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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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COVID-19 Updates

Catholic University is preparing for the return of students, faculty, and staff as the University plans to resume on-campus instruction and residential life this fall.

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Discover D.C.

CatholicU is located in the heart of Washington, D.C. Find out how living and studying in D.C. can enhance your education.  

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Discover your calling and pursue your dreams through one of our academic programs. 

CatholicU Stands with Immigrants

The U.S. Supreme Court voted to uphold DACA protections that allow children of immigrants protections from deportation and the ability to work and study in the United States. The latest issue of CatholicU magazine presented stories of students, faculty, staff, and alumni who are answering the Church’s call to share the journey with those seeking refuge and a better life.

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