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Atlanta University Center


Enrollment: 10K

Annual tuition*: Clark Atlanta University ≈ $17,244
Morehouse College ≈ $20,394
Spelman College ≈ $17,818

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$ made after graduation**: Clark Atlanta $38,700
Morehouse $43,000
Spelman $38,800

Famous alums: Samuel L. Jackson (Morehouse), Spike Lee (Morehouse)

Interesting class/activity: The Sumiko Takahara Japan Studies Program at Spelman embraces Japanese culture by providing such workshops as origami, sushi making and ikebana.

Continuing education: Professional degree programs at Morehouse School of Medicine, as well as graduate programs at Clark Atlanta, including its School of Business.

Local watering hole: Woodruff Library, aka "Club Woody"

Must-Have accessory: Greek letter jackets

Factoids: The AUC is the home of more than 10,000 personal papers of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., which are now permanently housed at Morehouse College.

*In-state, full-time **Starting median pay according to www.payscale.com

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