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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.


Students walking in front of Lincoln Memorial

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

Student talking to her professor

Degree Programs

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

New Dining Commons Coming to North Campus

Students will soon see activity at the site of the new dining commons to be built at the north end of the University Lawn.

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Upcoming Events

  • Women's Retreat 2019

    Women's Retreat 2019

    Friday, March 22, through Sunday, March 24

    Women's Retreat will be held on March 22-24, 2019 at West River Camp in West River, Maryland. This weekend will be centered around community bonding, faith formation, and relationship building! This years theme is "Joy is..."

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

Pope Francis