Tool December 2016

Best Values in Colleges

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Clark University (Worcester, MA)

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Clark University is ranked 29 in Kiplinger's list of Best Values in Private Colleges and is ranked 96 among all colleges.

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ACADEMIC QUALITY

Applicants who took SAT 57%
Applicants who took ACT 18%

SAT Critical Reading Score

700+16%
600-69947%
600+63%

SAT Math Score

700+17%
600-69946%
600+63%

ACT Score

30-3632%
24-2955%
24+87%

Students applied8,045
Students admitted4,430
Admission rate55%

Students per faculty10

4-year graduation rate77%

ANNUAL COSTS

Tuition$42,800
Fees$350
Room and board$8,450
Estimated book expense$800
Total cost$52,400

Cost after need-based aid$25,772
Cost after non-need-based aid$34,877

Average debt at graduation$28,048

SALARY DATA

Salary yardstick #$42,800

FINANCIAL AID

% of aid need met95%
Average need-based aid$26,628
Average non-need-based aid$17,523

STUDENT BODY

Total enrollment2,397

Full-Time

Men913
Women1,407

Part-Time

Men42
Women35

Freshmen retained87%

# - 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 (© 2016 Peterson's/Nelnet LLC. All rights reserved.), U.S. Department of Education College Scorecard.

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