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The Catholic University of America

Acceptance Rate 85 %
Tuition & Fees $47,746
Student Population 5,956
Average Financial Aid Amount Received $23,597
Graduation Rate 72 %

Academic Overview

The Catholic University of America Campus, Washington, DC
The Catholic University of America is a private (not-for-profit), 4 or more 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 2020 tuition & fees are $47,746 for undergraduate students. The school offers both undergraduate and graduate programs and a total of 5,956 students are enrolled in. The acceptance rate of undergraduate school is 85% and the graduation rate is 72% 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.

2020 Tuition & Fees

For undergraduate school, in the academic year 2019-2020, tuition and fees of The Catholic University of America are $47,746. For graduate schools, its 2020 tuition and fees are $48,640 on average.
The Catholic University of America 2020 Tuition & Fees
Undergraduate$47,746
Graduate$48,640
[Chart] 2019-2020 Tuition & Fees

Key Academic Statistics

The following chart illustrates the 2020 key academic statistics at The Catholic University of America. The acceptance rate of The Catholic University of America is 85% and the yield (enrollment rate) is 17%. The average graduation rate is 72% and no students have transferred out from the school. The average received amount of financial aid is $23,597 and 86% of undergraduate students received grants or scholarship aid. A total of 5,956 students is attending including both undergraduate and graduate students, and the student to faculty ratio is 7 to 1.
[Chart] Academic Statistics
Acceptance Rate for The Catholic University of America is 85 %.
Graduation Rate for The Catholic University of America is 72 %
Retention Rate for The Catholic University of America is 87 %
Student Population for The Catholic University of America is 5,956
Student to Faculty Rate for The Catholic University of America is 7 %
The average received amount of financial aid is $23,597 at The Catholic University of America.

Offered Degrees

The Catholic University of America offers 215 major programs through online and on-site education where 11 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 certificate40
Associate's Degree20
Bachelor's Degree720
Post Bachelor's Degree70
Master's Degree808
Post Master's Degree40
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship453
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.
Special Learning Opportunities
Online ClassUndergraduate , Graduate
ROTCArmy, NAVY, Air Force
Weekend/Evening College
Teacher Certification
Study Abroad
Campus Housing
(Dormitory Capacity:2,050)
Board/Meal Plan

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