Freshman Admission Reqs
Freshman Admission Reqs
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High School Preparation
High School Graduation
High school diploma required and GED is accepted
High School Program
College preparatory program is required
High School Units Req or Recommended
Subject Req Reco
English 4
Mathematics 3
Science 3
Foreign Language 2
Social Studies 3
Examinations
Subject Required Units Due in Admissions Office
SAT or ACT Required for some August 1
SAT Subject Tests Only Not used if submitted
ACT Writing Test Policy Accepted with or without writing component SAT: Used for admission, ACT: Used for admission
Applying For Admission
Applying For Admission
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Admissions Office
Address
2300 West Innes Street
Salisbury
NC
28144-2488
Phone
(800) CATAWBA
Application Dates & Fees
Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling
Application Fee
No fee required
Application Fee Waiver
Not reported
Regular Admission Notification
Rolling
Accept Offer of Admission
By May 1 or within 2 weeks if notified after May 1
Waiting List Used
No
Defer Admission
Student can defer admission
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications accepted
Early Admission
Early Decision Offered
No
Application Form
Common Application
Accepted
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application
Accepted
Other Application Requirements
Interview
Not Required
Essay or Personal Statement
Required for all freshmen
Letters of Recommendation
2 recommended for all freshmen
Financial Need
Financial need is a consideration in the admissions process
Selection of Students
Selection of Students
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Factor Very Important Important Considered Not Considered
Essay X
Interview X
Ethnicity X
State Residency X
Relation with Alumnus X
Academic GPA X
Class Rank X
Recommendations X
Geographic Residence X
Religious Affiliation/Commitment X
First Generation to Attend College X
Profile of Fall Admission
Profile of Fall Admission
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Overall Admission Rate
50% of 3,335 applicants were admitted
Women
46% of 1,716 applicants were admitted
Men
54% of 1,619 applicants were admitted
Students Enrolled
445 (27%) of 1,651 admitted students enrolled
Women
219 (28%) of 783 admitted students enrolled
Men
226 (26%) of 868 admitted students enrolled
Grade Point Average of Enrolled Freshmen (4.0 Scale)
3.75 and Above
50%
3.50 - 3.74
16%
3.25 - 3.49
11%
3.00 - 3.24
11%
2.50 - 2.99
10%
2.00 - 2.49
2%
SAT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen
SAT Math: 460-560 range of middle 50%
Score of 700 - 800
1%
Score of 600 - 700
14%
Score of 500 - 600
44%
Score of 400 - 500
39%
Score of 300 - 400
2%
Score of 200 - 300
0%
SAT EBRW: 470-560 range of middle 50%
Score of 700 - 800
3%
Score of 600 - 700
11%
Score of 500 - 600
44%
Score of 400 - 500
40%
Score of 300 - 400
2%
Score of 200 - 300
0%
ACT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen
17-23 range of middle 50%
Score of 30 - 36
Not Reported
Score of 24 - 29
Not Reported
Score of 18 - 23
Not Reported
Score of 12 - 17
Not Reported
Score of 6 - 11
Not Reported
Score of 5 or Below
Not Reported
Other Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
High School Class Rank
Top tenth: 11%
Top quarter: 31%
Top half: 67%
National Merit Scholar
Not reported
Valedictorian
Not reported
Class President
Not reported
Student Government Officer
Not reported
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