Clark Atlanta University (CAU)

Atlanta, GA

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Clark Atlanta University

Clark Atlanta University

Clark Atlanta University Student Essentials

Clark Atlanta University Student Essentials
Region: Southeast
Setting: Large City Setting
Type: Private
Affiliation: United Methodist
Size: Medium (2,000 to 5,000 Undergrad)
Mascot: Cougars
Website: www.cau.edu
On-Campus Housing Available: Yes
Selectivity: Selective
In-State Tuition: $19,830
Out-of-State Tuition: $19,830
Retention Rate: 62%
Enrollment: 4,174
Year Established: 1988

About CAU

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.

CAU Ratings & Reviews

Overall School Rating:

Rated 4 of 5 Stars 5 Reviews

40% of students gave Clark Atlanta University 4 stars overall.

Student Ratings

Student at This School - Grad Year 2015

Overall Rating

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.


Student at This School - Grad Year 2015

Overall Rating

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!


CAU Map & Location

Clark Atlanta University
223 James P Brawley Drive, S.W.
Atlanta, GA 30314


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Getting Around CAU

Walkability

Excellent walkability. You do not need a car for this area.

9/10
walk

Weather

Seasonal average temperatures for Atlanta, GA

Winter
Dec
54
37
Jan
52
34
Feb
57
38
Spring
Mar
65
44
Apr
73
52
May
80
60
Summer
Jun
86
68
Jul
89
71
Aug
88
71
Fall
Sep
82
65
Oct
73
54
Nov
64
45

CAU Students

Full-Time Undergrad Students 3,380
Freshman Class 1,063
Total Students (Undergrads & Graduate Students) 4,174

Ethnic Diversity:

  • African American: 92%
  • Unknown and Other: 7%
African American 92%
Unknown and Other 7%

Undergraduate 81%
Graduate 19%
Full-Time 58%
Part-Time 42%
Women 80%
Men 20%
International 1%
Domestic 99%

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Clark Atlanta University

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