3,090
Students
Financial aid thermometer
43,666
Avg. Financial Aid
Very Selective
Admission Difficulty
65
65%
Acceptance Rate
Small town
Setting
Interested?

Interested in Clarkson University? Save it to your profile for easy future access! Use the share option to let your friends and family know it's on your list!

Overview

Clarkson University is a University institution located in Potsdam, NY, in a small town setting.

Location & Contact

Address 8 Clarkson Avenue, Box 5605
Potsdam, NY  13699
United States
Contact Trish Dobbs
Director of Admissions
Email: admissions@clarkson.edu
Phone: 315-268-6480
Fax: 315-268-7647

Majors & Degrees

Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Biology/biological Sciences Checkmark
Environmental Toxicology Checkmark
Molecular Biochemistry Checkmark
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
Accounting And Finance Checkmark
Business Administration And Management Checkmark
Entrepreneurship Checkmark
Logistics, Materials, And Supply Chain Management Checkmark
Management Information Systems Checkmark
Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
Digital Communication And Media/multimedia Checkmark
Speech Communication And Rhetoric Checkmark
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
Computer Science Checkmark
Engineering Associate Bachelors
Aerospace, Aeronautical And Astronautical/space Engineering Checkmark
Chemical Engineering Checkmark
Civil Engineering Checkmark
Computer Engineering Checkmark
Computer Software Engineering Checkmark
Electrical And Electronics Engineering Checkmark
Engineering Checkmark
Environmental/environmental Health Engineering Checkmark
Mechanical Engineering Checkmark
Engineering Technologies/Technicians Associate Bachelors
Engineering/industrial Management Checkmark
History Associate Bachelors
History Checkmark
Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
Humanities Checkmark
Liberal Arts And Sciences/liberal Studies Checkmark
Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
Applied Mathematics Checkmark
Mathematics Checkmark
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
Multi/interdisciplinary Studies Related Checkmark
Natural Resources And Conservation Associate Bachelors
Environmental Science Checkmark
Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Chemistry Checkmark
Physics Checkmark
Psychology Associate Bachelors
Psychology Checkmark
Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
Political Science And Government Checkmark
Social Sciences Checkmark
Sociology Checkmark

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

7,000
Applied
4,600
Accepted
3,090
Enrolled
66%
Female icon

Female Admissions

2,854
Females Applied
1,732
Females Accepted
61%
Acceptance Rate
Male icon

Male Admissions

4,146
Males Applied
2,868
Males Accepted
69%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

50
Application Fee
3.6
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 Not reported
Early decision plan December 1st January 1st
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer Not reported Not reported Yes

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score Accepted 25th PercentileInfo icon 75th PercentileInfo icon
SAT Critical Reading 610 563 650
SAT Math 630 580 680
ACT Composite 27 24 29

Tuition & Fees

Money icon

Tuition

48,194
Fees icon

Fees

1,250
Full-time student fees
14,908
Room & board
8,008
Room only
Calculator icon

Other Payment Considerations

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

Financial Aid

43,666
Avg. Financial Aid Package
45,835
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
19,569
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
5,365
Avg. Loan Aid
22,996
Avg. Grant Aid
32,061
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
100% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
89%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
21%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

3,090
Total undergrad students
2%
International Students
27%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 4.85%
Black or African American 2.31%
White or Caucasian 81.21%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.23%
Asian 3.51%
Two or more races 3.18%
Other 2.17%

Gender

Male (69.74%)
Female (30.26%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements Yes
Housing options Co-ed housing
Disabled housing
Men-only housing
Women-only housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 80%

Student Activities

Student-run campus newspaper Checkmark
Drama/theatre group Checkmark
Student-run radio station Checkmark
Student-run television station Checkmark
Marching band Checkmark
Choral groups Checkmark
Campus events:
Springfest, First Saturday/Fallfest and Cold Out Gold Out Winter Festival

Student Services

Legal services Checkmark
Health clinic Checkmark
Personal/psychological counseling Checkmark
Women's center Checkmark
International students advisor Checkmark

Student Organizations

Greek fraternities Checkmark
Greek sororities Checkmark
Local fraternities Checkmark
Local sororities
Most popular organizations:
Outing Club, Ski & Snowboard Club, Society of Women Engineers, Pep Band and Student Association for Engineering Management

Campus Security & Safety

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
24-hour patrols by trained officers Checkmark
Student patrols Checkmark
Late-night transport/escort services Checkmark
Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Checkmark

Athletics

Male icon

Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball Checkmark Division 3 No
Basketball Checkmark Division 3 No
Bowling Checkmark No No
Crew Checkmark No No
Cross-country Running No Division 3 No
Equestrian Sports Checkmark No No
Football Checkmark No No
Golf Checkmark Division 3 No
Ice Hockey Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Lacrosse Checkmark Division 3 No
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Rowing Checkmark No No
Rugby Checkmark No No
Skiing (cross-country) Checkmark Division 3 No
Skiing (downhill) Checkmark Division 3 No
Soccer Checkmark Division 3 No
Softball Checkmark No No
Swimming And Diving No Division 3 No
Tennis Checkmark No No
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark No No
Wrestling Checkmark No No
Female icon

Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball No No No
Basketball Checkmark Division 3 No
Bowling Checkmark No No
Crew Checkmark No No
Cross-country Running No Division 3 No
Equestrian Sports Checkmark No No
Football Checkmark No No
Golf No No No
Ice Hockey Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Lacrosse Checkmark Division 3 No
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Rowing Checkmark No No
Rugby Checkmark No No
Skiing (cross-country) Checkmark Division 3 No
Skiing (downhill) Checkmark Division 3 No
Soccer Checkmark Division 3 No
Softball Checkmark Division 3 No
Swimming And Diving No Division 3 No
Tennis Checkmark No No
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark Division 3 No
Wrestling No No No

Faculty

359
Total Faculty
13:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 253
Part-time - 106
Male - 241
Female - 118