The Catholic University of America


The Catholic University of America combines a rich tradition of Catholic spirituality with a proven record of academic excellence. Founded as a graduate research center, today CUA also features a strong undergraduate program based in the liberal arts. In addition, CUA offers educational opportunities for high-school and non-traditional students looking to continue their education part time.

CUA grants undergraduate degrees in 72 programs, master's degrees in 103 programs, and doctoral or terminal degrees in 66 programs. CUA's graduate programs in philosophy and social work are among the oldest in the United States and the University features the only school of music in Washington, D.C.

At every level, the university is dedicated to the advancement of learning and particularly to the development of knowledge in the light of Christian revelation, convinced that faith is consistent with reason. – Statement of Aims and Goals of The Catholic University of America
  • Schools and Colleges

    Schools and Colleges

    Find out more about each of CUA's 12 schools.

  • Undergraduate Programs

    Undergraduate Programs

    A list of programs at CUA offering undergraduate degrees.

  • Graduate Studies

    Graduate Studies

    General information and overview for graduate students.

  • Programs for Working Professionals

    Programs for working professionals

    CUA's flexible options for finishing your education at night, on the weekends or online.

  • Summer Sessions

    Summer Sessions

    Information on summer classes for undergraduate, graduate and high school students.

  • Mullen Library as seen across the CUA mall.


    Homepage for university libraries and access to online catalogs and databases.

  • Students gather on the steps of McMahon hall.

    First Year Experience

    Where success begins for Catholic University students.

  • Honors Program

    University Honors Program

    Details on CUA's active learning, seminar-style honors program for exceptional students.

  • Study Abroad/Global Education

    Global Education

    Information for CUA students interested in studying overseas and for international students interested in coming to CUA.

  • Odyssey Day at Catholic University

    Academic calendar

    Key university dates, including the start and end dates of classes, holidays, exam days, registration dates, and financial aid deadlines.

  • Course Catalog on Cardinal Station

    Course catalog

    Descriptions and meeting times of classes currently offered at CUA.

  • Andrew Abela, Provost, The Catholic University of America


    Official Web site of Andrew Abela, provost, with links to academic resources and initiatives.