Education: BEST CATHOLIC COLLEGES

AT their classical best. Catholic colleges and universities are bountiful providers of sound lawyers, doctors, civil servants, teachers. A half-dozen schools, besides Notre Dame, are outstanding:

Washington, D.C.'s Georgetown University (6,269 students) boasts a famed School of Foreign Service, about half its students non-Catholic, and graduates officers for the State Department and diplomatic posts abroad. President: the Very Rev. Edward B. Bunn, S.J. Most famous former student (law): Lyndon Johnson. Also in the "Catholic Ivy League," and considered by many Catholics to be academically superior to Georgetown, is Holy Cross, in...

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