The Catholic University of America combines the resources of one of America’s oldest and most respected research universities with the human scale and personal approach of a classic liberal arts college.

At Catholic, you will be joining a global community of scholars, faculty, and students determined to discover, preserve, and impart truth in all its forms, with the particular joys and rewards that come from exploring and embracing intellect and virtue across the full scope of university life.

Our international presence draws from many sources, including our role as the only national university of the Catholic Church in America, a world-renown faculty, and our location — both in and of — one of the most dynamic and influential cities on the planet.

Explore how The Catholic University of America can help prepare you for a memorable and rewarding future.


University Opens Doors to Puerto Rico Students

The Catholic University of America will open its doors to undergraduate students currently enrolled in degree programs in colleges and universities in Puerto Rico. Students who wish to continue their education without further disruption in the wake of Hurricanes Irma and Maria will be eligible to enroll for the Spring 2018 semester. Catholic University will waive tuition and standard student fees for up to 40 students who wish to enroll with visitor status.

Learn more about the Puerto Rico Visiting Students Initiative

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