Clark Atlanta University
#780 Overall Influence#443 Desirability Rank

Clark Atlanta University

Historically Black University in Atlanta, Georgia, USA

Clark Atlanta University is a private Methodist historically black university in Atlanta, Georgia. Clark Atlanta University is the first HBCU in the Southern United States. Founded September 19, 1865, as Atlanta University; consolidated with Clark College to form Clark Atlanta University in 1988. It is classified among “R2: Doctoral Universities – High research activity”.

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Admissions

What does this school look for?

Annual Applications

14,942

Acceptance

52%

Graduation Rate

38%

Median SAT Score

1030

Median ACT Score

19

Costs

How much does it cost to attend?

Tuition (in-state)

$20,680

Fees (in-state)

$1,506

IncomeAverage Net Cost
0-30K$31,511
30K-48K$32,094
48K-75K$34,190
75K-110K$35,905
110K+$36,750

After Graduation

Averages for 10 years after enrolling

Avg Earnings

$38,200

Employed

89%

Campus Life

What's it like to attend this school?

The People

Full time on-campus stats

Student Body

4K

Under-Grads

3K

Graduates

0K

The Campus

Where will you be attending?

Location

223 James P Brawley Drive, SW, Atlanta GA 30314-4391

On Campus Crime Rates

Property Crime

20 per 100k

Violent Crime

3 per 100k

City Crime Rates

Property Crime

52 per 100k

Violent Crime

11 per 100k

What is Clark Atlanta University known for?

Our answer to this is to show you the disciplines in which a school's faculty and alumni have had the highest historical influence. A school may be influential in a discipline even if they do not offer degrees in that area. We've organized two lists to show where they are influential and offer corresponding degrees, and where they are influential through scholarship although they don't offer degrees in the disciplines.

Top areas of influence with degrees offered

#60 World Rank #50 USA Rank
Social Work
#303 World Rank #158 USA Rank
Education
#371 World Rank #160 USA Rank
Sociology
#522 World Rank #173 USA Rank
Mathematics
#328 World Rank #176 USA Rank
Political Science
#546 World Rank #198 USA Rank
Chemistry
#433 World Rank #223 USA Rank
Psychology
#573 World Rank #226 USA Rank
Literature
#465 World Rank #296 USA Rank
Business
#592 World Rank #326 USA Rank
History
#911 World Rank #350 USA Rank
Philosophy
#530 World Rank #383 USA Rank
Criminal Justice
#1481 World Rank #722 USA Rank
Religious Studies
#1349 World Rank #762 USA Rank
Communications

Other areas of influence

#802 World Rank #397 USA Rank
Law
#815 World Rank #491 USA Rank
Nursing
#1028 World Rank #336 USA Rank
Economics
#1413 World Rank #589 USA Rank
Medical
#1867 World Rank #575 USA Rank
Engineering

Influential People

Who are Clark Atlanta University's Most influential alumni?

Clark Atlanta University's most influential alumni faculty include professors and professionals in the fields of Social Work, Education, and Political Science. Clark Atlanta University’s most academically influential people include James Weldon Johnson, Walter Francis White, and Charles Clinton Spaulding.

James Weldon Johnson
James Weldon Johnson

Writer and activist

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Walter Francis White
Walter Francis White

American civil rights activist

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Charles Clinton Spaulding
Charles Clinton Spaulding

American businessman

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Jo Ann Robinson
Jo Ann Robinson

Civil rights activist

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Henry Ossian Flipper
Henry Ossian Flipper

American soldier, former slave, and first African American to graduate from the United States Military Academy at West Point

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Nikky Finney
Nikky Finney

American poet

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Kenny Leon
Kenny Leon

American director

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Bobby V
Bobby V

American singer and songwriter from Georgia and Mississippi

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Richard R. Wright
Richard R. Wright

President of Georgia State Industrial College for Coloured Youth

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LaShanda Korley
LaShanda Korley

Materials engineer and researcher

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Kenya Barris
Kenya Barris

American screenwriter

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James R. Spencer

American judge

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