- Listing Type: Colleges & Universities
- Top Majors: Philosophy and Religion
- Degrees Awarded: 4 Year
- Type: Private
- Campus Setting: Urban
- Country: United States
- In State Tuition: $38,000
- Out of State Tuition: $38,000
- Religious Affiliation: Catholic
- CEEB: 5007
- IPED: 131283
The Catholic University of America is a community of scholars, faculty and students, set apart to discover, preserve and impart the truth, with particular reference to the needs and opportunities of the nation. As a university, it is a free and autonomous center of study and an agency serving the needs of human society.
As the national university of the Catholic Church in the United States, founded and sponsored by the bishops of the country with the approval of the Holy See, The Catholic University of America is committed to being a comprehensive Catholic and American institution of higher learning, faithful to the teachings of Jesus Christ as handed on by the Church. Dedicated to advancing the dialogue between faith and reason, The Catholic University of America seeks to discover and impart the truth through excellence in teaching and research, all in service to the Church, the nation and the world.