Clarkson University

Address:
8 Clarkson Ave, Potsdam, NY 13699
Phone:
315-268-6400
Website:
http://www.clarkson.edu
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About Clarkson University

Clarkson University is classified as a doctoral-granting university with high research activity. This mid-sized four-year institution has an estimated annual full-time enrollment of 3,000 to 9,999 students. 80% or more of degree-seeking students are enrolled full time, and at least half of undergrad students reside on campus. This institution awards 60-79% of its bachelor’s degrees within professional fields. Graduate degrees are available in up to half of the fields available to undergraduate majors, and the school awards research doctorate degrees in a variety of fields. The majority of these doctorates are awarded within scientific fields, such as engineering, mathematics, science, and technology. According to data for fall enrollment, at least 80% of undergraduates are enrolled full-time. Transfer students make up fewer than 20% of entering undergraduates. Enrollment data shows that both graduates and undergraduates are enrolled at this institution, with only 10-24% of students enrolled in the graduate program.

School Information

General Information

Student Body SizeUndergraduate2,746
 Graduate441
 Total3,187
GenderFemale28%
 Male72%
Student Age% Under 2596%
 % 25 and Over4%
 % Age Unknown0%
Attendance Type% Full-time98%
 % Part-time2%
Race/Ethnicity% White78.3%
 % Black2.9%
 % Asian3.2%
 % Latino2.9%
 % Native American0.6%
 % Race Unknown2.8%
 % International student9%
Student ServicesCareer CounselingYes
 Student Employment ServicesYes
 Graduate Placement ServicesYes
 Study AbroadYes
 Day CareNO
Religious AffiliationNO
Campus setting
Intitution typePrivate
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Academic Information

Art-Related Areas of StudyWeb Design & New Media
Art Degrees OfferedBachelors Degree
Distance Learning Available
Calendar SystemSemester

Admissions Information

Open AdmissionNo
ApplicantsTotal4,241
 % Admitted80%
 % Admitted Who Enrolled21%
Application RequirementsHigh School GPA
 High School TranscriptRequired
 High School RankingRequired
 College Prep CoursesRecommended
 Letter of RecommendationRequired
 Demonstration of CompetenciesRecommended
 Admissions ExaminationRequired
 Test of English as a Foreign Language (International Students)Required
Standardized Tests% of Applicants Submitting SAT91%
 % of Applicants Submitting ACT39%
Admitted Student SAT Scores 25th Percentile75th Percentile
 SAT Critical Reading / 800610 / 800
 SAT Writing480 / 800590 / 800
 SAT Math550 / 800660 / 800
Admitted Student ACT Scores 25th Percentile75th Percentile
 ACT Composite23 / 3629 / 36
 ACT English21 / 3628
 ACT Writing / 12 / 12
 ACT Math25 / 3630 / 36

Tuition and Financial Aid

Tuition & FeesUndergraduate Application Fee$50
 Graduate Application Fee$25
 In-State Tuition & Fees$34,760
 Out-of-State Tuition & Fees$34,760
Financial Aid% Undergraduates with Financial Aid100%
 % Undergraduates with Loans75%
 % Undergraduates with Grants100%
 Average Undergraduate Financial Aid Award$ 0
Other CostsBooks and Supplies (Estimated)$1,100
 Typical On-Campus Room and Board Cost$11,564
 Off-Campus Room and Board Cost (Estimated)$0
 On-Campus Living Expenses (Estimated)$2,042
 Off-Campus Living Expenses (Estimated)$0
 Living with Family, Living Expenses (Estimated)$0

Neighborhood Data for the Potsdam Area

Median Age20.5
Median Household Income$24,068
Total Population9,471
Age/Gender % Men % Women
 Total53.9% 46.1%
 Age 0-958.9%41.1%
 Age 10-1751.0%49.0%
 Age 18-2455.5%44.5%
 Age 25-2961.5%38.5%
 Age 30-3948.8%51.2%
 40+69.8%30.2%
Race/Ethnicity% White85.7%
 % Black7.4%
 % Asian3.2%
 % Latino3.4%
 % Native American0.3%
 % Pacific Islander0.2%
 % Indian (South Asia)0.6%

Housing

On Campus Housing ProvidedYes
Meal Plan ProvidedYes, number of meals in the maximum meal plan offered
Typical On-Campus Room and Board Cost$11,564
Off-Campus Room and Board Cost (Estimated)$0
Median Rent (Rental Units of Any Size)$617
Rental Price Distribution StudioOne BedroomTwo Bedroom
 Under $50085.3%48.7%10.3%
 $500 to $7490.0%42.9%0.0%
 $750 to $9990.0%7.7%45.9%
 Over $100014.7%0.7%11.0%
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