2021 Catholic Colleges of Distinction

There are many unique benefits that come with choosing a Catholic college. They offer the typical perks of a private school, such as small classes and more personal attention, while also incorporating opportunities to grow, serve, and lead with compassion.

Rather than looking at college rankings to choose where to study for the next four years, take a more immersive approach to your college search. Regardless of your religion, you can explore faith-based colleges like Fairfield University, Sacred Heart University, and Barry University to discover a college experience that will prepare both your heart and mind for success.

Colleges of Distinction has hand-picked a selection of the best Catholic colleges in the United States to help you find a college that caters to its students’ interests. Take a look below to see our list of 2021-2022 Colleges of Distinction and find the right college for you.


District of Columbia


New Hampshire

North Carolina

North Dakota