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Clark Atlanta University Tuition & Costs

Your Estimated Price

$32,006 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$19,488 tuition
$8,906 on campus room & board
$2,000 books
$1,612 fees
(Based on stats from 2013/2014)

$32,006 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$19,488 tuition
$8,906 on campus room & board
$2,000 books
$1,612 fees
(Based on stats from 2013/2014)
Estimated Net Price
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Average Aid

$8,239 Annual Institutional Aid

Average Aid
98% of students receive aid
69% get federal aid ($4,882 avg)
18% get state aid ($1,854 avg)
44% get institn'l aid ($8,239 avg)
89% get loans ($9,424 avg)

Tuition Trends

Historical Tuition and Fees, with Projected Future Amounts

Future projections are based on past four years' data averaging 5.53% annual change in in-state tuition and fees and 5.53% change in out-of-state tuition and fees. Amounts shown are estimates only and not guaranteed. For a better estimate, contact the college directly.

Financial Aid

$4,599,286
Annual Aid Awarded
Aid/Loans
Average Amount Percent Awarded
Grant or Scholarship Aid $8,845 83%
Federal Grant Aid $4,882 69%
Pell Grants $4,401 69%
Other Federal Grants $2,638 13%
Institution Grant Aid $8,239 44%
State Grant Aid $1,854 18%
Student Loans $9,424 89%
Federal Loans $7,284 88%
Other Loans $15,116 13%

Merit Aid Available

Merit Aid

Merit Scholarships Available Amount freshman returning transfer graduate
- R
- R
- R
Financial Aid Timeline
Financial aid priority deadline: March 1
Financial aid deadline: -
College will notify student of financial aid decisions on or about: -
Student must reply to financial aid decision by: -
Does Clark Atlanta University offer...
Tuition Payment Plan? Yes
Financial Aid Contact Info
223 James P Brawley Drive, S.W.
Atlanta, GA 30314-4391
(404) 880-8000
http://www.cau.edu/FinancialAid/default.html
Costs Per Credit Hour
In State $812
Out of State $812

Reviews

Student Responses to Review Topic: Bang for the buck
  • 2
  • Anonymous from Philadelphia, PA
  • May-10-2014 I am a current student here

    Costs way too much. Faculty and staff generally tend to forget that they work for you. There are some special exceptions but expect a lot of attitudes and procrastination when you need something from them but tons of emails and notices when it's the other way around. Facilities and resources are just okay. On the plus side when you do find that gem of a teacher your experience becomes a little easier. Still, it's a reflection of the students as nobody demands better. Including myself, but once you get so close to graduation you become jaded and just want to get out.

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  • 4
  • Alondra from Miami, FL
  • Mar-03-2014 I am a current student here

    It actually depends on how you look at things. Yes the tuition is a lot of money but it all depends on what you make of your experience at the university.

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  • 4
  • Briah from St. Louis, MO
  • Jan-20-2014 I am a current student here

    This University is definitely expensive and I have heard people say that they don't believe they're getting the bang for their buck at Clark Atlanta, however I would have to disagree. College anywhere is expensive, and many people don't believe they're getting the bang for their buck because they're not taking advantage of their resources. Clark Atlanta has so much to offer their students to help them succeed, however it's up to the students attending the University to seek help themselves and use their resources. Out of 5 stars, I'd give Bang for the Buck at Clark Atlanta University, a solid 4 out of 5 stars.

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  • 5
  • Wendyse from Atlanta, GA
  • Jan-14-2014 I am a current student here

    Clark Atlanta is a great school that is part of the Atlanta University Center (ACU),which also include Spelman,and MoreHouse. Clark Atlanta students are allowed to cross register at Spelman or Morehouse and take classes there at the same price as our home school. So not only you can make friends at Clark but at Spelman and Morehouse as well.

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