3,302
Students
Financial aid thermometer
7,324
Avg. Financial Aid
Moderate
Admission Difficulty
57
57%
Acceptance Rate
Urban setting
Urban
Setting
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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 Ms. Lorri Rice
Director of Recruitment and Admissions
Email: cauadmissions@cau.edu
Phone: 404-880-8043
Fax: 404-880-6174

Majors & Degrees

Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
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Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Education Associate Bachelors
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English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
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Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
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History Associate Bachelors
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Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
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Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
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Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Psychology Associate Bachelors
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Public Administration And Social Service Professions Associate Bachelors
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Security And Protective Services Associate Bachelors
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Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
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Admissions

Acceptance Rate

13,940
Applied
8,075
Accepted
3,302
Enrolled
58%
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Female Admissions

10,548
Females Applied
6,156
Females Accepted
58%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

3,392
Males Applied
1,919
Males Accepted
57%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

35
Application Fee
3.24
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
Required for some programs Interview

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen June 1st Not reported
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer June 1st Not reported Yes

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score Accepted 25th PercentileInfo icon 75th PercentileInfo icon
SAT Critical Reading 509 470 540
SAT Math 489 440 530
ACT Composite 20 17 22

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

20,680
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Fees

1,506
Full-time student fees
9,524
Room & board
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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
0
Avg. Grant 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

3,302
Total undergrad students
6%
International Students
64%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 0.12%
Black or African American 85.19%
White or Caucasian 0.09%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.12%
Asian 0.06%
Other 8.54%

Gender

Male (27.53%)
Female (72.47%)

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 64%

Student Activities

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Campus events:
Homecoming, Greek Symposium and Miss Clark Atlanta University Pageants

Student Services

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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

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Athletics

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Men's Sports

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

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Baseball No No No
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Cross-country Running No Division 2 Checkmark
Football No No No
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Faculty

281
Total Faculty
20:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 179
Part-time - 102
Male - 146
Female - 135