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Clark Atlanta University serves a diverse graduate student body Clark Atlanta University offers advanced degree and non-degree certificate programs through our four schools:

These schools are focused on leadership development, professional ethics, and the highest caliber of instruction and research excellence. 

Graduate studies at Clark Atlanta University dates back to the 1865 beginnings of one of its founding institutions, Atlanta University--- the nation's oldest private graduate institution serving a predominantly African American student body.

This 150-year legacy continues as CAU prepares graduate students for distinguished careers in research, teaching, and as experts in the public and private sectors.

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Admission Requirements 

Admission decisions are based on many factors, such as the quality of the applicant’s prior academic degree and record of accomplishment, letters of recommendation from professors or others familiar with the applicant’s academic work, and performance in aptitude and achievement tests.

CAU considers GRE scores and GMAT, alongside several other factors during the application review process. CAU also considers relevant work experience, preparation in the proposed field of study, and the connection of the applicant’s academic goals with the faculty’s research interests.

  • Official Transcripts
  • Standardized Test Scores
  • Letters of Recommendation
  • Personal Statement

Graduate Studies programs may also warrant additional requirements. 

Always check with the program you are applying to, to make sure you understand all requirements.

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How to Apply 

Applicants for Graduate Studies Programs at CAU should complete and submit an Application Package.

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Application Deadlines

Fall Semester*…………………………February 1(Priority)

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

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