The Catholic University of America Graduate Schools

The Catholic University of America (referred to as The Catholic University of America) is a Private, 4 years school located in Washington, DC. It is classified as a Research University (high research activity) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest level of offering is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice. The 2022 graduate school tuition & fees at The Catholic University of America is $51,630 in average. The school has 2,624 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 5,956 including undergraduate students.

The Catholic University of America Graduate School Overview

The Catholic University of America (referred to as The Catholic University of America) is a Private, 4 years school located in Washington, DC. It is classified as a Research University (high research activity) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest level of offering is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice.
The school is accredited by Middle States Commission on Higher Education (7/1/1921 - Current[Estimated Date]).
The Catholic University of America Directory Information
School NameThe Catholic University of America (The Catholic University of America)
Address620 Michigan Avenue, NE, Washington, DC 20064
Phone202-319-5000
Webhttps://www.catholic.edu
Online Applicationhttps://applyonline.cua.edu
Financial Infohttps://www.catholic.edu/admission/undergraduate/first-year-students/financial-aid
The 2022 graduate school tuition & fees at The Catholic University of America is $51,630 in average. The school has 2,624 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 5,956 including undergraduate students.
It offers total 136 graduate programs through Post-Bachelor Certificate, Master's, Post-Master Certificate, Doctorate (Research), Doctorate (Professional Practice). Among them, 9 programs are available online classes.
The Catholic University of America Graduate School 2022 Key Facts
School TypePrivate, 4 years
Tuition & Fees$51,630
Student Population2,624
Offered Degrees/ProgramsPost-Bachelor Certificate, Master's, Post-Master Certificate, Doctorate (Research), Doctorate (Professional Practice)
Number of Programs136 graduate programs
(9 programs available online learning)
Student to Faculty Ratio7 to 1
The graduate tuition & fees at The Catholic University of America is $51,630 in average for academic year 2021-2022. The tuition per credit hour is $2,014. The Catholic University of America offers the alternative tuition plans.
The Catholic University of America 2022 Graduate Program Tuition & Fees
Tuition & Fees
Tuition$50,670
Required Fees$960
Tuition per Credit Hour
Tuition$2,014
The Catholic University of America offers the distance education programs. All course works for completing a degree program can be done through online exclusively for graduate programs. In addition, the distance learning courses are offered for students who are not enrolled online exclusively.
On its campus, remedial services, academic/career services, employment services for students, placement services for completers are provided for their students.
Special Learning Opportunities & On-campus Services at The Catholic University of America
Distance Learning (Online Classes)9 Online Programs Available
Special learning Opportunities
  • ROTC (Army, Navy, Air Force)
  • Study abroad
  • Teacher certification
On-Campus Student Services
  • Remedial services
  • Academic/career services
  • Employment services for students
  • Placement services for completers

2022 Tuition, Fees, Other College Costs

For academic year 2021-2022, the graduate school tuition & fees of The Catholic University of America is $51,630. The graduate tuition & fees are increased by 2.56% compared to previous academic year.
Data source: 2021-2022 tuition - NCES(National Center for Education Statistics (Last update: March 16, 2022)
2021-2022 Graduate Tuition & fees
TuitionFees
2017-2018$44,400$620
2018-2019$46,180$620
2019-2020$48,000$640
2020-2021$49,680$660
2021-2022$50,670$960
The graduate school tuition & fees of The Catholic University of America is very expensive compared to private graduate schools in District of Columbia. The average graduate school tuition for all graduate schools in United States is $19,187 and the District of Columbia graduate tuition is $18,608 (public) / $29,496 (private).
The next table compares the average graduate school tuition by location and school types.
Graduate Tuition & fees Comparison
ResidentsOut-of-State
The Catholic University of America$51,630
All Graduate Schools$11,040$19,187
Public$11,040$20,146
Private$19,294
District of Columbia Graduate Schools$10,094$25,330
Public$10,094$18,608
Private$29,496
For academic year 2021-2022, the living costs are $20,970 when a student lives on-campus housing facilities (i.e. dormitory, school owned apartments, etc.) at The Catholic University of America. On-campus living costs are increased by 1.05% compared to previous academic year. The off-campus living costs are $20,970. Off-campus living costs are increased by 10.54% compared to previous academic year.
2021-2022 Living Costs
Living On-CampusLiving Off-Campus
Room & BoardOther ExpenseRoom & BoardOther Expense
2017-2018$14,316$3,268$14,316$3,268
2018-2019$14,650$3,268$14,650$3,268
2019-2020$15,260$3,150$15,260$3,150
2020-2021$15,820$3,150$15,820$3,150
2021-2022$16,020$3,150$16,020$4,950
For academic year 2021-2022, the tuition per credit hour for graduate programs is $2,014 at The Catholic University of America. The graduate tuition per credit hour are increased by 1.97% compared to previous academic year.
2021-2022 Graduation Program Tuition per Credit Hour
Tuition
2017-2018$1,770
2018-2019$1,840
2019-2020$1,910
2020-2021$1,975
2021-2022$2,014

