Clarkson University: Ranking & Review

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Potsdam
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United States
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World
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13641224
Top 8%

Clarkson University Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate66%69%61%
Applicants7,0004,1462,854
Admissions4,6002,8681,732
Enrolled undergraduates677450227
Enrolled total (including graduate students)4,2332,8281,405

503 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

251 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

Male-Female Ratio

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Typical SAT scores

Number of students submitting SAT scores582
Percent of students submitting SAT scores86%
Evidence-Based Reading and Writing
606
Math
630

Typical ACT scores

Number of students submitting ACT scores256
Percent of students submitting ACT scores38%
ACT Composite
26
ACT English
25
ACT Math
27

Admission requirements

Application fee for undergraduates - $50. Application fee for graduates - $50.

Secondary school GPARequired
Secondary school rankRequired
Secondary school recordRequired
Completion of the college-preparatory programRecommended
RecommendationsRequired
Formal demonstration of competenciesRecommended
Admission test scoresRequired
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Recommended
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)Required

Clarkson University Tuition

Total cost for students livingIn-stateOut-of-state
On-campus$66,106$66,106
Off-campus$62,400$62,400
The total cost includes tuition and fees, books, supplies, on-campus room and board payment of $14,488 and other expenses per full academic year.

Clarkson University provides on-campus housing with total dormitory capacity of 2,541 students.

Average Tuition and fees for academic year programs
In-stateOut-of-state
Tuition for Full-time undergraduates$46,700$46,700
Fees for full-time undergraduates$1,250$1,250
Per credit hour charge for part-time undergraduates$1,556$1,556
Tuition for Full-time graduates$32,280$32,280
Fees for full-time graduates$900$900
Per credit hour charge for part-time graduates$1,345$1,345

Programs and Degrees

ProgramsBachelor'sMaster'sDoctoralTotal
Engineering4296317509
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services7581156
Health Professions and Related Programs8824112
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields671885
Biological and Biomedical Sciences4444
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services1713131
Education2929
Physical Sciences1131125
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs1818
Psychology1515
Mathematics and Statistics12315
Social Sciences1111
Multi & Interdisciplinary Studies527
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities33
Natural Resources and Conservation33
History22
Grand Total712297561,065

A total of 712 4-year bachelor's degrees conferred across undergraduate programs at Clarkson University.

At the master's and doctor's level 353 degrees were conferred in the graduate programs.

TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate73%73%73%
  • Full-time retention rate - 85%

General info

Alternative namesClarkson
Founded1896
MottoA Workman That Needeth Not to Be Ashamed
Religious affiliationNot applicable
Colorsgreen, gold
Academic CalendarSemester
Total FTE staff780
Instructional FTE279
Research FTE18
Sector of institutionPrivate not-for-profit, 4-year or above
Control of institutionPrivate not-for-profit
Carnegie ClassificationDoctoral Universities: Moderate Research Activity

Location and Contacts

Official Websitewww.clarkson.edu
Address8 Clarkson Ave
Potsdam, New York, 13699
United States
Urbanization levelTown: Remote
City population10,000 - 50,000
Phone3152686400
Fax+1 (315) 268 7647

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