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Why is Catawba College ranked as one of the South’s top colleges? Read on.

Catawba College in Salisbury, North Carolina is ranked as one of the South’s top colleges because we offer the best of what makes a liberal arts education so great. We also provide in-depth experiences, such as mentoring, internships, research opportunities, study abroad, and service learning. What more could you want? How about a supportive community to 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. 
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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).


"Catawba is for you if you want to be the best you that you can be. Catawba is for you if you want to get your feet wet and your hands dirty."

Destiny Stone '19
Popular Music and Music Business major; Worship Arts minor.
Holly Springs, MS



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