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Clarkson University

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Rating

Private

Type

4,715

Students

$49,858

Tuition

75%

Acceptance

#148

Ranking

Remote Town

Campus Setting

Potsdam, NY

8 Clarkson Ave, Potsdam, NY 13699

Clarkson University is a small private university located in Potsdam, NY ranked 202ndin America. It has a total of 3,156 full-time undergraduate students and is not very competitive, with a 74.6% acceptance rate. Clarkson University offers 77 different majors and is best known for its industrial management, accounting and finance, and engineering technologies programs (nationally ranked 2nd, 6th, and 18th respectively). With a tuition cost of $49,858 per year, Clarkson University is extremely costly. 71.3% of students graduate beginning the next chapter of their lives, entering the labor force. After graduation, alumni go on to earn about $72,000 per year, which is 73% over the national median.

Rankings

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Cost

$51,128/Year
Above Average

Clarkson University

$51,128

National Average

$18,347
Pay with Cash

$70,228/year

Total annual cost including tuition, books and living expenses; excluding any financial aid, grants or scholarships.

Pay with Financial Aid

$36,681/year

Average annual cost including tuition, books and living expenses after financial aid, grants or scholarships.

Getting In

75%Acceptance
Less Selective

Clarkson University

75%

National

69%
Sat

1160 - 1350

89% of students submit

Admissions Yield

16%

ACT

25 - 30

32% of students submit

SAT & ACT

Required

Application Fee

$50

Students

3,156Undergrads
Medium Student Population

Full-Time

797

Part-Time

0
Male

69%

In-state

83%

Female

31%

Out of state

15%

Undergrads Over 25

1%

International

1%

Majors/Degrees

Popular Majors
Graduates per Major
16% Mechanical Engineering12% Engineering/Industrial Management7% Electrical and Electronics Engineering65% Others

16% Mechanical Engineering

12% Engineering/Industrial Management

7% Electrical and Electronics Engineering

65% Others

Mechanical Engineering

16%

185 Graduates

Engineering/Industrial Management

12%

146 Graduates

Electrical and Electronics Engineering

7%

78 Graduates

Civil Engineering, General

6%

74 Graduates

Business Administration and Management, General

6%

66 Graduates

Chemical Engineering

5%

60 Graduates

Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astronautical/Space Engineering

4%

45 Graduates

Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management

4%

42 Graduates

Academics

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Professors
StudentsProfessors14:114:1

Students

Professors

Student Faculty Ratio

14

Number of Library Books

119,380

Academic Spend per Student

$14,344

Full-time Retention Rate

85%

Total spend on salaries and wages to all employees, faculty, staff, per student.

High retention indicates students are generally satisfied with their experience.

Post-Graduation Salary

$57,700/Year

Clarkson University

$57,700

National

$26,900
Median Earnings

$57,700

2 Years After Graduation

Employed 2 Years after Graduation

1%

Median Earnings

$72,000

6 Years After Graduation

Graduation Rate

71%