The Catholic University of America is the research university of the Catholic Church in the United States. It was founded as a graduate institution and is designated by the Carnegie Foundation classification R2: Doctoral University - Higher research activity.  


Whether you’re an undergraduate, graduate, or doctoral student, opportunities abound for you to participate in cutting-edge research projects in every program of study.

Our 12 schools and 29 research facilities attract world-class faculty, guests, speakers, visiting scholars as well as government, corporate, foundation, and non-profit financial support.