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Catholic University of America Stats, Info and Facts

Quick Facts

6,967 students

87% admitted

  • 4,831 full time
  • 2,136 part time
  • 2,218 men full time
  • 2,613 women full time
  • 6,207 applied
  • 5,386 admitted
  • 993 enrolled

3,519 Undergraduates

$36,320 tuition/year

  • 3,394 Graduates
  • 54 Non-Degree
  • $36,320 in state
  • $500 fees
  • $14,274 room & board
  • $1,440 books
  • (Based on stats from 2012/2013)

At a Glance

Religious affiliation: Roman Catholic
Institution Type: Private not-for-profit
Campus Setting: Mid East Large City
Highest Degree Offered: Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice
Level of Institution: Four or more years
Calendar: Semester
School Mascot: Cardinals
School Colors: Red and black
Reviews in 3 Sentences
  • Ariel from Waldorf, MD
  • 0
  • Catholic is a wonderful school with a breath taking campus, wonderful staff, and wonderful -i mean wonderful- academics. The professors are great but tough, and this is no fly by…

  • Jan-12-2012 Read More
  • Cathryn from Washington, DC
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  • This university takes education seriously, but also manages to be very student-friendly. The small size allows for strong community bonds, and the location in the middle of the city is…

  • Jan-13-2012 Read More
  • William from East Windsor, NJ
  • 0
  • The Catholic University of America is in a vibrant international metropolis that offers everything. It is a warm and inviting environment that cares deeply about the intellectual, emotional, spiritual,and physical…

  • Dec-26-2012 Read More
  • CUA Rocks!
  • 0
  • catholic university's academics are impressive, with brilliant professors and dedicated students. the students are great, smart people who love learning. the location in washington dc is great for many reasons.…

  • Feb-19-2012 Read More
  • Ben
  • 0
  • This school is very religious. A lot of student organization and clubs. they make you think like a philosopher.…

  • Mar-27-2012 Read More

Reviews

Student Responses to Review Topic: Am I Enjoying Being Here
  • 4
  • current student
  • Nov-16-2011 I am a current student here

    The school is great and there are countless opportunities offered on a daily basis. The location is superb because the metro stop is conveniently located on campus, so getting into the city is just a few minutes away on the metro. Everyone is friendly and personable and willing to help.

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  • 5
  • Becca
  • Oct-03-2011 I am a current student here

    There's little to complain about at CUA. Sure, we all have our occasional gripes (the only ones I can recall are that the Student Restaurant is too small, and that residence halls are becoming single-sex), but CUA is such a fantastic place. The students and faculty are welcoming and kind; the campus has its own Metro stop (super-convenient for going to museums, shows, monument-hopping), and it's next to the largest church in the Western hemisphere (you can even live next to it.) The combination of accessibility to one of the most vibrant U.S. cities and the strong sense of community makes CUA one of the most enjoyable places in all of Washington, D.C.

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  • 3
  • Anonymous
  • Jul-05-2011 I am a current student here

    Being in D.C. is awesome! There is always something to do either on campus or downtown.

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  • Anonymous
  • Jun-09-2011 I am a current student here

    The one thing I love about the school is the surrounding area. I'm from the area so I loved it anyway. The metro is on campus so it's really easy to go out and explore and have fun. The campus hosts a lot of activities throughout the year. I wouldn't say its my favorite place to be for student activities. But it's not awful either. I also wish there was more diversity. As an African-American Student, there isn't much offered for us either. The school is majority Caucasian. It would be nice for the school population to not be so homogeneous. If I could do it again, I probably would not have gone here.

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