The Catholic University of America

Graduate Studies

2007-2008 Announcements

Volume 93 Number 1

The Catholic University Of America Washington, D.C.

Map of CUA Campus

The CUA Mall, as seen from the bell tower of the National Shrine


The Catholic University of America was incorporated under the laws of the District of Columbia in 1887. Its original incorporation was supplemented and amended by an Act of Congress in 1928. The campus is located in the northeast quadrant of Washington with a main entrance at Michigan Avenue and Fourth Street, N.E. University offices are open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily, except on holidays as noted in the "Academic Calendar." The university telephone number is 202-319-5000 and its Web site is

These Announcements provide the basic information about the undergraduate programs and academic policies of The Catholic University of America. Additional information is published in the Student Handbook, which is available at It is the responsibility of each student to be aware of all rules, regulations, policies and procedures contained in these Announcements and in the Student Handbook.

The university reserves the right to establish and revise requirements for graduation and degrees, curricula, schedules, charges for tuition and other fees, and all regulations affecting students, whether incoming or previously enrolled. Inquiries and applications for admission for graduate study should be directed to:

Office of Graduate Admissions,
The Catholic University of America,
Washington, DC 20064

Additional information and applications for admission are also available at

The Catholic University of America is committed to the belief that "with respect to the fundamental rights of the person, every type of discrimination, whether social or cultural, whether based on sex, race, color, social condition, language, or religion, is to be overcome and eradicated as contrary to God's intent" (Vatican Council II, Gaudium et spes, No. 29). Accordingly, it is the policy of the university to comply fully with provisions of federal and local laws and regulations where applicable, which prohibit discrimination on the basis of criteria specified in those laws and regulations in educational programs and activities, including admission thereto, and in employment.

The Catholic University of America admits students of any race, color, national or ethnic origin, sex, age or disability to all the rights, privileges, programs and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the university. It does not discriminate against students or applicants for admission, or employees or applicants for employment on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, or on the basis of sex, age or disability, in the administration of its educational or admissions policies or in any aspect of its operations.

The policy has the force and effect of every other policy of The Catholic University of America and is administered and enforced accordingly. Inquiries may be directed to the Equal Opportunity Officer at 202-319-5598 or by e-mail at