The Catholic University of America

Acceptance Rate 86.01 %
2023 Tuition & Fees $54,186
Student Population 5,059
Average Financial Aid Amount Received $29,614
Graduation Rate 74 %

Academic Overview

The Catholic University of America Campus, Washington, DC
The Catholic University of America is a private (not-for-profit), four-years institute located in Washington, District of Columbia. It is a Research University (high research activity) by Carnegie Classification and its highest degree is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice.
The Catholic University of America is affiliated with Roman Catholic.
The 2023 tuition & fees is $54,186 for undergraduate students. The graduate school tuition & fees is $53,180.
The school offers both undergraduate and graduate programs and a total of 5,059 students are enrolled. The acceptance rate of undergraduate school is 86.01% and the graduation rate is 74% last year.
The salary after graduation from The Catholic University of America varies by major programs where the average earning after 10 years is $60,500. You can check the average salary by the major programs on the area of study page.

2023 Tuition & Fees

For undergraduate school, in the academic year 2022-2023, The Catholic University of America's tuition & fees is $54,186. For graduate programs, its 2023 average tuition & fees is $53,180.
Data source for 2023 Tuition: NCES
2023 Tuition & Fees
[Chart] 2022-2023 Tuition & Fees

Key Academic Statistics

The following chart illustrates the 2023 key academic statistics at The Catholic University of America. The acceptance rate of The Catholic University of America is 86.01% and the yield (enrollment rate) is 13.63%. The average graduation rate is 74% and no students have transferred out from the school.
The average received amount of financial aid is $29,614 and 93% of undergraduate students received grants or scholarship aid. A total of 5,059 students is attending including both undergraduate and graduate students, and the student to faculty ratio is 11 to 1.
Acceptance Rate for The Catholic University of America is 86.01 %.
Acceptance Rate
Graduation Rate for The Catholic University of America is 74 %
Graduation Rate
Retention Rate for The Catholic University of America is 88 %
Retention Rate
Student Population for The Catholic University of America is 5,059
Student Population
Student to Faculty Ratio for The Catholic University of America is 11 to 1
Student to Faculty Ratio
11 to 1
The average received amount of financial aid is $29,614 at The Catholic University of America.
Financial Aid Amount

Directory Information

Directory Information
Address620 Michigan Avenue, NE, Washington, DC 20064
Online Applicationhttps://applyonline.cua.edu/
Financial Aidhttps://www.catholic.edu/admission/undergraduate/first-year-students/financial-aid
Net Price Calculatorhttps://www.catholic.edu/admission/undergraduate/first-year-students/financial-aid/calculating-aid/net-price-calculator.html
Veterans Tuitionenrollmentservices.cua.edu/Veterans/index.cfm
Disability Servicedss.cua.edu/

Offered Degrees

The Catholic University of America offers 230 major programs through online and on-site education where 1 programs are available through distance learning. The following table lists the number of programs by offered degree with online class availabilities.
Offered Major Programs
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online Class
One but less than two years certificate80
Associate's Degree20
Bachelor's Degree750
Post Bachelor's Degree70
Master's Degree870
Post Master's Degree40
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship461
Doctor's degree - professional practice10

Special Learning Opportunities

The Catholic University of America offers online education (distance learning opportunities) for both undergraduate and graduate programs. The school provides ROTC, teacher certification and study abroad - opportunity which a student completes part of the college program studying in another country programs to its students. It also offers weekend/evening classes which is a program that allows students to take a complete course of study and attend classes only on weekends or only in evenings.
Special Learning Opportunities
Online ClassUndergraduate , Graduate
ROTCArmy, NAVY, Air Force
Weekend/Evening College
Teacher Certification
Study Abroad
Campus Housing
(Dormitory Capacity:1,985)
Board/Meal Plan
(Typical Annual Charge: $6,800)

Veterans Benefits

The Catholic University of America has programs, benefits and/or services to veterans, military service members, or their families.
Veterans Benefits
Yellow Ribbon Program
(officially known as Post-9/11 GI Bill, Yellow Ribbon Program)
Credit for military training
Dedicated point of contact for support services for veterans, military service members, and their families
Recognized student veteran organization
Member of Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges