The Catholic University of America in Washington, D.C., is ideally situated for students who want to study politics. Here you have all the advantages of a cosmopolitan city that is undergoing a remarkable resurgence, starting with new restaurants and art spaces right across from campus to a rich international array of the arts and cuisine throughout the city. The Metro stop right across the street provides easy access to a world of internships, political activities, and cultural resources. Yet the campus provides an oasis of green and a mix of classic and innovative architectural styles perfect for reflection, relaxation, and recreation.

  • Student in Politics class


    The Department of Politics offers programs leading to the degrees of Bachelor of Arts, Master of Arts, and Doctor of Philosophy in politics.

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    Internships are highly popular among our students, and opportunities abound in D.C.

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    Discover D.C. with CatholicU

    Washington, D.C., is a city of politics, parades, festivals, museums (did we mention most of them are free?), professional sports, theatres, concerts, shopping, parks, restaurants, monuments, waterways, and trendy neighborhoods.

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