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Catawba was ranked #2 in The Princeton Review for Best Regional Colleges for Veterans.

VeteranRanking.pngFor those who serve, those who have served, and their family members: Catawba College is proud to play our part in supporting you and your family’s future. Being a veteran and going back to school can be an intimidating task. That’s why we make the process easy. We have dedicated admissions counselors, financial aid staff, and academic advisors ready to help you take your first steps.

There are multiple academic programs for you to choose from allowing you to find your calling and start the career you want. The personalized attention provided by our faculty and staff will ensure that your questions are answered and you’re receiving the best education available.


A Tough Transition Made Easier

Catawba’s courses and organizational structure offers special attention for unique needs of former service members.

One-on-One Success Counselors

Your counselor will help guide you through the application, enrollment, and ongoing challenges of school work.

Close-Knit Community

2% of Catawba’s student population is veteran students.

Personalized Attention & Direction

The average student faculty ratio is 12:1, meaning you’re not just a number - and your voice matters.


Graduate from a Military-Friendly College.

  • Dedicated faculty – Faculty care about their students and go above and beyond to answer your questions.

  • Program options – Choose from a variety of in-person and online program options that fit your career path.

  • Career options – Our Career Services office can help prepare you for your future career, with everything from resume writing to job interviews.

Best Degrees and Career Paths
for Veterans and Former Military Personnel Going Back to School


Top Degree Programs

  • Business (online and in person options)
  • Administration of Justice
  • Nursing
  • Therapeutic Recreation

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