Clark Atlanta University

Address:
223 James P Brawley Drive, S.W., Atlanta, GA 30314-4391
Phone:
404-880-8000
Website:
http://www.cau.edu
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About Clark Atlanta University

Clark Atlanta University is classified as a doctoral-granting research university. This mid-sized four-year institution has an estimated annual full-time enrollment of 3,000 to 9,999 students. Approximately half of degree-seeking students are enrolled full time, and 25% to 49% of undergraduates reside on campus. This institution awards 60-79% of its bachelor’s degrees within professional fields. Graduate degrees are available in up to half of the fields available to undergraduate majors, and the school awards research doctorate degrees in the sciences, humanities, social sciences, and medical fields. Professional education may also be available within other professional fields and related health professions. According to data for fall enrollment, 80% of undergraduates are enrolled full-time. Enrollment data shows that both graduates and undergraduates are enrolled at this institution, with only 10-24% of students enrolled in the graduate program.

School Information

General Information

Student Body SizeUndergraduate3,202
 Graduate671
 Total3,873
GenderFemale73%
 Male27%
Student Age% Under 2582%
 % 25 and Over17%
 % Age Unknown0%
Attendance Type% Full-time88%
 % Part-time12%
Race/Ethnicity% White0.3%
 % Black89.6%
 % Asian0.2%
 % Latino0.3%
 % Native American0.2%
 % Race Unknown8.5%
 % International student1%
Student ServicesCareer CounselingYes
 Student Employment ServicesYes
 Graduate Placement ServicesYes
 Study AbroadYes
 Day CareNO
Religious AffiliationNO
Campus settingCity
Intitution typePrivate
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Academic Information

Art Degrees OfferedBachelors Degree
Distance Learning Available
Calendar SystemSemester

Admissions Information

Open AdmissionNo
ApplicantsTotal5,962
 % Admitted69%
 % Admitted Who Enrolled21%
Application RequirementsHigh School GPA
 High School TranscriptRequired
 High School RankingNeither required nor recommended
 College Prep CoursesRequired
 Letter of RecommendationRequired
 Demonstration of CompetenciesNeither required nor recommended
 Admissions ExaminationRequired
 Test of English as a Foreign Language (International Students)Required
Standardized Tests% of Applicants Submitting SAT75%
 % of Applicants Submitting ACT25%
Admitted Student SAT Scores 25th Percentile75th Percentile
 SAT Critical Reading / 800480 / 800
 SAT Math390 / 800470 / 800
Admitted Student ACT Scores 25th Percentile75th Percentile
 ACT Composite18 / 3621 / 36

Tuition and Financial Aid

Tuition & FeesUndergraduate Application Fee$35
 Graduate Application Fee$40
 In-State Tuition & Fees$17,954
 Out-of-State Tuition & Fees$17,954
Financial Aid% Undergraduates with Financial Aid89%
 % Undergraduates with Loans86%
 % Undergraduates with Grants68%
 Average Undergraduate Financial Aid Award$ 0
Other CostsBooks and Supplies (Estimated)$2,200
 Typical On-Campus Room and Board Cost$8,844
 Off-Campus Room and Board Cost (Estimated)$0
 On-Campus Living Expenses (Estimated)$2,952
 Off-Campus Living Expenses (Estimated)$0
 Living with Family, Living Expenses (Estimated)$0

Neighborhood Data for the Atlanta Area

Median Age33
Median Household Income$45,946
Total Population419,250
Age/Gender % Men % Women
 Total49.7% 50.3%
 Age 0-951.1%48.9%
 Age 10-1750.5%49.5%
 Age 18-2450.7%49.3%
 Age 25-2949.7%50.3%
 Age 30-3952.6%47.4%
 40+48.8%51.2%
Race/Ethnicity% White38.9%
 % Black54.1%
 % Asian3.3%
 % Latino5.0%
 % Native American0.2%
 % Pacific Islander0.0%
 % Indian (South Asia)1.2%

Housing

On Campus Housing ProvidedYes
Meal Plan ProvidedYes, number of meals in the maximum meal plan offered
Typical On-Campus Room and Board Cost$8,844
Off-Campus Room and Board Cost (Estimated)$0
Median Rent (Rental Units of Any Size)$748
Rental Price Distribution StudioOne BedroomTwo Bedroom
 Under $50029.0%21.0%9.5%
 $500 to $74926.2%17.7%0.0%
 $750 to $99926.6%31.0%27.2%
 Over $100018.3%30.3%41.8%
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