COVID-19 Information

We wish we could welcome you to visit our campus and meet with our faculty. Our primary concern right now at Catholic University is the safety, health, and well-being of our students, faculty, and staff. Though we are not able to invite you to visit campus in person at this time, we are still available to provide support and answer any questions regarding the graduate application process. In the meantime, our virtual tour and interactive map may provide you with an idea of what campus is like.

ETS Testing Updates due to COVID-19:
We understand that testing centers are closed due to COVID-19. However, through ETS you will have the option to test while at home. Please contact your respective departments to determine the best alternative in completing this requirement for your program. 

By making the decision to embark on graduate study, you’ve decided that your profession is a life’s calling and you want to be the very best at it. Catholic University treasures its graduate students. We were founded in 1887 as the first Catholic graduate research institution in the United States, and we haven’t forgotten our roots. 

Graduate students can study within master’s degree programs and doctoral programs in 12 schools. While the fields of study are unique and diverse, all graduate students at Catholic University have a common bond. They belong to a community of scholars who share a commitment to using their advanced knowledge and skills to serve humanity.

Find out more about how you can join Catholic University’s community of graduate students, made up of scholars who, each in his or her own way, are dedicated to changing the world.


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    Application Process

    We welcome both domestic and international students. Find out how to apply to our graduate programs. 

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    Financial Aid

    It is our goal to make graduate education affordable by offering a wide array of financial aid programs.

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    Find out how much it costs to attend Catholic University.

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    Graduate 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.

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  • Graduate Research Opportunities

    If the Catholic intellectual tradition is the heart and soul of this University, research is its blood and bones. We offer 29 research facilities and immeasurable opportunities.

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    Rankings and Recognitions

    Innovative programs and a beautiful, green campus are just the beginning of Catholic University's national leadership, as reflected in an array of rankings, recognitions, and other honors.

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