The Catholic University of America

Washington, DC
Student Size
5,700 (3,055 Undergrads)
College Type
Private, Catholic, Research University

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Nestled in the Brookland neighborhood in Washington, D.C., Catholic University is where faith and reason intersect in the pursuit of truth. Founded in 1887 CUA is the only pontifically chartered university in the country. Our mission combines strengths in research and scholarship with the faithful teachings of the Catholic Church to solve problems of today and enrich the world around us for tomorrow. We are a welcoming community that embraces all faiths and backgrounds, as we work together to serve our community, our country and the world.

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