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The Catholic University of America

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Your Combined ACT:
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SAT Math + Verbal:
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Your Chances at CUA
(on ACT score alone)
Your Chances at CUA
(on SAT score alone)
Men
Women
# Applicants
2,822
3,476
# Admitted
1,751
2,032
% Admitted
62.0%
58.5%
% Overall
60.1%

Students who got into CUA:

Tips mention: Interview (4), ACT/SAT (7), Grades (5), Sports/Extracurriculars (1), College Essay (2)
I was offered a very big scholarship to attendApr 26 2013Nursing
I was offered a very big scholarship to attend this school and wanted to be in DC. I regret my decision immensely. If you do get in, know that around 20% of people fail out during the first two years while taking core science classes and that the school does not prepare student very well for the NCLEX.
ACT: 31 Female
Fair to Good SAT's proof that you are notJan 12 2013Civil Engineering
Fair to Good SAT's proof that you are not a non participating human being and a social, Catholic- Dorothy Day- kind of outlook on the poor. Realize it is easy to get into CUA, but hard to get out. Also you will not want to.
SAT: 1340 Male
I completed the Common ApplicationNov 13 2012Art & Design Department
I completed the Common Application. The SAT scores were not required. Write your essay!!!! Take placement exams!!!

ATTENTION: only apply if you are extremely religious, love unsanitary places, love gross food, and you must be a republican! (I am a democrat and I want to warn all democrats that Catholic University is republican).
ACT: 18 SAT: 1200 Male

Easiest application everApr 21 2012Music - Composition/Theory
Easiest application ever. Auditions are a joke. If you are a male singer or a non-string player you will be admitted immediately.
Male
Catholic is known as the second chance schoolDec 17 2011Nursing
Catholic is known as the second chance school. This school is for the students who had the potential in High School to be top 5% of the class students but slacked off. Catholic is known to take kids at the "average joe" academic level and graduate these same kids at the same level of those at schools such as Georgetown.

With that being said, to get into CUA you need to show that you are a good person because your character has a lot of weight as far as admissions go.

Your SAT score should be some where between a 1500 and 1900.

G.P.A should be between at least a 3.2 and 3.6

and you should show Catholic that you are ready to better your self academically because as I stated before the courses are extremely rigorous because of the type of students most often accepted here.
Catholic has a goal to take in students that do not have the best academic profile and spit them out at the level of some of the top universities in the country.

Have a lot of community service

AND SCHEDULE AN INTERVIEW *Interviews give you information on great scholarships that other people usually do not know about*
ACT: 32 Male

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