The Catholic University of America

Office of Student Financial Assistance

Investing in Your Future

A college degree is an important investment in your future, but financing that degree is often a concern for students and families. CUA's Office of Student Financial Assistance works to help students and families make a Catholic University education accessible.


Latest News

New students accepting direct loans may now complete the required Master Promissory Note (MPN) and Entrance Counseling for Direct Student Loans at

PLUS Loan (Federal Direct) process improves for Parents & Graduate students! Parent PLUS and Graduate PLUS Loan Applications are now available in our forms section.

FAFSA School Code: 001437
CSS Profile Code: 5104

The 2016-2017 FAFSA should now be completed for prospective and current students at

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Understanding Financial Aid at CUA

The process of applying for aid can seem complicated and time consuming. Our goal is to make it go as smoothly as possible for you. Catholic University participates in a wide variety of financial aid programs to assist our students and their families in paying for their post-secondary education. This is the place to find information about the various financial aid programs available at CUA as well as our policies and procedures. Financial aid policies and procedures can change due to changes in federal regulations or university decisions regarding aid; you should check this site regularly to get the most up-to-date information.