Clark Atlanta University Graduate Schools

Clark Atlanta University (referred to as CAU) is a Private, 4 years school located in Atlanta, GA. Clark Atlanta University is a historically black school. It is classified as a Research University (high research activity) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest level of offering is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship. The 2022 graduate school tuition & fees at Clark Atlanta University is $18,568 in average. The school has 680 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 3,776 including undergraduate students.

Graduate School Overview

Clark Atlanta University (referred to as CAU) is a Private, 4 years school located in Atlanta, GA. Clark Atlanta University is a historically black school. It is classified as a Research University (high research activity) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest level of offering is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship.
The school is accredited by Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges (1/1/1990 - Current).
CAU Directory Information
School NameClark Atlanta University (CAU)
Address223 James P Brawley Drive, SW, Atlanta, GA 30314-4391
Phone404-880-8000
Webhttps://www.cau.edu
Online Applicationhttps://www.cau.edu/admitted-portal/adm-steps.html#section-40163e94a386e885aa7b14f181ded076
Financial Infohttps://www.cau.edu/financialaid/index.html
The 2022 graduate school tuition & fees at Clark Atlanta University is $18,568 in average. The school has 680 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 3,776 including undergraduate students.
It offers total 65 graduate programs through Post-Bachelor Certificate, Master's, Post-Master Certificate, and Doctorate (Research). Among them, 1 programs are available online classes.
Graduate School 2022 Key Facts
School TypePrivate, 4 years
Tuition & Fees$18,568
Student Population680
Offered Degrees/ProgramsPost-Bachelor Certificate, Master's, Post-Master Certificate, and Doctorate (Research)
Number of Programs65 graduate programs
(1 programs available online learning)
Student to Faculty Ratio19 to 1
The graduate tuition & fees at Clark Atlanta University is $18,568 in average for the academic year 2021-2022. The tuition per credit hour is $923.
Clark Atlanta University offers the alternative tuition plans.
Clark Atlanta University offers the distance education programs. All course works for completing a degree program can be done through online exclusively for graduate programs. In addition, the distance learning courses are offered for students who are not enrolled online exclusively.
On its campus, academic/career services, employment services for students, placement services for completers are provided for their students.
Special Learning Opportunities & On-campus Services
Distance Learning (Online Classes)1 Online Programs Available
Special learning Opportunities
  • ROTC (Army, Navy, Air Force)
  • Study abroad
  • Teacher certification
On-Campus Student Services
  • Academic/career services
  • Employment services for students
  • Placement services for completers

2022 Graduate Tuition, Fees, Other Expenses

For the academic year 2021-2022, the graduate school tuition & fees of Clark Atlanta University is $18,568. The graduate tuition & fees are increased by 20.07% compared to previous academic year.
Data source: 2021-2022 tuition - NCES(National Center for Education Statistics (Last update: July 22, 2022)
2021-2022 Graduate Tuition & fees
TuitionFees
2017-2018$15,966$1,416
2018-2019$16,128$1,506
2019-2020$16,290$1,506
2020-2021$14,814$650
2021-2022$16,614$1,954
The graduate school tuition & fees of CAU is average compared to private graduate schools in Georgia. The average graduate school tuition for all graduate schools in United States is $19,204 and the Georgia graduate tuition is $19,068 (public) / $15,843 (private).
The next table compares the average graduate school tuition by location and school types.
Graduate Tuition & fees Comparison
ResidentsOut-of-State
Clark Atlanta University$18,568
All Graduate Schools$15,958$19,204
Public$11,320$20,434
Private$19,234
Georgia Graduate Schools$12,525$17,067
Public$7,366$19,068
Private$15,843
For academic year 2021-2022, the living costs are $13,534 when a student lives on-campus housing facilities (i.e. dormitory, school owned apartments, etc.) at Clark Atlanta University. On-campus living costs are decreased by -8.67% compared to previous academic year. The off-campus living costs are $13,534. Off-campus living costs are decreased by -8.67% compared to previous academic year.
2021-2022 Living Expenses
Living On-CampusLiving Off-Campus
Room & BoardOther ExpenseRoom & BoardOther Expense
2017-2018$10,878$3,112--
2018-2019$11,156$3,312--
2019-2020$11,238$3,312--
2020-2021$11,506$3,312$11,506$3,312
2021-2022$10,222$3,312$10,222$3,312
For academic year 2021-2022, the tuition per credit hour for graduate programs is $923 at Clark Atlanta University. The graduate tuition per credit hour are increased by 12.15% compared to previous academic year.
2021-2022 Graduation Program Tuition per Credit Hour
Tuition
2017-2018$887
2018-2019$896
2019-2020$905
2020-2021$823
2021-2022$923

