|Business model||Not for Profit|
|Degrees offered||Undergrad & Graduate|
|Students with disability||8%|
|Student to faculty ratio||14:1|
|Dormitory capacity||2,541 students|
|Freshmen are required
to live on campus
Clarkson University is somewhat selective in its admission process. In Fall 2016, it received 7,066 applications and 4,820 students were granted admission. Clarkson University is at the #66 spot (in a scale of 1 to 100) in terms of admission difficulty out of 1,781 4 year colleges in the U.S.
Among other admission requirements, applicants must submit ACT or SAT test scores in order to get their application considered. In Fall 2016, 45% of the enrollees submitted ACT scores and 85% submitted SAT scores.
|SAT||1080 to 1283|
|ACT||24 to 29|
In 2016-2017 academic year, Clarkson University's tuition was $45,132 for all students regardless of residency (68.5% more expensive than the national average tuition of a typical 4-year private institution)
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In 2016-2017 academic year, 100% of Clarkson University's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 22% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $4,099 (which is 6.8% below the national average.)
The total number of federal student loan recipients at Clarkson University in 2016-2017, was 574, which is 72% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $5,390 (which is 8.6% below the national average.)
In Fall 2016, Clarkson University has enrolled a total of 4,384 students (3,890 students full-time and 494 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 4,384 students, 111 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 68% men and 32% women and 3,268 students were enrolled for undergraduate programs and 1,116 for graduates studies.
The institution also enrolled 246 students for distance studies.
Non-resident alien: 8%
Race/ethnicity unknown: 3%
Black/African American: 2%
Two or more races: 2%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%
Listed below are the 10 largest majors offered at Clarkson University.Study areas with their online column set to zero are those programs that have an online option but there was no graduate in 2016-2017 academic year.
|Study Areas||Percent||Total Graduates||Online|
|Engineering Technologies And Engineering-related Fields||24%||340|
|Health Professions And Related Programs||22%||309||0|
|Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services||8%||112|
|Mathematics And Statistics||4%||59|
|Natural Resources And Conservation||2%||25|
|Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services||1%||17||0|
Graduation rate is a key indicator of an institution's education quality and the level of academic and financial support provided to students.
The following section details graduation and dropout rates of Clarkson University full-time students who started class in 2010 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.
The above graduation rate is the percentage of students who graduated within 150% of the normal graduation time. For a 4 year degree program, 150% of 4 years is 6 years and for a 2-year program 150% is 3 years.
The typical median income of Clarkson University graduates 6 years after enrollment is $55,200. Last year, out of the total 981 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 952 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 1,275 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 1,199 were employed.
|6 years after enrollment||10 years after enrollment|