Clark Atlanta University

Acceptance Rate 58.24 %
SAT Average 957
2023 Tuition & Fees $24,730
Student Population 4,055
Average Financial Aid Amount Received $9,485

Academic Overview

Clark Atlanta University is a private (not-for-profit), four-years institute located in Atlanta, Georgia. It is a Research University (high research activity) by Carnegie Classification and its highest degree is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship.
Clark Atlanta University is affiliated with United Methodist.
The 2023 tuition & fees is $24,730 for undergraduate students. The graduate school tuition & fees is $19,120.
The school offers both undergraduate and graduate programs and a total of 4,055 students are enrolled. The acceptance rate of undergraduate school is 58.24% and the graduation rate is 42% last year.
The salary after graduation from Clark Atlanta University varies by major programs where the average earning after 10 years is $38,200. You can check the average salary by the major programs on the area of study page.

2023 Tuition & Fees

For undergraduate school, in the academic year 2022-2023, CAU's tuition & fees is $24,730. For graduate programs, its 2023 average tuition & fees is $19,120.
Data source for 2023 Tuition: NCES
2023 Tuition & Fees
[Chart] 2022-2023 Tuition & Fees

Key Academic Statistics

The following chart illustrates the 2023 key academic statistics at CAU. The acceptance rate of CAU is 58.24% and the yield (enrollment rate) is 11.53%. The average graduation rate is 42% and the transfer-out rate is 17%.
The average received amount of financial aid is $9,485 and 84% of undergraduate students received grants or scholarship aid. A total of 4,055 students is attending including both undergraduate and graduate students, and the student to faculty ratio is 18 to 1.
Acceptance Rate for Clark Atlanta University is 58.24 %.
Acceptance Rate
Graduation Rate for Clark Atlanta University is 42 %
Graduation Rate
Transfer-out Rate for Clark Atlanta University is 17 %
Transfer-out Rate
Retention Rate for Clark Atlanta University is 70 %
Retention Rate
Student Population for Clark Atlanta University is 4,055
Student Population
Student to Faculty Ratio for Clark Atlanta University is 18 to 1
Student to Faculty Ratio
18 to 1
The average received amount of financial aid is $9,485 at Clark Atlanta University.
Financial Aid Amount

Directory Information

Directory Information
Address223 James P Brawley Drive, SW, Atlanta, GA 30314-4391
Online Applicationwww.cau.edu/admitted-portal/adm-steps.html#section-40163e94a386e885aa7b14f181ded076
Financial Aidwww.cau.edu/financialaid/index.html
Net Price Calculatorhttps://cau.studentaidcalculator.com/survey.aspx
Veterans Tuitionhttps://www.cau.edu/registrar/veteran-affairs/Military-Tuition-Assistance-Programs-at-CAU.html
Disability Servicewww.cau.edu/studentlife/Counseling and Disability Services/index.html

Offered Degrees

CAU offers 65 major programs on-site (in-person class) only. The following table lists the number of programs by offered degree with online class availabilities.
Offered Major Programs
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online Class
Bachelor's Degree310
Post Bachelor's Degree10
Master's Degree250
Post Master's Degree10
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship70

Special Learning Opportunities

Clark Atlanta University offers online education (distance learning opportunities) for graduate programs. The school provides ROTC, teacher certification and study abroad - opportunity which a student completes part of the college program studying in another country programs to its students.
Special Learning Opportunities
Online ClassGraduate
ROTCArmy, NAVY, Air Force
Weekend/Evening College
Teacher Certification
Study Abroad
Campus Housing
(Dormitory Capacity:2,162)
Board/Meal Plan
(Typical Annual Charge: $4,348)

Veterans Benefits

Clark Atlanta University has programs, benefits and/or services to veterans, military service members, or their families.
Veterans Benefits
Yellow Ribbon Program
(officially known as Post-9/11 GI Bill, Yellow Ribbon Program)
Credit for military training
Dedicated point of contact for support services for veterans, military service members, and their families
Recognized student veteran organization
Member of Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges