Catawba College

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Catawba College can be found in Salisbury, NC, a nonprofit private college which focuses on only a select few programs offered. There are around 1,500 students enrolled per year at Catawba College.

Many students at this school scored in the range of 870 (25th percentile) to 1100 (75th percentile) on the SAT. Catawba College sends acceptance letters to roughly 40 percent of students applying. Of those that are accepted, around 26 percent of students attended the school. You can get more information from the admissions office website at

Overall Catawba College Acceptance Rate - Fall 2013


The overall acceptance rate for Catawba College was reported as 40.6% in Fall 2013 with over 3,230 college applications submitted to this school. Both in state and out of state applicants are included in these figures. We do not have data on transfer acceptance rates currently.

Historical Trend and Acceptance Rate 2021 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2021-2022 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for Catawba College has been on a downward trend over the past few years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2009-2010: 69.6%
  • 2010-2011: 54.9%
  • 2011-2012: 41.6%
  • 2012-2013: 44.9%
  • 2013-2014: 40.6%
  • Projected Acceptance Rate 2021-2022: 45.7%

How Does Catawba College Compare?

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National Avg

The acceptance rate for Catawba College is thirty-seven percent lower than the national average of all colleges which is around 55.5%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
Livingstone College71.2%
Pfeiffer University96.1%
Davidson College25.6%
University of North Carolina School of the Arts45.2%
Salem College58.2%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • High School GPA Scores are Required
  • High School Class Rankings are Recommended
  • School Records are Required
  • College Prep Classes are Required
  • Submit Recommendation Letters are Required
  • Standardized Test Scores (SAT,ACT,...) are Required
  • TOEFL Exam (Foreign Language Students) are Required

Number of Applicants, Percent Accepted, and Enrolled Students (Fall 2013)

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