Clarkson University Reviews
Worst dorms ever! Mine had mold everywhere and I went into an anaphylactic shock. There is a leak in the ceiling that has not being fixed in months. We put the work order and it goes to a black hole. All over campus things aren't fixed. it is an engineering school with the worst construction. Labs are poorly laid out. The eye wash pipe has a hole in the middle so if you need to flush your eyes, you'll flood the room. I pay too much for this. I did not make a good choice. Too late, unfortunately.
Clarkson has excellent education, but housing and student life is lacking. The professors are absolutely amazing and extremely dedicated to your education (depending on your major). The advising leaves little to be desired and the pre-health majors don’t always get the most attention. If you are looking for research opportunities, there are many amazing chances.
I like Clarkson very much. The academics are difficult but according to past graduates they have very good job placement and the jobs are usually very well paying. Clarkson has Division 1 Hockey and all other sports are D3 but the hockey games are very fun to attend. It is in the small town of Potsdam, NY which doesn't have much more than a decent pizza shop, a Walmart, and a hardware store. But there are 3 other colleges within the area that can help students meet lots of people.
Faculties and professors are friendly and make Clarkson University a decent place to study in. Students are often in cliques so it isn't a fun atmosphere when it comes to interacting with another student. However, job/career opportunities are definitely valuable after graduating.
Clarkson University is a hidden gem stowed away in the Adirondack Mountains in northern New York state. For a small school, its students and alumni have a profound presence in both the engineering and business worlds; producing the quality graduates who pioneer the new age.
My freshman experience was very good. The school is fairly small compared to major universities making the whole atmosphere feel like it is a family. Most of the people are very friendly and it is a great place to be. All of the professors have shown to be very caring to students and will do anything to help their students.
The academic program is excellent for want to be engineers, like myself. Though at times the work load is a little over the top, most weeks you have plenty of freetime. Plus the hockeys games are some of the best in the nation.
Clarkson University has been amazing so far! I have been able to create many enjoyable memories and I have been able to take advantage of many opportunities that I wouldn't have found anywhere else.
Clarkson University is a great school with a challenging curriculum. However, it is small and isolated. Therefore, there are not as many resources available to students. Teachers, while often excellent scholars in their respective fields, are not always effective in the teaching capacity. However, if you are interested in research and/or engineering this is a great school for you.
Clarkson University is a great university in my opinion, the financial aid package is pretty great compared to other schools of the same caliber, the only downside would be the location of the university, it is in the small village of Potsdam it really is the definition of remote location... But I guess that makes it easier to focus on studies.
If you want to do anything in the STEM field, Clarkson can make it happen. Getting involved in clubs and activities isn't a burden and is fun and professors have generous office hours, if you need help you need only ask
Definitely a school for engineers. Although they do offer majors in other disciplines, the school is focused on the success and opportunities for the engineers.
Clarkson's campus is small and inviting! It offers students an excellent educational experience as well as a comfortable social situation.
There are some great resources and professors. However everything is run down besides the academic equipment and the food is horrible except for the dining locations in Cheel which are only open during the weekdays. You must help yourself when it comes to campus resources, they won't voluntarily help you and they accept loads of people in the expectation of failing a lot of them. The town is great though so if you want a great job and are not socially inept this place is great.
it is a great school that has great people and is a very welcoming area, the people are friendly, it has a nice size campus and everything is easily accessible.
I have loved attending Clarkson so far. The teaching staff is helpful, there is a wide array of resources available to help students academically, with their health and with job and internship applications.
This is a great school filled with opportunity, I mean look at the job placement rating. It is in a small town and there is not much to do, it does get really cold however it helps keep u focused on your academics.
Most instructors offer a challenging view on academics to prepare students for furthered education or entrance to the workforce. Plenty of opportunities for research, teaching, and project showcases present ways to build a resume.
Clarkson University is located in a super small town. It has an adorable small town feeling, you feel like you're in a different world. The weather is great if you love freezing temperatures and winter activities! There's lots to do on campus, and you can start a club for anything you want. The professors I have had are all beyond amazing, very intelligent and happy to help you with anything. I would highly recommened coming here.
They teach you well in most classes but note that some professors care and others could care less. Freshman dorms are not that great and the food is terrible. It's pretty boring in Potsdam and it's overall just not for everyone.