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Founded in 1887, The Catholic University of America is a national research university with 12 schools, more than 120 undergraduate and graduate programs, and 31 research centers and facilities. The campus is nestled on 176 green acres just three miles from the U.S. Capitol and is easily accessible by Metro. The city’s monuments, theaters, restaurants, and parks become an extension of the classroom, and internships are available with the U.S. Congress, Smithsonian Institution, NASA, John F. Kennedy  Center for the Performing Arts, the National Institutes of Health, and many other organizations. Catholic University welcomes students from around the globe to study with world-class faculty at the forefront of their fields.
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Bethel Elias

“I didn’t know much about Catholic University before applying, but I did a little research and found out that here, I would get a bachelor of music, instead of a bachelor of fine arts, and that got me interested. The focus here is more on the music aspect, making sure we have really good music theory training and making us well rounded, and I found that really important."
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