Our costs are competitive with other private national research institutions. The value of a of America education is incomparable.

Over the last 3 years,

94%

of first-year students received scholarships and/or grants directly from .

In 2023–24,

$34,793

is the average tuition and room-and-board cost after scholarships and grants to first-year students.

 Learn more about costs and financial aid by contacting our .

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2024–2025 Undergraduate Tuition and On-Campus Living Costs (First-Year Students, Fall 2024 and later)

Tuition* $56,930
Fee Allowance $1,448
Housing Allowance $11,410
Food Allowance $8,080
Books, Supplies, Licensure Allowance $1,216
Transportation Allowance $1,010
Personal Allowance $2,492
Estimated Loan Fees (if pursuing loans) $1,296
Total Cost $83,218
       *Tuition for students in Architecture and Engineering is $57,630.

Catholic University offers a comprehensive financial aid program that includes need-based aid, scholarships, federal work-study, and other forms of financial assistance. Visit our financial aid website to learn more about costs when commuting or living at home.


2023–2024 Graduate Tuition and Fees


Graduate tuition rates and fees vary by program. Catholic University offers comprehensive financial aid options that include need-based aid, scholarships, federal work-study, and other forms of financial assistance.


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Undergraduate Financial Aid

Contact the Office of Student Financial Assistance

Phone: 202-319-5307
Fax: 202-319-5573
Inquiry Email: financial-aid@cua.edu
Documents Email: cua-faforms@cua.edu

Graduate Financial Aid

Contact Your Graduate School of Interest

Merit-based assistantships, scholarships, and fellowships are administered through the school and/or department in which you intend to study. Application requirements and deadlines vary by individual graduate program. 
View contact information for each school