CAU Admissions

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)

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Admission Statistics

For academic year 2018-19, the acceptance rate is 51.85% and yield is 11.89%. 3,391 men and 11,551 women applied to CAU and 1,721 men and 6,026 women students were accepted. Among them, 200 men and 721 women were enrolled into the school (Fall 2018). Following table and chart show the admission statistics including number of applicants, acceptance rate, and yield (also known as enrollment rate).
TotalMenWomen
Applicants14,9423,39111,551
Admitted7,7471,7216,026
Enrolled921200721
Acceptance Ratio 51.85%50.75%52.17%
Yield 11.89%11.62%11.96%

SAT and ACT Score Distribution

For academic year 2018-2019, 625 students (68% of enrolled) have submitted their SAT scores and 450 students (49%) have submitted their ACT scores for seeking degrees. For score submitters, SAT 75th percentile score of Evidence-Based Reading/Writing is 570 and 25th percentile is 490. The SAT Math score is 540 (75th) and 460 (25th). .
25th Percentile75th Percentile
SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing490570
SAT Math460540
ACT Composite1821
ACT Math00
ACT English00

Application Requirements

CAU requires to submit High School GPA, High School Rank, High School Record (or Transcript), Completion of College Preparatory Program, Recommendations and Formal Demonstration of Competencies to its applicants. Next table summarizes Clark Atlanta University application requirements.
For more admission information such as minimum GPA and required years of subject, see CAU online application page .
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 ScoresRequired
TOEFLRequired
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither required nor recommended


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