Apply to Graduate Programs

Graduate Campus Tours:
Date: Every Friday
Tour Times: 11:00 AM  | Arrival Time: 10:45 AM
               4:00 PM  | Arrival Time: 3:45 PM
Location: 223 James P. Brawley Dr. SW | Atlanta, GA 30314
                  Clark Atlanta University | Office of Graduate Recruitment & Admissions | Rufus E. Clement Hall Room 120
Point of Contact: Stacy Roberson, Graduate Recruiter | 404-880-8313
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Clark Atlanta University offers 38 different graduate and non-degree certificate programs through our four schools: Arts & Sciences, Business Administration, Education and Social Work. These schools are focused on leadership development, professional ethics, and the highest caliber of instruction and research excellence. Be empowered and prepared with a graduate degree from CAU for today's global economy!

You may apply to Clark Atlanta University by completing the CAU Online Application or the paper application.

Then, complete and e-mail these documents to

  • Official Transcripts
  • Standardized Test Scores
  • Letters of Recommendation
  • Personal Statement
  • Dean of Students Certification Form


Then, complete and mail these documents:

  • Transcripts
  • Standardized Test Scores
  • Letters of Recommendation
  • Personal Statement
  • Dean of Students Certification Form

Clark Atlanta University
Office of Student Recruitment and Admissions
223 James P. Brawley Dr., SW
Atlanta, GA 30314


Application Deadlines

Fall Semester*…………………………June 15 (Extended)

Fall Semester*……………………………April 1(Preferred)
*Fall admissions only for Biology Business and Social Work

Spring Semester ………………………October 1(Priority)

Summer Term ……………………………April 1(Priority)

Standardized Test Codes

GRE: 5110
GMAT: 5110

Applied to Graduate Programs

Thank you for applying to Clark Atlanta University Graduate Programs, [student name].

Once the application package is complete, it is forwarded to the academic department where the admission decision is made.

Contact the Graduate Admissions division via e-mail at to check the status of your application.

Accepted Graduate Student

Congratulations on your acceptance to the Graduate Programs at Clark Atlanta University, [student name]!

By choosing CAU, you will engage in an educational experience that combines intellectual challenge, breakthrough research and meaningful service.

If you have not already confirmed your attendance, please return your completed enrollment verification form to the Office of Graduate Recruitment & Admissions for our records. Contact us should you have any further questions.

Once again, congratulations and welcome!


Financial Aid

The academic departments award a limited number of partial tuition scholarships based on scholastic achievement and financial need. In addition, these units may have other funding mechanisms specific to their program. Please contact academic departments for these potential financial opportunities.

To receive federal, state or institutional financial aid at CAU, a student must complete a free application for federal student aid. The Federal School Code is: 001559. One can apply for a federal loan at

Residence Life

Clark Atlanta University offers housing for graduate students. Upon acceptance to the University, students may apply by using our web-fillable housing application.

Apply Now to begin your housing application, or learn How to Apply on the Portal.

For questions, contact housing at

Meal Plans

CAU offers a meal plan for everyone. On-campus graduate residents are required to have one of the meal plans. Campus dining is also available to off-campus and commuter students.

Visit CAU Dining Services to learn more about meal plans.

Medical Records and Health Insurance

All graduate students are required to submit a completed Report of Immunization form.

Graduate students living off campus, who wish to purchase the insurance on a voluntary basis, and all students who wish to take advantage of the supplemental option, must advise Student Accounts and pay premiums at the time of registration.

For a full description of coverage, benefits, exclusions, reductions, limitations, and the terms under which the coverage may remain in force, please refer to the brochure on-line at