Clark University: Statistics

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#860 of 14,160In the World
#273 of 2,624In North America
#243 of 2,523In the United States
#15 of 89In Massachusetts
#3 of 7In Worcester
#164 of 1,011For Sexology
Top50%For 63 other topics

Quick Review

Acceptance rate
53%
Avg. cost to attend
$30,158 /y
Aid receiving
95%
Undergraduates
2,349
Graduates
1,149
Male:Female Ratio
41:59
Control
Private
not-for-profit
Highest Degree
Doctor's degree

Clark University Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate53%47%57%
Applicants7,6393,2304,409
Admissions4,0321,5252,507
Freshmen enrolled full time665255410

330 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

Admissions requirements

College-preparatory program Required
Recommendations Required
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school record Required
TOEFL Required
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended
SAT/ACT Neither required nor recommended
Secondary school rank Neither required nor recommended

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

White1739 (50%)
Nonresident Alien913 (26%)
Hispanic263 (8%)
Asian212 (6%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown157 (4%)
Black or African American130 (4%)
Two or more races81 (2%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander1 (0%)
American Indian or Alaska Native1 (0%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Net average cost to attend
$30,158/year
Average aid awarded
$26,242
Students receiving aid
95%

Average costs by household income

<$30K$22,734
$30-48K$20,581
$48-75K$21,568
$75-110K$25,915
$110K+$36,763

Tuition and fees

UndergraduatesGraduates
Tuition in-district$46,850$46,848
Tuition in-state$46,850$46,848
Tuition out-of-state$46,850$46,848
Fee in-district$350$40
Fee in-state$350$40
Fee out-of-state$350$40

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity1,668
Combined charge for room and board$9,480
Room charge$5,600
Meal charge$3,880

Clark University Majors

MajorBachelor'sMaster'sDoctoral
Business Administration and Management, General4664
Psychology, General92105
Economics, General51911
Biology & Biological Sciences, General5192
Political Science and Government, General57
Social Sciences, Other2128
Financial Mathematics43
Community Organization and Advocacy37
Environmental Science2213
Geographic Information Science and Cartography33
Accounting28
English Language and Literature, General1611
Geography1943
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology206
Education, General25
History, General1723
Communication, General22
Computer Science21
Information Technology20
Public Administration18
Physics, General161
Sociology16
International Public Health & International Health15
Fine & Studio Arts, General11
Management Science11
International & Global Studies8
Mathematics, General8
Visual and Performing Arts, Other7
Speech Communication and Rhetoric7
Chemistry, General61
Film & Cinema & Video Studies6
Philosophy6
Spanish Language and Literature5
Multi- & Interdisciplinary Studies, Other31
Education, Other4
Asian Studies & Civilization3
Music, General3
Drama and Dramatics & Theatre Arts, General3
Women's Studies2
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General2
Art History, Criticism and Conservation2
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, Other1
French Language and Literature1
Comparative Literature1
Grand Total55441025
TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate79%76%80%
  • Full-time retention rate - 86%

Publications & Citations

Publications
7,224
Citations
351,016

Publication / Citation count by topic

Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
2,247 / 92,133
Psychology
1,334 / 105,786
Environmental Science
1,154 / 76,028
Biology
801 / 48,669
Business
779 / 43,430
Economics
737 / 37,190
Medicine
713 / 29,542
Sociology
636 / 32,581
Computer Science
545 / 28,321
Physics
543 / 15,009
Political Science
504 / 13,063
Geography and Cartography
459 / 24,750
Chemistry
457 / 12,144
Social Psychology
449 / 44,218
Engineering
446 / 13,683
Child Psychology
419 / 44,157
Environmental Management
313 / 29,523
Ecology
305 / 19,000
Demography
298 / 19,077
Mathematics
287 / 16,240
Art & Design
275 / 8,612
Development Studies
234 / 15,036
History
194 / 579
Clinical Psychology
188 / 10,439
Cognitive Science
179 / 12,510
Gender Studies
169 / 7,289
Condensed Matter Physics
166 / 4,258
Political Economy
160 / 3,193
Communications and Public Relations
155 / 15,464
Public Policy / Administration
147 / 5,743
Materials Science
137 / 2,849
Atomic and Molecular physics
136 / 3,220
Sexology
133 / 5,477
Biochemistry
124 / 4,568
Law
120 / 1,408
Botany
117 / 10,764
Meteorology and Atmospheric Science
110 / 10,142
Public Health
106 / 3,070
Econometrics and Mathematical Economics
102 / 6,003
Education Majors
91 / 4,904

