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Clark Atlanta University

Clark Atlanta University is a private, coeducational, four-year university located in the historic heart of Atlanta, GA, and is the only university in the historic Atlanta University Center, a consortium of 8,000 primarily African-American scholars. It is designated by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching as a “Doctoral University – High Research Activity. The University’s students are engaged in 38 areas of study in four schools: Arts and Sciences, Business Administration, Education and the Whitney M. Young, Jr., School of Social Work. The University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to offer the bachelor’s, master’s, specialist and doctoral degrees. Clark Atlanta University has produced more than 29,000 alumni in myriad fields of professional, civic and social endeavor.

Clark Atlanta University Facts

  • Clark Atlanta University awards more than 700 bachelors, master’s and doctoral degrees each year.
  • Clark Atlanta University offers academic degrees in 38 areas of study.
  • Read the Clark Atlanta Fact Page.

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(6/21/20, Clark Atlanta University Announces Full Scholarships For Rayshard Brooks’ Children

A university in Georgia is partnering with an alumna to award full scholarships to the four children of Rayshard Brooks, the Black man fatally shot by an Atlanta police officer in the parking lot of a Wendy’s drive-through on June 12.

Clark Atlanta University is teaming up with local restaurateur Pinky Cole to offer the scholarships, which are worth more than $600,000 and will cover the costs of full tuition, meals, room and board. University President George T. French Jr. said the scholarships will become available to all four children when they are ready to matriculate from high school to college. >>Read More


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