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Located in Washington, District of Columbia, Catholic University of America is a private not-for-profit institution. The city atmosphere of Washington makes it a great place for students who enjoy having lots of educational and entertainment options.

3,168 Full-Time Undergraduates
$46,950 Avg In-State Tuition

Where Is Catholic University of America?


Contact details for CUA are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 620 Michigan Avenue, Ne, Washington, DC 20064
Phone: 202-319-5000

Can I Afford CUA?

$46,950 In-State Tuition
61% Take Out Loans
2.5% Loan Default Rate
During the 2017-2018 academic year, part-time students at CUA paid $1,865 per credit hour, whether they were in-state or out-of-state. The costs for full-time students are given in the table below.

In State Out of State
Tuition $46,950 $46,950
Fees $796 $796
Books and Supplies $1,000 $1,000
On Campus Room and Board $15,260 $15,260
On Campus Other Expenses $3,150 $3,150

Student Loan Debt

It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. At CUA, approximately 61% of students took out student loans averaging $9,719 a year. That adds up to $38,876 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at CUA is 2.5%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.

Catholic University of America Undergraduate Student Diversity

3,168 Full-Time Undergraduates
55% Women
26% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 3,279 undergraduate students at CUA, with 3,168 being full-time and 111 being part-time.


There are also 2,492 graduate students at the school.

Gender Diversity

Of the 3,168 full-time undergraduates at CUA, 45% are male and 55% are female.


Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Catholic University of America students is as follows.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 105
Black or African American 116
Hispanic or Latino 449
White 2,152
International Students 148
Other Races/Ethnicities 198

Geographic Diversity

District of Columbia students aren't the only ones who study at Catholic University of America. At this time, 34 states are represented by the student population at the school.

Over 75 countries are represented at CUA. The most popular countries sending students to the school are Saudi Arabia, Vietnam, and China.

Online Learning at Catholic University of America

414 Took All Classes Online
781 Took At Least One Class Online
4.7% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2017-2018, 781 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at CUA has changed over the last few years.


Online Growth Rankings of CUA

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Catholic University of America was 4.7%. This is the #1,327 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at CUA regardless of major.

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.

Catholic University of America Trade School Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Laboratory Sciences & Medical Technology 0


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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