Tool December 2017

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Clark University (Worcester, MA)

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ACADEMIC QUALITY

Applicants who took SAT: 54.00%
Applicants who took ACT: 21.00%
SAT I Verbal score 600-699: 43.00%
SAT I Verbal score 700+: 14.00%
SAT I Verbal score 600+: 57.00%
SAT I Math score 600-699: 46.00%
SAT I Math score 700+: 12.00%
SAT I Math score 600+: 58.00%
ACT score 24-29: 49.00%
ACT score 30-36: 44.00%
ACT score 24+: 93%
Students applied: 7,914
Students admitted: 4,331
Admission rate: 55%
Students per faculty: 9
4-year graduation rate: 72%
5-year graduation rate: 0%

STUDENT BODY

Freshmen retained: 88%
Full-time enrolled men: 862
Full-time enrolled women: 1,357
Part-time enrolled men: 28
Part-time enrolled women: 38
Total enrollment: 2,285

COSTS

Tuition: $44,050
Room and board: $8,860
Est. book expense: $800
Fees: $350
Total cost: $54,060
Cost after need-based aid: $28,412
Cost after non-need-based aid: $34,786
Average debt at graduation: $26,870

FINANCIAL AID

% of aid need met: 82%
Average need-based aid: $25,648
Average non-need-based aid: $19,274
Students receiving
non-need-based aid:
577
Average aid package: $36,022
Students receiving need-based aid: 1,398
% of aid from grants: 0%
% receiving need-based aid: 61%
% receiving non-
need-based aid:
65%
% receiving student loans: 90%