General Information About Catholic University of America
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.
Institutional statistical data was gathered from the U.S. Department of Education - Institute of Education Sciences, National Center for Education Statistics, 2009-2010.
- 4-year, Private not-for-profit
Special Learning Opportunities
- ROTC (Army, Navy, Air Force)
- Teacher certification
- Distance learning opportunities
- Study abroad
- General Education Courses
- Career Services available upon completion
- Advanced placement (AP) credits
- The acceptance of credits for work experience or military experience are subject to review by the school and cannot be guaranteed.
- Roman Catholic
- Eligible students may receive Pell Grants and other federal aid (e.g. Direct Loans).
- 1-2 years certificate
- Associate's degree
- Bachelor's degree
- Postbaccalaureate certificate
- Master's degree
- Post-master's certificate
- City: Large
Disability Services Student
- 3% or Less
Admission Total Applicants 5,180 Percent Admitted 81% Men Admitted 79% Women Admitted 83% Full Time Retention Rate 81%
Submitted ACT & SAT Scores
25th Percentile Score 75th Percentile Score Critical Reading 510 610 Math 500 610 Writing 510 610
25th Percentile Score 75th Percentile Score Composite 21 27
Student Demographics Total Enrolled 7,230 Native American 18 Asian 309 African American 425 Hispanic 376 Enrolled FullTime Undergraduates 3,347 Enrolled FullTime Graduates 1,484