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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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COVID-19 Updates

Stay up to date with the latest information from Catholic University regarding COVID-19.

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Open House 

This daylong program on Oct. 23 is designed for prospective students to discover everything offered at Catholic University.

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Program Finder

CatholicU offers more than 130 undergraduate programs — all rooted in a strong liberal arts foundation and the Catholic intellectual tradition.

CatholicU Researchers Publish Findings On a New COVID Vaccine Platform

A universal vaccine design platform that can rapidly generate multiplex vaccine candidates is on the horizon, according to a study published this week in Science Advances. A team of researchers at The Catholic University of America, led by renowned virologist Venigalla Rao, have published their findings in an article titled, “A Universal Bacteriophage T4 Nanoparticle Platform to Design Multiplex SARS-CoV-2 Vaccine Candidates by CRISPR Engineering.”

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Upcoming Events

  • DC Nite Out: Segway Tour

    DC Nite Out: Segway Tour

    Thursday, Sept. 23, 6:00 p.m.

    Take a monument tour of the monuments and National mall led by Segway guides.

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Pope Francis