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The Catholic University of America is a community of scholars, both faculty and students, set apart to discover and preserve knowledge, with particular reference to the needs and opportunities of the nation. CUA offers 130 degrees in over 50 programs through 12 academic schools. Students can take courses toward a graduate degree, certificate, or for personal enrichment.

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"I chose Catholic because of the strong faculty student relationship. Faculty are readily available and provide direction for research and job opportunities in the DC area."

- Meghan Slipka, Psychology, MA

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  • Graduate Programs
    CUA offers traditional research-based graduate degrees through 12 specialized schools.
  • Apply For Admission
    Applications are accepted on a rolling basis. For optimal scholarship consideration, submit prior to February 1st.
  • Visiting CUA
    We invite you to visit our campus, schedule an appointment with your department of interest, and take a tour.
  • Living in the Nation's Capital
    One of CUA's greatest benefits is our location, offering the best of city life on a suburban campus.
  • Contacting Your Graduate School of Interest
    School of Architecture 202-319-5188
    School of Arts and Sciences 202-319-5253
    School of Business and Economics 202-319-5236
    School of Canon Law 202-319-5492
    School of Engineering 202-319-5160
    School of Law 202-319-5151
    Metropolitan School of Professional Studies 202-319-5256
    Benjamin T. Rome School of Music 202-319-5414
    School of Nursing 202-319-6537
    School of Philosophy 202-319-5259
    National Catholic School of Social Service 202-319-5496
    School of Theology and Religious Studies 202-319-5683

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Calendar and To-do List

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    Visit CUA
    Daily visits should be scheduled by contacting your school of interest.
  • Deadline to complete all Clinical Psychology PhD applications for the Fall semester.
  • Deadline to complete all applications for the Master of Architecture
  • Deadline to complete applications for scholarship consideration for the Fall semester
  • Deadline to complete all applications for the summer term
  • Deadline to complete all international applications for the Fall semester
  • Deadline to complete all domestic applications for the Fall semester
  • Deadline to complete all international applications for the Spring semester
  • Deadline to complete all domestic applications for the Spring semester