Whether you are new to Washington, D.C., or are a current professional
in the area, CUA hopes that our students take full advantage of Catholic
University's location. Located on the Metro's redline, CUA is convenient
and accessible for our graduate students.
Washington, D.C., has so many opportunities for growth and development. Your hardest choice will be which activities or events to take advantage of first - seeing a show at the Kennedy Center, conducting research at the Library of Congress or trying a new cuisine during Restaurant Week.
The Kennedy Center is a premier performing arts venue in Washington, DC with numerous and diverse offerings ranging from theater, dance and orchestral events.
Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception
The Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception is the largest Roman Catholic church in the United States and North America, and is one of the ten largest churches in the world.
The Smithsonian Institution is the world's largest museum complex with 19 museums, 9 research centers and the National Zoo - all for free! The museums have a variety of exhibits ranging from pop culture to space exploration.
Eastern Market is one of the most charming neighborhoods in the District. Be sure not to miss the flea and farmer's market, brimming with fresh produce and populated by local artisans. Be sure not to miss brunch at Market Lunch.
- Kayla Firriolo, Class of 2011
Guides to Washington D.C.
Frommers Guide go
- Restaurant Guides
Washington Post Restaurant Guide go
Zagat's Guide go
View hotels that are within minutes of Catholic University's campus and the heart of Washington, D.C.
- Metro Rail
Getting around DC has never been easier. Catholic University is located only three metro stops from Union Station, where Capitol Hill is, use the Red Line to the Brookland/CUA station. Please visit the Washington Area Metropolitan Area Transit Authority for station maps, directions and to learn more about getting around DC.