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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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Schedule a Visit

Find out what it's like to live and learn at Catholic University with a tour of our campus, either online or in-person.

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Register for Open House

You're invited! Join us for an Open House where you'll learn about our academics, internship opportunities, explore education abroad programs, and more.


Find Your Program

Explore more than 130 undergraduate majors, minors, certificates, and other programs — all rooted in a strong liberal arts foundation and the Catholic intellectual tradition.

2023-24 Application is Open

Undergraduate students wishing to enroll for the 2023-24 academic year can apply using the Common App. The application deadline for Early Action and Early Decision I is November 1. Apply today!

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Installation Ceremony of Dr. Peter K. Kilpatrick

The Installation of Dr. Peter K. Kilpatrick as the sixteenth President of The Catholic University of America will take place across a series of events scheduled for November 10–11.

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

Pope Francis