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Catawba College is ranked as one of the South’s top colleges.

WHY is Catawba College one of the South’s top colleges?

Not only do we offer the best of what makes a liberal arts education so great, we also provide in-depth experiences (think mentoring, internships, research opportunities, study abroad, and service learning) in a supportive community that will help you transform into the best version of yourself.

Opportunities to Visit

Catawba College campus visits are customizable and generally include an individual meeting with an admissions counselor and a student-guided tour of our beautiful, tree-lined campus. 
Catawba Students in Class

Dates & Deadlines

Catawba College is a rolling admission institution. However, we do have deadlines that we encourage our prospective students to keep under consideration as to not miss scholarship opportunities.

Beginning September 1 - Notification of Admission Made on a Rolling Basis 
Applications and all necessary supplemental items must be submitted by the following dates for consideration:

November 1 - Priority Deadline
Notification of decision on or before December 15.

February 1 - Regular Decision Deadline 
Notification of decision on or before April 1. Applications completed after February 1 will be reviewed on a rolling basis (decisions will be made in the order that the completed applications are received).


"At Catawba all these people choose to give you their time, because they want to see you succeed, and they want to see what you can contribute to society."

Christopher Cain, '18
Sport Management and Communication major
China Grove, NC

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Check out Catawba through our virtual campus map, which will help you picture yourself on our beautiful campus.

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Experience Catawba's Community for Yourself.

The Catawba community speaks for itself. Schedule a visit so you can see why so many students feel they belong at Catawba.

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