At ɫ, one of America’s oldest and strongest major research universities, the search for truth ranges across 12 schools and more than 100 disciplines. Founded in 1887 as a graduate institution, we offer undergraduate and graduate students a scholarly experience, where those serious about their education will find unique opportunities to conduct scholarly and scientific research in their fields of study, working closely with faculty.

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The Princeton Review's selection of America's Best 386 Colleges

CatholicU continues its longtime presence among The Princeton Review’s selection of America's , based on annual surveys of more than 140,000 students nationwide about their on-campus experience. In addition to giving the University high marks for “the small class sizes and individualized support from academic advisors,” CatholicU students say they appreciate the “tremendous perks” of living and studying in Washington, D.C., like “great access to internship and job opportunities.”

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