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2023 Best Catholic Colleges in America

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  1. #1 Best Catholic Colleges in America.

    Georgetown University

    4 Year,

    WASHINGTON, DC,

    1232 Niche users give it an average review of 3.8 stars.

    Featured Review: Freshman says Truly one of the best undergraduate experiences out there! Teaching staff, social scene, academic offers outside of the classroom (speaker, events, etc), traditions, and the surrounding area make....

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    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Acceptance Rate: 17%,

    Net Price: $30,710,

    SAT Range: 1380-1550,

  2. #3 Best Catholic Colleges in America.

    Boston College

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    4 Year,

    CHESTNUT HILL, MA,

    1540 Niche users give it an average review of 3.6 stars.

    Featured Review: Alum says I loved BC. It provided me with a top-notch education in the humanities, and I will continue to stay in touch with many of my professors even as a graduate. BC also provided me with the resources to...The party scene was pretty great, and as long as you join a club or sport, you should have no problem finding an upperclassman to host you. Many students are, alas, quite “basic” and superficial,...My biggest complaint is the administration. Other reviewers are unfortunately not being overdramatic by saying that the highest levels of administration don’t legitimately care about students’....

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    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Acceptance Rate: 26%,

    Net Price: $30,192,

    SAT Range: 1330-1500,

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  4. #6 Best Catholic Colleges in America.

    Santa Clara University

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    4 Year,

    SANTA CLARA, CA,

    1431 Niche users give it an average review of 3.7 stars.

    Featured Review: Sophomore says I am a rising sophomore at Santa Clara University, and my experience thus far has been amazing to say the least. Coming into a four year university as a Latinx first-generation student was....

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    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Acceptance Rate: 51%,

    Net Price: $48,284,

    SAT Range: 1270-1450,

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  6. #7 Best Catholic Colleges in America.

    Saint Louis University

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    4 Year,

    ST. LOUIS, MO,

    2092 Niche users give it an average review of 3.6 stars.

    Featured Review: Sophomore says I enjoy the environment of SLU, in the sense of the great community of students, the dedicated staff, and the grounds themselves. I would recommend most anyone to think about applying to SLU. Even....

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    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Acceptance Rate: 56%,

    Net Price: $27,872,

    SAT Range: 1160-1370,

  7. #9 Best Catholic Colleges in America.

    University of San Diego

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    4 Year,

    SAN DIEGO, CA,

    1902 Niche users give it an average review of 3.7 stars.

    Featured Review: Sophomore says University of San Diego is an amazing school and I am so glad I chose to attend it. Going to college for the first time is a scary experience, but USD made it an easy transition. Because it is a....

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    Overall Niche Grade: A minus,

    Acceptance Rate: 59%,

    Net Price: $37,547,

    SAT Range: 1190-1370,

  8. #10 Best Catholic Colleges in America.

    University of Dayton

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    4 Year,

    DAYTON, OH,

    1432 Niche users give it an average review of 3.9 stars.

    Featured Review: Junior says The college search process prior to UD was tough. I had been accepted into cheaper colleges, ‘higher ranked’ colleges, I had been accepted into closer colleges, and more, but after touring campus and....

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    Overall Niche Grade: A minus,

    Acceptance Rate: 81%,

    Net Price: $32,768,

    SAT Range: 1080-1300,

  9. #11 Best Catholic Colleges in America.

    Creighton University

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    4 Year,

    OMAHA, NE,

    1077 Niche users give it an average review of 3.7 stars.

    Featured Review: Sophomore says I would love more diversity and to see a bit more openness on campus. But that is just a small vibe I got when looking at the students. The admin and professors do encourage inclusion (racial and....

    Read 1077 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A minus,

    Acceptance Rate: 64%,

    Net Price: $32,355,

    SAT Range: 1170-1350,

  10. #12 Best Catholic Colleges in America.

    University of Portland

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    4 Year,

    PORTLAND, OR,

    942 Niche users give it an average review of 3.7 stars.

    Featured Review: Freshman says I absolutely love the campus! University of portland is on the Willamette River in Portland, Oregon so the students have a great view of the river. The largest class that I've been in was about 20....

