The Catholic University of America

Summer Studies @ CUA

Whether you want to spend your summer studying in the nation's capital or need the flexibility of online courses, The Catholic University of America's wide range of summer courses and programs has you covered. 

World-Class Faculty

Courses are taught by experts in their fields. CUA is a leader in many fields of study, including architecture, engineering, law, music, social work, philosophy, nursing, and theology.

Convenient Course Schedules

With over 1000 day, evening, and online courses — most lasting just 5 or 6 weeks — you can earn college credit while interning or working, whether you're in D.C. or at home.

Save Money and Live on Campus for Less

Summer courses are less expensive per credit hour than regular-term tuition. On-campus housing is reduced by 30% for those enrolled for at least 3 credits and 50% for those enrolled for at least 6 credits. Board rates are lower during the summer! 

Enjoy D.C.

Summer is the perfect time to explore Washington, the seat of national government, a thriving cultural center, and a truly international city.






Next Steps

Explore the full listing of summer courses, or only online courses.

Current CUA Students

Talk to your major or undergraduate advisor and enroll for courses in Cardinal Station

You do not need to submit a summer application.

Visiting Students

Apply online (more information)

You should also talk to an advisor or dean at your home institution to make sure courses taken at CUA will transfer.

High School Students

Explore pre-college programs or apply online for regular summer courses open to high school students.