Graduate Programs at The Catholic University of America

The Catholic University of America offers 137 graduate programs for Master's, Doctorate, and Post-Graduate Certificate. The next table lists number of programs by offered degree and online availability along with number of completers by degree/certificate programs. Last year, 812 students have completed their study at The Catholic University of America.
Offered Degrees at The Catholic University of America
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online ClassNumber of Completers
Master's Degree808599
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship453110
Doctor's degree - other1097
Post Bachelor's Degree700
Post Master's Degree406
Total13711812
The next table shows the popular graduate programs at The Catholic University of America by award level.
  • The most popular Post-graduate Certificate program is the Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse program with 6 completers.
  • The most popular Master's program is the Social Work program with 166 completers.
  • The most popular Doctorate program is the Law program with 97 completers.
The Catholic University of America offers 137 programs through Master's, Doctorate, and Post-Graduate Certificate. The programs are offered both in online and on-site education. Last year total 812 students have completed their graduate studies.
  • 599 students have earned/completed Master's program.
  • 97 students have earned/completed Doctorate (Practice) program.
  • 6 students have earned/completed Post-Master's program.
Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Architecture [+] 24 completers-
Architecture24-
Computer And Information Sciences [+] 5 completers-
Computer and Information Sciences0-
Information Technology0-
Computer Science5-
Education [+] 15 completers-
Education0-
Curriculum and Instruction0-
Special Education and Teaching6-
Secondary Education and Teaching0-
Early Childhood Education and Teaching8-
English/Language Arts Teacher Education0-
Mathematics Teacher Education0-
Music Teacher Education1-
Social Studies Teacher Education0-
Engineering [+] 43 completers-
Engineering0-
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering10-
Civil Engineering13-
Transportation and Highway Engineering2-
Electrical and Electronics Engineering5-
Materials Engineering0-
Mechanical Engineering13-
Engineering Technology [+] 17 completers-
Architectural Engineering Technology/Technician0-
Engineering/Industrial Management17-
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics [+] 8 completers-
Foreign Languages and Literatures0-
Spanish Language and Literature0-
Middle/Near Eastern and Semitic Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics6-
Hebrew Language and Literature0-
Ancient Near Eastern and Biblical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics0-
Middle/Near Eastern and Semitic Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics (other)2-
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics0-
Latin Language and Literature0-
Legal Studies [+] 3 completers-
Law0-
Advanced Legal Research/Studies3-
English Language And Literature [+] 5 completers-
English Language and Literature5-
Library Science [+] 26 completers-
Library and Information Science26-
Biological And Biomedical Sciences [+] 9 completers-
Biology/Biological Sciences1-
Cell/Cellular Biology and Histology1-
Biotechnology7-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies [+] 4 completers-
Biological and Physical Sciences0-
Medieval and Renaissance Studies3-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies (other)1-
Philosophy And Religious Studies [+] 14 completers-
Philosophy14-
Theology And Religious Vocations [+] 65 completers-
0-
Bible/Biblical Studies2-
Religious Education2-
Theology/Theological Studies19$49,600
Divinity/Ministry21-
Theology and Religious Vocations (other)21-
Physical Sciences [+] 18 completers-
Physical Sciences0-
Chemistry (other)0-
Physics12-
Materials Science6-
Psychology [+] 16 completers-
Psychology16-
Human Services [+] (2 completers) 166 completers-
0-
Social Work166-
Social Sciences [+] 31 completers-
Social Sciences0-
Anthropology0-
Development Economics and International Development17-
International Relations and Affairs0-
Political Science and Government11-
American Government and Politics (United States1-
Sociology2-
Visual And Performing Arts [+] 22 completers-
Visual and Performing Arts0-
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts2-
Playwriting and Screenwriting2-
Theatre Literature, History and Criticism1-
Acting5-
Directing and Theatrical Production1-
Music1-
Music History, Literature, and Theory0-
Music Theory and Composition1-
Conducting1-
Keyboard Instruments4-
Voice and Opera2-
Stringed Instruments2-
Music Pedagogy0-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] (12 completers) 28 completers-
Chiropractic0-
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse5$93,400
Adult Health Nurse/Nursing3-
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing5-
Nursing Science15-
Pediatric Nurse/Nursing0-
Public Health/Community Nurse/Nursing0-
Business [+] (2 completers) 73 completers$51,700
Business/Commerce19$51,700
Business Administration and Management29-
Purchasing, Procurement/Acquisitions and Contracts Management1-
Organizational Leadership4-
Accounting10-
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration10$67,100
Management Science0-
History [+] 3 completers-
History3-
American History (United States)0-
European History0-
Total599
Doctorate (Research) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Computer And Information Sciences [+] 4 completers-
Computer Science4-
Education [+] 5 completers-
Education0-
Educational Leadership and Administration5-
Chemistry Teacher Education0-
Engineering [+] 10 completers-
Engineering0-
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering5-
Civil Engineering2-
Electrical and Electronics Engineering2-
Mechanical Engineering1-
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics [+] 0 completers-
Foreign Languages and Literatures0-
Spanish Language and Literature0-
Middle/Near Eastern and Semitic Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics0-
Hebrew Language and Literature0-
Ancient Near Eastern and Biblical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics0-
Middle/Near Eastern and Semitic Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics (other)0-
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics0-
English Language And Literature [+] 4 completers-
English Language and Literature4-
Biological And Biomedical Sciences [+] 2 completers-
Biology/Biological Sciences0-
Cell/Cellular Biology and Histology2-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies [+] 2 completers-
Biological and Physical Sciences0-
Medieval and Renaissance Studies1-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies (other)1-
Philosophy And Religious Studies [+] 9 completers-
Philosophy9-
Theology And Religious Vocations [+] 31 completers-
0-
Bible/Biblical Studies2-
Religious Education0-
Theology/Theological Studies0-
Divinity/Ministry0-
Pastoral Counseling and Specialized Ministries (other)3-
Theology and Religious Vocations (other)26$52,900
Physical Sciences [+] 3 completers-
Physical Sciences0-
Physics3-
Psychology [+] 9 completers-
Psychology0-
Experimental Psychology1-
Clinical Psychology6-
Educational Psychology2-
Human Services [+] 5 completers-
0-
Social Work5-
Social Sciences [+] 6 completers-
Social Sciences0-
Anthropology0-
Political Science and Government6-
Visual And Performing Arts [+] 10 completers-
Visual and Performing Arts0-
Music0-
Music History, Literature, and Theory1-
Music Theory and Composition0-
Conducting0-
Keyboard Instruments2-
Voice and Opera3-
Stringed Instruments2-
Music Pedagogy2-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] (6 completers) 7 completers-
Chiropractic0-
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse3-
Nursing Science1-
Nursing Practice3-
History [+] 3 completers-
History3-
Total110
Doctorate (Practice) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Legal Studies 0 completers-
Total97
Post-Bachelor's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Engineering [+] 0 completers-
Transportation and Highway Engineering0-
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics [+] 0 completers-
Foreign Languages and Literatures0-
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics0-
English Language And Literature [+] 0 completers-
English Language and Literature0-
Rhetoric and Composition/Writing Studies (other)0-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies [+] 0 completers-
Biological and Physical Sciences0-
Medieval and Renaissance Studies0-
Theology And Religious Vocations [+] 0 completers-
0-
Pre-Theology/Pre-Ministerial Studies0-
Visual And Performing Arts [+] 0 completers-
Visual and Performing Arts0-
Music Pedagogy0-
Total0
Post-Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 6 completers-
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse6-
Adult Health Nurse/Nursing0-
Pediatric Nurse/Nursing0-
Total6

