|Business model||Not for Profit|
|Degrees offered||Undergrad & Graduate|
|Religious affiliation||United Methodist|
|Student to faculty ratio||19:1|
|Dormitory capacity||2,348 students|
|Freshmen are required
to live on campus
Clark Atlanta University is somewhat selective in its admission process. In Fall 2016, it received 10,733 applications and 7,711 students were granted admission. Clark Atlanta University is at the #70 spot (in a scale of 1 to 100) in terms of admission difficulty out of 1,781 4 year colleges in the U.S.
Among other admission requirements, applicants must submit ACT or SAT test scores in order to get their application considered. In Fall 2016, 61% of the enrollees submitted ACT scores and 51% submitted SAT scores.
|SAT||820 to 970|
|ACT||18 to 21|
In 2016-2017 academic year, Clark Atlanta University's tuition was $19,880 for all students regardless of residency (25.8% cheaper than the national average tuition of a typical 4-year private institution)
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In 2016-2017 academic year, 94% of Clark Atlanta University's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 74% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $4,747 (which is 7.9% above the national average.)
The total number of federal student loan recipients at Clark Atlanta University in 2016-2017, was 736, which is 89% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $6,734 (which is 14.2% above the national average.)
In Fall 2016, Clark Atlanta University has enrolled a total of 3,884 students (3,545 students full-time and 339 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 3,884 students, 170 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 30% men and 70% women and 3,093 students were enrolled for undergraduate programs and 791 for graduates studies.
Black/African American: 79%
Race/ethnicity unknown: 13%
Non-resident alien: 7%
Two or more races: 0%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%
Listed below are the 10 largest majors offered at Clark Atlanta University.Study areas with their online column set to zero are those programs that have an online option but there was no graduate in 2016-2017 academic year.
|Study Areas||Percent||Total Graduates||Online|
|Public Administration And Social Service Professions||24%||555|
|Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services||12%||280|
|Communication, Journalism, And Related Programs||8%||194|
|Biological And Biomedical Sciences||5%||127|
|Visual And Performing Arts||5%||112|
|Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting And Related Protective Services||4%||88|
|Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services||3%||77|
Graduation rate is a key indicator of an institution's education quality and the level of academic and financial support provided to students.
The following section details graduation and dropout rates of Clark Atlanta University full-time students who started class in 2010 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.
The above graduation rate is the percentage of students who graduated within 150% of the normal graduation time. For a 4 year degree program, 150% of 4 years is 6 years and for a 2-year program 150% is 3 years.
The typical median income of Clark Atlanta University graduates 6 years after enrollment is $24,600. Last year, out of the total 1,386 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 1,261 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 1,700 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 1,513 were employed.
|6 years after enrollment||10 years after enrollment|
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