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 Clark Atlanta University

Clark Atlanta University - Atlanta, GA

223 James P Brawley Drive, S.W., Atlanta, Georgia 30314-4391

General information:(404)880-8000
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Type:4-Year,Private not-for-profit
Awards offered:Master's degree
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship
Bachelor's degree
Post-master's certificate
Campus setting:City: Large
Campus housing:Yes
Student population:3,843(3,127 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty ratio:16 to 1
Admissions
Apply Online
Financial Aid
Net Price Calculator
Special Learning Opportunities
ROTC(Army, Navy)
Study abroad
Weekend/evening college
Student Services
Academic/career counseling service
Employment services for students
Placement services for completers
Credit Accepted
Dual credit
Advanced placement (AP) credits
Carnegie Classification
Doctoral/Research Universities
Religious Affiliation
71
Federal Aid
Eligible students may receive Pell Grants and other federal aid (e.g. Direct Loans).
Undergraduate students enrolled who are formally registered with office of disability services
3% or less
Other Characteristics
Historically Black college or university
Estimated Expenses for Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

• Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.

Detailed Expenses 2009-2010 2010-2011 2011-2012 %change 2010-2011 to 2011-2012
Tuition and fees
In-state $17,038 $17,954 $18,912 -5%
Out-of-state $17,038 $17,954 $18,912 -5%
Books and supplies $2,200 $2,200 $2,200 0%
Living arrangement
On Campus
Room and board $7,192 $8,844 $9,285 -5%
Other $2,952 $2,952 $3,465 -15%
Off Campus
Room and board $ $ $ NAN%
Other $ $ $ NAN%
Off Campus with Family
Other $ $ $ NAN%
Total Expenses 2009-2010 2010-2011 2011-2012 %change 2010-2011 to 2011-2012
In-state
On Campus $29,382 $31,950 $33,862 -6%
Off Campus $19,238 $20,154 $21,112 -5%
Off Campus with Family $19,238 $20,154 $21,112 -5%
Out-of-state
On Campus $29,382 $31,950 $33,862 -6%
Off Campus $19,238 $20,154 $21,112 -5%
Off Campus with Family $19,238 $20,154 $21,112 -5%
Average graduate student tuition and fees for academic year 2012-2013
In-state tuition $18,106
In-state fees $806
Out-of-state tuition $18,106
Out-of-state fees $806
Alternative Tuition Plans
Type of Plan Offered
Tuition guarantee plan
Prepaid tuition plan
Tuition payment plan X
Other alternative tuition plan
Average graduate student tuition and fees for academic year 2012-2013
In-state tuition $13,572
In-state fee $805
Out-of-state tuition $13,572
Out-of-state fees $805
Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2010-2011
Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

• Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.

Type of Aid Number receiving aid Percent receiving aid Total amount of aid received Average amount of aid received
Any student financial aid 814 97% --
Grant or scholarship aid 688 82% $5,020,031 $7,297
Federal grants 635 75% $3,189,928 $5,024
Pell grants 629 75% $2,790,782 $4,437
Other federal grants 242 29% $399,146 $1,649
State/local government grant or scholarships 147 17% $329,166 $2,239
Institutional grants or scholarships 200 24% $1,500,937 $7,505
Student loan aid 758 90% $5,839,932 $7,704
Federal student loans 755 90% $5,045,873 $6,683
Other student loans 56 7% $794,059 $14,180
All Undergraduate Students
Type of Aid Number receiving aid Percent receiving aid Total amount of aid received Average amount of aid received
Grant or scholarship aid1 2,748 84% $22,838,224 $8,311
Pell grants 2,338 72% $10,554,199 $4,514
Federal student loans 2,875 88% $22,725,665 $7,905

AVERAGE NET PRICE FOR FULL-TIME BEGINNING STUDENTS

Full-time beginning undergraduate students who paid the in-state or in-district tuition rate and were awarded grant or scholarship aid from federal, state or local governments, or the institution.
2008-20092009-20102010-2011
Average net price Not applicable Not applicable Not applicable
Full-time beginning undergraduate students who paid the in-state or in-district tuition rate and were awarded Title IV aid by income.
Average net price by Income 2008-2009 2009-2010 2010-2011
$0 - $30,000 Not applicable Not applicable Not applicable
$30,001 - $48,000 Not applicable Not applicable Not applicable
$48,001 - $75,000 Not applicable Not applicable Not applicable
$75,001 - $110,000 Not applicable Not applicable Not applicable
$110,001 and more Not applicable Not applicable Not applicable

