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These Are Catholic Colleges & Universities?

Updated: Apr 13, 2020

This blog is part of a series to help parents and students understand if a Catholic College or University might be a good fit.

Students and parents tend to know of the Colleges and Universities that are “Brand Name” Catholic – those named after Saints or The University of Notre Dame, Georgetown University, The Catholic University of America or Villanova.

However, did you know the following schools listed below are also Catholic schools?,

  • Boston College – Excellent programs in computer science, education, history & business, pre-law, music – and 100% graduate in 4 years!

  • Duquesne University – Accelerated PA and PT programs, excellent in Health Sciences, Marketing, Athletic training

  • St. Louis University – Aviation studies, strong business, entrepreneurship, education, mechanical engineering,

  • Creighton – Strong programs in e-commerce, marketing and has their own Dental School. Good pre-med program for B students

  • Providence College – Member of the Big East. Strong Hockey, Basketball and Cross Country programs. Considered a top 100 school for good value

  • Fairfield University – Great Biology and pre-law programs (Harvard accepts a good number of their students). Offers club skiing and snowboarding and known to be generous with merit

  • Lewis University – Offers Air Traffic Control studies and a post-baccalaureate pre-med program for those students who forgot to take science in undergrad.

  • Marquette University – Offers Athletic Training, Direct Entry PT. Strength in Advertising/PR; Criminology, Education, English, Construction Management

  • University of Dayton – Strength in programs for Engineering, Education, Entrepreneurship, Musical Therapy and PT. Known to be generous in giving money to students without financial need.