Tool December 2016

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Clark University (Worcester, MA)

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ACADEMIC QUALITY

Applicants who took SAT: 56.50%
Applicants who took ACT: 18.00%
SAT I Verbal score 600-699: 47.00%
SAT I Verbal score 700+: 16.00%
SAT I Verbal score 600+: 63.00%
SAT I Math score 600-699: 46.00%
SAT I Math score 700+: 17.00%
SAT I Math score 600+: 63.00%
ACT score 24-29: 55.00%
ACT score 30-36: 32.00%
ACT score 24+: 87%
Students applied: 8,045
Students admitted: 4,430
Admission rate: 55%
Students per faculty: 10
4-year graduation rate: 77%
5-year graduation rate: 0%

STUDENT BODY

Freshmen retained: 87%
Full-time enrolled men: 913
Full-time enrolled women: 1,407
Part-time enrolled men: 42
Part-time enrolled women: 35
Total enrollment: 2,397

COSTS

Tuition: $42,800
Room and board: $8,450
Est. book expense: $800
Fees: $350
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

FINANCIAL AID

% of aid need met: 95%
Average need-based aid: $26,628
Average non-need-based aid: $17,523
Students receiving
non-need-based aid:
723
Average aid package: $34,304
Students receiving need-based aid: 1,336
% of aid from grants: 0%
% receiving need-based aid: 56%
% receiving non-
need-based aid:
68%
% receiving student loans: 94%