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Prospective students and parents

Selecting the right university is one of the most important decisions you’ll make, with the potential to influence many aspects of your life. Whether you are beginning your search or ready to submit your applications, the tools and resources on this site can guide your way.

Why Catholic higher education?

Attending a Catholic university or college will have lasting impact that goes beyond your years at your alma mater. Graduates of Catholic colleges and universities report many benefits of Catholic higher education, from helping them develop moral principles and integrate faith in all aspects of life, to developing leadership skills and preparing for their careers (see the Values That Matter study). Committing to Catholic higher education means committing to your own professional and personal success. 

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Find the right school for you

Use our search tool to find colleges and universities that offer the best fit for you. Narrow your selection by searching for specific institutions based on academic, athletic, or geographic criteria. 

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Scholarships and financial aid

Use the scholarships and financial aid section to better understand the financial side of attending a Catholic college or university, from terminology to some of the essential forms you’ll need to complete. Take the time to understand financial aid so that your long-term investment can be cost efficient.

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