Clark Atlanta University, Georgia


Highest Degree Offered: Doctoral

College Type: Private

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Academic Calendar: Semester

State: Georgia


The mission of Clark Atlanta University is to provide a quality undergraduate, graduate and professional education to a student body that is predominantly African-American and also diversified by students from various other racial, ethnic, cultural and socioeconomic backgrounds. As an institution grounded in the liberal arts, the University is committed to the development of productive and creative students who excel in their chosen careers and who become responsible citizens in their communities and the world.

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Student/Faculty Numbers

Total Students: 4068
Total Grad Students: Not available
Undergraduate Students: Not available
Faculty: 246

Total Student/Faculty Ratio: 17:1
Undergraduate Student/Faculty Ratio: Not available:1

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Contact Information

223 James P Brawley
Atlanta Georgia 30314


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Main Phone: 404-880-8000

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Admissions Contact:
Camille Shipman
Assistant Director of Recruitment, Transfer Admissions

Transfer Services Contact:

International Admissions Contact:
Michelle Davis
Associate Director of Admissions, International Admissions

Athletics Contact:
Charles Ward

Applying to Transfer

Transfer Agreements:

Common App Used?

High School Transcript Required?

Minimum GPA for Applying:
Minimum GPA - 2.5.

Minimum Grades for Transfer:
In general, credit may be granted for courses when a grade of at least a C has been earned.

Credits (Min/Max):
Minimum credits to apply as a transfer - 12 semester (18 quarter) credits. Maximum credits accepted - 56 semester (84 quarter) credits.

Test Scores for Applying:
SAT/ACT scores are required if applying with less than 12 credits.

Letters of Recommendation Required:
One letter of recommendation is required.

Essay(s) required:

Application Fee:
$35 nonrefundable application fee.

Other Requirements:
All applicants must submit the Dean's Certification Form and a catalog of each previously attended college or university.

Fall Deadline:
March 1 - Priority deadline

Spring Deadline:
October 1 - Priority deadline

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Financial Aid

General Financial Aid Information:
Each applicant applying for a grant, loan, or scholarship is required to submit the FAFSA. Clark Atlanta University's scholarship awards are for first time freshman only. Contact the Office of Financial Aid at 404-880-8992.

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