Clark Atlanta University: Review & Facts

Overall Rating:Overall Ranking - FairQuality:Education Quality Rating - OustandingSafety:Capmus Safety Rating - Below AverageCosts:Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Fair
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Clark Atlanta University is a medium four-year, private not-for-profit school with 3,665 students enrolled. This school was established in 1988 and is one of the 39 schools and colleges located in Atlanta, Georgia.

Clark Atlanta University is one of the Historically Black College or University institutions (HBCU) and is also affiliated with United Methodist Church.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
38
Fair
Bachelor's degree, postbaccalaureate certificate, master's degree, postmaster certificate, and doctoral degree are available at Clark Atlanta University.

Clark Atlanta University follows a semester-based curriculum calendar system and has 38 majors. The most popular concentrations are Social Work, Communication and Journalism, Management, Broadcasting, and Business. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings compared to other colleges.


Student Retention
67%
Fair
It is worthwhile to know student retention and graduation rates when you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are usually a positive sign. However, if you are planning to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

The rate of student retention at Clark Atlanta University is relatively low at 67% (close to Georgia average). Taking this statistic into consideration, apparently students like their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
17 : 1
Medium
The graduation rate at Clark Atlanta University is low: 41%.

Student to faculty ratio at Clark Atlanta University is decent: 17:1. Read more information on faculty and instruction at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$22,000
High
Average tuition charges are high, $19,900 annually. The additional fees at Clark Atlanta University not covered by tuition are around $2,100, which comes to $22,000 a year.

Read the details about Clark Atlanta University additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repaying them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
51%
Doable
According to government data, 8,611 applications were submitted and 4,409 were accepted; so it is not very hard to become a student at this school.

This college might accept your dual credits, credits for life experience, and advanced placement credits for admission.

Find out more about admissions as well applicants test score information at Clark Atlanta University in the Admissions and Tests report for this college.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$5,400
Medium
Clark Atlanta University provides study abroad programs and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is a great option for those who work full-time.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Clark Atlanta University, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

Safety
Grade
C-
Unsafe
Clark Atlanta University provides on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates approximately 2,500 students, which provides a decent on-campus housing opportunity. The room price is reasonable: approximately $5,400 a year.

Army, Navy, and Air Force ROTC programs are available at Clark Atlanta University. Reserve Officers' Training Corps commissioning programs typically imply elective classes in addition to required college curriculum, possible funding for your tuition, and an obligation to serve upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
Yes
It is important to keep in mind that enrolling in a ROTC course does not commit you to serve unless you have received a ROTC scholarship, grant, or any other funding.

Based on the college crime numbers, Clark Atlanta University appears to be a relatively unsafe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Clark Atlanta University Location and Maps



Post Address: Clark Atlanta University, 223 James P Brawley Drive, SW, Atlanta, Georgia 30314-4391, USA
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