2,240
Students
Financial aid thermometer
32,098
Avg. Financial Aid
Moderate
Admission Difficulty
54
54%
Acceptance Rate
Urban setting
Urban
Setting
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Overview

Clark University is a University institution located in Worcester, MA, in an urban setting.

Location & Contact

Address Admissions House, 950 Main Street
Worcester, MA  01610
United States
Contact Mr. Donald Honeman
Dean of Admissions
Email: admissions@clarku.edu
Phone: 508-793-7431
Fax: 508-793-8821

Majors & Degrees

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, And Gender Studies Associate Bachelors
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Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Molecular Biology Checkmark
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Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
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Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Education Associate Bachelors
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Engineering Associate Bachelors
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English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
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Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
Classics And Classical Languages Checkmark
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Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Pre-dentistry Studies Checkmark
Pre-veterinary Studies Checkmark
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History Associate Bachelors
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Legal Professions And Studies Associate Bachelors
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Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
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Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
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Peace Studies And Conflict Resolution Checkmark
Natural Resources And Conservation Associate Bachelors
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Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
Jewish/Judaic Studies Checkmark
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Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Psychology Associate Bachelors
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Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
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Admissions

Acceptance Rate

7,914
Applied
4,331
Accepted
2,240
Enrolled
55%
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Female Admissions

4,543
Females Applied
2,694
Females Accepted
59%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

3,371
Males Applied
1,637
Males Accepted
49%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

60
Application Fee
3.63
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
Essay
2 recommendations
Recommended Interview

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen January 15th April 1st
Early decision plan November 1st December 15th
Other early decision plan November 1st December 15th
Transfer May 1st June 1st

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score Accepted 25th PercentileInfo icon 75th PercentileInfo icon
ACT Composite 27 31

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

45,380
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Fees

350
Full-time student fees
9,170
Room & board
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan Yes
Tuition payment plans offered Yes
Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Employees

Financial Aid

32,098
Avg. Financial Aid Package
31,896
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
23,562
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
4,679
Avg. Loan Aid
18,799
Avg. Grant Aid
26,688
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
98% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
87%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
47%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

2,240
Total undergrad students
14%
International Students
58%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 7.95%
Black or African American 3.84%
White or Caucasian 57.1%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.18%
Asian 7.86%
Two or more races 2.28%
Other 6.74%

Gender

Male (38.79%)
Female (61.21%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements Yes
Housing options Co-ed housing
Disabled housing
Women-only housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 67%

Student Activities

Student-run campus newspaper Checkmark
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Campus events:
Spree Day, International Gala and Fall Major Event (comedy show or concert)

Student Services

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Student Organizations

Greek fraternities
Greek sororities
Local fraternities
Local sororities
Most popular organizations:
International Students Association, Science Fiction People of Clark, Outing Club, Hillel and Clark Musical Theater

Campus Security & Safety

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
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Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball No Division 3 No
Basketball Checkmark Division 3 No
Crew No Division 3 No
Cross-country Running No Division 3 No
Equestrian Sports No No No
Field Hockey No No No
Ice Hockey Checkmark No No
Lacrosse No Division 3 No
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark Division 3 No
Softball Checkmark No No
Swimming And Diving No Division 3 No
Tennis Checkmark Division 3 No
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark No No
Water Polo Checkmark No No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball No No No
Basketball Checkmark Division 3 No
Crew No Division 3 No
Cross-country Running No Division 3 No
Equestrian Sports Checkmark No No
Field Hockey No Division 3 No
Ice Hockey No No No
Lacrosse Checkmark No No
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark Division 3 No
Softball Checkmark Division 3 No
Swimming And Diving No Division 3 No
Tennis Checkmark Division 3 No
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark Division 3 No
Water Polo Checkmark No No

Faculty

303
Total Faculty
9:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 206
Part-time - 97
Male - 167
Female - 136