mission of Clark Atlanta University is to provide a quality undergraduate, graduate and professional education to a student body that is predominately African-American and also diversified by students from various other racial, ethnic, cultural and socioeconomic backgrounds. As an institution grounded in the liberal arts, the University is committed to the development of productive and creative students who excel in their chosen careers and who becom responsible citizens in their communities and the world.
To achieve its mission, the University attracts and maintains a dedicated faculty that meets hifh professional standards in teaching, scholarship, research, and service. The University also provides an educational environment in which its students thrive, learn, and develop their potential for leadership and responsible citizenship, and the pursuit and creation of knowledge.
The University maintains an historic relationship with the United Methodist Church and emphasizes sound ethical and moral principles that promote personal integrity and understanding of others.