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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

Stay up to date with the latest information from Catholic University regarding COVID-19.

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Admitted Students

Registration for Orientation is now open. Be sure to check out the Admitted Students page for more important dates. 

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Program Finder

CatholicU offers more than 130 undergraduate programs — all rooted in a strong liberal arts foundation and the Catholic intellectual tradition.

Truss Project Brings Medieval Architecture to Campus

Recent visitors to Catholic University’s campus saw an unusual site on the University Lawn: a team of 40 carpenters and framers using axes to construct a large triangular shape out of 30 white oak logs.

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Upcoming Events

  • Virtual Open House Week

    Virtual Open House Week

    Monday, Aug. 2, through Thursday, Aug. 5

    During our Virtual Open House, you will attend live sessions on topics such as academics, student life, internships, study abroad, and more. These sessions will be led by faculty, staff, and current students.

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

Pope Francis