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Clark Atlanta University

Atlanta, GA

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Overview

Clark Atlanta University is a University institution located in Atlanta, GA, in an urban setting.

Location & Contact

Address 223 James P. Brawley Drive, SW
Atlanta, GA  30314
United States
Contact Cheryl Pollard
Director of Recruitment and Admissions
Email: admissions@cau.edu
Phone: 404-880-6605
Fax: 404-880-6174

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Majors & Degrees

Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Biology/biological Sciences, General Checkmark
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
Accounting Checkmark
Business Administration And Management, General Checkmark
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Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
Radio, Television, And Digital Communication, Other Checkmark
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
Computer And Information Sciences, General Checkmark
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Education Associate Bachelors
Early Childhood Education And Teaching Checkmark
Education, General Checkmark
English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
English Language And Literature, General Checkmark
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
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History Associate Bachelors
History, General Checkmark
Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
Mathematics, General Checkmark
Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
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Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Chemistry, General Checkmark
Physics, General Checkmark
Psychology Associate Bachelors
Psychology, General Checkmark
Public Administration And Social Service Professions Associate Bachelors
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Security And Protective Services Associate Bachelors
Criminal Justice/safety Studies Checkmark
Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
Political Science And Government, General Checkmark
Sociology, General Checkmark
Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
Art/art Studies, General Checkmark
Fashion/apparel Design Checkmark
Music, General Checkmark
Theatre Literature, History And Criticism Checkmark

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

16,718
Applied
9,737
Accepted
3,390
Enrolled
58%
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Female Admissions

12,992
Females Applied
7,809
Females Accepted
60%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

3,726
Males Applied
1,928
Males Accepted
52%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

35
Application Fee
3.28
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
Essay
A minimum high school GPA of 2.5
2 recommendations

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen April 1st December 15th
Out of state Fall freshmen April 1st January 1st
Other early decision plan November 1st December 15th
Transfer June 1st Not reported Yes

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

21,948
Private
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Fees

2,782
Full-time student fees
12,326
Room & board
7,810
Room only
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan No
Tuition payment plans offered Yes
Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Employees

Financial Aid

7,324
Avg. Financial Aid Package
7,742
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
2,453
Avg. Loan Aid
5,425
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
99% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
45%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
48%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

3,390
Total Undergrad students
0%
International Students
74%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 0.21%
Black or African American 77.91%
White or Caucasian 0.06%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.29%
Asian 0.06%
Other 21.03%

Gender

Male (23.69%)
Female (76.31%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements Yes
Housing options Co-ed housing
Men-only housing
Women-only housing
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 61%

Student Activities

Student-run campus newspaper Checkmark
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Campus events:
Homecoming, Greek Symposium and Miss Clark Atlanta University Pageants

Student Services

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Women's center Checkmark
International students advisor Checkmark

Student Organizations

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Local fraternities
Local sororities
Most popular organizations:
Spirit Boosters, Pre-Alumni Council, Campus Activities Board, Orientation Guides and National Association for the Advancement of Colored People

Campus Security & Safety

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
24-hour patrols by trained officers Checkmark
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Late-night transport/escort services Checkmark
Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Checkmark

Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball No Division 2 Checkmark
Basketball Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Cross-country Running No Division 2 Checkmark
Football Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Softball No No No
Tennis No No No
Track And Field Checkmark No Checkmark
Volleyball Checkmark No No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball No No No
Basketball Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Cross-country Running No Division 2 Checkmark
Football No No No
Softball Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
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Track And Field Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Volleyball Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark

Faculty

307
Total Faculty
18:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 186
Part-time - 121
Male - 155
Female - 150
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