At The Catholic University of America, one of America’s oldest and strongest major research universities, the search for truth ranges across 12 schools and more than 100 disciplines. Founded in 1887 as a graduate institution, we offer undergraduate and graduate students a scholarly experience, where those serious about their education will find unique opportunities to conduct scholarly and scientific research in their fields of study, working closely with faculty.
Join the search, whether you are a doctoral, graduate, undergraduate, adult, online, or pre-college student.
Turn your passions into a profession. Use the Program Finder to explore more than 130 undergraduate programs — all rooted in a strong liberal arts foundation — and start your story at CatholicU. Find Your Program
CatholicU continues its longtime presence among The Princeton Review’s selection of America's Best 386 Colleges, based on annual surveys of more than 140,000 students nationwide about their on-campus experience. In addition to giving the University high marks for “the small class sizes and individualized support from academic advisors,” CatholicU students say they appreciate the “tremendous perks” of living and studying in Washington, D.C., like “great access to internship and job opportunities.”
At Catholic University we believe that college should be a transformative experience — one that enriches a life filled with ambition and virtue. Discover your calling and pursue your dreams through one of our many undergraduate programs.
As one of the original graduate schools in the United States, The Catholic University of America possesses a rich legacy of discovery and academic accomplishment in advanced scholarship. The University offers diverse graduate programs in all 12 of its schools.
Whether changing or advancing your career, The Catholic University of America offers convenient, highly respected evening degree and certificate programs for adults.
Join a network of over six million students pursuing an education online. Through our nationally ranked online programs in social work and nursing you will find the flexibility and support you need to balance daily life and achieve academic success.
Whether you are a visiting student or a Catholic University native, our 5-6 week summer session courses give you the opportunity to advance your academic career and spend your summer enjoying the beauty of Washington D.C.
Catholic University offers a variety of 2-to-3-week programs for juniors and seniors in high school interested in architecture, business, drama, music, theology, politics, and engineering. Test the waters, earn college credits, form friendships, and pave the way for your future.
This program enables high school seniors (Class of 2021) who are currently homeschooled to enroll in college courses and to earn Catholic University credits before the official start of their undergraduate studies.
The University Libraries at The Catholic University of America support and enrich instructional, research, and service programs. The libraries, as an integral component of the academic process, provide access to our cultural and scientific heritage through resources and services and cooperate actively with the faculty and students in the teaching, learning, and research process.
Founded in 1887 as a research-oriented institution, The Catholic University of America stands among the leaders in undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral education thanks to the intellectual capital and faculty commitment across our 12 schools and 21 research facilities.