The Catholic University of America

Admissions at The Catholic University of America

Second Degree Students (Non-Nursing)

Download the CUA Second Degree application now!

Second degree students are any student who is applying to CUA for an undergraduate (bachelor's) degree after receiving a bachelor's degree at a previous institution or from CUA. If you would like to take non degree courses you should apply as a graduate non degree student:

Second Degree students can NOT apply online, to download and submit
the Second Degree Application, click here.

Required items to be submitted for second degree admission:

  • Completed and signed application.
  • $55 application fee
  • Statement of Intent
  • Letter of recommendation
  • Official college transcripts from ALL previous colleges attended
  • Proof of English Proficiency for International Students -TOEFL/IELTS

Important Dates:

  • July 15th, Fall admission deadline
  • November 15th, Spring admission deadline

**All second degree admissions decisions are made on a rolling basis for all majors.

**Federal assistance is available. To be considered for federal aid you must complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). The FAFSA can be filed for free online at CUA’s FAFSA code is 01437. Consideration for CUA need-based grants requires completion of the College Board CSS Profile. There is a nominal fee for completing the CSS Profile at

Links for students applying to::.