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Catholic University of America Admission Requirements

Washington, District Of Columbia

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Chances of getting into Catholic University of America

Admissions

Acceptance Rate 
82%
Admission Difficulty for Catholic University of America
Measure Difficulty
Admission Standards Unavailable 
Applicant Competition Very Low 
How hard is it to get into Catholic University of America and can I get accepted?

The acceptance rate at Catholic University of America is 82%.  It ranks #7 in District Of Columbia for lowest rate of acceptance. Catholic University of America is an easy school to get into with a very good chance of acceptance if you meet the admission requirements. Last year, 5,146 out of 6,258 applicants were admitted.

Catholic University of America typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students with an average GPA around 3.48. 12% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

The Catholic University of America application fee is $0 and applications are due by Feb 15.

Test Optional

Submission of SAT or ACT scores is not required or recommended by Catholic University of America.

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 2020 starting class
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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 2020 starting class

Catholic University of America GPA

Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA 
3.48
Typical High School Grades 
B+

What GPA do you need to get into Catholic University of America?

Applicants require 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 3.48 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 3.48 GPA, you have a very good chance of being admitted as Catholic University of America accepts 82% 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 
4.0 0% Good
3.75 to 3.99 31.67% Avg +
3.50 to 3.74 20.03% Avg -
3.25 to 3.49 19.71% Avg -
3.00 to 3.24 15.99% Reach
2.50 to 2.99 12.12% Reach
2.00 to 2.49 0.48% Low
1.00 to 1.99 0% Low
less than 1.00 0% Low

GPA Data Source, Peterson's Data 2021

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Admission Statistics

Catholic University of America admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 3,669 2,589 6,258
Accepted 3,115 2,031 5,146
Acceptance Rate 85% 78% 82%
Enrolled 379 251 630
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 12% 12% 12%
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

Fall 2022 Application Deadline

Applications were Due
Feb 15, 2022
Days left to Apply
None

The application deadline for Fall 2022 has passed. Applications were due on Feb 15, 2022.

Application Fee

The cost for prospective students to apply to Catholic University of America is $0. The school is free to apply to.

Application 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 Application Requirements
Test Scores Neither required nor recommended
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Considered but not required
Completion of College Preparatory Program Required
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

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?

82% 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.