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Clark College

Vancouver, WA 2-Year Public
Acceptance Rate100%
Acceptance Rate100%

About Clark College

Clark College Overview

Clark College is a public, state school in the urban setting of Vancouver, Washington. Clark College was founded in 1933 and now enrolls around 7,665 students a year, which includes 7,665 undergrad students.

Student Involvement at Clark College

Interested in music or performing?

Interested in journalism or communications? Clark College students can write for the campus newspaperor be a producer for the student-run television channel.

Planning to play sports? Clark College has many options for athletes. See them all and learn more about life at Clark College on the Student Life page.

2022 Clark College Facts At-A-Glance
Academic Calendar Quarter
Early Decision Acceptance Rate ED not offered
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA not offered
In-State Tuition $4,530
Out-of-State $10,134
Percent of Need Met 87%
Average First-Year Financial Aid Package $39,931

Is Clark College a Good School?


There is no one way to define a "good" college or university. Admissions criteria, acceptance rate and average GPA are good indicators of how competitive an institution is.

Let's take a look at these factors to get a clearer look at what Clark College offers and if the college seems like the right college for you.

Retention and Graduation Rates at Clark College

Retention refers to the number of students that stay enrolled at a school over time. This is a way to get a sense of how satisfied students are with their school experience, and if they have the support necessary to succeed in college.

The average six-year graduation rate for U.S. colleges and universities is 61% for public schools, and 67% for private, non-profit schools.

Job Outcomes for Clark College Grads

Job placement rates after graduation and average starting salaries can all give important clues about the value of a degree from a specific school.

Check with Clark College directly, for information on any information on starting salaries for recent grads.

Clark College's Endowment

An endowment is the total value of a school's investments, donations, and assets. Endowment is not necessarily an indicator of the quality of a school, but it can give you a sense of how much money a college can afford to invest in expanding programs, improving facilities, and support students.

As of 2022, the total market value of Clark College's endowment was $61 million. The average college endowment was $905 million in 2021.

Tuition and Financial Aid at Clark College

Cost is another important factor when choose a college. Some colleges may have high tuition, but do a better job at meeting students' financial need.

Clark College meets 87% of the demonstrated financial need for undergraduates. The average financial aid package for a full-time, first-year student is around $39,931 a year.

The average student debt for graduates in the class of 2022 was around $37,829 per student, not including those with no debt. For context, compare this number with the average national debt, which is around $36,000 per borrower.

The 2023-2024 FAFSA Opened on October 1st, 2022

Some financial aid is awarded on a first-come, first-served basis, so fill out the FAFSA as soon as you can. Visit the FAFSA website to apply for student aid. Remember, the first F in FAFSA stands for FREE! You should never have to pay to submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), so don't give your money (or info!) to any website that claim you do.

Learn more about Tuition and Financial Aid at Clark College.

Based on this information, how does Clark College sound? Remember, the best school for one person may be a terrible fit for someone else! So ask yourself: Is Clark College a good school for you?

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Where is Clark College Located?

Clark College is located in the city of Vancouver, Washington, in the suburbs of Portland.

If you would like to see Clark College for yourself, be sure to plan a visit! The best way to reach campus is to take Interstate 5 to Vancouver, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Portland International.

You can also take a virtual campus tour to get a sense of what Clark College and Vancouver are like without leaving home.

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College Info

1933 Fort Vancouver Way Vancouver, WA 98663-3598

Campus Setting: Urban

Clark College Application Deadline

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Transfer Applications are Due

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Clark College Tuition & Fees

Tuition & Fees

$3,957

In State

$9,718

Out-of-State
Cost Breakdown
In State
Out-of-State
State Tuition
$3,631
$9,392
Fees
$326
$326
Housing
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Books
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Student Life

Wondering what life at Clark College is like? There are approximately 7,665 students enrolled at Clark College. 44% percent of students attend school full-time, 96% percent are from WA and 4% percent of students are from other states.

44%

Full Time

44%

Part Time

96%

In State

4%

Out-of-State

Data Source: IPEDs and Peterson's Databases © 2022 Peterson's LLC All rights reserved

Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

7,665

Campus Setting

Urban

Acceptance Rate

100%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$3,957

Out-of-State

$9,718

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

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