The Catholic University of America

Fact Book


Facts at a Glance


Acres 180
Major buildings 51
Library volumes 1.4 million

Academic Offerings

Doctoral programs 45
Master’s programs 62
Bachelor’s programs 74
Joint graduate degree programs 6
Certificate programs 10


Full-time 400
Part-time 425
Full-time, with doctoral or terminal degrees 96%
Full-time who teach undergraduates 74%


Undergraduate 3,713
Graduate 3,012

Religious Affiliation

CUA welcomes members of all religious faiths.
Catholic students:
Undergraduate 79%
Graduate 59%

Geographic Distribution of New Students

Students come from throughout the United States.
South Atlantic 18%
South Central 2%
Middle Atlantic 57%
New England 7%
North Central 4%
Pacific and Mountain 4%
Foreign countries 8%
Foreign countries represented 83


Number of living alumni 84,667

Geographic Distribution of Alumni

Alumni live in all 50 states and 123 foreign countries.
The largest concentration is close to Catholic University.
Maryland 19%
Virginia 14%
Washington, D.C. 7%
New York 6%
Pennsylvania 5%

Note: Figures on this page are current as of October 2013.

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