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Clark Atlanta University

Department of Political Science

Atlanta, GA

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Overview

Clark Atlanta University / Department of Political Science is located in Atlanta, GA, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
Master of Arts (MA)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Doctoral Degrees 4

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No
Terminal master's degree available? Yes

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
1 Foreign Language
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

14
Applied
8
Accepted
3
Enrolled
57%

Applying

40
Application Fee - Domestic
55
Application Fee - International
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline April 1st April 1st No
Spring deadline November 1st November 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 2.5
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum graduate GPA of 3.0

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 500
TOEFL IBT score: 61

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards April 30
Types of financial support available Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

34
Total Graduate Students
Not Reported
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino Not Reported
Black or African American 82.35%
White or Caucasian 2%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian Not Reported
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown 14.71%

Gender

Male (44%)
Female (55%)

Faculty

14
Total faculty
Full-time - 5
Part-time - 9
Male (10)
Female (4)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Public policy and education, rural politics, women and state economic programs, reconstruction after war in Africa, environmental policies
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 223 James P. Brawley Drive, SW
Atlanta, GA  30314
United States
Contact Dr. Henry Elonge
Chairperson
Email: helonge@cau.edu
Phone: 404-880-6653
Fax: 404-880-8717

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