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.
and the world from our 176-acre campus, three miles north of the U.S. Capitol.
THE HEART OF WASHINGTON, D.C.
scholars, teachers and students — across 12 schools and 22 research facilities.
A NATIONAL RESEARCH UNIVERSITY
more than 60 undergraduate degrees, 78 master's degrees, and 45 doctoral degrees.
EXPLORE ACADEMIC PROGRAMS
True education enables us to love life and opens us to the fullness of life.