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www.cau.edu

223 James P. Brawley Drive, SW
Atlanta, GA  30314-4389
404-880-8000

 

Clark Atlanta University (CAU), formed in 1988 as a result of the consolidation of two independent historically black institutions – Atlanta University (1865) and Clark College (1869) – is a United Methodist Church-related, private, coeducational, residential, comprehensive urban research university. Among the largest of the 37-member UNCF colleges, CAU is also the largest member institution of the Atlanta University Center, the world’s largest and most prestigious consortium of African-American private institutions of higher education. CAU is classified by Carnegie as a Doctoral Research University and is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools.


The University’s mission is to prepare a diverse community of learners to excel in their chosen endeavors and to become responsible, productive, and innovative citizen leaders, locally and globally. CAU enrolls undergraduate and graduate students from more than 42 states and 10 international countries and offers 38 fields of study in undergraduate, graduate and professional, and non-degree certificate programs through the schools of Arts and Sciences, Business Administration, Education and Social Work. The 39-building main campus, spanning over 126 acres of prime real estate, is located about 1.5 miles southwest of downtown Atlanta and is accessible from all major roadways into the city.tlanta University (CAU), formed in 1988 as a result of the consolidation of two

independent historically black institutions – Atlanta University (1865) and Clark

College (1869) – is a United Methodist Church-related, private, coeducational, residential,

comprehensive urban research university. Among the largest of the 37-member UNCF

colleges, CAU is also the largest member institution of the Atlanta University Center, the

world’s largest and most prestigious consortium of African-American private institutions

of higher education. CAU is classified by Carnegie as a Doctoral Research University and is

accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools.

The University’s mission is to prepare a diverse community of learners to excel in their chosen

endeavors and to become responsible, productive, and innovative citizen leaders, locally

and globally. CAU enrolls undergraduate and graduate students from more than 42 states

and 10 international countries and offers 38 fields of study in undergraduate, graduate and

professional, and non-degree certificate programs through the schools of Arts and Sciences,

Business Administration, Education and Social Work. The 39-building main campus,

spanning over 126 acres of prime real estate, is located about 1.5 miles southwest of downtown

Atlanta and is accessible from all major roadways into the city.

Clark Atlanta University (CAU), formed in 1988 as a result of the consolidation of two
independent historically black institutions – Atlanta University (1865) and Clark
College (1869) – is a United Methodist Church-related, private, coeducational, residential,
comprehensive urban research university. Among the largest of the 37-member UNCF
colleges, CAU is also the largest member institution of the Atlanta University Center, the
world’s largest and most prestigious consortium of African-American private institutions
of higher education. CAU is classified by Carnegie as a Doctoral Research University and is
accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools.
The University’s mission is to prepare a diverse community of learners to excel in their chosen
endeavors and to become responsible, productive, and innovative citizen leaders, locally
and globally. CAU enrolls undergraduate and graduate students from more than 42 states
and 10 international countries and offers 38 fields of study in undergraduate, graduate and
professional, and non-degree certificate programs through the schools of Arts and Sciences,
Business Administration, Education and Social Work. The 39-building main campus,
spanning over 126 acres of prime real estate, is located about 1.5 miles southwest of downtown
Atlanta and is accessible from all major roadways into the city.

 

President Ronald A. Johnson, Ph.D.
Year Founded 1988
Type Four-Year, Graduate
Fall 2017 Enrollment 3,992
2017-2018 Tuition and Fees

Tuition: $23,082
Room and Board: $9,338

% of Students Receiving
Financial Aid from any source
92%
Degrees offered

B.A., B.S., B.S.W.,  Ed.D., Ed.S., M.A., M.A.T., M.B.A., M.P.A., M.S., M.S.W., Ph.D.

Student/Faculty Ratio 17:1
Satellite Locations N/A 

 

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