Graduate Student Population at The Catholic University of America

For academic year 2021-2022, total 2,311 students enrolled into The Catholic University of America graduate schools where it has total 5,956 students including undergraduate students. By attending status, there are 996 full-time and 1,315 part-time graduate students. By gender, 1,060 male and 1,251 female students are attending graduate schools. The next table summarizes the graduate student population by gender and attending status.
Graduate School Student Population By Gender
TotalMaleFemale
Total2,3111,0601,251
Full-time996500496
Part-tme1,315560755
The next table summarizes the students population by race/ethnicity.
There are 1,205 White (52.14%), 232 Black/African American (10.04%), 173 Hispanic (7.49%), 82 Asian (3.55%), and 619 students with other races. 346 students are enrolled with non-resident alien status.
Graduate Student Population By Race/ethnicity
TotalMaleFemale
Total2,3111,0601,251
American Indian/Native American202
Asian824141
Black/African American23264168
Hispanic1737895
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander220
White1,205561644
Two More1205664
Un-Known1497376
Non-resident Alien346185161
The Catholic University of America offers the distance learning opportunities (online degree program and/or courses) for graduate programs. 1,679 graduate students (72.65% of total students) are enrolled online exclusively and 581 graduate students (25.14% of total students) are enrolled some online courses. The next table summarizes the online student population.
Distance Learning Student Population
Number of Graduate Students
Total2,311
Enrolled Online Exclusively1,679
Enrolled Some Online Courses581
Not in Online Courses51

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