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Religious Studies at Catholic University of America

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Religious Studies at Catholic University of America

If you are interested in studying religious studies, you may want to check out the program at Catholic University of America. The following information will help you decide if it is a good fit for you.

CUA is located in Washington, District of Columbia and has a total student population of 5,366. Of the 884 students who graduated with a bachelor’s degree from Catholic University of America in 2021, 20 of them were religious studies majors.

Want to know more about the career opportunities in this field? Check out the Careers in Religious Studies section at the bottom of this page.

CUA Religious Studies Degrees Available

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Religion

CUA Religious Studies Rankings

The religion major at CUA is not ranked on College Factual’s Best Colleges and Universities for Religious Studies. This could be for a number of reasons, such as not having enough data on the major or school to make an accurate assessment of its quality.

How Much Do Religion Graduates from CUA Make?

The median salary of religion students who receive their bachelor's degree at CUA is $38,790. This is great news for graduates of the program, since this figure is 38% higher than the national average of $28,029 for all religion bachelor's degree recipients.


Religion Student Demographics at CUA

Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the religion majors at Catholic University of America.

CUA Religious Studies Bachelor’s Program

70% Women
5% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
Of the 20 students who earned a bachelor's degree in Religious Studies from CUA in 2020-2021, 30% were men and 70% were women. The typical religion bachelor's degree program is made up of only 34% women. So female students are more repesented at CUA since its program graduates 36% more women than average.


About 95% of those who receive a bachelor's degree in religion at CUA are white. This is above average for this degree on the nationwide level.

The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from Catholic University of America with a bachelor's in religion.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 0
Black or African American 0
Hispanic or Latino 0
White 19
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 1

CUA also has a doctoral program available in religion. In 2021, 0 student graduated with a doctor's degree in this field.

Careers That Religion Grads May Go Into

A degree in religion can lead to the following careers. Since job numbers and average salaries can vary by geographic location, we have only included the numbers for DC, the home state for Catholic University of America.

Occupation Jobs in DC Average Salary in DC
Philosophy and Religion Professors 530 $84,880


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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