Potsdam (Main Campus)
Clarkson University, with campuses in Potsdam, Schenectady and Beacon, NY, is a private, nationally ranked research university with 4,300 students pursuing 50+ academic programs in engineering, business, arts, sciences and the health professions. We are the institution of choice for enterprising, high-ability scholars from diverse backgrounds who embrace challenge and thrive in a rigorous, highly collaborative learning environment. In partnership with leading businesses and industries, we are reshaping education to meet the needs of a modern world by connecting knowledge, discipline, nations and cultures. We encourage our students to push the limits of what is known, and to apply their ingenuity to develop fresh solutions to real-world challenges. For nearly 120 years, our graduates have achieved extraordinary professional success and advanced the global economy ethically and responsibly. One in five alumni already lead as a CEO, VP or equivalent senior executive of a company. The PayScale Inc. College Salary Report lists Clarkson graduates having some of the highest salaries in the nation. Read more about Clarkson at http://www.clarkson.edu.
8 Clarkson Ave., Potsdam, NY 13699
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Varsity Sports: NCAA Division I: Men's and Women's ice hockey. NCAA Division III: Men's: baseball, basketball, cross-country, golf, lacrosse, soccer, swimming & diving; Women's: basketball, cross-country, lacrosse, soccer, swimming & diving, softball and volleyball. USCSA: Men's and Women's alpine/nordic skiing.
Intramural Sports: basketball, broomball, touch football, ice hockey, soccer (indoor and outdoor), softball, volleyball and baseball.
Club Sports: aikido, baseball, bowling, crew, cricket, cycling, figure skating, flying, golf, hurling, ice hockey, kendo, lacrosse, netball, racquetball, rugby, skiing, snowboarding, soccer, tackle football, tae kwon do, tennis, ultimate frisbee, volleyball, wrestling.
Clubs and Activities
Clarkson strives to maximize the potential of all of its students, and challenge them to both personal and professional growth. It doesn't matter if you are looking to pursue the pastime you are most passionate about, or taking up a new hobby, with 219 student-run clubs and organizations on campus, there is an opportunity for you to put your skills to work. Find out about all of them at http://www.clarkson.edu/campus_life/clubs/.
Enrollment for Fall 2015
36% enrolled in top 10% of high school class
SAT verbal range: 520 – 630
SAT math range: 560 – 660
ACT range: 24 – 30
96% have a high school GPA of 3.0 or higher
4% have a high school GPA of 2.0 to less than 3.0
|Undergraduate Students||Graduate Students|
|% Black / African American||2%||2%|
|% Hispanic / Latino||4%||3%|
|% White, Non-Hispanic||82%||56%|
|% International / Nonresident Alien||4%||30%|
|% Two or more races||2%||1%|
|% Unknown Race / Ethnicity||3%||5%|
Tuition Information for 2015-2016
$1,457 per credit; $590 fees
Financial Aid Deadlines
Transfers: Transcripts from all colleges attended; transfer application; personal statement (optional); Dean of Students recommendation; and 2 letters of recommendation, including 1 from an academic professor or instructor. Students with fewer than 24 college credits must also submit official secondary school transcripts, and SAT or ACT score report; interview recommended.