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The Catholic University of America

The Catholic University of America is a national research university with 5,700 undergraduate and graduate students in more than 250 academic programs on a residential campus in the heart of Washington, D.C.

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The Regular Decision and Early Decision II application deadline is Feb. 1.



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Explore more than 130 undergraduate majors, minors, certificates, and other programs — all rooted in a strong liberal arts foundation and the Catholic intellectual tradition.

2023-24 Application is Open

Undergraduate students wishing to enroll for the 2023-24 academic year can apply using the Common App. The application deadline for Regular Decision and Early Decision II is February 1. Apply today!

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University to Celebrate Christmas With Concerts, Tree Lightings, and More

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas at Catholic University, with the return of many favorite festivities to celebrate faith and community. Through the Office of Campus Activities (OCA), the Benjamin T. Rome School of Music, Residence Life, and many other campus offices and organizations, there will be many ways to share in the spirit of the season before the holiday break.

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Pope Francis