    Read 942 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A minus,

    Acceptance Rate: 77%,

    Net Price: $37,317,

    SAT Range: 1130-1320,

  11. #17 Best Catholic Colleges in America.

    DePaul University

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    4 Year,

    CHICAGO, IL,

    3598 Niche users give it an average review of 3.8 stars.

    Featured Review: Sophomore says Based on my experience at DePaul, the academic programs, professors, and students have been amazing! Not only is everyone friendly, but connections between classmates and professors are also quickly...There are events for students to attend on the regular where students can get free university merch, food, and other things. Extracurriculars wise there are so many clubs and organizations to join. I...Other student resources, like tutoring or accessing the alumni network, are also available. These are good options if you need help or insight about your major or help with concepts taught in class....Financially, I think DePaul offers great scholarships, but to get more educational value be engaged and use RateMyProfessor ratings..

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    Overall Niche Grade: A minus,

    Acceptance Rate: 70%,

    Net Price: $33,319,

    SAT Range: 1050-1260,

  12. #18 Best Catholic Colleges in America.

    Marquette University

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    4 Year,

    MILWAUKEE, WI,

    2083 Niche users give it an average review of 3.6 stars.

    Featured Review: Junior says Marquette is a beautiful campus, the coursework is academically challenging, the city of Milwaukee has plenty to explore, and the student body has a family-like feel. It is the perfect school for someone who is looking for a small school feel yet its big enough where there are plenty of academic and extracurricular activities. It also has a wide range of...A favorite of mine is Basketball season. Going to the FiServ Forum for basketball games is so much fun and allows for a lot of socializing and school spirit! It really is nice to have this break in...The one thing I would change about Marquette is their food service. It is just basic and offers the same food everyday. It needs to have more assortment in their offerings and their dining halls....

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    Overall Niche Grade: A minus,

    Acceptance Rate: 82%,

    Net Price: $34,732,

    SAT Range: 1160-1340,

  13. #20 Best Catholic Colleges in America.

    Loyola University Chicago

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    4 Year,

    CHICAGO, IL,

    2984 Niche users give it an average review of 3.6 stars.

    Featured Review: Sophomore says My experience at Loyola has been rewarding. My first impression of the university was that they truly value the education provided for their students, and that’s exactly what they show. Every....

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    Overall Niche Grade: B+,

    Acceptance Rate: 71%,

    Net Price: $37,731,

    SAT Range: 1130-1330,

  14. #22 Best Catholic Colleges in America.

    The Catholic University of America

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    4 Year,

    WASHINGTON, DC,

    964 Niche users give it an average review of 3.4 stars.

    Featured Review: Sophomore says The Catholic University of America is an amazing school! It offers a great academic experience with its small class sizes and experienced professors. The campus is beautiful and the university does a...The high cost of tuition combined with room and board is a rather large obstacle for many students, but it is well worth the investment. CUA is also very generous with their scholarship money, and...As a CUA student, I find my needs both academic and living well met..

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    Overall Niche Grade: B+,

    Acceptance Rate: 82%,

    Net Price: $36,228,

    SAT Range: 1020-1230,

  15. #23 Best Catholic Colleges in America.

    Seattle University

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    4 Year,

    SEATTLE, WA,

    973 Niche users give it an average review of 3.7 stars.

    Featured Review: Freshman says A little expensive for the quality of education and resources there. Plenty of ADHD and special needs accommodations but services are hard to waitlist/access and the staff isn’t always helpful. Most....

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    Overall Niche Grade: B+,

    Acceptance Rate: 83%,

    Net Price: $36,843,

    SAT Range: 1130-1330,

  16. #25 Best Catholic Colleges in America.

    St. Catherine University

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    4 Year,

    SAINT PAUL, MN,

    1024 Niche users give it an average review of 3.7 stars.

    Featured Review: Sophomore says St. Catherine University has been an excellent fit for me. I have found a strong, tight-knit community and enjoy the ability to make close connections with my professors and classmates. The all-women....

    Read 1024 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B+,

    Acceptance Rate: 76%,

    Net Price: $18,912,

    SAT Range: 1080-1240,

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