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Is Catawba a Good School for the Money?

Below Average National Value
Unknown In-State Value
$103,001 Avg Total Cost

Catawba College Value Report

College Factual's Best for the Money Rankings compare the quality of a Catawba degree with its cost to determine if the school is asking a fair price. Read the Catawba annual value report below.

Below Average Value Nationwide

Below Average National Value
Average National Quality
Expensive Price

Catawba College is ranked #1,873 out of 2,223 for value nationwide.

Based on our analysis of other colleges at similar price points, we believe Catawba College is overpriced for the quality education it provides. (This takes into account average financial aid and may not apply to you if you have further scholarships, grant or aid provided to you.)

National Value Ranking  1873 out of 2223
Great Value
National Value Score  16.42 out of 100
Great Value

Prices of Institutions with Similar Quality Scores

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*Total price is determined by multiplying average annual cost by time to graduate.

That Degree May Cost You $103,001 in Total

The Catawba time to graduate is about 4.23 years and will cost an estimated $24,350 per year. This brings the total cost to 103,001.

Average Yearly Cost$24,350
Average Years to Graduate4.23
Estimated Avg Total Cost of Degree$103,001

Many Factors Affect Net Price

Consider the average Catawba student takes 4.23 years to complete their degree. If you can complete your degree faster than that you will save money. This is just one way your Catawba degree may cost less than average.

Does This School Make Financial Sense To You?

$97,941 In-State With Aid
$199,123 Avg Cost No Aid
4.23 Years to Graduate

Most students will not pay the full sticker price and few students fit perfectly into averages.

Look at the table below to determine your likely cost of a bachelor's degree at Catawba.

Nationwide Value by Aid GroupAvg Degree CostValue RankValue Grade
Students with no Aid$199,123#0F
All Students$103,001#1,873F
Only Students Receiving Aid$97,941#1,516D
In-State Value by Aid GroupAvg Degree CostValue RankValue Grade
Students with no Aid$199,123#F
All Students$103,001#F
Only Students Receiving Aid$97,941#F

Note: the Value Grade for in-state students is calculated by looking only at other schools in the state of North Carolina.

About 99% of Catawba students receive financial aid. Get more details on what Catawba financial aid you may qualify for.

How to Finance The Gap

How to Calculate Value

College Factual calculates value by calculating average Catawba cost multiplied by time to graduate, and then compares that number to other schools of a similar quality ranking. If the school is priced fairly based on the educational quality it receives a fair ranking. If it is underpriced it receives a good or excellent value.

Read the full Best for the Money Ranking Methodology.


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