Application Fee
$50
Graduate Application Fee
$50
Acceptance Rate
75%
Yield (Enrollment Rate)
16%
Freshmen Enrollment
790
SAT Scores
1,255
ACT Scores
27

2020 Acceptance Rate

A total of 6,673 students have applied and 4,978 students have allowed to admit to Clarkson University (Acceptance rate: 74.60%). The yield, also known as enrollment rate, is 15.87 % where 790 students have finally enrolled out of 4,978 admitted students.
The acceptance rate of the school is higher (easier to admit) compared to Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in New York.
The yield of the school is lower (less admitted-students enrolled) compared to Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in New York.

Admission Statistics Charts

2020 Test Scores Comparison

For the academic year 2019-2020, the average SAT score is 1,255 and the average ACT score is 27 over scores submitted by enrolled first-time students. You can check and compare the SAT and ACT scores by subject with tables and charts.
SAT/ACT Scores Comparison
SAT AverageACT Average
Clarkson University1,25527
All U.S. Colleges112368
Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges113269
4-Years Colleges112468
Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in New York120677

SAT/ACT Scores by Subject

SATACT
At Clarkson University, 700 students submitted SAT scores (89% of enrolled students).
The average SAT score is about 1,255 and it is average than average for Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in New York. The following table shows the SAT average scores by subject and 25th/75th percentile.
SAT Scores by Subject
25th percentile75th percentile
Evidence-Based Reading and Writing560660
Mathematics600690
Total1,1601,350
At Clarkson University, 256 students submitted ACT scores (32% of enrolled students).
The average ACT score is about 27 and it is lower than average for Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in New York. The next table shows the ACT average scores by subject and 25th/75th percentile.
ACT Scores by Subject
25th percentile75th percentile
Reading2330
English2129
Mathematics2530
Total6989

Admission Requirements

The following table summarizes the admission requirement to apply to Clarkson University. The school requires 6 items to submit - Secondary school GPA, Secondary school rank, Secondary school record, Recommendations, Admission test scores and TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) and 2 items are recommended to submit - Completion of college-preparatory program, Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) and .
Admission Requirements for Applying to Clarkson University
Secondary school GPARequired
Secondary school rankRequired
Secondary school recordRequired
Completion of college-preparatory programRecommended
RecommendationsRequired
Formal demonstration of competenciesNeither required nor recommended
Admission test scoresRequired
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)Required
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Recommended