Catholic University of America


Location: Washington, DC
Closest major city: Washington, DC

Most popular majors: Architecture, Political Science and Government, Nursing, Psychology, History


Catholic University of America

Catholic University of America

The Catholic University of America is a community of scholars, both faculty and students, set apart to discover, preserve, and impart the truth in all its forms, with particular reference to the needs and opportunities of the nation. As a university, it is essentially a free and autonomous center of study and an emergency serving the needs of human society. It welcomes the collaboration of all scholars of good will who, through the process of study and reflection, contribute to these aims in an atmosphere of academic competence where freedom is fostered and where the only constraint from truth if truth itself.

As a Catholic university, it desires to cultivate and impart an understanding of the Christian faith tithing the context of all forms of human inquiry and values. It seeks to ensure, in an institutional manner, the proper intellectual and academic witness to Christian inspiration in individuals and in the community, and to provide a place for continuing reflection, in the light of Christian faith, upon the growing treasure of human knowledge.

As a member of the American academic community, it accepts the standards and procedures of American institutions and seeks to achieve distinction within the academic world.

Scholarship: N/A

Institution type: Private
Founded: 1887

Student population: 6705
# international students: 240
Student/faculty ratio: 9:1

Standardized tests: TOEFL iBT 80/IELTS 7.0

Ranking & Accreditation: Accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education

Tuition & Living cost:
– Undergraduate: $35,460
– Graduate: $35,260
– Living cost: $13,824

Housing options: On campus

Enrollment deadline: Feb 15th

Catholic University of America



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