The Catholic University of America, founded in 1887 by the U.S. Catholic bishops with the support of Pope Leo XIII, serves as the (one and only) national university of the Catholic Church in the United States.


We engage each other

and the world from our 176-acre campus, three miles north of the U.S. Capitol.

We stand together

scholars, teachers and students — across 12 schools and 22 research facilities.

We seek knowledge

more than 60 undergraduate degrees, 78 master's degrees, and 45 doctoral degrees.


Upcoming Events

Late Night Breakfast!

Late Night Breakfast!

Wednesday, May 4th, 10:00 PM to 11:45 PM

A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away...It was a time of stress and sorrow: finals week. Luckily, a group of freedom fighters (Program Board) and Luke Skywalker lead a rebellion against the Darkness to help save the students from...

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True education enables us to love life and opens us to the fullness of life.

Pope Francis