Applying to a graduate program at Catholic University of America involves a few simple steps:
The Catholic University of America accepts applications on a rolling basis. Once your application file is complete, you will receive a decision within 4-6 weeks.
IMPORTANT NOTE: Application requirements vary by individual graduate program. Call the department or consult the individual program websites for full details.
If you have questions regarding a specific program or would like to schedule a visit, please contact your school of interest.
School of Architecture
School of Arts and Sciences
School of Business and Economics
School of Canon Law
School of Engineering
School of Law
Metropolitan School of Professional Studies
Benjamin T. Rome School of Music
School of Nursing
School of Philosophy
National Catholic School of Social Service
School of Theology and Religious Studies 202-319-5683
IMPORTANT NOTE: In order to expedite the processing and evaluation of admissions, unofficial transcripts may be submitted. However, final, official transcripts and documentation of degree conferral are expected to be submitted as soon as possible.
There is a $60 application fee
GRE or other test scores must be sent directly to the Catholic University Office of Graduate Admission from the testing service. Do not attach to the online application.
Catholic University's test code for the GRE and TOEFL is 5104
Attach original copies in the native language and translated forms of the following:
Both English proficiency and proof of funding documents must be presented to the Office of Graduate Admission either by postal mail or in person. These documents will not be accepted through the online application.
Once accepted, you will be expected to pay a $300 enrollment deposit to hold your acceptance.