Clark Atlanta University Admission Requirements
Chances of getting into Clark Atlanta University
|Admission Standards||Extremely Easy|
How hard is it to get into Clark Atlanta University and can I get accepted? The school has a 58% acceptance rate ranking it #22 in Georgia for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 8,075 out of 13,940 applicants were admitted making Clark Atlanta University a more competitive school to get into with a good chance of acceptance for qualifying applicants. Academically, it has extremely easy requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 66 percent. Clark Atlanta University typically accepts and attracts "B" average high school students. Only 11% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the top half of their high school class.
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Clark Atlanta University SAT Scores
Applicants Submitting SAT54%
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||510|
|SAT Math 25th||480|
|SAT Composite 25th||990|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||580|
|SAT Math 75th||560|
|SAT Composite 75th||1140|
|Average SAT Score||1070|
SAT Scores you need to get in
What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Clark Atlanta University?
Clark Atlanta University typically requires applicants to be in the top 62 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 990 on a 1600 scale, below which admission should be considered a reach. We estimate some students could be accepted with SAT's as low as 910. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1070 out of 1600. The school ranks #30 in Georgia for highest average SAT composite score. 54 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school. Note: SAT scores presented on this page have been adjusted upwards per the College Board's concordance tables for test takers after March 2016.
|SAT Score (1600 scale)||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|1140 and Above||Good||>70%|
|1065 to 1140||Avg +||58%-70%|
|990 to 1065||Avg -||45%-58%|
|915 to 990||Reach||32%-45%|
|Less than 915||Low||<32%|
Clark Atlanta University ACT Scores
Applicants Submitting ACT56%
|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||N/A|
|ACT Math 25th||N/A|
|ACT Composite 25th||17|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||N/A|
|ACT Math 75th||N/A|
|ACT Composite 75th||22|
|Average ACT Score||19|
ACT Scores needed to get accepted
What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into Clark Atlanta University?
Admission data indicates that Clark Atlanta University regularly accepts students with ACT's of 17 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 69 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 14 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 20 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 22 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #34 in Georgia for highest average ACT composite score. 56 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Clark Atlanta University.
|ACT Score||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|22 and Above||Good||>72%|
|19 to 22||Avg +||58%-72%|
|17 to 19||Avg -||47%-58%|
|15 to 17||Reach||37%-47%|
|Less than 15||Low||<37%|
Avg. High School GPA3.05
Typical High School GradesB
You will need about average high school grades to get into Clark Atlanta University. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Clark Atlanta University was 3.05 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #31 in Georgia for highest average GPA. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as Clark Atlanta University accepts 58% of students who apply.
|High School GPA||Freshmen Within Range||Admission Chances|
|3.50 to 3.75||10%||Good|
|3.25 to 3.50||15%||Good|
|3.00 to 3.25||22%||Avg +|
|2.75 to 3.00||37%||Avg -|
|2.50 to 2.75||8%||Reach|
|2.25 to 2.50||1%||Reach|
|2.00 to 2.25||N/A%||Low|
65% of Clark Atlanta University freshman were in the top half of their high school graduating class.
|High School Class Rank||Freshmen Within Range|
|Top 10% of class||9%|
|Top 25% of class||31%|
|Top 50% of class||65%|
|Bottom 50% of class||35%|
|Bottom 25% of class||11%|
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||12%||10%||11%|
Applications are DueJun 1, 2020
Days left to Apply237
Applicants have 237 days left until the Fall 2020 term applications are due on Jun 1, 2020.
Seniors, these are the SAT and ACT test dates you can still sit for a test and send your results to Clark Atlanta University before the Jun 1 application deadline.
|SAT Test Date||Scores Available|
|Nov 2||Nov 15|
|Dec 7||Dec 20|
|Mar 14||Mar 27|
|May 2||May 15|
|ACT Test Date||Scores Available|
|Oct 26||Nov 14|
|Dec 14||Dec 24|
|Feb 8||Feb 19|
|Apr 4||Apr 14|
What are the requirements for admission to Clark Atlanta University and what considerations affect admission decisions?
|High School GPA||Required|
|High School Class Rank||Neither required nor recommended|
|Completion of College Preparatory Program||Required|
|Demonstration of Competencies||Neither required nor recommended|
|Credit for Life Experiences||No|
Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=138947 IPEDS survey data for Clark Atlanta University.