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Clarkson University (Potsdam, NY)

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Clarkson University is ranked 77 in Kiplinger's list of Best Values in Private Colleges and is ranked 256 among all colleges.

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ACADEMIC QUALITY

Applicants who took SAT 88%
Applicants who took ACT 42%

SAT Critical Reading Score

700+4%
600-69933%
600+37%

SAT Math Score

700+16%
600-69946%
600+62%

ACT Score

30-3622%
24-2958%
24+80%

Students applied7,401
Students admitted4,599
Admission rate62%

Students per faculty14

4-year graduation rate58%

ANNUAL COSTS

Tuition$43,690
Fees$940
Room and board$13,844
Estimated book expense$1,416
Total cost$59,890

Cost after need-based aid$30,711
Cost after non-need-based aid$40,699

Average debt at graduation$28,000

SALARY DATA

Salary yardstick #$68,400

FINANCIAL AID

% of aid need met90%
Average need-based aid$29,179
Average non-need-based aid$19,191

STUDENT BODY

Total enrollment3,247

Full-Time

Men2,227
Women939

Part-Time

Men62
Women19

Freshmen retained92%

# - Based on the median earnings of workers who started at a particular college 10 years earlier and who received federal financial aid. The data don't consider whether the student graduated or went on to graduate school.

NA - Not available


SOURCES - Peterson's Undergraduate Database. (© 2015 Peterson's/Nelnet LLC. All rights reserved.), U.S. Department of Education College Scorecard.

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