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Catholic University of America Tuition, Costs, & Financial Aid Information

Washington, DC

Tuition and Expenses


Cost of Attendance
$69,386
Tuition and Fees
$49,416
Room and Board
$15,820
Books and Supplies
$1,000
Other Expenses
$3,150
Payment Plans
Installment plan

Applying for Financial Aid


Financial Aid Office

Email
cua-finaid@cua.edu
Web Site
Financial Aid Web Site
Net Price Calculator URL
Net Price Calculator URL

Application Process

Application Deadline
Not reported
Award Notification
On a rolling basis
Methodology for Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology
Forms Required Cost to File
FAFSA
Code is 001437
Free
CSS/Financial Aid Profile $25 for first college, $16 each additional
Noncustodial (Divorced/Separated) Parent's Statement  

Profile of 2019 - 20 Financial Aid


Freshman

Financial Aid Applicants
686 (84.1%) of freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need
543 (79.2%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
543 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
232 (42.7%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
82%
Average Award
$35,635
Need-Based Gift
Received by 534 (98.3%) of aid recipients, average amount $32,780
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 423 (77.9%) of aid recipients, average amount $3,474
Merit-Based Gift
Not reported
Merit-Based Gift
245 (30.0%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $24,152

All Undergraduates

Financial Aid Applicants
2,065 (65.3%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need
1,747 (84.6%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
1,747 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
735 (42.1%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
80%
Average Award
$33,655
Need-Based Gift
Received by 1,722 (98.6%) of aid recipients, average amount $30,418
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 1,414 (80.9%) of aid recipients, average amount $3,984
Merit-Based Gift
Not reported
Merit-Based Gift
1,114 (35.2%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $22,783

Borrowing

2019 Graduates Who Took Out Loans
63%
Average Indebtedness of 2019 Graduates
$46,702
Parents of Students Receiving Aid
Not reported
Parents of Students Not Receiving Aid
Not reported

Financial Aid Programs


Loans

Federal Loans
Direct subsidized Stafford loans, direct unsubsidized Stafford loans, direct PLUS loans
State Loans
Available
Other Loans
Alternative loans

Scholarships and Grants

Need-Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non-Need–Based Available
None

Non-Need Awards

Academic Interest/Achievement Award Areas
Not reported
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Creative Arts/Performance Award Areas
Cinema/Film/Broadcasting, Music, Theater/Drama
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Achievements/Activities Award Areas
Leadership, Memberships, Religious Involvement
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Characteristics Award Areas
Children and Siblings of Alumni, Children of Faculty/Staff, First-Generation College Students, Religious Affiliation, Siblings of Current Students, Twins, Veterans
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 

Employment

Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
$1,948

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