You might be surprised to learn that The Catholic University of America was founded as a graduate institution—and, in fact, today is designated by the Carnegie Foundation classification R2: Doctoral University - Higher research activity.  

Whether you’re an undergraduate, graduate, or doctoral student, opportunities abound for you to participate in cutting-edge research projects in every program of study.

Our 12 schools and 22 research facilities attract world-class faculty, guests, speakers, visiting scholars as well as government, corporate, foundation, and non-profit financial support.