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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

Sunrise over the campus

A Day in the Life

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

Students walking in front of Lincoln Memorial

The D.C. Advantage

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

Hundreds Help on Mother Teresa Day of Service

Approximately 800 students, faculty, staff, and their families participated in the annual Mother Teresa Day of Service.

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Upcoming Events

  • The Irony of Modern Catholic History

    The Irony of Modern Catholic History

    Tuesday, Sept. 17, 6 p.m.

    Join the Institute for Human Ecology for an evening with George Weigel as he discusses his new book, The Irony of Modern Catholic History. He proposes a dramatic new reading of the past 250 years of Catholic history and charts a path beyond the old liberal/conservative cliches.

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

Pope Francis