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The Catholic University of America

Breakdown of “Collaboration/Competitive” at CUA

By Gender
By Major
Art & Design DepartmentC
Civil EngineeringB+
Electrical EngineeringF
Engineering DepartmentA-
Geography and GeosciencesB
History/Histories (art history/etc.)B
Language - French/Spanish/etc.B-
Mechanical EngineeringC+
Music - Composition/TheoryB-
Perfomance ArtsF
Political ScienceB-
Social WorkC+

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Catholic University of America
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I passed up some pretty prestigious schools to come here. I feel my education is above average but the campus is small enough so that I don't feel l...Read full comment
CUA is a really fun school in a great area. The university provides tremendous opportunites through location and through the help of the faculty and o...Read full comment
Hardly any diversity, Catholic rules such as single sex dorms + no condoms available etc., our D3 athletics mostly suck, although many people do like ...Read full comment
I personally love CUA- if I had to make the decision to go here again, I definitely would. Being in the city, there's so much for you to do and many ...Read full comment
Catholic University is an interesting place. Despite being in Washington DC, it is easy to forget that you are in the middle of a major city due to t...Read full comment
The administration is very uptight and very incompetent. If you come to Catholic, a man called "Father" O'Connell will deliver a combative and offens...Read full comment
I attended CUA as a Freshman from 2013-2014 and there are many things that I would like to share with any student considering CUA as a potential schoo...Read full comment
For me, going to Catholic was the best decision. I generally am an easy-going, easily-pleased kind of even though CUA might not have the ...Read full comment
CUA is a very dry school. Students are uninterested and would rather drink cheap beer and pass through their classes with the minimum grade and effort...Read full comment
this school is fun. sometimes its hard but not overwhelming. if you like to drink youl make friends if you like politics youll make friends most peo...Read full comment
Catholic University has been a great experience. Most of the student body and faculty are good people, and it has a mostly positive atmosphere. You ...Read full comment
The school is not worth the price. It is very unaffordable and with the cost you think you would get great help, but you don't. The teachers are poor,...Read full comment
Everything you have read recently about this school and Music School is 100% true! I came into CUA extremely open minded and optimistic, unfortunately...Read full comment
Get out of the dorms and on the metro; see the city. If diversity is a big concern, be aware that the school is mostly white and Catholic (there aren...Read full comment
CUA is, in my view, one of the country's best-kept secrets. 1. It is a small school with all of the attendant benefits--accessible faculty, friend...Read full comment
DO NOT COME TO THIS SCHOOL! This is a school where only the kids of lawyers or doctors come to. All the people here are very stuck up and will only ta...Read full comment
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