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Is CAU a Good School for the Money?

Below Average National Value
Unknown In-State Value
$128,009 Avg Total Cost

Clark Atlanta University Value Report

What is a CAU degree worth? College Factual's value analysis compares CAU with other schools of similar quality to see if it's priced fairly.

Below Average Value Nationwide

Below Average National Value
Below Average National Quality
Expensive Price

Clark Atlanta University is ranked #1,757 out of 2,223 for value nationwide.

Based on our analysis of other colleges at similar price points, we believe Clark Atlanta University is overpriced for the quality education it provides. (This takes into account average financial aid and may not apply to you if you have further scholarships, grant or aid provided to you.)

National Value Ranking  1757 out of 2223
Great Value
National Value Score  21.60 out of 100
Great Value

Prices of Institutions with Similar Quality Scores

School Total Price Value Grade

*Total price is determined by multiplying average annual cost by time to graduate.

Bottom Line: You'll Spend an Estimated $128,009 For That Piece of Paper

The average CAU student's degree will cost an estimated $128,009. This is based on an average price (with and without aid) of $29,027 and a typical 4.41 years to graduate.

Average Yearly Cost $29,027
Average Years to Graduate 4.41
Estimated Avg Total Cost of Degree $128,009

Many Factors Affect Net Price

Depending on your personal circumstances, your net price may be well below the average CAU net price, which could make this school a better value. You may quality for more financial aid, or be able to complete your degree faster than average. Get more details on CAU cost.

Does This School Make Financial Sense To You?

$119,533 In-State With Aid
$169,401 Avg Cost No Aid
4.41 Years to Graduate

Net price can vary based on your unique situation.

Look at the table below to determine your likely cost of a bachelor's degree at CAU.

Nationwide Value by Aid Group Avg Degree Cost Value Rank Value Grade
Students with no Aid $169,401 #0 F
All Students $128,009 #1,757 D-
Only Students Receiving Aid $119,533 #2,142 F
In-State Value by Aid Group Avg Degree Cost Value Rank Value Grade
Students with no Aid $169,401 # F
All Students $128,009 # F
Only Students Receiving Aid $119,533 # F

Note: the Value Grade for in-state students is calculated by looking only at other schools in the state of Georgia.

About 98% of CAU students receive financial aid. Get more details on what CAU financial aid you may qualify for.

How to Finance The Gap

How to Calculate Value

College Factual calculates value by calculating average CAU cost multiplied by time to graduate, and then compares that number to other schools of a similar quality ranking. If the school is priced fairly based on the educational quality it receives a fair ranking. If it is underpriced it receives a good or excellent value.

Read the full Best for the Money Ranking Methodology.


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