Applying to a graduate program at The Catholic University of America involves a few simple steps:

  1. Research and contact your program of interest. If you'd like to schedule a visit to campus, contact the appropriate school.
  2. Begin your Online Graduate Application, which includes:
    -A $60 application fee
    -Statement of purpose
    -Contact information for three recommenders
    -Unofficial transcripts (all undergraduate level or higher courses)
    IMPORTANT NOTE: In order to expedite the processing and evaluation of admissions, unofficial transcripts may be submitted. However, final, official transcripts and documentation of degree conferral are expected to be submitted as soon as possible.
  3. Once accepted, ensure your spot by paying a $300 enrollment deposit.

The Catholic University of America accepts applications on a rolling basis. Once your application file is complete, you will receive a decision within 4-6 weeks.

IMPORTANT NOTE: Application requirements and deadlines vary by individual graduate program. Call the department or consult the individual program websites for full details.

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