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Catholic University is a member of the Common Application, and all first-year, transfer, and international applicants are required to complete the Common Application by the appropriate deadline. By clicking the Apply Now button, you will be taken to the Common Application website. Below, you will find more information about our application deadlines and requirements.

Please contact the Office of Undergraduate Admission if you have any questions. 

 

Applicant Portal

Once you have submitted the Common Application, track your application materials through our application portal. Please note: you must use the email address connected to your Common App to login.

Please contact fainer@cua.edu if you have any login questions or concerns.

Deadlines At-a-Glance

First-Year Domestic and International Students for Fall Term:
Nov. 15 — Early Action and Early Decision I
Jan. 15 — Regular Decision and Early Decision II

Domestic Transfer Students:
July 15 — Fall Term
Nov. 15 — Spring Term

International Transfer Students:
July 15 — Fall Term
Oct. 15 — Spring Term

Admission Checklists

 

  • First Year Students

    • A completed Common Application
    • The Common Application Essay
    • Secondary School Report with Counselor Letter
    • Official high school transcripts
    • At least one (1) academic letter of recommendation
    • Catholic University Statement (optional)
    • Students applying to the Rome School of Music, Drama, and Art may need to complete an audition as part of the application process. Click here for additional information and instructions.
  • Domestic Transfer Students

    • A completed Common Application
    • The Common Application Essay
    • Certificate of Good Standing from current institution
    • Official college transcript(s)
    • At least one (1) academic letter of recommendation
    • Final high school transcript or Associate's Degree
  • International Transfer Students

    • A completed Common Application
    • The Common Application Essay
    • Certificate of Good Standing from current institution
    • Official college transcript(s)
    • At least one (1) academic letter of recommendation
    • Final, evaluated high school transcript or Associate's Degree
    • Verification of funding source
    • Proof of English-language proficiency