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The Catholic University of America

United States of America

Ranking
1038th US-News World Ranking

Established in 1887, the Catholic University of America is a private university located in Washington D.C. It is largest college campus in the nation’s capital sitting on 176 acres of land. It holds the distinction of being the only American university to be visited by three popes (John Paul II, Benedict XVI, Francis I). The university maintains a close relationship with the Roman Catholic Church and holds daily masses and frequent retreats for students to connect with their faith.

Catholic University comprises of various schools and colleges such as School of Architecture and Planning, School of Arts and Sciences, The Tim and Steph Busch School of Business and Economics, School of Canon Law, School of Engineering, Columbus School of Law, Benjamin T. Rome School of Music, School of Nursing, School of Philosophy, Metropolitan School of Professional Studies, National Catholic School of Service, School of Theology & religious study and Theological Study. The university provides 45 doctoral programs, 78 masters program and more than 60 undergraduate programs. It utilizes a semester-based academic calendar.

The total student population at the university is more than 6,500 of which over 3,400 students are enrolled in the undergraduate programs. The student to faculty ratio at the university is 7:1 and the acceptance rate is 74%. Catholic University student are encouraged to participate in more than 80 clubs and organizations.

The university has been ranked as one of the nation's best colleges by the Princeton Review, one of the best values of any private school in the country by Kiplinger's, one of the most eco-friendly universities in the country and was awarded the "highest federal recognition an institution can receive" for community service. It has also been ranked in the top 10 of the best Catholic colleges in the United States. 

Notable Alumni: Anatole Jenkins (Political Strategist who worked for Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton), Joseph Alioto (Mayor of San Francisco), Pat Carroll (Emmy Award-winning actress, voice of Ursula in Disney’s The Little Mermaid)

The Catholic University of America Programs

Program
Duration
Format
Tuition Fees
Deadlines
Standard Test

The Catholic University of America Application Requirements

2.5
GPA
30
IB
67
Percentage
80%
Acceptance Rate

The Catholic University of America Cost of studies

Fees

Bachelors: $46,950

Fees vary for each program. Please visit program page for specific fees.

The Catholic University of America Deadlines

Undergraduate: January 15

Graduate: Deadlines vary for each program.

Deadlines vary for each program. Please visit program page for specific deadlines.

The Catholic University of America Rankings

Global

1038
US News
1038
GTU Rank

Regional

United States of America
139
US News
255
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