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|SAT Score Range||1080 - 1283|
|ACT Score Range||24 - 29|
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Clarkson University is located in Potsdam, New York. It is a small private not-for-profit school and offers both undergraduate and graduate programs. It has 3,090 undergraduate students enrolled and admission is somewhat selective with an acceptance rate of 65.7%.
Popular majors include Engineering, Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services, Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Engineering Technologies and Engineering-Related Fields, and Psychology. 73% of students graduate and go on to earn an average starting salary of $56,400.
|🗺|| 8 Clarkson Avenue |
Potsdam, New York 13699
A lot more students take the SATs than the ACTs.
Clarkson University has around 7,000 applicants.
Of the students admitted, 15% decide to enroll at Clarkson University. This is the admissions yield. A higher admisssions yield means students want to attend the school. A lower one means that they decided to attend another school.
Out of the 7,000 applicants 59% are men and 41% are women. This means that for every 100 male applicants, there are 69 women, or for every 100 female applicants, there are 145 men.
Clarkson University's acceptance rate is 65.7%. The acceptance rate for men is 69.2% and the acceptance rate for women is 60.7%.
|Admission Test Scores||Required|
|High School GPA||Required|
|High School Rank||Required|
|High School Record||Required|
|Complete High School||Recommended|
|Formal Demonstration of Competencies||Recommended|
The 3-year repayment rate is the percentage of students who are able to repay some of their student debt.
Why does this matter? A high rate means that students are making enough money so that they can pay down their student debt. A low rate means that students are having trouble paying down their loans.
To learn more and apply for financial aid at Clarkson University you can visit www.clarkson.edu/graduate-admissions/admissions/financial-aid-costs-scholarships.
Clarkson University students, on average, make $74,200 10-years after they start school (this is approximately 6 years after graduation).
Their salary grows by around 7% in the several years after graduation.
Is it worth your money to attend Clarkson University? There are many ways to estimate the financial return on your education.
We use the 10-year average earnings (the 10 years start when you enroll, so if you attend a 4-year college, this would be approximately 6 years after you graduate) and the all in one year cost of attending the school. The all in cost is the sum of tuition, fees, and on-campus housing.
By comparing the two, you can get a sense if what the average graduate in early to mid career makes at least covers your cost of attending one year of school.
A higher number is better.
Clarkson University has more male students than female students.
This means that for every 100 women, there are 233 men. Or that for every 100 men, there are 43 women.
The most popular majors at Clarkson University are:
Student retention rate is an indicator of student satisfaction. Retention rate is the percentage of students who continue to study at the college the following year.
Higher retention rates mean students tend to stay at the college, while lower retention rates students are unsatisfied and leave.
Clarkson University has a retention rate of 85% for full-time undergrads, which is high.
Clarkson University has around 96 students who transfer into the school each year. This is fairly low at approximately 3% of total undergraduates.
Higher transfer in rates mean that students see Clarkson University as better than the college they were previously enrolled in. Higher rates also mean that there will be more new faces on campus.
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