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The Catholic University of America Admissions

Admissions Overview

Catholic University admissions is somewhat selective with an acceptance rate of 85%. Students that get into Catholic University have an average SAT score between 1020-1230 or an average ACT score of 22-28. The regular admissions application deadline for Catholic University is January 15. Interested students can apply for early action and early decision. The early action deadline is November 1, and the early decision deadline is November 1.

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Admissions Statistics

Acceptance Rate
85%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate
86%
Total Applicants
5,668
SAT Range
1020-1230
SAT Reading
510-620
SAT Math
510-610
Students Submitting SAT
85%
ACT Range
22-28
ACT English
No data available  
ACT Math
No data available  
ACT Writing
No data available  
Students Submitting ACT
30%

Admissions Deadlines

Application Deadline
January 15
Early Decision Deadline
November 1
Early Action Deadline
November 1
Offers Early Decision
Yes
Offers Early Action
Yes
Application Fee
$0
Accepts Common App
Yes
Accepts Coalition App
No

Admissions Requirements

What Really Matters When Applying
  • High School GPA
    Required
  • High School Rank
    Considered but not required
  • High School Transcript
    Required
  • College Prep Courses
    Required
  • SAT/ACT
    Neither required nor recommended
  • Recommendations
    Required
Poll
67%
of students say the admissions process made them feel like the school cared about them as an applicant. 27 responses
Poll
96%
of students feel the admissions process evaluated them individually as a real person, not just a set of numbers. 27 responses

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