Clark Atlanta University

Clark Atlanta University is One Exceptional UniversityCAU_Seal

  • The only university in the historic Atlanta University Center, a consortium of 8,000 primarily African-American scholars.
  • Among the largest of the nation’s 37-member United Negro College Fund institutions.
  • The only private, historically black university to host a chapter of Phi Kappa Phi, America’s most prestigious honor society for all academic disciplines. The University also hosts: Golden Key International Honour Society, Phi Eta Sigma Honor Society and Alpha Kappa Mu Honor Society.
  • Home to the Center for Cancer Research and Therapeutic Development, America’s largest, most comprehensive academic prostate cancer research enterprise, responsible for breakthrough investigation resulting in five patents and patents pending.
  • Home to one of the nation’s most prestigious university collections of African and African-American art, which includes the world-renowned Hale Woodruff Murals.
  • Home to Atlanta’s only jazz radio station, NPR-affiliated WCLK-91.9FM, reaching 200,000 listeners weekly, and public access channel CAU-TV.
  • The university backdrop for popular films such as “Drumline,” “Stomp the Yard” and “Drumline 2.”
  • Home to the Center for Functional Nanoscale Materials, revolutionizing the science of life-saving drug delivery to the human body.
  • The Clark Atlanta University experience includes study abroad opportunities that allow students to learn at partner universities around the globe.


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