• Average net price is generated by subtracting the average amount of federal, state/local government, or institutional grant or scholarship aid from the total cost of attendance. Total cost of attendance is the sum of published tuition and required fees (lower of in-district or in-state), books and supplies, and the weighted average for room and board and other expenses.

• Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.

• Title IV aid to students includes grant aid, work study aid, and loan aid. These include: Federal Pell Grant, Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (FSEOG), Academic Competitiveness Grant (ACG), National Science and Mathematics Access to Retain Talent Grant (National SMART Grant), Teacher Education Assistance for College and Higher Education (TEACH) Grant, Federal Work-Study, Federal Perkins Loan, Subsidized Direct or FFEL Stafford Loan, and Unsubsidized Direct or FFEL Stafford Loan. For those Title IV recipients, net price is reported by income category and includes students who received federal aid even if none of that aid was provided in the form of grants. While Title IV status defines the cohort of student for which the data are reported, the definition of net price remains the same total cost of attendance minus grant aid.

NET PRICE CALCULATOR

• An institution's net price calculator allows current and prospective students, families, and other consumers to estimate the net price of attending that institution for a particular student.

Fall 2011
Total enrollment 3,843
Undergraduate enrollment 3,127
Undergraduate transfer-in enrollment 156
Graduate enrollment 716
UNDERGRADUATE STUDENT GENDER
UNDERGRADUATE RACE/ETHNICITY
GRADUATE ATTENDANCE STATUS

Undergraduate application fee (2012-2013):$35

Graduate application fee (2011-2012):$40

Undergraduate Admissions Fall 2012

Total Male Female
Number of applicants 5,261 1,255 4,006
Percent admitted 72% 64% 74%
Percent admitted who enrolled 64% 15% 16%
Admissions ConsiderationsRequiredRecommended
Secondary school GPA X
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record X
Completion of college-preparatory program X
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT) X
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign language) X
Recommendations X
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)

Test scores:Fall 2011(enrolled first-time students)

Students submitting scores Number Percent
SAT 576 75%
ACT 257 25%.
Test Scores 25th Percentile* 75th Percentile**
SAT Critical Reading 390 470
SAT Math 380 460
SAT Writing . .
ACT Composite 18 20
ACT English . .
ACT Math . .
First-to-Second Year Retention Rates

Retention rates measure the percentage of first-time students who are seeking bachelor's degrees who return to the institution to continue their studies the following fall.

Retention Rates for First-Time Students Pursuing Bachelor's Degrees

Percentage of Students Who Began Their Studies in Fall 2010 and Returned in Fall 2011

Overall Graduation Rate and Transfer-Out Rate

The overall graduation rate is also known as the "Student Right to Know" or IPEDS graduation rate. It tracks the progress of students who began their studies as full-time, first-time degree- or certificate-seeking students to see if they complete a degree or other award such as a certificate within 150% of "normal time" for completing the program in which they are enrolled.

Some institutions also report a transfer-out rate, which is the percentage of the full-time, first-time students who transferred to another institution.

Note that not all students at the institution are tracked for these rates. Students who have already attended another postsecondary institution, or who began their studies on a part-time basis, are not tracked for this rate. At this institution, 83 percent of entering students were counted as "full-time, first-time" in 2011.

