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The Catholic University of America

The Catholic University of America is a Private, 4 Years+ school located in Washington, DC. The 2019 average net price at The Catholic University of America is $36,080. Acceptance rate is 83.68%. The school has a total enrollment of 5,956.


Logo of The Catholic University of America
Major Airport
Major City
Location: Washington, DC
Student Body: 5,956
Education Type: 4 Years+
Funding: Private
Campus Type: Urban
Web Site: www.catholic.edu
Acceptance Rate: 83.68%

Admission Details

Key Admissions DetailsAdmissions Deadlines, Start Dates
  • Acceptance Rate: 83.68%
  • Application Deadline: February 15, 2021
  • International Students: < 1%
  • Application Fee: n/a
Tuition and FeesYearly Tuition and Other Fees
Tuition: $45,040
Grad Tuition: $46,180
Room and Board: $14,650
Books and Supplies: $838
Other Fees: $764
Average Net Price: $36,080
Student Body DataIncoming Class Data
  • Most Recent Incoming Class: 834
  • Men / Women Ratio: 397 / 437
  • Median SAT Verbal Range: Unreported
  • Median SAT Math Range: Unreported
  • Median ACT Range: Unreported
International Student DataInformation for International Students
  • Minimum TOEFL Score: 80
  • Minimum IETLS Score: 6.5
  • % of International Students: < 1%
  • International Testing: Required
  • Total International Students: 7
Required DocumentsTranscripts and Recommendations
  • High School Transcript: Required
  • Recommendations: Required
  • Admissions Tests Scores: Not Considered
  • Portfolio: Recommended

Top 5 Popular Programs

  • Business, Management, Marketing: 16%
  • Public Admin, Social Services: 14%
  • Engineering: 10%
  • Social Sciences: 8%
  • Theology: 8%

Academic Programs

The Catholic University of America offers 225 Total Programs in Associate's, Bachelor's, Master's, Doctorate, Certificate Degree Levels. The most popular area of study for students are degrees in Business, Management, Marketing. Choose an area to explore below to see detailed degree programs at each degree level.
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Associate's Degree ProgramsThe Catholic University of America offers 2 Associate's Degree Programs
Education
Public Admin, Social Services
Bachelor's Degree ProgramsThe Catholic University of America offers 72 Bachelor's Degree Programs
Architecture
Biological, Biomedical Science
Business, Management, Marketing
Communication
Computer Science
Education
Engineering
English Literature
Ethnic, Gender Studies
Foreign Language, Literature
Health Professions
  • Clinical Laboratory Science, Medical Technology, Technologist Degree
  • Registered Nursing, Registered Nurse Degree
    • Online
    • Campus
History
Interdisciplinary Studies
Liberal Arts and Sciences
Mathematics and Statistics
Philosophy, Religiouis Studies
Physical Sciences
Psychology
Public Admin, Social Services
Social Sciences
Visual and Performing Arts
Master's Degree ProgramsThe Catholic University of America offers 80 Master's Degree Programs
Architecture
Biological, Biomedical Science
Business, Management, Marketing
Computer Science
Education
Engineering
Engineering Technology
English Literature
Foreign Language, Literature
  • Ancient Near Eastern and Biblical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics Degree
  • Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General Degree
  • Hebrew Language and Literature Degree
  • Latin Language and Literature Degree
  • Middle, Near Eastern and Semitic Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General Degree
  • Middle, Near Eastern and Semitic Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, Other Degree
  • Spanish Language and Literature Degree
Health Professions
History
Interdisciplinary Studies
Legal Studies
Library Science
Philosophy, Religiouis Studies
Physical Sciences
Psychology
Public Admin, Social Services
Social Sciences
Theology
Visual and Performing Arts
Doctorate Degree ProgramsThe Catholic University of America offers 46 Doctorate Degree Programs
Biological, Biomedical Science
Computer Science
Education
Engineering
English Literature
Foreign Language, Literature
  • Ancient Near Eastern and Biblical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics Degree
  • Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General Degree
  • Hebrew Language and Literature Degree
  • Middle, Near Eastern and Semitic Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General Degree
  • Middle, Near Eastern and Semitic Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, Other Degree
  • Spanish Language and Literature Degree
Health Professions
History
Interdisciplinary Studies
Legal Studies
Philosophy, Religiouis Studies
Physical Sciences
Psychology
Public Admin, Social Services
Social Sciences
Theology
Visual and Performing Arts
Certificate ProgramsThe Catholic University of America offers 14 Certificate Programs
Business, Management, Marketing
  • Business Administration and Management, General Degree
    • Online
    • Campus
  • Human Resources Management, Personnel Administration, General Degree
Computer Science
Education
Engineering
English Literature
  • Rhetoric and Composition, Writing Studies, Other Degree
Foreign Language, Literature
  • Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General Degree
Health Professions
Interdisciplinary Studies
Library Science
Theology
Visual and Performing Arts

Demographics & Outcomes

Graduation and RetentionGraduation and retention information
  • Graduation Rate Within 150% of Time: 74%
  • Graduation Rate Within 200% of Time: 70%
  • 1st Year Retention: 86%
  • Post Graduation Salary: $54,700
Student Body DemographicsDiversity and Age Data
  • Total Students: 5,956
  • White, non-Hispanic Students: 59%
  • Hispanic Students: 10%
  • Non-resident, alien: 9%
  • Black Students: 8%
  • Unknown: 6%
  • Two or more races: 5%
  • Asian Students: 3%
  • American Indian, Alaska Native Students: <1%
  • Native Hawaiian, Pacific Isl. Students: <1%

Transfer Agreements

To Program2 Agreements with 4 Colleges
Business/Management/Marketing
Anne Arundel Community College
Montgomery College
Northern Virginia Community College
Prince George's Community College
Social Sciences
Anne Arundel Community College
Northern Virginia Community College
To College2 Programs
Anne Arundel Community College
Business/Management/Marketing
Social Sciences
Montgomery College
Business/Management/Marketing
Northern Virginia Community College
Business/Management/Marketing
Social Sciences
Prince George's Community College
Business/Management/Marketing