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The Catholic University of America

School of Arts and Sciences

Washington, DC

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Overview

The Catholic University of America / School of Arts and Sciences is located in Washington, DC, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Arts/Juris Doctor (MA/JD)
Master of Science in Business Analysis (MSBA)
Master of Fine Arts (MFA)
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
Juris Doctor/Master of Science in Library Science (JD/MSLS)
Master of Science in Library Science (MSLS)
(Certificate)
Master of Science in Library Science/Master of Arts (MSLS/MA)
Master of Arts (MA)
Master of Science (MS)
Master of Science in Library Science/Master of Science (MSLS/MS)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 107
Doctoral Degrees 34
Other Advanced Degrees 1

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No
Terminal master's degree available? Yes

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Varies
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required for some
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

484
Applied
248
Accepted
107
Enrolled
51%

Applying

55
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline February 1st July 1st Yes
Spring deadline November 15th November 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Statement of purpose, official copies of academic transcripts, three letters of recommendation
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Statement of purpose, official copies of academic transcripts, three letters of recommendation
Additional Entrance Requirements Statement of purpose, official copies of academic transcripts, three letters of recommendation

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 80

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards February 1
Types of financial support available Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

511
Total Graduate Students
70%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
29%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 4.11%
Black or African American 4.11%
White or Caucasian 57%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 2.94%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 6.65%
Unknown 5.48%

Gender

Male (44%)
Female (55%)

Faculty

232
Total faculty
Full-time - 160
Part-time - 72
Male (128)
Female (104)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Glass and ceramics technologies, astrophysics and computational sciences, cell and microbial biology, clinical psychology, medieval studies
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
10,692,321

Location & Contact

Address Cardinal Station
Washington, DC  20064
United States
Contact Dr. Aaron Dominguez
Dean
Email: artsandsciences@cua.edu
Phone: 202-319-5115
Fax: 202-319-4463