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Catholic Distance University Data & Information Overview

Find out more about how Catholic Distance University ranks, how diverse it is, what majors it offers, and other essential facts below. Want to dig deeper into a particular stat? Just click on its tile and you'll be taked to a more in-depth page on the figure. In addition, you can use the links below to quickly jump to any section on this page.

How Well Is Catholic Distance University Ranked?

2021 Rankings

Overall Quality

CDU was not ranked in College Factual's 2021 Best Overall Colleges report. This could be for a number of reasons, including lack of data.

Is It Hard to Get Into CDU?

Acceptance Rate

If you are worried about getting into Catholic Distance University, don't be. The school has a liberal open admissions policy, which means you only need to meet basic requirements in order to be admitted. Still, be sure to submit a complete application and provide any other requested materials.

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Catholic Distance University Faculty

Student to Faculty Ratio

At CDU, the student to faculty ratio is an excellent 5 to 1. That's much better than the national average of 15 to 1. This indicates that many classes will probably be small, and students will have ample opportunites to work closely with their professors and classmates.

Percent of Full-Time Faculty

Another measure that is often used to estimate how much access students will have to their professors is how many faculty members are full-time. The idea here is that part-time faculty tend to spend less time on campus, so they may not be as available to students as full-timers.

The full-time faculty percentage at Catholic Distance University is 33%. This is lower than the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  33 out of 100

Retention and Graduation Rates at Catholic Distance University

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Catholic Distance University Undergraduate Student Diversity

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 89 undergraduates at CDU with 14 being full-time and 75 being part-time.

How Much Does Catholic Distance University Cost?

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How Much Money Do CDU Graduates Make?

Location of Catholic Distance University

Catholic Distance University is a private not-for-profit institution situated in Charles Town, West Virginia. The charming, small-town atmosphere of Charles Town draws many to the area.

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Location of Catholic Distance University

Contact details for CDU are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 115 West Congress Street, Charles Town, WV 25414
Phone: 888-254-4238

Catholic Distance University Majors

During the most recent year for which we have data, students from 2 majors graduated from Catholic Distance University. Of these students, 20 received undergraduate degrees and 34 graduated with a master's or doctor's degree. The following table lists the most popular undergraduate majors along with the average salary graduates from those majors make.

Most Popular Majors Bachelor’s Degrees Average Salary of Graduates
Theological & Ministerial Studies 15 NA
Liberal Arts General Studies 0 NA

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Online Learning at CDU

Online learning options are becoming more and more popular at American colleges and universities. Online classes are great for students who have busy schedules or for those who just want to study on their own time.

In 2017-2018, 203 students took at least one online class at Catholic Distance University. This is an increase from the 187 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2017-2018 203 203
2016-2017 187 187
2015-2016 159 159
2013-2014 186 186

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