The Catholic University of America

Fact Book


Facts at a Glance


Acres 176
Major buildings 47
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 404
Part-time 404
Full-time, with doctoral or terminal degrees 96%
Full-time who teach undergraduates 70%


Undergraduate 3,572
Graduate 3,127

Religious Affiliation

CUA welcomes members of all religious faiths.
Catholic students:
Undergraduate 79%
Graduate 58%

Geographic Distribution of New Students

Students come from throughout the United States.
South Atlantic 19%
South Central 2%
Middle Atlantic 53%
New England 8%
North Central 5%
Pacific and Mountain 4%
Foreign countries 7%
Foreign countries represented 83


Number of living alumni 88,576

Geographic Distribution of Alumni

Alumni live in all 50 states and 154 foreign countries.
The largest concentration is close to Catholic University.
Maryland 23%
Virginia 16%
Washington, D.C. 8%
New York 7%
Pennsylvania 6%
New Jersey 5%

Note: Figures on this page are current as of October 2014.

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