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 2023 graduate school tuition & fees at Clark Atlanta University is $19,120 in average. The school has 573 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 4,000 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 2023 graduate school tuition & fees at Clark Atlanta University is $19,120 in average. The school has 573 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 4,000 including undergraduate students.
It offers total 66 graduate programs through Post-Bachelor Certificate, Master's, Post-Master Certificate, and Doctorate (Research).
Graduate School 2023 Key Facts
School TypePrivate, 4 years
Tuition & Fees$19,120
Student Population573
Offered Degrees/ProgramsPost-Bachelor Certificate, Master's, Post-Master Certificate, and Doctorate (Research)
Number of Programs66 graduate programs
Student to Faculty Ratio16 to 1
The graduate tuition & fees at Clark Atlanta University is $19,120 in average for the academic year 2022-2023. The tuition per credit hour is $951.
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)Graduate Level Courses & Programs
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

2023 Graduate Tuition, Fees, Other Expenses

For the academic year 2022-2023, the graduate school tuition & fees of Clark Atlanta University is $19,120. The graduate tuition & fees are increased by 2.97% compared to previous academic year.
Data source: 2022-2023 tuition - NCES(National Center for Education Statistics (Last update: July 22, 2022)
2022-2023 Graduate Tuition & fees
TuitionFees
2018-2019$16,128$1,506
2019-2020$16,290$1,506
2020-2021$14,814$650
2021-2022$16,614$1,954
2022-2023$17,118$2,002
The graduate school tuition & fees of CAU is relatively expensive compared to private graduate schools in Georgia. The average graduate school tuition for all graduate schools in United States is $19,518 and the Georgia graduate tuition is $18,795 (public) / $15,304 (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$19,120
All Graduate Schools$16,002$19,518
Public$11,454$20,592
Private$19,594
Georgia Graduate Schools$12,353$16,610
Public$6,888$18,795
Private$15,304
For academic year 2022-2023, the living costs are $14,294 when a student lives on-campus housing facilities (i.e. dormitory, school owned apartments, etc.) at Clark Atlanta University. On-campus living costs are increased by 5.62% compared to previous academic year. The off-campus living costs are $14,294. Off-campus living costs are increased by 5.62% compared to previous academic year.
2022-2023 Living Expenses
Living On-CampusLiving Off-Campus
Room & BoardOther ExpenseRoom & BoardOther Expense
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
2022-2023$10,982$3,312$10,982$3,312
For academic year 2022-2023, the tuition per credit hour for graduate programs is $951 at Clark Atlanta University. The graduate tuition per credit hour are increased by 3.03% compared to previous academic year.
2022-2023 Graduation Program Tuition per Credit Hour
Tuition
2018-2019$896
2019-2020$905
2020-2021$823
2021-2022$923
2022-2023$951

Graduate Programs at CAU

Clark Atlanta University offers 35 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, 225 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 Degree260188
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship7036
Post Bachelor's Degree100
Post Master's Degree101
Total350225
The next table shows the popular graduate programs at Clark Atlanta University by award level.
  • The most popular Post-graduate Certificate program is the Educational Leadership and Administration program with 1 completers.
  • The most popular Master's program is the Social Work program with 67 completers.
  • The most popular Doctorate program is the Educational Leadership and Administration program with 29 completers.
Clark Atlanta University offers 35 programs through Master's, Doctorate, and Post-Graduate Certificate. The programs are offered only in on-site (classroom) education. Last year total 225 students have completed their graduate studies.
  • 188 students have earned/completed Master's program.
  • 1 students have earned/completed Post-Master's program.
Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies [+] 4 completers-
African-American/Black Studies2-
Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies (other)2-
Computer and Information Sciences [+] 4 completers-
Computer Science4-
Education [+] 27 completers-
Educational Leadership and Administration11-
Special Education and Teaching5-
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services8-
Secondary Education and Teaching3-
Education (other)0-
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics [+] 0 completers-
French Language and Literature0-
Spanish Language and Literature0-
English Language and Literature [+] 1 completers-
English Language and Literature1-
Biological and Biomedical Sciences [+] 0 completers-
Biology/Biological Sciences0-
Mathematics and Statistics [+] 1 completers-
Mathematics1-
Physical Sciences [+] 1 completers-
Chemistry0-
Chemistry (other)0-
Physics1-
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, and Firefighting [+] 4 completers-
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies4-
Human Services [+] 80 completers-
Public Administration13-
Social Work67$40,200
Social Sciences [+] 0 completers-
Political Science and Government0-
Sociology0-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 11 completers-
Community Health Services/Liaison/Counseling11-
Business [+] 55 completers-
Business Administration and Management48-
Accounting7-
Business/Managerial Economics0-
History [+] 0 completers-
History0-
Total188
Doctorate (Research) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Education [+] 29 completers-
Educational Leadership and Administration29-
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics [+] 0 completers-
Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics0-
Liberal Arts and Sciences, Humanities [+] 3 completers-
Humanities/Humanistic Studies3-
Biological and Biomedical Sciences [+] 1 completers-
Biology/Biological Sciences1-
Physical Sciences [+] 2 completers-
Chemistry2-
Human Services [+] 1 completers-
Social Work1-
Social Sciences [+] 0 completers-
Political Science and Government0-
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 [+] 1 completers-
Educational Leadership and Administration1-
Total1

Graduate Student Population at CAU

For the academic year 2021-2022, total 665 students enrolled into Clark Atlanta University graduate schools where it has total 4,000 students including undergraduate students. By attending status, there are 461 full-time and 204 part-time graduate students. By gender, 183 male and 482 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
Total665183482
Full-time461118343
Part-tme20465139
Clark Atlanta University is a historically black school and 514 (77.29% of total students) students are Black/African American at Clark Atlanta University. There are 2 White (0.30%), 6 Hispanic (0.90%), 2 Asian (0.30%), and 141 students with other races. 28 students are enrolled with non-resident alien status.
Graduate Student Population By Race/ethnicity
TotalMaleFemale
Total665183482
American Indian/Native American101
Asian211
Black/African American514136378
Hispanic624
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander000
White202
Two More000
Un-Known1122884
Non-resident Alien281612
Clark Atlanta University offers the distance learning opportunities (online degree program and/or courses) for graduate programs. 42 graduate students (6.32% of total students) are enrolled online exclusively and 82 graduate students (12.33% of total students) are enrolled some online courses. The next table summarizes the online student population.
Distance Learning Student Population
Number of Graduate Students
Total665
Enrolled Online Exclusively42
Enrolled Some Online Courses82
Not in Online Courses541
The following table summarizes the graduate students population by age at Clark Atlanta University. 171 students are aged 20 to 24 (25.71% of total students), 68 students are aged above 50 (10.23%). Next table summarizes the student population by age at Clark Atlanta University.
Graduate Student Population By Age
TotalMaleFemale
Total665183482
Age 20-211019
Age 22-2416138123
Age 25-2917952127
Age 30-34942866
Age 35-39632043
Age 40-49902763
Age 50-64631548
Over 64523

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