Total Enrollment 6,768
Student-to-Faculty Ratio 10 : 1

Catholic University of America
620 Michigan Avenue, NE, Washington, District of Columbia 20064
(202) 319-5000

As the national university of the Catholic Church in the United States, founded and sponsored by the bishops of the country with the approval of the Holy See, The Catholic University of America is committed to being a comprehensive Catholic and American institution of higher learning, faithful to the teachings of Jesus Christ as handed on by the Church. Dedicated to advancing the dialogue between faith and reason, The Catholic University of America seeks to discover and impart the truth through excellence in teaching and research, all in service to the Church, the nation and the world.

Information based on 2010 data from the U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics.

General Information
Institution Type 4-year, Private not-for-profit
Special Learning Opportunities ROTC (Army, Navy, Air Force)
Teacher certification
Distance learning opportunities
Study abroad
Student Services Remedial services
Academic/career counseling service
Employment services for students
Placement services for completers
Credit Accepted Advanced placement (AP) credits
Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Federal Aid Eligible students may receive Pell Grants and other federal aid (e.g. Direct Loans).
Degrees/Certificates Offered One but less than two years certificate
Associate's degree
Bachelor's degree
Postbaccalaureate certificate
Master's degree
Post-master's certificate
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship
Doctor's degree - professional practice
Doctor's degree - other
Campus Setting City: Large
Disability Services Student 5%
Admissions Office Phone 202-319-1305
Admissions Office Email [email protected]
Admissions Office Address The Catholic University of America, Office of University Admissions 620 Michigan Ave, NE Washington, DC 20064
Admissions Transfer URL
Admissions Website (find financial aid info here)
Application Website
Application Fee $55

In order to be accepted to Catholic University of America, you should have:

  • A High School GPA
  • A High School Record
  • SAT and ACT test scores
Test Scores
Catholic University of America SAT SCORES
SAT Reading (25th Percentile) 510
SAT Reading (75th Percentile) 610
SAT Math (25th Percentile) 500
SAT Math (75th Percentile) 610
SAT Writing (25th Percentile) 510
SAT Writing (75th Percentile) 610
ACT Composite (25th Percentile) 21
ACT Composite (75th Percentile) 27
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