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- POTSDAM, NY
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- Academicsgrade B+
- Valuegrade A
- Diversitygrade B+
- Campusgrade D+
- Athleticsgrade B
- Party Scenegrade B+
- Professorsgrade A
- Locationgrade B minus
- Dormsgrade C+
- Campus Foodgrade D+
- Student Lifegrade B minus
- Safetygrade A minus
Clarkson is a private, national research university and proven leader in technological education and sustainable economic development. Through more than 95 rigorous programs of study in engineering, business, the arts, education, sciences and health professions, we educate over 4,300 students and pursue interdisciplinary research, scholarship, teaching and innovation. We ignite connections across academic disciplines, industries and cultures to create the entrepreneurial mindset, knowledge and intellectual curiosity needed to innovate world-relevant solutions and prepare the leaders of tomorrow. Our alumni earn salaries that are among the top three percent in the nation and realize accelerated career growth.
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Most Popular Majors
- Mechanical Engineering175 Graduates
- Civil Engineering72 Graduates
- Engineering67 Graduates
- Chemical Engineering52 Graduates
- Electrical Engineering40 Graduates
- Logistics and Supply Chain Management36 Graduates
- Aerospace Engineering34 Graduates
- Biology32 Graduates
- Computer Science28 Graduates
- Accounting27 Graduates
Clarkson's New Direct Entry Program
Students interested in physical therapy, occupational therapy or physician assistant studies have the opportunity to enroll in Clarkson’s Freshman Direct Entry program. Freshman Direct Entry provides a guaranteed spot in our DPT in physical therapy, MS in occupational therapy or MS in physician assistant studies programs to select first-year applicants.
- Mix of Online and on Campus9%
- On Campus90%
- White, nerdy, conservative and ambitious24%
- Multicultural, intellegent, hardworking22%
- Nerdy, involved16%
- Not worth the tuition.4%
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Most importantly, the dedication that they have to each and every student's success. From the moment of inquiry to application to enrollment to course selection, and finally, to career launch, the entire community faculty students, and staff support one another.