The Catholic University of AmericaSchool Overview: Acceptance Rate, Tuition, and More

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Washington, District of Columbia Private Nonprofit regional Accreditation

$47,746

Avg tuition

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About The Catholic University of America

The Catholic University of America is a medium-sized private university located on an urban campus in Washington, District of Columbia. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 5,771, and admissions are selective, with an acceptance rate of 85%. The university offers 72 bachelor's degrees, has an average graduation rate of 72%, and a student-faculty ratio of 10:1. Tuition and fees for students are $47,746.

Admissions Breakdown

Acceptance Rate Insight

85% of students were accepted during the 2019-2020 school year. Sometimes schools with midrange acceptance rates have higher standards of entry but are still accessible to many students who apply.

Acceptance Rate 85%

Retention Rate 88%

Graduation Rate 72%

Data collected from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), [2019-2020]. In the absence of IPED data, information was collected directly from the school and is accurate as of the date of collection. Contact the school directly for the most current and complete information.

SAT & ACT

SAT 25th-75th Percentile Currently Unavailable

ACT 25th-75th Percentile Currently Unavailable

Ways to Learn

Hybrid The program is a combination of on-campus and online learning and varies per program.

Learning Environment

55%

Female Student Population

10:1

Student to Faculty Ratio

6k

Number of Students Enrolled

Demographics

White

59%

Hispanic

11%

Non-U.S. Citizen

9%

Black

8%

Unknown

5%

Two or more races

5%

Asian

3%

American Indian/Alaska Native

0%

Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander

0%

Socio-Economic Diversity

13% of students received an income-based federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Data collected from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), [2019-2020]. In the absence of IPED data, information was collected directly from the school and is accurate as of the date of collection. Contact the school directly for the most current and complete information.

Financial Aid Breakdown

Students Receiving Aid

Federal Grant Aid

13%

State Grant Aid

3%

Institution Grant Aid

97%

Pell Grant

13%

Average Aid Awarded
Federal Grant Aid $6,171
State Grant Aid $1,635
Institution Grant Aid $26,373
Pell Grant Aid $4,609

Data collected from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), [2019-2020]. In the absence of IPED data, information was collected directly from the school and is accurate as of the date of collection. Contact the school directly for the most current and complete information.

Resource

Understanding Grants & Scholarships