Catawba College

country rank : 1197

world rank     : 3755

University Overview


Founded in 1851, Catawba College is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the suburban setting of the medium-sized town of Salisbury (population range of 10,000-49,999 inhabitants), North Carolina. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges, Catawba College is a very small (uniRank enrollment range: 1,000-1,999 students) coeducational higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Protestant religion. Catawba College offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 166 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students’ past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 30-40% making this US higher education organization a very selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. Catawba College also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sport facilities and/or activities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

University Identity


University Name(s)


Scholarship, Character, Culture, Service

Navy blue and white

Yearly Tuition Range


uniRank Tuition Range Matrix

Local student over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
Not reported
Int’l student over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
Not reported

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University Admissions


Gender Admission
Men and Women (coed)

International Students
Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission

Admission Selection
Yes, based on entrance examinations and students’ past academic record and grades

Admission Rate
Admission Rate 30-40%

Admission Office
2300 West Innes Street
Salisbury 28144
+1 (704) 637 4402
800 228 2922


Size and Profile


Student EnrollmentTotal Enrolment Range

Academic StaffTotal Faculty Range

Control TypeControl Type

Entity TypeEntity Type


Facilities and Services 


LibraryUniversity Library
Yes Go to Catawba College's Library

HousingUniversity Housing and Accommodation

Sport FacilitiesUniversity Sport Facilities

Financial AidsUniversity Financial Aids

Study AbroadStudy Abroad and International Exchange Programs

Distance LearningDistance Learning and Online Courses




Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges

Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP)
  • Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE)
  • National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE)




  • Council of Independent Colleges (CIC)
  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)


Academic Structure





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