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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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The D.C. Advantage

Our 176-acre campus is three miles north of the U.S. Capitol.
IN THE HEART OF WASHINGTON, D.C.

Sunrise over the campus

A Day in the Life

Photographers and videographers captured the student experience from every angle.
EXPERIENCE IT

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Degree Programs

More than 60 bachelor's, 78 master's, and 45 doctoral degrees.
EXPLORE ACADEMIC PROGRAMS

Research Day Celebrates the ‘Joy of Discovery’

Catholic University’s 2019 Research Day, which took place on April 9, featured a record 358 submitted proposals, 85 oral presentations, and 149 posters.

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Upcoming Events

  • Faith and Higher Education: A Conversation Between Catholic University’s President and the National Endowment for the Humanities’ Chairman

    Faith and Higher Education: A Conversation Between Catholic University’s President and the National Endowment for the Humanities’ Chairman

    Tuesday, April 23, 5:30 p.m.

    The Department of History is pleased to host Jon Parrish Peede, Chairman of the National Endowment for the Humanities, in conversation with John Garvey, President of The Catholic University of America. The moderator will be Professor Michael Kimmage, Chair, Department of History, The Catholic University of America

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

Pope Francis