The Department of Economics offers undergraduate students a rigorous, values-based education and an exciting student experience in the heart of the nation's capital.

The Department of Economics faculty are committed to advance the science of Economics by contributing to its theory and empirical application with rigor and innovation in a variety of fields. It recognizes that the human person is at the center of the economy, and that economics is at the service of humanity. In line with the mission of The Catholic University of America, it seeks to discover and impart the truth through excellence in teaching and research.


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Undergraduate Programs

We offer three undergraduate degree programs, a five-year bachelors and master program, and minors for business and non-business majors. They explore different areas of economics in depth to enable students to graduate with job-ready skills.

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Undergraduate Admission

Experience community like you’ve never known before — cultivate defining moments, create lasting friendships, and watch as your capacity for faith and knowledge flourishes.

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