First-Year Students

You’re ready to apply to The Catholic University of America. On this page, we’ll guide you through the application process and provide you with the information you need about tuition, scholarships, and financial aid.

  • Application Process

    It all starts here: see our different applications options, deadlines, and requirements.

    Learn About the Application Process
  • Tuition and Fees

    The Catholic University of America aims to help as many eligible students as possible achieve their goal of obtaining a high-quality academic and values-based education.

    Learn More About Tuition and Fees
  • Scholarships

    We offer a range of scholarships that recognize and reward you for outstanding academic performance in high school — as well as exceptional leadership and service in your school, church and community.

    Learn More About Scholarships
  • Financial Aid

    Almost 90% of 10 full-time students at Catholic University receive some level of financial assistance, based on both financial need and academic potential.

    Learn More About Financial Aid
  • AP, IB, and Dual-Enrollment Credit

    Many of our applicants challenge themselves with Advanced Placement, International Baccalaureate, or Dual-Enrollment courses while in high school. Through these programs, you may be able to earn college credit before beginning at Catholic University.

    Learn More About AP, IB, and Dual-Enrollment Credit