|Setting:||Large City Setting|
|Size:||Medium (2,000 to 5,000 Undergrad)|
|On-Campus Housing Available:||Yes|
The Clark Atlanta University in Atlanta, Georgia, is a private institution of predominantly African-American heritage that offers comprehensive educational programs for undergraduate, graduate and professional degrees as well as certificate programs.
Student life at the university provides students with numerous resources for enrichment, including art galleries, community service projects, academic events and involvement with the student government.
The Career Planning and Placement Center assists students with extensive career development programs and identifying and securing potential employment opportunities. The school cares about your future success and is there to help you every step of the way.
Academics at the school are offered in four distinct schools: arts and sciences, business, education and social work. The college also has five Centers of Excellence, with specializations in business, cancer research, computational intelligence, education and mass media arts.
Admissions require students to have earned a high school GPA of at least 2.5 and a score of 19 on the ACT or 900 on the SAT critical reading and math portions. Students must submit an official high school transcript, standardized test scores, a personal essay and two letters of recommendation—one from a counselor, the other from a teacher.
Students who have maintained a GPA of 3.25-3.49 and have earned 1100 on the SAT or 24 on the ACT will be considered to receive a Dean’s scholarship from the school. To be considered for additional financial aid through federal loans, students must file a FAFSA.
40% of students gave Clark Atlanta University 4 stars overall.
I overall I think CAU is a great school, I love the people, the professors and some faculty members. There have been a lot of trials and tribulations with financial aid that I have over came. CAU is my dream school and I wouldn't trade it for the world.
As an incoming freshman I've experianced nothing but common courtesy and a spirit of accomplishment & achievement. I'd encourage all after me to attend this campus cause they really DO CARE! Learn & Lead!
Clark Atlanta University
223 James P Brawley Drive, S.W.
Atlanta, GA 30314
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Excellent walkability. You do not need a car for this area.
Seasonal average temperatures for Atlanta, GA
|Full-Time Undergrad Students||3,380|
|Total Students (Undergrads & Graduate Students)||4,174|
- African American: 92%
- Unknown and Other: 7%
|Unknown and Other||7%|
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