Catholic University of America - Bachelor's Degree

Catholic University began offering undergraduate education in 1904 and today is home to 12 schools and 21 research facilities. Catholic University is the only American university with ecclesiastical faculties granting canonical degrees in three disciplines.

  • Average Tuition USD 58,394

School Description

At the Second Plenary Council of Baltimore in 1866, the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops first discussed the need for a national Catholic university. At the Third Plenary Council on January 26, 1885, bishops chose the name The Catholic University of America for the institution.CUA's Current total of Alumni exceeds 83,000, including 12 living cardinals.Notable alumni includes: Bishop John J. Keane (1887–1896) Bishop Thomas J. Conaty (1896–1903) Bishop Denis J. O'Connell (1903–1909)

Bachelor Programs

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    Accountancy

    USD 40,400 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Accounting Principles. The program offers courses that focus on all aspects of business, management and finance.

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    Anthropology

    USD 40,400 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the conceptual knowledge of Anthropology. The program offers courses that focus on the study of human language, culture, societies, biological and material remains, biology, and the behavior of primates.

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    Art History

    USD 40,400 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Art History. The program offers courses that focus on the study of the historical development of art; the theory of art; art history research methods; the conservation of works of art; and the study of specific periods, cultures, styles, and themes.

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    Biology

    USD 40,400 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Biology. The program offers courses that focus on the study of cell growth, DNA expression, botany, parasitology and recombinant DNA technology.

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    Chemistry

    USD 40,400 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Chemistry. The program offers courses that focus on the study of general chemistry, organic chemistry, and chemical analysis.

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    Civil Engineering

    USD 40,400 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of Civil Engineering. The program offers courses that focus on the study of the application of mathematical and scientific principles to problems that arise from creating and maintaining structures; mechanics; hydraulics; geotechnics; materials science; and statistical analysis.

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    Computer Science

    USD 40,400 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the conceptual and practical knowledge of Computer Science. The program offers courses that focus on the study of artificial intelligence, cyber security, the blockchain, and big data.

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    Drama

    USD 40,400 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the conceptual, technical and practical knowledge of the elements of Drama. The program offers courses that focus on the study of the history of theatre; dramatic literature; dramatic styles; and the analysis of theatre plays. Students are also offered performance-focused courses in acting, musical theatre, costume design and stage management.

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    Economics

    USD 40,400 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of Business Economics. The program offers courses that focus on the study of the systematic and efficient allocation of resources; economic theory; micro and macroeconomics; comparative economic systems; banking systems; international economics; quantitative analytical methods; and public policy.

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    Education

    USD 40,400 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the concepts of Education. The program offers courses that focus on the study of research, and administrative and support services related to learning and teaching.

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    Finance

    USD 40,400 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the principles of Finance. The program offers courses that focus on the study of core business disciplines such as management, accounting, and marketing.

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    French

    USD 40,400 Tuition Fee

    This program offers courses that develop students' French conversation, reading, and compositional skills.

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    Humanities

    USD 40,400 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of Humanities. The program offers courses that focus on the study of the social and physical sciences, languages, literature, art, music, philosophy, and religion.

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    International Business

    USD 40,400 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the law, the policies, and the regulations governing transnational businesses and commercial practices. The program offers a wide range of courses that provide students with insights into global economic and business climates.

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    International Economics

    USD 40,400 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of international commercial behavior and trade policy. The program offers courses that focus on the study of international trade theory; tariffs and quotas; commercial policy; trade factor flows; international finance and investment; currency regulation; trade exchange rates and markets; international trade negotiation; international payments; and accounting policies.

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    Laws

    USD 40,400 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with a comprehensive understanding of the theoretical study of law.

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    Management

    USD 40,400 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of topics related to business; management; finance; economics; marketing; customers operations; communication; information technology; business policy; and strategy.

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    Marketing

    USD 40,400 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of marketing research and consumer behavior. The program offers courses that focus on the study of demand analysis; profit relationships; pricing theory; marketing campaigns and strategic planning; market segments; advertising methods; and sales operations and management.

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    Nursing

    USD 40,400 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Nursing. The program offers courses that focus on the study of biology, physiology, chemistry, and anatomy. The program also includes a practical clinical component.

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    Philosophy

    USD 40,400 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and conceptual knowledge of the fundamentals of Philosophy. The program offers courses that focus on the study of Eastern and Western philosophy, aesthetics, epistemology, ethics, logic, metaphysics, and contemporary philosophy.

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    Religion

    USD 40,400 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theological knowledge of Religion. The program offers courses that focus on phenomenology; the sociology, psychology, philosophy, anthropology, literature and art of religion; mythology; scriptural and textual studies; religious history and politics; and specific studies of particular faith communities and their behavior.

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    Social Work

    USD 40,400 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Social Work. The program offers courses that enable students to work with individuals, groups, and communities. The program requires students to participate in social work agencies, children's homes, and other institutions.

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    Forbes (USA) 255
  • Times World University Rankings
    Times World University Rankings 501
  • US News (National)
    US News (National) 120

Admission Requirements

  • Minimum incoming TOEFL iBT 80
  • Minimum incoming IELTS 6.50

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    Established in 1887

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    - Catholic University has been ranked as one of the nation's best colleges by the Princeton Review. - Catholic University became the first university to award a doctorate in geology to an African American, Marguerite Williams.

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          • Testimony
            2008-2012, B.sc in chemistry

            Best years of my lifeYYI graduated from CUA in 2012. It was a great experience educationally and socially. I not only received an exceptional education, but I also met a lot of great people, all while enjoying the nation's capital and all it has to offer!

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            2012-2015, Associate's of Science degree, Human Services

            Continuing EducationYYI decided after 38 years of finishing school I wanted to return and get my degree. I am so grateful that I chose this university. They were kind and understood my fears and concerns. They not only give 100% to the younger students but to those of us who want to continue our education.

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            2010-2014, Bachelor of Arts (B.A.)

            BE A FIGHTING CARDINALYYCUA was one of the best expierences in my life. If i could go back I would. CUA gives every student a valuable moral compass in the class they provide and the ethics that they teach. I would highly recommend attend CUA for its convince to the METRO and city life. It is also I great place to find a job after you graduate.