Clark-Atlanta University graduation

Clark-Atlanta University graduation

Clark Atlanta University


Located in the heart of Atlanta, Georgia only minutes from Atlanta Hartsfield Airport you’ll find Clark Atlanta University, the largest of the United Negro College Fund institutions.

Clark Atlanta University is a comprehensive, private, urban, coeducational institution of higher education. It was formed in 1988 through the consolidation of Atlanta University, the nation’s oldest graduate degree-granting institution for African Americans, founded in 1865; and Clark College, a historically Black liberal arts institution founded in 1869.

Bestowed with a good academic reputation, the university has been voted “Best Educational Buy” among HBCUs, based on class size and graduation rate, by both Essence and Money magazines.

Academic Merit

Academic offerings are diverse for 5,900 students representing more than 50 countries and nearly every state in the nation. There are 40 undergraduate, 37 master’s, 7 dual-degree, 9 specialists, and 9 doctoral degree programs.

This academic diversity has earned Clark Atlanta national academic rankings in the conferral of doctoral and master’s degrees in all disciplines, particularly math, computer science, and engineering. Clark Atlanta University features undergraduate majors in:

African American Studies
Art and Fashion
Biological Sciences
Cyber-Physical Systems
English and Modern Languages
Engineering/Dual Degree
Humanities Ph.D. Program
Mathematical Sciences
Political Science
Public Administration
Religion and Philosophy
Social Work

Campus Life

It is part of the renowned Atlanta University Complex which is located to the west of downtown Atlanta.

Off-campus activities for students include Martin Luther King, Jr. National Historic Site on Auburn Avenue; the Civil Rights Museum in Olympic Park; Atlanta History Museum; Stone Mountain Park; Fox Theatre; Six Flags over Georgia; Underground Atlanta, a six-city block retail shopping center and attractions.

ADDRESS: 222 James P. Brawley Drive SW, Atlanta, GA MAP
PHONE: 404-880-8000