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Catholic University of America

About the School

Degree of Urbanization:
City: Large
Institutional Control or Affiliation:
Private not-for-profit
Religious Affiliation:
Roman Catholic
Historically Black College or University:
No
Tribal College:
No
Calendar System:
Semester
Undergraduate Programs Offered:
  • Accounting
  • Ancient/Classical Greek Language and Literature
  • Anthropology
  • Architecture
  • Art History, Criticism and Conservation
  • Art Teacher Education
  • Art/Art Studies, General
  • Biochemistry
  • Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Chemistry, General
  • Chemistry, Other
  • Civil Engineering, General
  • Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
  • Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist
  • Computer Engineering, General
  • Computer Science
  • Drama and Dance Teacher Education
  • Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
  • Early Childhood Education and Teaching
  • Economics, General
  • Education, General
  • Education, Other
  • Electrical and Electronics Engineering
  • Elementary Education and Teaching
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • English/Language Arts Teacher Education
  • Finance, General
  • Fine/Studio Arts, General
  • French Language and Literature
  • French Language Teacher Education
  • General Studies
  • German Language and Literature
  • German Language Teacher Education
  • History Teacher Education
  • History, General
  • Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General
  • Information Technology
  • International Business/Trade/Commerce
  • International Finance
  • Keyboard Instruments
  • Latin Language and Literature
  • Management Information Systems, General
  • Management Science
  • Marketing/Marketing Management, General
  • Mass Communication/Media Studies
  • Mathematics Teacher Education
  • Mathematics, General
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Medieval and Renaissance Studies
  • Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
  • Music History, Literature, and Theory
  • Music Pedagogy
  • Music Performance, General
  • Music Theory and Composition
  • Music, General
  • Philosophy
  • Physics, General
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Psychology, General
  • Purchasing, Procurement/Acquisitions and Contracts Management
  • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
  • Religion/Religious Studies
  • Social Sciences, General
  • Social Studies Teacher Education
  • Social Work
  • Sociology
  • Spanish Language and Literature
  • Spanish Language Teacher Education
  • Voice and Opera

Size of School

Fall Reporting Period for Attendance:
2011
Total Students:
6,894
Men:
3,168
Women:
3,726
Total Undergraduates:
3,633
Undergraduate Men:
1,628
Undergraduate Women:
2,005
Total First-time Undergraduates:
904
First-time Undergraduate Men:
423
First-time Undergraduate Women:
481

Admissions

Fall Reporting Period for Admissions:
Fall 2012
Total Applicants:
6,361
Total Admissions:
4,017
Total Enrolled:
884
Admittance Percentage:
63%
Highest Degree Available:
Doctoral
AP Credits:
Yes

Test Scores

Fall Reporting Period for SAT/ACT Test Scores:
Fall 2012
Number of First-time Students Submitting SAT Scores:
781
Percent of First-time Students Submitting SAT Scores:
89%
Number of First-time Students Submitting ACT Scores:
294
Percent of First-time Students Submitting ACT Scores:
33%
SAT Critical Reading 25th Percentile Score:
510
SAT Critical Reading 75th Percentile Score:
610
SAT Math 25th Percentile Score:
500
SAT Math 75th Percentile Score:
610
SAT Writing 25th Percentile Score:
N/A
SAT Writing 75th Percentile Score:
N/A
ACT Composite 25th Percentile Score:
22
ACT Composite 75th Percentile Score:
27
ACT English 25th Percentile Score:
N/A
ACT English 75th Percentile Score:
N/A
ACT Math 25th Percentile Score:
N/A
ACT Math 75th Percentile Score:
N/A
ACT Writing 25th Percentile Score:
N/A
ACT Writing 75th Percentile Score:
N/A

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