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National Catholic Register Catholic Identity College Guide

The schools listed here have gone on record in answer to our questionnaire, based on Pope John Paul II’s 1990 apostolic constitution on higher education, Ex Corde Ecclesiae (From the Heart of the Church), its 2000 Application to the United States, canon law, and other Church documents.

Colleges interested in being included in this Guide are encouraged to download and submit our application form here.

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Read other education coverage here: “Some Catholic Colleges Go Online  While Others Continue in Person” & “In Defense of Core Classes: Let St. Bonaventure Guide Your Time at College”

Aquinas College

Aquinas College

A Catholic college in Nashville, Tennessee run by the Nashville Dominicans and ranked 14th by US News and World Report for regional colleges in the south

Ave Maria University

A Catholic, liberal arts institution of higher learning devoted to Mary the Mother of God, inspired by St. John Paul II and St. Teresa of Calcutta, and dedicated to the formation of joyful, intentional disciples of Jesus Christ through Word and Sacrament, scholarship and service.

Belmont Abbey College

Belmont Abbey College is a private, Newman Guide, Catholic, Benedictine college founded in 1876. Our mission is to cultivate the ideals of excellence, virtue and faith. Students create deep relationships with mentors of great talent and character, preparing them for their career and for life.

Benedictine College

Benedictine College

A Catholic, Benedictine, residential liberal arts college in Atchison, Kansas, sponsored by the monks of St. Benedict's Abbey and the sisters of Mount St. Scholastica, named one of America’s Best Colleges by U.S. News World Report, The Newman Guide, and Colleges of Distinction Guidebook.

Campion College Australia

Australia’s only liberal arts college, forming future leaders of the Church and society through a broad program of learning that integrates faith and reason.

The Catholic Distance University

Using online courses to educate learners worldwide in theology, the liberal arts and faith development for the growth of faith and the New Evangelization, in accordance with the teachings of the Catholic Church.

The Catholic University of America

The national university of the Catholic Church in the United States, founded and sponsored by the bishops of the country with the approval of the Holy See, committed to being a comprehensive Catholic and American institution of higher learning.