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The Catholic University of America

Washington, DC http://www.catholic.edu/

Costs

Est. full price 2022-2023
$71,300
% of students who get any grants
90%
Est. price for students who receive aid
$38,300
Average price for low-income students
$25,750

Admissions

Acceptance rate
85%
Median SAT/ACT score
NA/NA
SAT/ACT required?
No
Undergraduate enrollment
3,250

Financial Aid

% of students with need who get grants
98%
% of need met
79%
% of students who get merit grants
38%
Average merit grant
$24,490

Student Success

Graduation rate
76%
Average time to a degree
4.1 years
Median student debt
$26,000
Early career earnings
$71,800
% earning more than a high school grad
80%

Notes: Students who get merit grants are full-time undergraduates who had no financial need and were awarded grants. Graduation rate measures degree completion within six years for both transfer students and first-time students. Early career earnings are the median earnings for both graduates and non-completers, 10 years after they first enrolled.

Sources: U.S. Department of Education, Peterson’s, Money/Witlytic calculations.

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