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 Updates

 The new FAFSA (including the ready-to-use IRS Data Retrieval Tool) is available for the 2018-2019 school year! Students and Parents will use income from the 2016 tax year when filling out the application.

Start a FAFSA here.

Submit the CSS Profile here.

Reminder: The CSS PROFILE is not required for students continuing into their sophomore, junior, or senior year.


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.



Ready to complete the FAFSA and CSS PROFILE? The links above provide direct access to complete both!

FAFSA School Code: 001437 | CSS PROFILE Code: 5104