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.

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2023–2024 Undergraduate Tuition and Campus Living Costs (First-Year Students, Fall 2022 and later)

Tuition* $54,630
Fee (Activity) Allowance $1,204
Housing $11,020
Food $7,590
Fees/Books $1,180
Transportation $980
Personal $2,420
Loan Fees $1,194
Direct Cost $80,218
  • *Tuition for students in Architecture and Engineering is $55,310.

Catholic University offers a comprehensive financial aid program that includes need-based aid, scholarships, federal work-study, and other forms of financial assistance.


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