Catholic University of America: Review & Facts

Overall Rating: Overall Ranking - OustandingQuality: Education Quality Rating - OustandingSafety: Capmus Safety Rating - PoorCosts: Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Bad
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Catholic University of America is a medium four-year, private not-for-profit school with 6,840 students enrolled. This school was founded in 1887 and is one of the 21 schools and colleges located in Washington, District of Columbia.

Catholic University of America is affiliated with Roman Catholic Church.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
121
Catholic University of America will give you the opportunity to earn a 1-year certificate, associate's degree, bachelor's degree, postbaccalaureate certificate, master's degree, postmaster certificate, or doctoral degree.

Catholic University of America deploys a semester-based curriculum calendar system and has 121 majors. The most popular concentrations are Law, Architecture, Engineering, Management, and Social Work. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings against other schools and colleges.
It is worthwhile to know student retention and graduation rates before you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are usually a positive sign. Nevertheless, if you plan to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Student Retention
84%
Catholic University of America student retention rate is high at 84% (well above District of Columbia average). Considering this statistic, it seems that students enjoy their stay at this school.

The graduation rate at Catholic University of America is good - 72%.

Student to faculty ratio at Catholic University of America is good: 9:1. Read more details on faculty at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$36,900
Average tuition price is extremely high, around $36,400 per academic year. The additional fees at Catholic University of America beyond tuition are about $500; which comes to $36,900 per year.

Read the details about Catholic University of America additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repayning them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
63%
According to recent data, 6,361 applications were submitted and 4,017 were accepted; so it is not very hard to enroll at this school.

This school will consider accepting your advanced placement credits earned prior to admission.

Read the details about admissions as well applicants test score statistics at Catholic University of America in the Admissions and Tests report for this institution.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$8,900
Catholic University of America provides a distance education program and study abroad programs.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Catholic University of America, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

Safety
Grade
D
Catholic University of America offers on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates roughly 2,200 students, which provides a good on-campus housing opportunity. The room price is a bit high, roughly $8,900 a year.

Army, Navy, and Air Force ROTC programs are available at Catholic University of America. Reserve Officers' Training Corps commissioning programs typically imply elective classes in addition to required college curriculum, possible funding for your tuition, and an obligation to serve upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
Yes
It is important to keep in mind that enrolling in a ROTC course does not commit you to serve unless you have received a ROTC scholarship, grant, or any other funding.

Based on the college crime information, Catholic University of America appears to be a relatively dangerous school. This institution has been investigated by the government for possible crime reporting violations. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Catholic University of America Location and Maps



Post Address: Catholic University of America, 620 Michigan Avenue, NE, Washington, District of Columbia 20064, USA
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