84%

Acceptance Rate

$25,534

Avg.Financial Aid

001437

FAFSA Code

About The Catholic University of America (CUA)

Type Control of Institution - Public/Private

Private

Not-For-Profit

4 Years

Student Population Number of Students attending College

5,956

Website

https://www.catholic.edu

Accreditation Accreditation is the process by which the quality of learning at various educational institutions are evaluated. Read More.

MSCHE

Religious Affiliation Indicates religious affiliation (denomination) for private not-for-profit institutions that are religiously affiliated.

Roman Catholic

On Campus Housing Does the institution provide on-campus housing?

Yes

#N/A

Location & Contact

Address

620 Michigan Avenue NE

Contact

Email: cua-admissions@cua.edu
Phone: 2023195000
Fax: N/A
Request Info

Rankings

As long as US universities are concerned, the rankings which are provided by Forbes and US News are trusted everywhere. The Catholic University of America has been ranked at the 283rd position among other universities by Forbes. It is to be noted that Forbes decides on the rankings of the university based on common metrics like acceptance rate, endowment, benefits, and SAT scores, among others.

Admissions

Application Deadline Deadline for application submissions. Please contact the school for more details.

January 15th

Acceptance Rate Percentage of applicants who are accepted in an Institution.

84%

SAT Range

N/A

ACT Range

N/A

Application Fee

$55

SAT/ACT

Required

High School GPA

Required

Accept Common App

Yes

The students can make the most out of the admission process as the admission at the university is fairly easy. The Catholic University of America has 3 admission thresholds. The students are required to submit a fee along with the admission form, in order to be considered for admission at The Catholic University of America. It is a non-refundable amount. Securing a good score in a standardised test like SAT or ACT improves an applicant’s chances of securing admission. However, The Catholic University of America doesn’t focus much on standardised tests. Interestingly, the average SAT or ACT scores of students securing admission is not available. As expected, the candidates can complete the process either online or by visiting the school's office at 620 Michigan Avenue, NE, Washington, District of Columbia 20064. To gather more information, they can call them at (202) 319-5000.

Annual Cost to Attend

Net Price Cost of attendance minus any grants and scholarships received.

$36,080

Average Annual Cost

$45,040

Books And Supplies

$838

Other Fees

$764

Room And Board The charges for an academic year for rooming accommodations and meals for a typical student.

$14,650

Budget For Other Expenses

$3,268

Total One Year Cost

$64,560

Before applying to TCUA, candidates must keep in mind the tuition fees and the cost of living during the course tenure. The full-time cost of attendance is approximately $67,156 per year. This cost includes the average annual tuition cost ($47,746), books and supplies ($1,000), room and boarding ($15,260), and budget for other expenses ($3,150). For students seeking financial assistance, the university offers a number of options.

Academics

Highest Degree Offered The highest degree offered by the Institution.

NA

Student:Faculty Ratio

7:1

Full-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

87%

Part-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

100%

Academic Calendar

Semester

Research Funding per Student

$3,551

Faculty Overview

61%

Male Professors

39%

Female Professors

Non-traditional Learning

Evening Degree Programs

Teacher Certification

Distance Education

Study Abroad

Majors

Registered Nursing, Administration,...

83 Graduates

Political Science and Government

73 Graduates

Psychology, General

65 Graduates

Architecture

47 Graduates

Mechanical Engineering

42 Graduates

Finance and Financial Management Se...

36 Graduates

Marketing

35 Graduates

Music

30 Graduates

Civil Engineering

29 Graduates

Business Administration, Management...

27 Graduates

Biomedical/Medical Engineering

26 Graduates

Philosophy

26 Graduates

History

25 Graduates

Communication and Media Studies

21 Graduates

Accounting and Related Services

18 Graduates

Religion/Religious Studies

18 Graduates

Electrical, Electronics and Communi...

15 Graduates

Biology, General

14 Graduates

International Business

14 Graduates

Teacher Education and Professional...

12 Graduates

Computer Science

11 Graduates

Social Work

11 Graduates

Sociology

11 Graduates

Economics

10 Graduates

English Language and Literature, Ge...

10 Graduates

Romance Languages, Literatures, and...

10 Graduates

Anthropology

9 Graduates

Fine and Studio Arts

7 Graduates

Social Sciences, General

7 Graduates

Computer and Information Sciences,...

6 Graduates

Teacher Education and Professional...

6 Graduates

Mathematics

5 Graduates

Liberal Arts and Sciences, General...

