College Guides

NCR 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.

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.

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.

The Collegium

The Collegium is an independent institution of higher learning that pledges full fidelity to the unchanging Magisterium of the Catholic Church. Faculty and staff are practicing Catholics who are fully supportive of the Collegium’s mission and have signed the Oath Against Modernism.

Franciscan University of Steubenville

A Catholic university providing undergraduate and graduate degrees in a vibrantly Catholic environment, guided by the example and teaching of St. Francis of Assisi.

University of Mary

One of the most affordable private universities in the nation, infusing Benedictine values throughout the educational experience.

Wyoming Catholic College

Immersing students in the beauty of the outdoors, the wisdom of Western tradition and the best of the Catholic spiritual heritage.

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.

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