• What does it mean to be a Catholic university?

    It means that service and faith are at the core of everything we do. The Catholic University of America is the national university of the Catholic Church in the United States, founded and sponsored by the bishops of the country with the approval of the Holy See. Learn more about how Catholic University is faithfully Catholic

  • What GPA do you need to get into Catholic University?

    There is no GPA requirement for Catholic University. Successful applicants to Catholic University pursue a combination of college preparatory, Honors, and AP/IB courses that fit their interests and strengths. All students are reviewed within the context of their high school, with course offerings and schedules and class rank taken into account when appropriate. Learn more about admission to Catholic University.
  • Is Catholic University Division I?

    Catholic University is a Division III school. The University sponsors 25 varsity programs. Learn more about Athletics at Catholic University.
  • Does Catholic University require SAT scores?

    Catholic University does not require SAT scores. We believe we can make effective admission decisions without requiring SAT or ACT scores. Your success in the classroom is the best indicator of your success. Learn more about admission at Catholic University.
  • How much is Catholic University tuition?

    $34,793 is the average tuition and room-and-board cost after scholarships and grants to first-year students. Learn more about tuition and financial aid. Learn more about costs at Catholic University.
  • How big is Catholic University?

    As of Fall 2022 there are 3,011 undergraduate students and 1,957 graduate students. Catholic University sits on 176 acres, the largest, greenest campus in Washington, D.C.
  • Does Catholic University give scholarships?

    Catholic University offers a range of scholarships that recognize and reward you for outstanding academic performance in high school — as well as exceptional leadership and service in your school, church, and community. Learn more about scholarships.
  • Does Catholic University have Greek life?

    Catholic University does have Greek organizations on campus: 

  • Do you have to be Catholic to go to Catholic University?

    No, students of all faiths and backgrounds are welcome at Catholic University. Learn about the community at Catholic University.
  • Where is Catholic University?

    Catholic University is located in the Brookland neighborhood of Washington, D.C. Our campus offers the best of both worlds: a small neighborhood feel in the heart of a metropolitan city. Learn about Catholic University's D.C. advantage.
  • Is Catholic University Jesuit?

    Catholic University is not associated with any particular religious order. It was founded and sponsored by the bishops of the United States with the approval of the Holy See. Learn more about how Catholic University is faithfully Catholic.  

Updated August 14, 2023