Undergraduate Admissions

We know making the right college choice is one of the most important decisions you’ll ever make. It’s never too early to start.

Why are we ranked as one of the Top College’s in the South? We offer the best of what makes a liberal arts education so great. Whether you want to be an accountant, teacher, scientist, musician, minister, or CEO, Catawba offers over 70 academic programs to start you on your journey. Haven’t made up your mind that? That’s okay! We help prepare you for graduate or professional school, the workplace, and the world.

Submit your application now! 

Catawba College Application         Common Application

Not sure which application to use? Just contact Admissions at admission@catawba.edu, 1.800.CATAWBA, or 704.637.4402.


Application Deadlines

Catawba College is a rolling admission institution meaning we accept applications throughout the year. We do have deadlines to ensure you don’t miss any scholarship opportunities:

Decisions for the upcoming cycle will be made beginning October 1st. 
Applications and all necessary required items must be submitted by the following dates for consideration: 

Early Action Priority Date (non-binding):
November 15th with decision notification on or before December 15th

Regular Decision Priority Date:
February 15th with decision notification on or before March 15th 

Rolling Admission Period:
Applications submitted after February 15th will be reviewed on a space available basis.


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Learn More:

  • Financial Aid

    We believe strongly in access to quality education for students from all socioeconomic backgrounds and are committed to making Catawba affordable and lessening the burden of debt.

  • Campus Life

    Catawba is a close-knit and incredibly active community. We have students from around the world who enjoy a variety of diverse interests and activities.

  • Life in Salisbury

    Beautiful historic Salisbury, North Carolina is home to Catawba College. Just a one-hour drive from Charlotte, Greensboro, and Winston-Salem, Salisbury offers everything from outdoor activities in the quiet countryside to a bustling downtown area full of historical spots, a thriving arts scene, and more. 

Contact Us

Office of Admissions

Tours by Appointment Only
2300 W Innes St
Salisbury, NC 28144