Clark Atlanta University School Overview: Acceptance Rate, Tuition, and More

Atlanta, GA

$23,144

Avg tuition

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About Clark Atlanta University

School Type: Private

Status: Non-profit

Accreditation: Regional

HBCU: YesHistorically Black Colleges and Universities are accredited schools established prior to 1965 whose principal mission was, and is, the education of Black Americans. Explore our HBCU resource hub to learn more.

Religious Affiliation: Christian, United Methodist  While the student experience is largely unaffected at most schools with religious affiliations, some schools place more of an emphasis on religion. Learn how religious affiliations may impact students' experience.

Clark Atlanta University is a small private university located on an urban campus in Atlanta, Georgia. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 3,920, and admissions are selective, with an acceptance rate of 55%. The university offers 28 bachelor's degrees, has an average graduation rate of 44%, and a student-faculty ratio of 19:1. Tuition and fees for students are $23,144.

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Admissions Breakdown

This school has a high acceptance rate.

This school accepts students at a higher rate than other schools. High acceptance schools welcome 51-100% of all applicants.

Acceptance Rate Insight

55% of students were accepted during the 2019-2020 school year. Sometimes schools with midrange acceptance rates have higher standards of entry but are still accessible to many students who apply.

Test scores Required

High school rank Not required or recommended

High school GPA Required

Completion of college prep program Required

High school transcript Required

Letter of recommendation Required

Open admission No

Test of English as a foreign language (TOEFL) Required

SAT & ACT

SAT 25th-75th Percentile 940-1080

ACT 25th-75th Percentile 17-20

Learning Environment

Student Body Stats

This school has a student body of fewer than 5,000 students.

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4k

Students Enrolled

1%

Online Student Enrollment

19:1

Student to Faculty Ratio

Ways Students Can Learn

Online
On-campus
Hybrid The program is a combination of on-campus and online learning and varies per program.

Demographics

Black

91%

Unknown

5%

Non-U.S. Citizen

3%

White

0%

Hispanic

0%

Two or more races

Information not available

Asian

0%

American Indian/Alaska Native

0%

Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander

Information not available

Female student population

75%

Socio-economic diversity

66% of students received an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Online Programs

Offers Online Programs

Yes

Online Programs

1

Total Online Enrollment

31

Student Location Breakout

1% 99%

Percent of Programs Online

98% On-campus

2% Online

Types of Online Programs Offered

Certificates Not offered

Associate Not offered

Bachelor's Not offered

Graduate Certificate Not offered

Master's Not offered

Doctorate 14% online

Financial Breakdown

Students Receiving Aid

Federal Grant Aid

66%

State Grant Aid

20%

Institution Grant Aid

28%

Pell Grant

66%

Average Aid Awarded

Federal Grant Aid $5,280
State Grant Aid $3,234
Institution Grant Aid $15,088
Pell Grant Aid $5,126

Financial Outlook

$28k

Average salary 6 years after starting school

$27k

Average student debt after graduation

Resource

Understanding Grants & Scholarships

Data collected from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), [2019-2020]. In the absence of IPED data, information was collected directly from the school and is accurate as of the date of collection. Contact the school directly for the most current and complete information.