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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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Degree Programs

More than 75 bachelor's, 79 master's, and 49 doctoral degrees.

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Commencement 2020

Find all the information you need for Commencement 2020.

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Odyssey Day

Odyssey Day on April 4 offers you the chance to experience campus in an entirely new way — as an admitted student!

New Residence Hall Complex Planned for North Campus

A new residence hall complex that will accommodate 350 first-year students is being designed for the space east of Opus Hall on John McCormack Road.

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Upcoming Events

  • Exhibit Opening: Jay Hall Carpenter

    Exhibit Opening: Jay Hall Carpenter

    Wednesday, Feb. 19, 5 p.m.

    The exhibit Becoming will open in the May Gallery of Mullen Library. A professional sculptor since 1976, Jay Hall Carpenter has received multiple awards for his liturgical, civic, and portrait sculptures. Carpenter will speak at the opening.

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