Racial Demographics & Diversity

Racial Diversity
Very Low

A college's ethnic diversity is indicated by the student body's equal inclusion of students from different backgrounds . Students at CAU are mostly Black with a small Foreign Resident population. The school has very low racial diversity. 100% percent of students are minorities or students of color. The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Clark Atlanta University is a Historically Black College and University (HBCU) primarily serving the African-American community.

Racial demographics of Clark Atlanta University students
Race Percent of Students
White 0%
Black 84%
Hispanic 0%
Asian 0%
American Indian / Alaskan 0%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 0%
International 2%
Race Unknown 13%

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Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity
Very Low

There are 185% more female students than male students enrolled at Clark Atlanta University with a gender ratio of 74% women to 26% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, CAU has a much lower gender diversity than other US colleges and is much less inclusive of males.

Male to female gender ratio for Clark Atlanta University students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 26%
Women 74%
Enrollment by gender for Clark Atlanta University students
Gender Number of Students
Men 1,015
Women 2,896

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity

CAU serves a high number of out-of-state students with 76% of the student body residing outside of Georgia or from other countries.

Enrollment by geographic location for Clark Atlanta University students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 24%
Out of State 75%
Foreign 1%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$60,451 per year

73% of students can be considered low-income as indicated by their receipt of Federal Pell Grant Aid.

Undergrad Student Population

Undergrad enrollment by age and part time status
Segment Percent of Students
Students Over 25 Years Old 4.1%
Part time Undergrads 4.1%

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

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