Founded in 1887, The Catholic University of America is a national research university with 12 schools and more than 120 undergraduate and graduate programs. The campus is nestled on 176 green acres just three miles from the U.S. Capitol and is easily accessible by Metro. The city’s museums, monuments, theaters, restaurants, and parks become an extension of the classroom. Catholic University welcomes students from around the globe to study with world-class faculty at the forefront of their fields.

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Undergraduate Academics

At Catholic University we believe that college should be a transformative experience — one that enriches a life filled with ambition and virtue. Discover your calling and pursue your dreams through one of our many undergraduate programs.

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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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Online Programs

Join a network of over six million students pursuing an education online. Through our nationally ranked online programs in social work and nursing you will find the flexibility and support you need to balance daily life and achieve academic success.

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Adult and Professional Studies

Whether changing or advancing your career, The Catholic University of America offers convenient, highly respected evening degree and certificate programs for adults.

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Discover D.C. with CatholicU

Washington, D.C., is a city of politics, parades, festivals, museums (did we mention most of them are free?), professional sports, theatres, concerts, shopping, parks, restaurants, monuments, waterways, and trendy neighborhoods.

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This is CatholicU

Catholic University’s vibrant student life provides everything you need to write your story

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