The Catholic University of America

Applying to Graduate School

  • Directories

    Peterson's Guides:Provides data on over 4000 colleges, universities and graduate programs. Also provides financial aid information and test preparation resources.

    GradSchools.Com:Research and other valuable grad school resources on the leading graduate school website.

    Princeton Review:Various test prep options available, pick one based on your own learning style: online, classroom, private tutoring.

    Graduate School Guide:Allows you to search graduate school programs in the United States and Canada. This site will help find colleges and universities that offer accredited graduate programs that most interest you.

     

  • Applying to Graduate School

    How to Apply to Graduate School:A step-by-step explanation, with timetable, produced by the Career Services Office.

    Writing Your Admissions Essay or Personal Statement: Your essay will be just one of hundreds read by members of an admissions committee. Admissions committees want essays and statements that stand out and are thought provoking. In order to set yourself apart from others, it's important to base your essay on an in-depth and analytical look at who you are.

    Test Preparation Courses: Provides a list of providers of test preparation courses. 

    Interviewing for Graduate School:How to prepare for and conduct oneself in a graduate admissions interview.

    CUA Procedures for ApplyingThe Catholic University of America is a community of scholars, both faculty and students, set apart to discover and preserve knowledge, with particular reference to the needs and opportunities of the nation. CUA offers 130 degrees in over 50 programs, through 12 academic schools. Students can take courses toward a graduate degree, certificate, or for personal enrichment.

  • Financial Aid for Graduate School

    Graduate Financial Aid:Explanation of various types of financial aid for graduate students.

    Web Resources for Financial Aid: Sources of information about grants, fellowships, scholarships, and other forms of aid provided by universities and third-party sources.

    Fellowship and Grant Assistance Information: Many CUA students continue their studies or professional training with funding won in fellowship, scholarship, and grant competitions. Within the University Honors Program, we offer Fellowships Advising for all parts of the application process for nationally competitive scholarships, fellowships, and grants that require university endorsement.

     

  • Graduate Programs at Catholic University

    CUA Graduate Programs: At the Catholic University of America, you will find first-rate graduate and professional studies offering rigorous intellectual challenges within a framework of value and meaning. In graduate school, you will be mentored by faculty whose philosophy, research, and scholarly achievements will invigorate and shape you. 

    CUA Procedures for Applying: The Catholic University of America is a community of scholars, both faculty and students, set apart to discover and preserve knowledge, with particular reference to the needs and opportunities of the nation. CUA offers 130 degrees in over 50 programs, through 12 academic schools. Students can take courses toward a graduate degree, certificate, or for personal enrichment.