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Choosing The Catholic University of America

Choosing the right school from which to earn your degree is a difficult decision, but The Catholic University of America offers many reasons to join our community.

A Distinguished History

The Catholic University of America was founded in 1887 by the U.S. Catholic bishops with the support of Pope Leo XIII to be the national university of the Catholic Church in the United States. Originally established as a graduate research center, the University began offering undergraduate programs in 1904 and today is home to 12 schools and 21 research facilities. An accredited and respected member of the American academic community, The Catholic University of America continues to build on its origins to promote the advancement of knowledge in the light of our Christian faith in order to create a successful future for its students.

Personalized Attention

Catholic University has created a welcoming and collaborative learning environment where faculty members offer students guidance and support, preparing them for success in their coursework as well as in other aspects of their lives.  While the shared Catholic identity is an essential, binding element of the CUA community, we accept and embrace members of other faiths as well.

Campus Programs

Our more than 150 program offerings exhibit extraordinary breadth, spanning the disciplines of the humanities, sciences, engineering, social sciences, arts, professions, and ecclesiastical programs, some of which are unique to this university. Click here to visit our Washington, DC, campus location. 

Meeting the Needs of Working Adults

Online programs at The Catholic University of America are designed to promote professional development while accommodating the schedules of busy working adults like you.The University offers ample support services, including 24/7 technical support, a dedicated student services contact, and information about financial aid to help you plan for and achieve your educational and professional goals.

Learn more about why you should choose The Catholic University of America: call us at
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