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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.

Faculty Speak Out for Immigration Reform

Standing in the grass outside the U.S. Senate’s Russell building on July 18, nearly 200 Catholic priests, nuns, and laypeople spoke out against the harsh conditions facing immigrants, refugees, and asylum seekers — especially children — at detention centers along the U.S. border.

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Upcoming Events

  • Orientation 2019

    Orientation 2019

    Thursday, Aug. 22 through Sunday, Aug. 25

    The Orientation program facilitates the successful transition of new undergraduate students into Catholic University’s intellectual, social, and faith-based communities; promotes student learning and development; encourages independence and individual responsibility; and facilitates continued student success to graduation.

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

Pope Francis