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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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Explore more than 130 undergraduate majors, minors, certificates, and other programs — all rooted in a strong liberal arts foundation and the Catholic intellectual tradition.
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Undergraduate students wishing to enroll for the 2023-24 academic year can apply using the Common App. The application deadline for Regular Decision and Early Decision II is February 1. Apply today!

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Catholic University continues the fight for life at national March

Hundreds of Catholic University students, faculty and staff in bright red beanies flooded the National Mall on January 20 to join the nation in the annual March for Life. 

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