Catawba College

Is Catawba a Good School for the Money?

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.

Within North Carolina, Catawba Offers Average Quality for a Fair Price.

Top 50% North Carolina Value
Top 50% North Carolina Quality

Catawba College is ranked #24 out of #56 in North Carolina for quality and #22 out of #50 for North Carolina value.

This makes it average quality for a fair price in the state.

State Value Ranking  22 out of 50
Overpriced
Great Value
State Value Score  56.00 out of 100
Overpriced
Great Value

Live in-state? You may qualify for a reduced price. Check the Catawba financial aid page to be sure.

Above Average Value Nationwide

Top 20% National Value
Average National Quality

Catawba College is ranked #239 out of 1,472 for value nationwide.

Catawba College is a good value according to College Factual's value analysis. It is priced competitively based on the quality of the education provided.

National Value Ranking  239 out of 1472
Overpriced
Great Value
National Value Score  83.76 out of 100
Overpriced
Great Value

Prices of Institutions with Similar Quality Scores

School Total Price Value Grade
Catawba College $103,451 A-
California University of Pennsylvania $110,819 B+
University of Pittsburgh - Bradford $120,917 B-
Framingham State University $121,543 B-
California State University - Northridge $124,164 C+
Touro College $125,143 C
Lancaster Bible College $133,934 D
Johnson & Wales University - Providence $152,913 F
Boise State University $160,829 F

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

We're Looking at a Total Cost of $103,451 for a Catawba Degree

On average, a bachelor's degree from Catawba will cost you about $103,451. This is based on an average price (with and without aid) of $24,928 and a typical 4.15 years to graduate.

Amount
Average Yearly Cost $24,928
Average Years to Graduate 4.15
Estimated Avg Total Cost of Degree $103,451

Many Factors Affect Net Price

Depending on your personal circumstances, your net price may be well below the average Catawba net price, which could make this school a better value. You may quality for more financial aid, or be able to complete your degree faster than average. Get more details on Catawba cost.

Does This School Make Financial Sense To You?

$98,857 In-State With Aid
$190,709 Avg Cost No Aid
4.15 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 Group Avg Degree Cost Value Rank Value Grade
Students with no Aid $190,709 #1,046 D
All Students $103,451 #239 A-
Only Students Receiving Aid $98,857 #304 B+
In-State Value by Aid Group Avg Degree Cost Value Rank Value Grade
Students with no Aid $190,709 #25 C
All Students $103,451 #22 C+
Only Students Receiving Aid $98,857 #22 C+

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

About 100% of Catawba students receive financial aid. Get more details on what Catawba financial aid you may qualify for.

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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