Student Population
Clark Atlanta University overview
Location Atlanta, Georgia
Online cau.edu
School Type Private 4 Year
Religious Affiliation United Methodist
Clark Atlanta University overview
Size Mid-size
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Religious Affiliation Undergrad/Graduate

Located in Atlanta, Georgia, Clark Atlanta University is a mid-size four year private college offering both undergrad and graduate programs.   The school has a religious affiliation with the United Methodist faith. In the most recent statistical year 13,940 prospective students applied, and 8,075 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 914 enrolled in the school.  3,646 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 346 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2017/2018, excluding room and board, is $20,476 plus fees of $1,416. Clark Atlanta University is ranked 979 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2019 U.S. Colleges Ranking.

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Admission Standards
Extremely Easy 
Clark Atlanta University overview
SAT 990/1140
ACT 17/22
GPA 3.05
Applications Accepted
Clark Atlanta University overview
Applications Due Jun 1, 2020
Applicant Competition Average

Annual Cost to Attend

Costs for Clark Atlanta University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,500
Other Fees$1,416
Room and Board $10,878
Budget for Other Expenses$3,112
Total One Year Cost$37,382


Average Salary After 10 Years
$38,400 per year
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate
41% within 6 years

Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by Clark Atlanta University students
Subject Percent of Class
Communication 26%
Business 21%
Psychology 11%
Visual and Performing Arts 9%
English and Literature 5%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=138947 IPEDS survey data for Clark Atlanta University.