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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.

Aleteia’s Jesús Colina to Give 2019 Commencement Address

Internationally prominent journalist Jesús Colina, 51, will address the Class of 2019 at the Commencement ceremony on Saturday, May 18, 2019, where he will also be presented with an honorary Doctor of Fine Arts degree.

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Upcoming Events

  • Experiences in Architecture

    Experiences in Architecture

    June 26 to June 28, 2019

    The Experiences in Architecture program is an intense two-week, pre-college workshop for students interested in architecture or other design-related fields. Students are exposed to both the academic and the professional sides of the architecture arena as the city of Washington, D.C., becomes their classroom.

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

Pope Francis