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Clark Atlanta University (CAU) is a comprehensive, private, urban, coeducational institution of higher education with a predominantly African-American heritage. It offers undergraduate, graduate, and professional degrees as well as certificate programs to students of diverse racial, ethnic, and socioeconomic backgrounds. Clark Atlanta was established in 1988 by the consolidation of Atlanta University (1865), the nation's first graduate school for African Americans, and Clark College (1869), the nation's first four-year liberal arts institution to serve a predominantly African-American undergraduate student population.  

Today, Clark Atlanta is one of the nation's foremost research institutions, offering students from around the United States and several foreign countries the opportunity to engage in 38 exciting areas of study at the bachelor's, master's and doctoral levels.  Located in the historic heart of Atlanta, one of the world's great international cities, our nearly 3,500 students enjoy access academic and co-curricular experiences, from forensic debate, to on-air broadcasting, to cancer research with world-renowned investigators.  From the arts to zoology, CAU combines nearly 300 years of tradition with a solid focus on academic excellence to produce leaders who will shape the future of the global community.

Clark Atlanta University
223 James P. Brawley Drive, S.W.

Atlanta, GA 30314

Admissions Phone:  800-688-3228
Admissions Email:  cauadmissions@cau.edu

University Phone:  404-880-8000
University Email:  info@cau.edu

NEWS

Feb. 12, 2018

Silvanus J. Udoka, Ph.D., Named Dean of Clark Atlanta University’s School of Business Administration

Contact:Donna Brock404-880-8337dbrock@cau.edu ATLANTA (Feb. 12, 2018) – Clark Atlanta University (CAU) President Ronald A. Johnson today announced the selection of Silvanus J. Udoka, Ph.D., as dean of the University’s School of...

Jan. 19, 2018

Clark Atlanta University Fashions Holocaust Remembrance

Contacts: Donna Brock 404-880-8337 dbrock@cau.edu ATLANTA (Jan. 19, 2018)—Clark Atlanta University President Ronald A. Johnson Saturday, Jan. 27, from 3-5 p.m., will welcome to the University’s Thomas W. Cole Exhibition Hall members...

Jan. 10, 2018

CAU Business Alumna Anddria Clack-Rogers Varnado Leads Landmark Acquisition

Atlanta (Jan. 9, 2017)--As Vice President and Head of Strategy and Business Development for Williams-Sonoma Inc., Anddria Clack-Rogers Varnado oversees mergers and acquisitions, new business development, competitor research and industry...

Jan. 02, 2018

In Memoriam: Amanda Marie Davis

As metro-Atlantans and citizens from across the nation prepare to bid farewell to longtime journalist, news anchor and community servant Amanda Davis, we at Clark Atlanta University (CAU), her Alma Mater, prepare now to celebrate her tremendous...

Dec. 12, 2017

Clark Atlanta University Among 20 Select U.S. Institutions Receiving Funding to Increase Diversity in Art Museum Leadership

Contact: Donna L. Brock 404-880-8337 DBrock@cau.edu ATLANTA (DEC. 12, 2017)—Clark Atlanta University Art Museum is among 20 prestigious U.S. art museums that will receive funding announced Nov. 28 by The Walton Family Foundation and Ford...

Oct. 31, 2017

Clark Atlanta University Names Sam D. Burston Vice President and Chief Advancement Officer

Contact: Donna L. Brock 404-880-8337 DBrock@cau.edu ATLANTA (Oct. 31, 2017)— Clark Atlanta University (CAU) President Ronald A. Johnson today announced the appointment of Sam D. Burston as the University’s new vice president and chief...

Oct. 19, 2017

Cast of BET’s The Quad Leads AUC Homecoming Parade

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Tenisha Taylor Bell (678) 429-4254 tbell@cau.edu MEDIA ADVISORY WHAT: The cast of BET’s The Quad will serve as the Grand Marshalls for the Atlanta University Center Homecoming Parade Saturday, Oct....

Oct. 16, 2017

CAU Art Alumna Selected to Paint First Lady Michelle Obama's Official Portrait

Earlier this year, April to be exact, CAU President Ronald Johnson introduced you to Baltimore alumna Amy Sherald (B.A., '97), a highly acclaimed painter whose creative genius, passion and fortitude have now led her to even greater reward....

Oct. 13, 2017

Hollywood Writer-Director Screens New Film At Clark Atlanta University

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Tenisha Taylor Bell (678) 429-4254 tbell@cau.edu ATLANTA (October 13, 2017)     Award-winning, writer-director-filmmaker, Nnegest Likké ('91) returns to her alma mater, Clark...