The Catholic University of America

Washington, District of Columbia

#1315 National Colleges

85.36% Admission Rate
Least Selective

3,245 Undergraduates Enrolled

  • Private nonprofit
  • Doctoral Universities: High Research Activity
  • Four-year, full-time, inclusive, lower transfer-in
  • Four-year, medium, highly residential
  • Religious Affiliation: Roman Catholic

Washington, District of Columbia

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City: Large (population of 250,000 or more)

Mid East (DE, DC, MD, NJ, NY, PA)


Predominant Degree Awarded
Predominantly bachelor's-degree granting

Highest Degree Awarded
Graduate degree

Most Popular Fields

Field % Students
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services 21.7%
Social Sciences 12.3%
Engineering 11.8%
Health Professions And Related Programs 9.4%
Psychology 8.0%
Architecture And Related Services 6.7%
Visual And Performing Arts 5.5%
Philosophy And Religious Studies 5.4%
Communication, Journalism, And Related Programs 3.6%
Public Administration And Social Service Professions 2.7%
Education 2.7%
History 2.4%
Biological And Biomedical Sciences 2.1%
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services 2.1%
Mathematics And Statistics 1.2%
English Language And Literature/Letters 1.0%
Physical Sciences 0.5%
Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities 0.5%
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics 0.5%
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies 0.1%



Percentage Students Receiving Aid

Average Net Cost After Aid