Clarkson Rankings and Evaluation

Overview

Clarkson University is ranked 192nd in National Universities, 32nd in New York Colleges.
Next statements evaluate Clarkson University by comparing key academic facts to similar schools.
  • The tuition & fees ($51,128) is very expensive.
  • The acceptance rate (75%) is average.
  • The SAT & ACT scores (1,255 SAT, 27 ACT) is average.
  • The number of students (4,274) is very large.
  • It offers very diverse area of study (74 programs).
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National Universities
#192 in National Universities
New York Colleges
#32 in New York Colleges

Undergraduate Tuition & Fees

The 2020 undergraduate tuition & fees of Clarkson are $51,128 and it is very expensive compared to Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years or High Colleges in New York.

Clarkson University $51,128

All U.S. Colleges $17,692

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years or High Colleges $26,737

4-Years or High Colleges $22,926

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years or High Colleges in New York $27,722

Graduate Tuition & Fees

The 2020 graduate tuition & fees of Clarkson are $34,212 and it is expensive compared to Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years or High Colleges in New York.

Clarkson University $34,212

All U.S. Colleges $18,842

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years or High Colleges $18,688

4-Years or High Colleges $18,848

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years or High Colleges in New York $23,572

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Acceptance Rate

The acceptance rate of Clarkson is 75% and it is average compared to Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years or High Colleges in New York.

Clarkson University 75%

All U.S. Colleges 69%

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years or High Colleges 66%

4-Years or High Colleges 68%

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years or High Colleges in New York 68%

Yield (Enrollment Rate)

The yield, also known as enrollment rate, of Clarkson is 16% and the yield is very lower (admitted, but not enrolled) compared to Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years or High Colleges in New York.

Clarkson University 16%

All U.S. Colleges 37%

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years or High Colleges 35%

4-Years or High Colleges 35%

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years or High Colleges in New York 43%

SAT Scores

The average SAT score submitted by enrolled students at Clarkson is 1,255 and it is average compared to Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years or High Colleges in New York.

Clarkson University 1,255

All U.S. Colleges 1,123

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years or High Colleges 1,132

4-Years or High Colleges 1,124

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years or High Colleges in New York 1,206

ACT Scores

The average ACT score submitted by enrolled students at Clarkson is 27 and it is lower compared to Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years or High Colleges in New York.

Clarkson University 27

All U.S. Colleges 68

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years or High Colleges 69

4-Years or High Colleges 68

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years or High Colleges in New York 77

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Graduation Rate

The average graduation rate at Clarkson is 78% and it is extremely higher (most students completed in-time) compared to Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years or High Colleges in New York.

Clarkson University 78%

All U.S. Colleges 56%

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years or High Colleges 56%

4-Years or High Colleges 51%

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years or High Colleges in New York 59%

Transfer-out Rate

The average transfer-out rate at Clarkson is 3% and it is very lower (most first-time students continue to attend) compared to Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years or High Colleges in New York.

Clarkson University 3%

All U.S. Colleges 21%

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years or High Colleges 25%

4-Years or High Colleges 24%

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years or High Colleges in New York 28%

Retention Rate

The average retention rate at Clarkson is 86% and it is average compared to Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years or High Colleges in New York.

Clarkson University 86%

All U.S. Colleges 69%

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years or High Colleges 74%

4-Years or High Colleges 73%

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years or High Colleges in New York 78%

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Student Population

The total student population at Clarkson is 4,274 and its population very large compared to Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years or High Colleges in New York.

Clarkson University 4,274

All U.S. Colleges 2,931

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years or High Colleges 2,477

4-Years or High Colleges 4,686

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years or High Colleges in New York 2,948

Financial Aid Amount

The average amount of financial aid received at Clarkson is $31,414 which is 61.44% of tuition & fees. The rate of the financial aid over its tuition is average compared to Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years or High Colleges in New York.

Clarkson University $31,414

All U.S. Colleges $7,676

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years or High Colleges $16,488

4-Years or High Colleges $12,161

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years or High Colleges in New York $17,399

Student to Faculty Ratio

The students to faculty ratio at Clarkson is 14 to 1 and the ratio is average compared to Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years or High Colleges in New York.

Clarkson University 14 to 1

All U.S. Colleges 15 to 1

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years or High Colleges 12 to 1

4-Years or High Colleges 14 to 1

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years or High Colleges in New York 13 to 1

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Number of Programs

Clarkson offers 74 programs and it means very diverse area of study compared to Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years or High Colleges in New York.

Clarkson University 74

All U.S. Colleges 37

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years or High Colleges 45

4-Years or High Colleges 58

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years or High Colleges in New York 46

Number of Online Programs

Clarkson offers 4 online programs and it means limited online classes compared to Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years or High Colleges in New York.

Clarkson University 4

All U.S. Colleges 13

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years or High Colleges 12

4-Years or High Colleges 15

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years or High Colleges in New York 10

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