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Clark Atlanta University

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Creator:Clowney, Earle D.
Title:Clark Atlanta University
Date:2004 Aug. 24

Encyclopedia article about Clark Atlanta University (CAU), located southwest of downtown Atlanta, which is a private, urban, coeducational institution of higher education. Fully accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, the university offers undergraduate, graduate, and professional degree and nondegree programs to students of diverse racial, ethnic, and socioeconomic backgrounds. CAU is one of only two private, historically black universities in the United States that award the doctorate in more than five disciplines. CAU was formed by the consolidation of the Atlanta University and Clark College in 1988 and is part of the Atlanta University Center.

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Subjects:Clark Atlanta University | African American universities and colleges--Georgia--Atlanta | Atlanta (Ga.) | Fulton County (Ga.)
Collection:New Georgia Encyclopedia
Institution:New Georgia Encyclopedia
Contributors:New Georgia Encyclopedia (Project) | Georgia Humanities Council | University of Georgia. Press | Merrill-Hall New Media | GALILEO (Georgia statewide project)
Online Publisher:[Athens, Ga.] : Georgia Humanities Council and the University of Georgia Press | 2004-08-24
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