Established in the year 1887, Catholic University of America was founded by the U.S. Bishops. The university is a national university of the Catholic Church and has produced over 90,000 alumni who reside in over 40 states and 130 countries. The Washington based university also is diverse in their student selection with about 8.5% of their students representing 46 countries. The university also has an athletic association with NCAA division III. They believe in imparting and discovering the truth through teaching and research.
Catholic University of America offers admissions in Bachelors, Masters and Doctoral levels of study. The total enrollment of the university is 5,956 and the student-faculty ratio of the university is 7:1. The acceptance rate of the university is 84%.
|Type of University||Private|
|Year of Establishment||1887|
U.S. News and World Report in their 2020 rankings, placed CUA at,
The 176-acre campus is placed in the heart of Washington D.C., specifically the Brookland neighborhood.
Catholic university provides 16 residence halls on campus for students.The halls are spread across five distinct areas of campus. The room types range from single, double to apartment single and double.Basic amenities in all halls include:
The 12 schools at the Catholic University of America offer programs over 150 graduates and 70 undergraduate degrees, doctorate and certificate programs.
International students who want to seek admissions at Catholic University of America can follow the below-mentioned application process:
Application portal: Students can apply via the University’s Online Application.
Application fee: The application fee is 55 USD for undergraduate and 60 USD for graduates.
Application deadline: The application deadline is January 15.
The estimated cost of attendance for international students at the university is mentioned below:
|Tuition and fees||47,746 USD||48,640 USD|
|Books and supplies||1,000 USD||1,000 USD|
|Living costs||18,410 USD||18,410 USD|
International undergraduate students will not be eligible for any financial aid.
Alumni of the Catholic University have access to an alumni card, which has the following benefits,
Few notable alumni of the university include Jon Voight, American actor. Susan Sarandon, Actress. Tom Harkin, former US senator. John Slattery, actor and many more.
The median starting salary of The Catholic University alumni is 57,142 USD. The Centre for Academic and Career Success at Catholic University arranges for a fall and spring career fair to promote jobs. 66% of students were employed right after graduation. Top recruiters include Clark Construction, IBM, National Institutes of Health, etc.
|Institution Type||Private (Not for Profit)|
|Average Cost of Attendance||$45,068 / Year|
|Catholic University of America Enrollment||6523|
|Average Graduation Rate||73.6%|
The table shows average yearly cost of attendance for international students. Amount may vary with the course opted, nature of accommodation, and personal spending habits of a candidate. Check Program wise Fees
|Undergraduate Programs||$45,878 / Year|
|Post Graduate Program||$45,068 / Year|
|On Campus Accomodation|
|Books & Supplies||$838 / Year|
|On campus, Room & Board||$14,316 / Year|
|On Campus, Other Expenses||$3,268 / Year|
|Off Campus Accomodation|
|Off campus (not with family), Room & Board||$14,316 / Year|
|Off campus (not with family), Other Expenses||$3,268 / Year|
|Off campus (with family), Room & Board||$3,268 / Year|
|Off campus (with family), Other Expenses||$3,268 / Year|
|Middle States Commission on Higher Education|
|Program Wise Accreditations|
|Law Programs||American Bar Association|
|Music Programs||National Association of Schools of Music|
|Nursing Programs||Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education|
|Nursing Programs||Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing|
|Psychology Programs||American Psychological Association|
|Theology Programs||Commission on Accrediting of the Association of Theological Schools|
|Total Faculty||Full Time||Part time||Graduate Assistants|
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