The Catholic University of America

Admissions at The Catholic University of America

Undergraduate Admissions

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.

We are a community of research, teaching, learning and service, dedicated to confronting the great problems of culture and society.


Catholic University is now test-optional for undergraduate admission
The Catholic University of America has announced that, effective immediately, submission of standardized tests will be optional for students applying for undergraduate admission. First-year and transfer applicants will receive full consideration for admission and merit-based scholarships regardless of whether they submit the results from the SAT or the ACT.
Full Press Release; Test Optional FAQs

Undergraduate Admissions News & Events
  • Visit Our Campus Plan to Visit Our Campus
    Schedule a tour or interview, attend an open house or participate in one of our many academic workshops.
  • Odyssey Day April 8, 2016
    Odyssey Day offers you the chance to experience Catholic University's rich and varied resources in an entirely new way-- as an admitted student!
  • Get the scoop on life at CUA Meet Your Admissions Counselor
    Are you curious about who is your admissions representative? Put a face to the name! Each CUA admissions counselor is the contact person for a specific region of the country. To see what counselor is assigned to your area, click on the link above.
  • Undergraduate Offerings Undergraduate Offerings
    Explore the majors, minors, and special programs available to our students .

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