And Conservation||0%||0|
Graduation rate is a key indicator of an institution's education quality and the level of academic and financial support provided to students.
The following section details graduation and dropout rates of Catawba College full-time students who started class in 2010 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.
The above graduation rate is the percentage of students who graduated within 150% of the normal graduation time. For a 4 year degree program, 150% of 4 years is 6 years and for a 2-year program 150% is 3 years.
The typical median income of Catawba College graduates 6 years after enrollment is $28,600. Last year, out of the total 492 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 458 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 663 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 597 were employed.
|6 years after enrollment||10 years after enrollment|
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