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The Catawba Impact.

Catawba College inspires students to transform their sense of what's possible and prepare for fulfilling lives in a place where they belong.

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TRANSFORM.

Through mentoring, a well-rounded curriculum, strong academics, career-focused experiential education and co-curricular opportunities, Catawba students prepare for employment and graduate school. With the support of a nurturing community, students earn an outstanding education. 

inspire.

Committed and supportive faculty, staff and coaches encourage students and challenge them to excel in their pursuits in and out of the classroom. In turn, as students grow and discover their passions and vocational directions, they inspire each other and strengthen the campus community.

BELONG.

Offering a deep sense of belonging for students of diverse racial, religious, socio-economic and academic backgrounds, Catawba encourages its members to become the best versions of themselves. Catawba graduates leave empowered to thrive professionally and lead fulfilling lives.

Catawba College Is...

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Founded in 1851, Catawba College is ranked 4th among Best Regional Colleges in the South by U.S. News & World Report.

Located in historic Salisbury in the temperate Piedmont of North Carolina, Catawba College is a diverse residential college where students enjoy a picture-perfect, 276-acre campus in a regional hub ideal for internships, jobs and entertainment offerings.  

The Catawba community actively affirms and inspires students’ success as they pursue their academic majors in programs like Nursing, Exercise Science, Environment and Sustainability, and even Popular Music. Providing students with an education rich in personal attention that blends the knowledge and competencies of liberal studies with career preparation is at the core of Catawba’s mission.

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News & Events

Catawba College Cited as One of the “Hidden Gems of the Southeast”
Catawba College is among 25 institutions featured on www.OnlineSchoolsCenter.com’s “Hidden Gems of the Southeast.” Other colleges and universities highlighted include Coker College, Berea College, West…
Catawba College Students Attend AGU100 Fall Meeting in Washington, D.C.
During finals week of fall semester, Catawba College Visiting Assistant Professor of Environmental Studies, Dr. Tyler W. Davis, and Catawba College students, Michael Pierce of Kannapolis, and Kory Ly of…
Catawba College Dean's List Announced
A total of 326 students have been named to the Dean's List for the Fall 2018 semester at Catawba College, according to Dr. Constance Rogers-Lowery, Provost of the College.