Skip Navigation

The Catholic University of America

Location: Washington, D.C.

Founded: 1889

ORAU Member since: 1946 (Charter Member)

Member Councilor: Ralph Albano

Enrollment: 6,076 (fall 2016)

Mission Statement:

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.

Website: The Catholic University of America