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Catawba College

Catawba College is a small liberal arts institution affiliated with the United Church of Christ. We’re located in the southern piedmont region of North Carolina. Undergraduate education is the primary focus of the college, with majors in the arts and sciences, as well as some specialized fields. In addition, Catawba College operates a small graduate program that serves local educators. Utilizing the skills of 93 full-time faculty, Catawba College provides instruction to approximately 1300 students representing 30 states and 12 foreign countries.

  • College or University
  • Salisbury, NC
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The small classroom setting of the Catawba College School of Education allowed me to develop close, professional relationships with my professors which set an incredible example for how I should treat my students.

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Bachelor’s & licensure
Bachelor's program
  • From 48 to 48 months
    Program Duration
  • In-person
    Program Format
  • Pre-Test Required
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Program Info

The goal of Catawba’s Teacher Education Department is to prepare reflective teachers who possess the professional knowledge, skills, and dispositions necessary for effectively teaching students in a diverse and global society. The Department of Teacher Education at Catawba College offers several pathways that allow students greater flexibility in completing education majors and minors while providing different options for future careers as educators. The vitality of Catawba College lies in its tradition of strong academic programs; sensitive, concerned but demanding faculty; diverse students who share a seriousness of purpose; successful, loyal graduates and informed, committed trustees.

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  • From 48 to 48 months
    Program Duration
  • In-person
    Program Format
  • Pre-Test Required
Upcoming Deadlines
  • Deadlines
    Program Start
  • Aug. 05, 2022
  • Dec. 01, 2022
  • Feb. 28, 2023

Application Fee & Annual Tuition

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  • $31,436

    In State Tuition

  • $31,436

    Out of State Tuition

Ways to Lower Your Costs

Students at Catawba College have reduced the cost of their program using these methods. Check with Catawba College to see if you can, too!
$8,000 - $17,000
Merit-Based Scholarships

Presidential, trustee, deans, and founders scholarships. 

Full Tuition
Socratic Scholarship
Full Tuition
Spirit of Catawba Scholarship
Amount varies depending on need
Need-based scholarships
West Teaching Scholarship
$2,000 - $4,000
Commit to Teacher Education
Up to $10,000
Opportunities in Education

For more information visit:Financial Aid Office

Licensure Area
Biology (9-12)
Chemistry (9-12)
Elementary Education (K-6)
English (9-12)
Language Arts, Middle Grades (6-9)
Math (9-12)
Math, Middle Grades (6-12)
Music (K-12)
Science (9-12)
Science, Middle Grades (6-9)
Social Studies (9-12)
Social Studies, Middle Grades (6-9)
Special Education: General Curriculum (K-12)
Theater Arts (K-12)

Program Semesters/Steps Overview

Program Hallmarks

  • Male
  • Female
  • 36%
  • 64%
  • American Indian or Alaskan Native
  • Asian
  • Black
  • Hispanic/Latino
  • Native Hawaiian/Other Pacific Islander
  • White
  • Two or more races
  • 0%
  • 0%
  • 1%
  • 7%
  • 0%
  • 90%
  • 2%
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