Clark Atlanta University

Clark Atlanta University is a Private, 4 Years+ school located in Atlanta, GA. The 2019 average net price at Clark Atlanta University is $27,143. Acceptance rate is 51.85%. The school has a total enrollment of 3,911.
Mission StatementClark Atlanta University is an urban research university characterized by a focus on the...
Clark Atlanta University is an urban research university characterized by a focus on the intellectual and personal development of each student. Leveraging its distinctive history, the mission of Clark Atlanta University is to transform the lives of students and their communities by preparing citizen leaders to be problem-solvers through innovative learning programs; supportive interactions with faculty, staff, and students; exemplary scholarship; and purposeful service.

Quick Facts

Updated U.S. Gov IPEDS 2018-19
Logo of Clark Atlanta University
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Major City
Location: Atlanta, GA
Student Body: 3,911
Education Type: 4 Years+
Funding: Private
Campus Type: Urban
Web Site: www.cau.edu
Acceptance Rate: 51.85%

Admission Details

Key Admissions DetailsAdmissions Deadlines, Start Dates
  • Acceptance Rate: 51.85%
  • Application Deadline: June 1, 2019
  • International Students: < 1%
  • Application Fee: $35
Tuition and FeesYearly Tuition and Other Fees
Tuition: $20,680
Grad Tuition: $16,128
Room and Board: $11,156
Books and Supplies: $1,500
Other Fees: $1,506
Average Net Price: $27,143
Student Body DataIncoming Class Data
  • Most Recent Incoming Class: 921
  • Men / Women Ratio: 200 / 721
  • Median SAT Verbal Range: 490 - 570
  • Median SAT Math Range: 460 - 540
  • Median ACT Range: 18 - 18
International Student DataInformation for International Students
  • Minimum TOEFL Score: n/a
  • Minimum IETLS Score: 6
  • % of International Students: < 1%
  • International Testing: Required
  • Total International Students: 6
Required DocumentsTranscripts and Recommendations
  • High School Transcript: Required
  • Recommendations: Required
  • Admissions Tests Scores: Required
  • Portfolio: Not Considered

Top 5 Popular Programs

  • Public Admin, Social Services: 18%
  • Business, Management, Marketing: 15%
  • Communication: 13%
  • Education: 11%
  • Psychology: 8%

Academic Programs

Clark Atlanta University offers 66 Total Programs in Bachelor's, Master's, Doctorate, Certificate Degree Levels. The most popular area of study for students are degrees in Public Admin, Social Services. Choose an area to explore below to see detailed degree programs at each degree level.
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Bachelor's Degree ProgramsClark Atlanta University offers 28 Bachelor's Degree Programs
Biological, Biomedical Science
Business, Management, Marketing
Communication
Computer Science
Education
English Literature
Foreign Language, Literature
History
Mathematics and Statistics
Philosophy, Religiouis Studies
Physical Sciences
Protective Services
Psychology
Public Admin, Social Services
Social Sciences
Visual and Performing Arts
Master's Degree ProgramsClark Atlanta University offers 25 Master's Degree Programs
Biological, Biomedical Science
Business, Management, Marketing
Computer Science
Education
English Literature
Ethnic, Gender Studies
Foreign Language, Literature
History
Mathematics and Statistics
Physical Sciences
Protective Services
Public Admin, Social Services
Social Sciences
Doctorate Degree ProgramsClark Atlanta University offers 10 Doctorate Degree Programs
Biological, Biomedical Science
Education
  • Educational Leadership and Administration, General Degree
     Online  Campus
English Literature
Ethnic, Gender Studies
Foreign Language, Literature
  • Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General Degree
History
Physical Sciences
Public Admin, Social Services
Social Sciences
Certificate ProgramsClark Atlanta University offers 2 Certificate Programs
Education

Demographics & Outcomes

Graduation and RetentionGraduation and retention information
  • Graduation Rate Within 150% of Time: 40%
  • Graduation Rate Within 200% of Time: 39%
  • 1st Year Retention: 70%
  • Post Graduation Salary: $32,600
Student Body DemographicsDiversity and Age Data
  • Total Students: 3,911
  • Black Students: 82%
  • Non-resident, alien: 9%
  • Unknown: 8%
  • American Indian, Alaska Native Students: <1%
  • White, non-Hispanic Students: <1%
  • Native Hawaiian, Pacific Isl. Students: <1%
  • Hispanic Students: <1%
  • Asian Students: <1%
  • Two or more races: <1%

Transfer Agreements

To Program11 Agreements with 1 Colleges
English Literature
Foreign Language/Literature
General Agreement
Liberal Arts and Sciences
Mathematics and Statistics
Parks/Leisure Studues
Philosophy/Religiouis Studies
Social Sciences
To College11 Programs
San Diego City College
Communication
English Literature
Foreign Language/Literature
General Agreement
History
Liberal Arts and Sciences
Mathematics and Statistics
Parks/Leisure Studues
Philosophy/Religiouis Studies
Psychology
Social Sciences