Catholic University is a member of the Common Application Group, 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.

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


Deadlines At-a-Glance

First-Year Domestic and International Students for Fall Term:
Nov. 1 — Early Action
Nov. 15 — 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 Checklist

First-Year Students:

  • A completed Common Application
  • The Common Application Essay
  • $55 non-refundable application fee (payable through the Common App)
  • Secondary School Report with Counselor Letter
  • Official high school transcripts
  • At least one (1) academic letter of recommendation
  • Official SAT or ACT scores (optional)

Domestic Transfer Students:
  • A completed Common Application
  • The Common Application Essay
  • $55 non-refundable application fee (payable through the Common App)
  • 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
  • Official SAT or ACT scores (optional)


International Transfer Students:

  • A completed Common Application
  • The Common Application Essay
  • $55 non-refundable application fee (payable through the Common App)
  • 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
  • Official SAT or ACT scores (optional)