Students who wish to transfer to Catholic University from another college or university are required to submit the Common Application and all additional application materials by the appropriate application deadline.

Below is a list of the supporting documents that must be submitted along with your Common Application. Expand each section for more details about each item. You can track the progress of your application in our applicant portal.

  • Official Transcripts

    For students without an Associate’s Degree
    An official final high school transcript that includes your graduation date.
    Official transcripts from all colleges and universities attended.

    For students with an Associate’s Degree:
    Official transcripts from all colleges and universities attended.

  • Recommendation Letter

    At least one letter must be from a current professor or instructor. You may submit more than one letter of recommendation but only one is required.
  • The Common Application's College Official's Report

    An official document from your current college or university stating you are in good academic standing, are eligible to return to the institution, and contains an explanation of any disciplinary infractions; the document must be submitted directly by your institution. There are two options for submitting the Report:

    The Common Application's College Official's Report
    A letter of good standing from your Dean of Students, Academic Adviser, or Registrar
  • Portfolio and Audition Requirements

    Portfolio Review (Architecture students only)
    Audition (Music students only)
  • International Students

    In addition to the above materials, International Students must provide proof of English Proficiency in the form of TOETL/IETLS/Duolingo Scores or completion of Academic Level College English courses equivalent to English 101 and 102.

Please note: Catholic University does not charge an application fee to apply for undergraduate admission.

Transfer Deadlines

All applicants are encouraged to submit their completed application as soon as possible to allow adequate time for transfer credit evaluation.

Fall Semester

Decision Notification: After April 1
Deadline to Apply: July 15
Housing Application Due: August 1

Spring Semester

Decision Notification: Rolling
Deadline to Apply: November 15

Summer Term

Decision Notification: Rolling
Deadline to Apply: April 15