Graduate Programs at CAU

Clark Atlanta University offers 34 graduate programs for Master's, Doctorate, and Post-Graduate Certificate. The next table lists number of programs by offered degree and online availability along with number of completers by degree/certificate programs. Last year, 186 students have completed their study at Clark Atlanta University.
Offered Degrees at Clark Atlanta University
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online ClassNumber of Completers
Master's Degree250150
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship7036
Post Bachelor's Degree100
Post Master's Degree100
Total340186
The next table shows the popular graduate programs at Clark Atlanta University by award level.
  • The most popular Post-graduate Certificate program is the Early Childhood Education and Teaching program with 0 completers.
  • The most popular Master's program is the Social Work program with 80 completers.
  • The most popular Doctorate program is the Educational Leadership and Administration program with 14 completers.
Clark Atlanta University offers 34 programs through Master's, Doctorate, and Post-Graduate Certificate. The programs are offered only in on-site (classroom) education. Last year total 186 students have completed their graduate studies.
  • 150 students have earned/completed Master's program.
Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies [+] 8 completers-
African-American/Black Studies4-
Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies (other)4-
Computer and Information Sciences [+] 10 completers-
Computer Science10-
Education [+] 27 completers-
Educational Leadership and Administration6-
Special Education and Teaching0-
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services12-
Secondary Education and Teaching1-
Education (other)8-
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics [+] 0 completers-
French Language and Literature0-
Spanish Language and Literature0-
English Language and Literature [+] 0 completers-
English Language and Literature0-
Biological and Biomedical Sciences [+] 0 completers-
Biology/Biological Sciences0-
Mathematics and Statistics [+] 4 completers-
Mathematics4-
Physical Sciences [+] 9 completers-
Chemistry6-
Chemistry (other)0-
Physics3-
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, and Firefighting [+] 7 completers-
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies7-
Human Services [+] 62 completers-
Public Administration13-
Social Work49$40,200
Social Sciences [+] 1 completers-
Political Science and Government1-
Sociology0-
Business [+] 22 completers-
Business Administration and Management19-
Accounting3-
Business/Managerial Economics0-
History [+] 0 completers-
History0-
Total150
Doctorate (Research) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Education [+] 11 completers-
Educational Leadership and Administration11-
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics [+] 0 completers-
Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics0-
Liberal Arts and Sciences, Humanities [+] 9 completers-
Humanities/Humanistic Studies9-
Biological and Biomedical Sciences [+] 1 completers-
Biology/Biological Sciences1-
Physical Sciences [+] 7 completers-
Chemistry7-
Human Services [+] 4 completers-
Social Work4-
Social Sciences [+] 4 completers-
Political Science and Government4-
Total36
Post-Bachelor's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Education [+] 0 completers-
Early Childhood Education and Teaching0-
Total0
Post-Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Education [+] 0 completers-
Educational Leadership and Administration0-
Total0

Graduate Student Population at CAU

For academic year 2021-2022, total 680 students enrolled into Clark Atlanta University graduate schools where it has total 3,776 students including undergraduate students. By attending status, there are 497 full-time and 183 part-time graduate students. By gender, 190 male and 490 female students are attending graduate schools. The next table summarizes the graduate student population by gender and attending status.
Graduate School Student Population By Gender
TotalMaleFemale
Total680190490
Full-time497124373
Part-tme18366117
Clark Atlanta University is a historically black school and 554 (81.47% of total students) students are Black/African American at Clark Atlanta University. There are 3 White (0.44%), 5 Hispanic (0.74%), 2 Asian (0.29%), and 116 students with other races. 41 students are enrolled with non-resident alien status.
Graduate Student Population By Race/ethnicity
TotalMaleFemale
Total680190490
American Indian/Native American101
Asian220
Black/African American554148406
Hispanic523
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander000
White312
Two More000
Un-Known741856
Non-resident Alien411922
Clark Atlanta University offers the distance learning opportunities (online degree program and/or courses) for graduate programs. 680 graduate students (100.00% of total students) are enrolled online exclusively . The next table summarizes the online student population.
Distance Learning Student Population
Number of Graduate Students
Total680
Enrolled Online Exclusively680
Enrolled Some Online Courses0
Not in Online Courses0

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