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The Catholic University of America

The Catholic University of America is a national research university with 6,000 undergraduate and graduate students in more than 180 academic programs on a residential campus in the heart of the nation's capital.

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Degree Programs

More than 60 bachelor's, 78 master's, and 45 doctoral degrees.

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A Day in the Life

Photographers and videographers captured the student experience from every angle.

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The D.C. Advantage

Our 176-acre campus is three miles north of the U.S. Capitol.

Nursing Alumna Umpires Little League Baseball World Series

A Catholic University alumna is one of only 16 elite umpires selected for the 2019 Little League Baseball World Series, and the only female umpire among them. 

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Upcoming Events

  • Venezuela... My Story, Your Future?

    Venezuela... My Story, Your Future?

    Wednesday, Jan. 22, 6 p.m.

    Andrés Guilarte had to leave his life in Venezuela after an oppressive regime crippled the economy, caused widespread starvation, blanketed the nation in blackouts, and silenced and jailed those who dared to speak out and criticize the government. With an eyewitness perspective, he answers the questions: How did a country with so much wealth and promise completely collapse? Could it happen in the United States? His answers will surprise you.

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True education enables us to love life and opens us to the fullness of life.

Pope Francis