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Catholic University of America

Washington, District of Columbia

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Catholic University of America

Private 4 Year

About Catholic University of America

The Catholic University of America (CUA) is a private university located in Washington, D.C. in the United States. It is a pontifical university of the Catholic Church in the United States and the only institution of higher education founded by the U.S. Catholic bishops. Established in 1887 as a graduate and research center following approval by Pope Leo XIII on Easter Sunday, the university began offering undergraduate education in 1904. The university's campus lies within the Brookland neighborhood, known as "Little Rome", which contains 60 Catholic institutions, including Trinity Washington University and the Dominican House of Studies.

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Located in Washington, District of Columbia.

620 Michigan Avenue, NE, Washington, DC, 20064, District of Columbia

Catholic University of America Rankings

Prepler rankings are based on rigorous and in-depth analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education.

2022 Best Colleges in America

#252 of 6828

2022 Best Colleges in District of columbia

#5 of 22

Best Library science Colleges & Universities in America

#2 of 70

Most Popular Majors

Out of 26 majors categories at Catholic University of America, the 5 most popular are listed below.

Graduation Rate

Graduation rate of college is a strong indicator of success of the college’s students in attaining their educational goals. Prepler defines graduation rate as the percentage of first-time, full-time students who graduated from Catholic University of America within four or six years.

Graduate in 4 years
Graduate in 6 years

Notable Alumni