Clark Atlanta University Receives Record-Breaking Number of Applicants 46,414 for Class of 2028

Clark Atlanta University is among the Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) of “choice” according to data revealing the institution’s record-breaking number of applicants.  

According to CAU’s office of undergraduate enrollment, this year the University has received more than 46,000 applications for the incoming Freshman Class of 2028, a 6% increase from last year and an 18% increase since 2022 directly after COVID. 

Dr. Cherise Peters, Vice President for Enrollment Management and Retention at Clark Atlanta University, said “The future continues to be bright for Clark Atlanta University.  There is no lack of students wanting to come to CAU; it’s a powerful place and they’re coming.” 

By Ashley Archangelo
Ashley Archangelo Customer Success Manager