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The Catholic University of America
  • Graduate School
  • WASHINGTON, DC

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Catholic University is a private, Catholic graduate school in Washington, D.C., District of Columbia. It has a mid-size graduate student body with an enrollment of 2,624 graduate students. Of the 72 graduate programs offered at The Catholic University of America, 6 are offered online or through graduate distance education programs. The most popular graduate school programs at The Catholic University of America are Social Work, Law, and Religious Vocations. 60% of its graduate students are part-time graduate students.

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Graduate Students

Total Graduate Students
2,624
Part-Time Grad Students
1,565
Research Assistants
113
Teaching Assistants
152
Racial Diversity
  • White
    50.4%
  • International (Non-Citizen)
    12.7%
  • African American
    12.2%
  • Unknown
    8.8%
  • Hispanic
    6.2%
  • Multiracial
    6.2%
  • Asian
    3.2%
  • Native American
    0.1%
  • Pacific Islander
    0%

Student Life

Poll
What one word or phrase best describes students at your school?
Based on 14 responses
  • Driven
    36%
  • Friendly
    21%
  • Intellectual
    14%
  • Committed
    29%
Poll
What phrase best describes your program?
Based on 14 responses
  • Prepared me for the real world
    36%
  • Supportive/helped me grow
    64%

Scholarship

Professors

Poll
100%
of students agree that professors care about their students' success. 14 responses
Poll
93%
of students agree that professors are engaging and easy to understand. 14 responses
Poll
79%
of students agree that professors helped connect them to future opportunities. 14 responses

Return On Investment

Poll
How much did you spend on your graduate degree?
Based on 14 responses
  • $100K+
    14%
  • $75K-$100K
    14%
  • $50K-$75K
    36%
  • $25K-$50K
    29%
  • <$25K
    7%
Poll
How much did you make post-graduation?
Based on 14 responses
  • $100K-$125K
    7%
  • $75K-$100K
    14%
  • $50-$75K
    7%
  • <$50K
    7%
  • Did not graduate yet
    64%
79%
of students feel the degree they are getting at this school is worth the time and money. 14 responses

Living in the Area

grade B
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade C minus
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade C+
  3. Nightlife
    grade A
Median Household Income
$63,059
National
$62,843
Median Rent
$1,488
National
$1,062
Median Home Value
$437,784
National
$217,500

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