Catholic University of America is Affiliated With the Roman Catholic Faith.
Like many colleges with a religious affiliation, CUA is not "faith based" and is therefore unlikely to require a religious studies component. If an affinity with the Roman Catholic faith interests you, check out our ranking of The Best Roman Catholic Colleges and Universities.
CUA Has a Disability Services Site
Individuals with disabilities make up 9.0% of the student population at CUA. For more information on policies and accommodations that the university provides to ensure all students get the opportunity to participate, you can visit CUA Disability Services.
CUA for the Military
While not a "service academy", CUA does offer support for veterans and those seeking a career in the armed forces. Undergraduates have access to one or more ROTC programs and there is an active student veterans group on campus. For more information on policies related to veterans, you can visit CUA Veteran Services . For more information, check out our CUA for Veterans Guide.
Freshmen Living Arrangements at Catholic University of America
CUA offers on-campus housing, but freshmen are not required to take advantage of it. In the end though, most do choose to live in the dorms.
* Data compiled from students who received financial aid, including loans.
Full-time vs. Part-time Studies at Catholic University of America
There were 3,480 undergraduates in 2016. Full-time attendance was 3,331 (95.7%). Part-time attendance was 149 (4.3%).
Catholic University of America is Ranked #80 for Overall Diversity
Compared to other colleges and universities across the nation, CUA receives top marks for overall diversity. We rank CUA #80 out of 2,475.
The chart below shows each element that we looked at to determine this ranking, and how that metric compares to the national average. 100 would indicate excellent diversity in each category, and 1 would mean poor diversity.
Catholic University of America Competes in the NCAA
CUA has a total of 538 student athletes, 301 men and 237 women who compete in inter-collegiate athletics.
|Total Revenue (all teams)||$3,081,939|
|Total Expenses (all teams)||$3,007,710|
For more information about athletics including per-team sizes, coaching and scholarships check out our Guide to Catholic University of America Athletics