School Overview

The Catholic University of America is a Private, 4 years college located in Washington, District of Columbia. The Catholic University of America ranked 280th in National Universities and 6th in District of Columbia Colleges.
It has a total enrollment of 5,366 including undergraduate and graduate students and student to faculty ratio is 11 to 1. It is a Research University (high research activity) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest degree is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice. The Catholic University of America's acceptance rate is 86.00% last year (undergraduate school).
The Catholic University of America is accredited by Middle States Commission on Higher Education.
Contact Information
Address620 Michigan Avenue, NE, Washington, DC 20064
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School Category
School TypePrivate, 4 years
Carnegie CategoryResearch University (high research activity)
Highest Degree OfferedDoctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice

Admission Information

The acceptance rate of The Catholic University of America is 86.00% and the yield (also known as enrollment rate) is 14.00%. The application fees are $55 for undergraduate programs and $60 for graduate programs.
Open Admission Policy
Acceptance Rate86.00 %
Yield (Enrollment Rate)14.00 %
Undergraduate Application Fees$55
Graduate Application Fees$60

Tuition & Fees

The Catholic University of America's 2022 tuition & fees is $52,156 for undergraduate students. For graduate programs, its 2022 tuition & fees is $51,630.
Undergraduate Tuition & Fees$52,156
Graduate Tuition & Fees$51,630
*Data Source: 2021-2022 Tuition & Fees - National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

Student Population

A total of 5,366 students have enrolled for academic year 2020-2021. Among them, 3,107 students have enrolled online exclusively to earn their degrees. The Catholic University of America has 3,055 undergraduate students and the graduate school has 2,311 students. You can check student population by gender, age, race/ethnicity, attending status, and online learning.
Total Students5,366
Undergraduate Students3,055
Graduate Students2,311
Online Enrollment3,107

Offered Degrees and Programs

Number of programs216 Programs
Number of online programs9 Programs
Offered Degrees/Programs2 Year Certificate
Post-Bachelor Certificate
Post-Master Certificate
Doctorate (Research)
Doctorate (Professional Practice)

On-campus Services

Remedial services
Academic/career counseling service
Employment services
Placement services for completers
On-campus day care for students

Learning opportunities

Distance Learning (online classes)
Study Abroad
Weekend/Evening College
Teacher Certification