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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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Use our Program Finder to explore more than 130 undergraduate programs — all rooted in a strong liberal arts foundation — and discover your calling.

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NASA Extends Funding to CatholicU Astrophysicists, Nearly $40 Million Total

NASA has announced it will extend a major research partnership with Catholic University scientists. The University will receive $27 million in new funding in addition to research awards already received. Tommy Wiklind, research professor of physics, points out that both faculty and Ph.D. students in the Physics Department are involved in this research. 

Learn more about the NASA research program


Upcoming Events

  • Commencement 2021

    Commencement 2021

    Saturday, May 15, 10 a.m.

    Catholic University's Commencement will take place at FedExField in Landover, Md.

    Learn more

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Pope Francis