#16 Best Private Colleges in Georgia

Clark Atlanta University

Atlanta, Georgia

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Student Population
Clark Atlanta University overview
Location Atlanta, Georgia
Online cau.edu
School Type Private 4 Year
Setting Large City
Religious Affiliation United Methodist
Clark Atlanta University overview
Size Mid-size
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad/Graduate
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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 14,942 prospective students applied, and 7,747 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 921 enrolled in the school.  3,619 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 292 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2018/2019, excluding room and board, is $20,680 plus fees of $1,506. CAU is ranked 1011 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2020 U.S. Colleges Ranking.



CAU is rated within the lower 25% of four-year colleges nationally and earns a CollegeSimply grade of 3 out of 10. Learn how ratings are calculated

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Admission Standards
Extremely Easy
Clark Atlanta University overview
SAT 950/1110
ACT 18/21
GPA 3.05
Applications Accepted
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Applications Due May 1, 2021
Applicant Competition Average

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Annual Cost to Attend

Costs for Clark Atlanta University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,500
Other Fees$1,506
Room and Board $11,156
Budget for Other Expenses$3,312
Total One Year Cost$38,154

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

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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%

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