Catholic University of America

620 Michigan Avenue, NE, Washington, DC
Christian college

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Questions and Answers about Catholic University of America

nicolette c.
5 months ago
How do students receive work study at Catholic University of America?
Catholic University of America
Hi Nicolette, Great question, Federal Work Study positions are awarded through the Office of Student Financial Assistance once a student files the FAFSA. Future and current students can stop by to see them on the 3rd floor of Father O'Connell Hall. You can read more about Work Study at CatholicU, here:
Isabella L.
6 months ago
For the dual enrollment for Architecture and Engineering, is it just civil engineering that can be chosen for the enrollment or can you pick any type of engineering to pair with Architecture?
Catholic University of America
Hi Isabella, Yes, for the 5 Year Dual Degree the engineering program is a Civil Engineering degree, with good reason, which you can read about here: But as you will see when you explore the curriculum (, Civil Engineering students are exposed to a wide variety of engineering specialties as they work through the Civil Engineering curriculum.
Caraleena H.
9 months ago
What is the Catholic University of America looking for in prospective students?
Elizabeth A.
10 months ago
What is the required GPA to get into your honors programs?
Catholic University of America
The average admitted student GPA for our honors program is a 3.9 on an unweighted 4.0 scale in a program that is the most demanding offered by the high school attended.
Evelyn A.
1 year ago
Can I choose my roommates
A S.
1 year ago
What’s the best show the CUA theatre department has ever put on, whether because it was super impressive, incredibly funny, or for another reason?
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Majors offered at Catholic University of America

Biggest majors
Political Science and Government
Psychology, General
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing

Academics at Catholic University of America

Student Faculty Ratio
7 to 1
Least Selective (84% Acceptance Rate)
School type
Non-profit Private 4-year institution

Demographics for Catholic University of America Students

Ethnicity BreakdownAsianBlackCaucasianHispanicMiddle EasternNative AmericanPacific Islander
Catholic University of America Students6%17%52%30%1%2%0%
All College Students12%22%36%25%2%2%1%
Gender breakdown
Catholic University of America Students
< 1% Gender nonconforming
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Common careers for Catholic University of America students

Common Careers and Their Average Annual Salary

Executive Director107k
Project Manager, (Unspecified Type / General)81k
Project Architect80k
Mechanical Engineer74k
Project Manager, Architecture74k
Architect (but not Landscape or Naval)61k
Architectural Designer53k
Based on 4,606 student responses
57.8kAvg. Early Career Pay
109.3kAvg. Mid-Career Pay
57%in High-Meaning careers
14%in STEM careers

Net price of attending Catholic University of America

Catholic University of America financial aid

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