Admissions Information

The application fee is $35 for applying undergraduate school and $40 for graduate school at Clark Atlanta University. Next table presents general admission information.
General Admission Information
Open Admission PolicyNo
Undergraduate Application Fees$35
Graduate Application Fees$40
Admission Informationwww.cau.edu/admitted-portal/index.html
Online Applicationwww.cau.edu/admitted-portal/adm-steps.html#section-40163e94a386e885aa7b14f181ded076
Calendar SystemSemester
Credits AcceptedDual Credits, Credits for Life Experiences, Advanced placement (AP) Credits
Degree OfferedBachelor, Post-Bachelor Certificate, Master, Post-Master Certificate, Doctorate (Research)

Admission Statistics

For the academic year 2021-22, the acceptance rate is 58.00% and the yield is 12.00%. 3,726 men and 12,992 women applied to CAU and 1,938 men and 7,795 women students were accepted. Among them, 252 men and 857 women were enrolled in the school (Fall 2021). The following table and chart show the admission statistics including the number of applicants, acceptance rate, and yield (also known as enrollment rate).
TotalMenWomen
Applicants16,7183,72612,992
Admitted9,6961,9387,795
Enrolled1,164252857
Acceptance Rate 58.00%52.01%60.00%
Yield 12.00%13.00%10.99%
Data source: NCES(National Center for Education Statistics (Last update: June 25, 2022)

SAT and ACT Score Distribution

For the academic year 2021-2022, 214 students (19% of enrolled) have submitted their SAT scores and 92 students (8%) have submitted their ACT scores for seeking degrees. For score submitters, SAT 75th percentile score of Evidence-Based Reading/Writing is 543 and the 25th percentile is 450. The SAT Math score is 510 (75th) and 410 (25th). The submitted ACT composite score is 20 (75th percentile) and 17 (25th percentile).
25th Percentile75th Percentile
SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing450543
SAT Math410510
ACT Composite1720
ACT Math00
ACT English00
Data source: NCES(National Center for Education Statistics (Last update: June 25, 2022)

Application Requirements

It requires to submit High School GPA, High School Rank, High School Record (or Transcript), Completion of College Preparatory Program, and Recommendations to its applicants. The next table summarizes the application requirements to apply Clark Atlanta University.
For more admission information such as minimum GPA and deadlines, see its online application page .
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CAU Admission Requirements
High School GPARequired
High School RankNeither required nor recommended
High School Record (or Transcript)Required
Completion of College Preparatory ProgramRequired
RecommendationsRequired
Formal Demonstration of CompetenciesNeither required nor recommended
Admission Test ScoresConsidered but not Required
TOEFLRequired
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither required nor recommended


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