Clarkson University

Acceptance Rate 74.58 %
SAT Average 1,280
2023 Tuition & Fees $56,258
Student Population 3,953
Average Financial Aid Amount Received $37,200

Academic Overview

Clarkson University Campus, Potsdam, NY
Clarkson University is a private (not-for-profit), four-years institute located in Potsdam, New York. It is a Doctoral/Research University by Carnegie Classification and its highest degree is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice.
The 2023 tuition & fees is $56,258 for undergraduate students. The graduate school tuition & fees is $37,570.
The school offers both undergraduate and graduate programs and a total of 3,953 students are enrolled. The acceptance rate of undergraduate school is 74.58% and the graduation rate is 76% last year.
The salary after graduation from Clarkson University varies by major programs where the average earning after 10 years is $74,200. You can check the average salary by the major programs on the area of study page.

2023 Tuition & Fees

For undergraduate school, in the academic year 2022-2023, Clarkson's tuition & fees is $56,258. For graduate programs, its 2023 average tuition & fees is $37,570.
Data source for 2023 Tuition: NCES
2023 Tuition & Fees
[Chart] 2022-2023 Tuition & Fees

Key Academic Statistics

The following chart illustrates the 2023 key academic statistics at Clarkson. The acceptance rate of Clarkson is 74.58% and the yield (enrollment rate) is 14.15%. The average graduation rate is 76% and the transfer-out rate is 17%.
The average received amount of financial aid is $37,200 and 98% of undergraduate students received grants or scholarship aid. A total of 3,953 students is attending including both undergraduate and graduate students, and the student to faculty ratio is 13 to 1.
Acceptance Rate for Clarkson University is 74.58 %.
Acceptance Rate
Graduation Rate for Clarkson University is 76 %
Graduation Rate
Transfer-out Rate for Clarkson University is 17 %
Transfer-out Rate
Retention Rate for Clarkson University is 80 %
Retention Rate
Student Population for Clarkson University is 3,953
Student Population
Student to Faculty Ratio for Clarkson University is 13 to 1
Student to Faculty Ratio
13 to 1
The average received amount of financial aid is $37,200 at Clarkson University.
Financial Aid Amount

Directory Information

Directory Information
Address8 Clarkson Ave, Potsdam, NY 13699
Online Applicationhttps://www.clarkson.edu/apply-now
Financial Aidhttps://www.clarkson.edu/student-administrative-services-sas/financial-aid
Net Price Calculatorhttps://www.clarkson.edu/net-price-calculator
Veterans Tuitionhttps://www.clarkson.edu/student-administrative-services-sas/military-and-veterans
Disability Servicehttps://www.clarkson.edu/accessability-services

Offered Degrees

Clarkson offers 81 major programs on-site (in-person class) only. The following table lists the number of programs by offered degree with online class availabilities.
Offered Major Programs
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online Class
Bachelor's Degree330
Post Bachelor's Degree90
Master's Degree260
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship120
Doctor's degree - professional practice10

Special Learning Opportunities

Clarkson University offers online education (distance learning opportunities) for both undergraduate and graduate programs. The school provides ROTC and study abroad - opportunity which a student completes part of the college program studying in another country programs to its students.
Special Learning Opportunities
Online ClassUndergraduate , Graduate
ROTCArmy, Air Force
Weekend/Evening College
Teacher Certification
Study Abroad
Campus Housing
(Dormitory Capacity:2,482)
Board/Meal Plan
(Typical Annual Charge: $7,518)

Veterans Benefits

Clarkson University has programs, benefits and/or services to veterans, military service members, or their families.
Veterans Benefits
Yellow Ribbon Program
(officially known as Post-9/11 GI Bill, Yellow Ribbon Program)
Credit for military training
Dedicated point of contact for support services for veterans, military service members, and their families
Recognized student veteran organization
Member of Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges