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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.
EXPLORE ACADEMIC PROGRAMS

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A Day in the Life

Photographers and videographers captured the student experience from every angle.
EXPERIENCE IT

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The D.C. Advantage

Our 176-acre campus is three miles north of the U.S. Capitol.
IN THE HEART OF WASHINGTON, D.C.

Thirst for Life: Engineering Students Invent a Water Filter in Response to Hurricane Maria

Four recent Catholic University graduates are working with lawyers to form an LLC and secure a patent for the water filter they invented in the new Social Innovation Start-Ups course.

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Upcoming Events

  • International Symposium Technological Transformation Democratic Republic of Congo and Planetary Sustainability

    International Symposium Technological Transformation Democratic Republic of Congo and Planetary Sustainability

    Saturday, June 29

    Climate change presents our planet with grave and complex challenges. Solutions to these problems will involve technological transformation drawing on worldwide resources. The human family must come together to seek development that dignifies humanity and sustains the planet. Where will solutions be found?

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

Pope Francis