Private 4 Year

Catholic University of America Tuition & Cost

Washington, District Of Columbia

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How much does it cost to attend?

Sticker Price
Costs for Catholic University of America
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,000
Other Fees$1,116
Room and Board $16,020
Other Expenses Budget$3,150

Annual Prices

The annual list price to attend Catholic University of America on a full time basis for 2021/2022 is $72,326 for all students regardless of their residency. This fee is comprised of $51,040 for tuition, $16,020 room and board, $1,000 for books and supplies and $1,116 for other fees. Out of state tuition for Catholic University of America is $51,040, the same as District Of Columbia residents.

All price data is sourced from the 2021/2022 U.S. Department of Education National Center for Education Statistics survey.

Net Price

Net price is indicative of what it actually costs to attend Catholic University of America when typical grants and scholarships are considered. The net price varies by family income and financial need.

Average Net Price 2019/2020
Net Price by Income Catholic University of America
Family Income Net Price Paid
$0 to $30,000$25,747
$30,001 to $48,000$27,863
$48,001 to $75,000$27,084
$75,001 to $110,000$32,715

The average reported annual net price for Catholic University of America for students receiving grants or scholarship aid was $36,228 in 2019/2020. Net price includes tuition and required fees, books and supplies, and average cost for room and board and other expenses

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Financial Aid

98% of full-time undergrad Catholic University of America received financial aid in the form of grants, scholarships, fellowships from the institution or from Federal, State or local government agencies. This aid averaged $29,725 per student during the 2019/2020 school year. Grant and scholarship aid does not need to be paid back. 59% of students received Federal Student Loans averaging $5,269 and 13% of undergrads took out private student loans averaging $23,862.

Finanical Aid Catholic University of America
Type Avg./Student Students Receiving
Total Grant and Scholarship Aid $29,725 98%
Institutional Grants and Scholarships $28,860 98%
Pell Grants $4,652 13%
Other Federal Grants $1,983 10%
State and Local Grants $2,004 3%
Federal Student Loans $5,269 59%
Other Student Loans $23,862 13%

Student Loans

To gauge a more realistic picture of what it may really cost you out of pocket to go to Catholic University of America, we've modeled a ten year student loan with an original principal value of $138,896. The loan balance of $138,896 is a four year multiple of the $34,724 average net price. This is a estimate of what you could owe upon graduation if you were to qualify for average financial aid and what a degree really may cost. Should you not qualify for financial aid, you may owe significantly more when you graduate. Based on these assumptions, a monthly repayment of $1,325 could be required to satisfy your student loan.

Please note that financial aid is not guaranteed and is only available for qualifying students. Federal Student Loans are not grants and must be repaid with interest. The current Stafford loan interest rate is 2.75%.

Example Loan $138,896
Stafford Loan Interest Rate 2.75%
Time to Pay Off Student Loan 10 years
Example Monthly Payment $1,325.22
Total Interest Paid $20,130.53
Sum of All Loan Payments $159,026.53

Projected 4 Year Degree Price

4 Year Sticker Price
Year All Residents
1 $72,326
2 $75,524
3 $78,863
4 $82,349

Based on published tuition prices, we estimate the current cost of a 4 year bachelor's degree and living expenses at Catholic University of America to be $289,304 - assuming graduation in normal time. The estimation assumes a 4.4% annual increase over the next 4 years which has been the recent trend for this school.

Credit Hour Cost and Price per Class

Credit Hour and Class Costs at Catholic University of America
Price Per Credit 3 Credit Class 4 Credit Class
All Residents $1,965 $5,895 $7,860

Estimated cost for a class at Catholic University of America based on published credit hour prices. Note that not all schools allow single class enrollment. These prices should be used for comparison purposes as to how much it may cost to take a class at Catholic University of America versus other colleges.

Tuition Payment Plans Available

Catholic University of America Payment Plans
Tuition Payment Plan Yes
Prepaid Tuition Plan No
Alternative Tuition Plan Yes
Guaranteed Tuition Plan No
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Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=131283 IPEDS survey data for Catholic University of America.