At Catholic University, we offer an array of undergraduate and graduate programs in both traditional and online formats. We seek to provide an application experience that symbolizes our commitment to every one of our students.


Catholic University is an exclusive member of the Common Application Group. Traditional first-year and transfer applicants are required to complete the Common Application by the appropriate deadline.


Candidates seeking admission to all graduate programs (except Columbus School of Law) apply with the Catholic University online application. Deadlines vary by program.

Columbus School of Law

Candidates seeking admission to the Columbus School of Law are required to complete the application provided by the Law School Admission Council.

Adult and Professional Studies

Catholic University offers a variety of undergraduate and graduate programs for the working professional.

Online Programs

Catholic University offers online graduate programs in Nursing and Social Work to support the fulfillment of your professional goals.

  • Admission

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  • Undergraduate Admission

    Experience community like you’ve never known before — cultivate defining moments, create lasting friendships, and watch as your capacity for faith and knowledge flourishes.

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  • Graduate/Doctorate

    Join a network of scholars — both students and faculty — seeking to go deeper, growing in knowledge and experience that is backed by ethics and virtue.

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  • International Students

    The Catholic University of America is made up of students, from undergraduate to doctoral level, from more than 90 countries all across the world. Join our global community.

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  • Adult and Professional Studies

    The Metropolitan School of Professional Studies (MSPS) at The Catholic University of America offers evening programs for adult students.

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  • Online Programs

    Our nationally ranked online programs in Social Work and Nursing are built with the flexibility and support needed to help you balance academics, work, and home life. 

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  • Pre-College

    Juniors and seniors in high school can spend 3-4 weeks of their summer pursuing their interests, earning college credits and forming lasting friendships through our pre-college programs.

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  • Summer Sessions

    From Catholic University natives to visiting students — undergraduates to graduates — you are invited to spend your summer in beautiful D.C., advancing your academic career.

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