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Catholic University of America Admission Requirements

Washington, District Of Columbia

Chances of getting into Catholic University of America

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
83.7%
Admission Difficulty for Catholic University of America
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsUnavailable
Applicant CompetitionVery Low

How hard is it to get into Catholic University of America and can I get accepted? The school has a 84% acceptance rate ranking it #7 in District Of Columbia for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 5,101 out of 6,096 applicants were admitted making Catholic University of America an easy school to get into with a very good chance of acceptance assuming you meet the requirements. Catholic University of America typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students. Only 16% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

Can you get in?

Find out which students are getting accepted at Catholic University of America, which are not, and how your GPA, SAT, or ACT scores compare.

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Catholic University of America SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
Not Reported
Applicants Submitting SAT
-
SAT Scores for Catholic University of America
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th N/A
SAT Math 25th N/A
SAT Composite 25th N/A
SAT Scores for Catholic University of America
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th N/A
SAT Math 75th N/A
SAT Composite 75th N/A
Average SAT Score N/A
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2018 starting class

Catholic University of America ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
Not Reported
Applicants Submitting ACT
-
ACT Scores for Catholic University of America
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th N/A
ACT Math 25th N/A
ACT Composite 25th N/A
ACT Scores for Catholic University of America
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th N/A
ACT Math 75th N/A
ACT Composite 75th N/A
Average ACT Score N/A
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2018 starting class

Catholic University of America GPA

Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA
3.33
Typical High School Grades
B+

You will need above average high school grades to get into Catholic University of America. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Catholic University of America was 3.33 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #5 in District Of Columbia for highest average GPA. If your high school grades are above the average 3.33 GPA, you have a very good chance of being admitted as Catholic University of America accepts 84% of all applicants.

 What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA's for admitted Catholic University of America students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Competitiveness
3.75+ 25% Good
3.50 to 3.75 20% Good
3.25 to 3.50 16% Avg +
3.00 to 3.25 14% Avg -
2.75 to 3.00 19% Avg -
2.50 to 2.75 6% Reach
2.25 to 2.50 N/A% Low
2.00 to 2.25 N/A% Low

GPA Data Source, Wintergreen Orchard House

Applying

Admission Statistics

Catholic University of America admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 3,471 2,625 6,096
Accepted 3,006 2,095 5,101
Acceptance Rate 87% 80% 84%
Enrolled 437 397 834
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 15% 19% 16%

Fall 2020 Application Deadline

Applications were Due
Feb 15, 2020
Days left to Apply
None

The application deadline for Fall 2020 has passed. Applications were due on Feb 15, 2020.

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Catholic University of America and what student information is used for admission decisions?

Catholic University of America Admission Requirements
Test Scores Required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Recommended
Completion of College Preparatory Program Recommended
Recommendations Required
Demonstration of Competencies Recommended

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at Catholic University of America
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit No
Credit for Life Experiences No

Other Colleges to Consider

Other Colleges to Consider
Subject Percent of Class
W
Wesley College

Dover, Delaware

V
Virginia Union University

Richmond, Virginia

C
Chowan University

Murfreesboro, North Carolina

A
Averett University

Danville, Virginia

B
Bennett College for Women

Greensboro, North Carolina

K
Kentucky Christian University

Grayson, Kentucky

J
Johnson C Smith University

Charlotte, North Carolina

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=131283 IPEDS survey data for Catholic University of America.

FAQs

What is my chance of getting into Catholic University of America?

84% of those who apply are granted admission to Catholic University of America. Admission competition is and the college has unavailable admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.


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