Annual publication & citation counts

YearPublicationsCitations
19901031608
19911011494
1992811654
19931041994
1994841782
1995872098
1996952119
1997712361
1998942629
1999862619
20001072995
20011423569
20021384206
20031074989
20041415707
20051646701
20061387157
20071858707
200818910158
200924511918
201021113806
201121715606
201225517739
201326720576
201425621786
201534422704
201635821291
201726221950
201827720441
201925723281
202034028184

Clark University alumni

  1. John Heard

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    John Heard
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1946-2017 (aged 71)
    Occupations
    television actorfilm actorstage actor
    Biography

    John Heard Jr. was an American actor. He appeared in a number of successful films, including Heart Beat (1980), Cutter's Way (1981), Cat People (1982), C.H.U.D. (1984), After Hours (1985), Beaches (1988), The Package (1989), and Deceived (1991). Other films include The Trip to Bountiful (1985), Big (1988), Awakenings (1990), Rambling Rose (1991), The Pelican Brief (1993), My Fellow Americans (1996), Animal Factory (2000), White Chicks (2004), Would You Rather (2012), and Assault on Wall Street (2013). Heard also played the role of Peter McCallister, the father of protagonist Kevin McCallister (Macaulay Culkin), in Home Alone (1990) and its sequel Home Alone 2: Lost in New York (1992). Heard played the role of George in Sharknado (2013). From 1995 to 1997, he played the role of Roy Foltrigg in the television series The Client. From 2005 to 2006, Heard played the role of Governor Frank Tancredi in Prison Break. He was nominated for an Emmy Award in 1999 for guest starring as Vin Makazian on The Sopranos (1999–2004).

  2. Padma Lakshmi

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    Padma Lakshmi
    Born in
    India Flag India
    Years
    1970-.. (age 51)
    Occupations
    actortelevision presentermodeltelevision actor
    Biography

    Padma Parvati Lakshmi Vaidynathan, (Tamil pronunciation: ['pəd̪mə 'ləkɕmi]), is an Indian American author, activist, model, and television host.

  3. Jeffrey Lurie

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    Jeffrey Lurie
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1951-.. (age 70)
    Occupations
    film producer
    Biography

    Jeffrey Robert Lurie is an American motion picture producer, businessman, and the owner of the Philadelphia Eagles of the National Football League (NFL).

  4. Robert H. Goddard

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    Robert H. Goddard
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1882-1945 (aged 63)
    Occupations
    physicistinventormathematicianengineerastronomer
    Biography

    Robert Hutchings Goddard was an American engineer, professor, physicist, and inventor who is credited with creating and building the world's first liquid-fueled rocket. Goddard successfully launched his rocket on March 16, 1926, which ushered in an era of space flight and innovation. He and his team launched 34 rockets between 1926 and 1941, achieving altitudes as high as 2.6 km (1.6 mi) and speeds as fast as 885 km/h (550 mph).

General info

Alternative namesCU
Founded1887
MottoChallenge Convention, Change Our World
Let there be light
Colorsred, white
Academic CalendarSeptember to May (September - December; January-May)
Total FTE staff702
Carnegie ClassificationDoctoral Universities: Moderate Research Activity

Location and Contacts

Address950 Main St
Worcester, Massachusetts, 01610-1477
United States
City population183,000
Phone5087937711
Fax+1 (508) 793 8821

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