Clarkson University

United States of America

0th Qs World Ranking

Established in 1869, the Clarkson University is a private research university located in Potsdam, New York. It has two campuses in Potsdam, the downtown campus and the hill campus. The Clarkson small town ambience is charming and provides a lot of opportunities for community involvement. The Carnegie foundation classified Clarkson University as a "High Research Activity" institution.

Clarkson provides programs from schools like School of Arts & Sciences, School of Business, Institute for a Sustainable Environment, Wallace H. Coulter School of Engineering and the Clarkson School. Undergraduate students can choose from more than 50 academic programs and the graduates from School of business and engineering. The most popular programs at Clarkson University include: Business Administration and Management, Engineering, Biology/Biological Sciences, Psychology and Mathematics.

The Clarkson University has a total student population of more than 3,900 students of which over 3,250 are enrolled in the undergraduate programs. The student to faculty ratio at the university is 14:1 and the acceptance rate is 68%.

The graduates of Clarkson are among the highest starting salary in the nation. One in five alumni already leads a CEO or a VP of a company. Entrepreneurship is preached at Clarkson, with freshman business students able to start, operate and close their own startup company throughout the course of their first year. The SPEED program (Student Projects for Engineering Experience and Design) provides engineering opportunities to participants, as well as management opportunities for each SPEED team's leaders.

Notable Alumni: Patrick Naughton (Co-creator of Java programming language), Paul Horn (sr. vice president, R&D, IBM), Kaitlin Monte (Miss New York, Miss America 2012 Second Runner -up), Bob Chiarelli (Former mayor, Ottawa, Canada)

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Corporations, governments, startups and small businesses crave the insights buried beneath mountains of big data. But they are realizing they need specially trained and highly skilled people who can turn endless streams of data into business intelligence. Clarkson will make you a master of data analytics and the demand for your knowledge and ability will make your career opportunities almost limitless.

Academic history, Test scores, Recommendation letter

Business Data Analysts, Reporting Analysts, Data Science Analyst, Business Intelligence Analyst

15th Jan

English

The Humanities program at Clarkson differs from those at many other institutions in three important ways broader perspectives, external fields, and computer competencies.Humanities majors at Clarkson benefit from the outstanding scholarship and personal attention of faculty in literature, history, and philosophy.

Official high school transcript, Two letters of recommendation (1-School counselor, principal, or headmaster, 1-Teacher), Statement of purpose or Essay, Typical SAT scores: Math (560-660), Critical reading (520-630), Writing (490-600), ACT Composite (24-30), Average GPA 3.70

Postsecondary Teachers,

15th Jan

English

The Aeronautical Engineering program prepares you to competently apply knowledge of mathematics, heat, mass, and momentum transfer, solid mechanics, dynamics, material science, and social and economic factors to solve entry-level professional problems associated with the design and manufacture of aircraft and related systems.

Official high school transcript, Two letters of recommendation (1-School counselor, principal, or headmaster, 1-Teacher), Statement of purpose or Essay, Typical SAT scores: Math (560-660), Critical reading (520-630), Writing (490-600), ACT Composite (24-30), Average GPA 3.70

Aerospace Engineers, Architectural and Engineering Managers, Engineering Teachers

15th Jan

English

The biomolecular science degree program meets pre-professional requirements for medical, dental and veterinary schools, and Clarkson s own Doctor of Physical Therapy program. It is also excellent preparation for industrial positions or careers in pharmaceutical, medical and biotechnological industries. And, depending on electives, graduates may enter advanced degree programs across the entire spectrum of the chemical, biological, medical and health sciences.

Official high school transcript, Two letters of recommendation (1-School counselor, principal, or headmaster, 1-Teacher), Statement of purpose or Essay, Typical SAT scores: Math (560-660), Critical reading (520-630), Writing (490-600), ACT Composite (24-30), Average GPA 3.70

Biomedical scientist, Forensic Scientist, Microbiologist, Healthcare Scientist

15th Jan

English

Business Intelligence and Data Analytics majors capitalize on the strengths of the School of Business as well. Our global supply chain management program is ranked #14 in the nation, and our Business Intelligence and Data Analytics students have unmatched opportunities to work with supply chain management systems and models. To round out their global perspective, Business Intelligence and Data Analytics students are also trained in every aspect of IT outsourcing, from project management to bridging international and organizational cultures.

Official high school transcript, Two letters of recommendation (1-School counselor, principal, or headmaster, 1-Teacher), Statement of purpose or Essay, Typical SAT scores: Math (560-660), Critical reading (520-630), Writing (490-600), ACT Composite (24-30), Average GPA 3.70

Business Data Analysts, Reporting Analysts, Data Science Analyst, Business Intelligence Analyst

15th Jan

a) Common Application or Clarkson University Unconventional Application

b) $50 application fee

c) Official high school transcript

d) Two letters of recommendation (1-School counselor, principal, or headmaster, 1-Teacher)

e) Statement of purpose or Essay

f) Official SAT/ACT scores

g) Typical SAT scores: Math (560-660), Critical reading (520-630), Writing (490-600), ACT Composite (24-30)

h) Average GPA 3.70

i) TOEFL/IELTS scores if the applicant’s native language is not English.

j) Acceptance rate: 62.1% (2014)

Requirements vary for each program. Please visit program page for specific requirements.

Fees

Undergraduate: USD 46,700

Fees vary for each program. Please visit program page for specific fees.

Cost of Living

The annual cost of living is USD 20,300 approx.

Accommodation

Yes, the university has in campus dorm facilities.

Undergraduate: Fall-January 15, Spring-October 15

Graduate: Deadlines vary for each program.

Deadlines vary for each program. Please visit program page for specific deadlines.

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University Stats

4300

Students

310

Faculty Strength

13

Student Faculty Ratio

68
%

Acceptance Rate

$
46700

Tuition Fees

$
20300

Living Cost

$
1450

Other Fees

3.7

Avg. GPA

88
%

Avg. Percentage

1240

Avg. SAT

27

Avg. ACT

6.5

Avg. IELTS

* All cost are in USD