Catawba College

Salisbury, NC 28144
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Catawba College is one of the forty-nine private, not-for-profit 4-year colleges in North Carolina. The campus is located in a suburb, in Salisbury.

According to the NCES 2017 report, a total of 1,336 students attend the school. In the 2017 fall enrollment, 335 freshman students enrolled, and approximately 241 students returned for their sophomore year (which makes its freshman retention rate 72%). Every year 43% of the graduating class students graduate in 150% of the time it takes to complete their studies.

Institution Overview

Campus LocaleMidsize Suburb
Number of Students1,336
Student to Faculty Ratio12:1
Is Admission OpenNo
Religious Affiliation -
Level4-year
TypePrivate
Business ModelNot-for-profit
On Campus HousingYes
Retention Rate72%

Nursing Programs

Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)

Number of Graduates
Degree type Men Women
Bachelor's degree 0 0

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Accreditations

Institutional Accreditations
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges
01/01/1928 - Current

Admission

42%

Acceptance Rate
Enrolled students test score (Fall 2017)
SAT930 to 1100
ACT18 to 23
Admission considerations
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school rank Neither required nor recommended
Secondary school record Required
Completion of college-preparatory program Recommended
Recommendations Recommended
Formal demonstration of competencies Recommended
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT) Required
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) Required
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) Neither required nor recommended

In addition to the college's admission requirements each nursing program might have its own admission criteria (such as: TEAS score, HESI A2 score, nursing prerequisites GPA, etc).

Cost to Attend

The following table details the reported cost of attendance per credit hour for the 2017-2018 academic year.

Undergrad courses
In District Students$800/credit
In State Students$800/credit
Out of State Students$800/credit
Graduate courses
In District Students$185/credit
In State Students$185/credit
Out of State Students$185/credit

Tuition Estimates

Based on the above credit hour costs, here is a sample tuition for different nursing programs.

Program Credit Hours In district In State Out of State
LPN 45 $36,000 $36,000 $36,000
ADN 70 $56,000 $56,000 $56,000
BSN 125 $100,000 $100,000 $100,000
FNP 50 $9,250 $9,250 $9,250
Please note that the above cost estimate does not include school fees, books, supplies, etc.You need to allot additional money for that.
If you attend a private, for-profit school, usually the additional cost (besides tuition) is about 10% of the tuition. If you attend a public school or a not-for-profit private school, the additional cost is around 50% of the tuition.

Financial Aid

In 2017-2018 academic year, 100% of Catawba College's students received financial aid. Below is the breakdown of the financial aid provided to students.

Students Receiving Aid Average Amount/Student
Pell Grant 41% $4,446
Other Federal Grant 10% $897
State Grant & Scholarships 47% $4,713
Institutional Grant & Scholarships 99% $19,672
Federal Student Loans 72% $5,337
Private Loans 7% $12,886

$19,172

Average Net Price
The average net price is calculated by subtracting the average amount of financial aid received by students from the total cost of attendance.
Average Net Price by Family Income
Less than $30,000$17,219
$30,001 to $48,000$17,127
$48,001 to $75,000$20,325
$75,001 to $110,000$21,116
Over $110,000$23,039

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Student Population

1,322

Undergrads

14

Graduates

718

Women

618

Men

95%

Full-time

5%

Par-time

Ethnic Diversity
White
66%
Black/African American
19%
Hispanic
7%
Non-resident alien
4%
Two or more races
3%
Asian
1%
Race/ethnicity unknown
0%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
0%

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Data source: https://nces.ed.gov (2017-2018 colleges survey) and North Carolina state board of nursing.

Catawba College
2300 W Innes St
Salisbury, NC 28144
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