The Catholic University of America

Online Application

Application Requirements Checklist - National Catholic School of Social Service (NCSSS)

Submit a Completed Application Consisting of:

  • A completed CUA Graduate Application for Admission
  • Official transcripts (with institutional seals) from each college or university you have attended
  • Official GRE (for PhD applicants only)
    • Note: GRE is required for scholarship consideration
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • Statement of purpose (please follow NCSSS guidelines outlined at
  • Resume
  • $60 nonrefundable application fee. (Do not send cash. Submit your check or money order, payable in U.S. currency, to The Catholic University of America.) You may also pay your application fee online with a credit card.
  • Additional Credentials required for International Applicants:
    • Official TOEFL score report
    • Confirmation of Financial Support

Please Mail All Additional Materials to:

Office of Graduate Admissions
The Catholic University of America
102 Father O'Connell Hall
620 Michigan Avenue, NE
Washington, DC 20064