2011-2012 VARSITY ATHLETES

NCAA Division II (with football)MenWomen
All Track Combined 3236
Baseball 20-
Basketball 1212
Football 81-
Softball -19
Tennis -8
Volleyball -12

INSTITUTIONAL ACCREDITATION

AGENCYPERIODS OF ACCREDITATIONSTATUS
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges01/01/1990 Accredited

SPECIALIZED ACCREDITATION

AGENCY/PROGRAMPERIODS OF ACCREDITATIONSTATUS
National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education

Teacher Education (TED) - Baccalaureate and graduate programs for the preparation of teachers and other professional personnel for elementary and secondary schools

01/01/1976 Accredited

2011 CRIME STATISTICS

ARRESTS-ON-CAMPUS200920102011
Illegal weapons possession010
Drug law violations105 10
Liquor law violations124
Arrests - On-Campus Residence Halls 2009 2010 2011
Illegal weapons possession 000
Drug law violations 736
Liquor law violations 110
Criminal Offenses - On-Campus 2009 2010 2011
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter 100
Negligent manslaughter 000
Sex offenses - Forcible 511
Sex offenses - Non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only) 000
Robbery 5104
Aggravated assault 411
Burglary 307658
Motor vehicle theft 962
Arson 011
Criminal Offenses - On-Campus Residence Halls 2009 2010 2011
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter 000
Negligent manslaughter 000
Sex offenses - Forcible 411
Sex offenses - Non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only) 000
Robbery 423
Aggravated assault 311
Burglary 295849
Motor vehicle theft 000
Arson 011
• (!) Residence Halls are a subset of On-Campus statistics
• The crime data reported by the institutions have not been subjected to independent verification by the U.S. Department of Education. Therefore, the Department cannot vouch for the accuracy of the data reported here.
• These data do not include incidents that: (a) took place off campus on public property immediately adjacent to and accessible from the Campus; (b) took place on a noncampus building or property owned or controlled by a student organization that is officially recognized by the institution; or (c) incidents at buildings/property owned or controlled by an institution but is not contiguous to the institution. For further information, see http://ope.ed.gov/security.

THREE-YEAR OFFICIAL COHORT DEFAULT RATES

FISCAL YEAR2009
Default Rate14.2%
Number in default210
Number in repayment1,470

• For further information on default rates please visit the Cohort Default Rate Home Page. This school's six-digit OPE ID is 00155900

Aid Programs

• Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL)

• Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan)

COMPLETIONS(NUMBER OF AWARDS CONFERRED)

Completions are the number of awards conferred by program and award level.

PROGRAMMaster's degree Doctor's degree - research/scholarship Bachelor's degree Post-master's certificate
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender and Group Studies Colleges
African-American/Black Studies71--
Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies, Other22--
Category total93--
Biological And Biomedical Sciences Colleges
Biology/Biological Sciences, General2326-
Category total2326-
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services Colleges
Accounting15-18-
Business Administration and Management, General29-99-
Business/Managerial Economics0-0-
Category total44-117-
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs Colleges
Radio, Television, and Digital Communication, Other--142-
Category total--142-
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services Colleges
Computer Science2-5-
Computer and Information Sciences, General--10-
Category total2-15-
Education Colleges
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services12---
Early Childhood Education and Teaching--10-
Education, General--11-
Education, Other2---
Educational Leadership and Administration, General510-1
Secondary Education and Teaching6---
Special Education and Teaching, General15---
Category total4010211
English Language and Literature Letters Colleges
English Language and Literature, General5321-
Rhetoric and Composition--8-
Category total5329-
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics Colleges
French Language and Literature0-1-
Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General-0--
Spanish Language and Literature1-1-
Category total102-
History Colleges
History, General003-
Category total003-
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services Colleges
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies7-29-
Category total7-29-
Mathematics and Statistics Colleges
Mathematics, General3-3-
Category total3-3-
Philosophy and Religious Studies Colleges
Philosophy--2-
Religion/Religious Studies--1-
Category total--3-
Physical Sciences Colleges
Chemistry, General019-
Chemistry, Other0---
Physics, General1---
Category total119-
Psychology Colleges
Psychology, General--60-
Category total--60-
Public Administration and Social Service Professions Colleges
Public Administration6---
Social Work50416-
Category total56416-
Social Sciences Colleges
International Relations and Affairs-1--
Political Science and Government, General1519-
Sociology2-4-
Category total3623-
Visual and Performing Arts Colleges
Art/Art Studies, General--6-
Fashion/Apparel Design--29-
Music, General--6-
Theatre Literature, History and Criticism--8-
Category total--49-
Grand total173305471