4 Graduates

Physics

4 Graduates

Germanic Languages, Literatures, an...

3 Graduates

Area Studies

2 Graduates

Chemistry

2 Graduates

Classics and Classical Languages, L...

2 Graduates

Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft

2 Graduates

Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecu...

1 Graduates

Education, General

1 Graduates

Human Services, General

1 Graduates

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Student Body

Undergraduate Students

3,332

Socio-Economic Diversity Percent of full-time, first-time students receiving an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

12%

Full-time

96%

Part-time

4%

Students Gender

Male

47%

US National: 44%

Female

53%

US National: 56%

LGBTQIA STUDENT RESOURCE GROUPS

ON CAMPUS WOMEN'S CENTER

Race/Ethnicity

64% White

3% Unknown

4% Black

14% Hispanic

5% Two or more races

6% Non Resident alien

4% Asian

0% American Indian/Alaska native

0% Native Hawaiians/Pacific islander

Geographic Density

Geographic Density

High

4%

Unknown Location

93%

Out Of State

2%

In State

1%

Foreign

Economic Diversity

36% percentage of students who recieved an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Median Household Income

$85,197 per year

Campus Life

Housing

The students can reside on campus and 95% of Freshman Live On-Campus.

On Campus Housing Available

Yes

Freshmen Required to Live on Campus

No

Freshmen Live on Campus

95%

Undergrads in College Housing

56%

Averege Housing Cost

N/A

Campus Food

The institution has several dining and meal plan options available to students and the average meal plan cost is around N/A.

Meal Plan Available

Yes

Average Meal Plan Available

N/A

Athletes

Division Sports Nickname

Cardinals

School Colors

red and black

Varsity Athletics Association

NCAA

Varsity Athletics Conference Primary

New England Women's & Men's Athletic Conference

Total Male Athletes

309

Total Female Athletes

208

Intramural Sports

8

Sports Club

20

Sports Team (Men)

Baseball

Basketball

Cross Country

Crew-Rowing

Football

Golf

Lacrosse

Soccer

Swimming and Diving

Tennis

Track and Field

Sports Team (Women)

Basketball

Cross Country

Crew-Rowing

Field Hockey

Golf

Lacrosse

Soccer

Softball

Swimming and Diving

Tennis

Track and Field

Volleyball

Campus Safety

24-Hour Security Patrol

Yes

Campus Emergency Phones

Yes

24-Hour Escort Safety rides

Yes

Mobile Campus Emergency Alert

Yes

Students who want to enjoy the campus and lodging life can benefit from the on-campus housing facility provided by TCUA. At TCUA, $15,260 is the normal expense for on-campus housing, which a student will be needed to pay, each year. The Catholic University of America offers a number of dining and meal plan options for its students. To ensure the safety and security of students, the university has a number of campus safety and security measures in place. Some of these features include 24-hr security patrol, campus emergency phones, 24-hr escort safety rides and mobile campus emergency alert. The number of female and male students at the university are 45% and 55%, respectively.

After Graduation

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation

$47,100/year

Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation

$56,800/year

Median Total Debt After Graduation The median cumulative federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated.

$0$100,000

$16,925

$27,000

Typical Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 4.53% interest rate.

$176 - 280

Outcomes 8 Years of Attending

Show data for students who

and started their studies

Out of 7,811 students

30% Graduated

10% Still Enrolled

15% Transfer

1% Withdraw

Financial Aid

Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid.

95%

Average Aid Per Year

$25,534

Students Receiving Federal Grants

12%

Average Aid Per Year

$5,992

Students Receiving State Aid

3%

Average Aid Per Year

$1,093

Students Receiving Institutional Grants

95%

Average Aid Per Year

$24,817

Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income

Aid awarded based on the family income.

Income

Average Amount

< $30K

$30,592

$30K - $48K

$33,463

$48K - $75K

$31,119

$75K - $110K

$27,972

> $110K

$24,297

Total Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$47,306,993

Total Non-Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$23,308,767

The financial aid department of The Catholic University of America helps students by assisting them with scholarships, grants, and student loans in the event that they find the fees and the cost of living at the campus to be expensive. The average federal grant that comes from the university is around $6,171, whereas the financial aid is $26,373. The students at the university are provided with state aid and institutional aid. The state aid stands at $1,635, while the institutional aid is $26,373. The need-based scholarships awarded to students admitted to The Catholic University of America amount to $47,306,993 per annum. Meanwhile, the total non-need-based scholarships/grants awarded in a year total $23,308,767.

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