Clark University is a private, nonprofit school located in the urban setting of Worcester, MA, less than an hour from Boston.
Founded in 1887, the institution currently enrolls around 3,425 students a year, including 2,241 undergrads. The institution runs on a semester academic calendar.
Clark University's endowment was valued at $410,000,000 in 2021. For each full-time student, Clark University spends about $13,548.
Acceptance rate: 47%
Average GPA: 3.66
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Get ready! The 2022 regular decision application deadline for Clark University is January 15
All regular decision applicants should hear back March 20.
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Clark University is a moderately difficult school to get accepted to. Around 47 percent of all applicants to Clark University are accepted each year. Last year, 7,153 students applied to Clark University and 3,371 were admitted.
The average high school GPA for a student at Clark University is 3.66 /4.0.
Different people have different ideas about what makes a "good" school. Admissions difficulty and admitted student statistics can give you a sense of how selective a school is, but they don't say much about the quality of the education or the student experience.
Out of the 546 students who started at Clark University as first-time freshman, 383 graduate within four years.
Clark University's six-year graduation for undergrads is 75 percent. Compare this to the average six-year graduation rate for colleges and universities in the U.S., which is around 61 percent for public schools and 67 percent for private.
Job placement and student debt statistics for recent graduates can give you a sense of the return on investment a school offers. Within six months of graduating, 42 percent of graduates receive at least one full-time job offer.
The average starting salary for recent grads is $42,314 a year. Students in the class of 2021 who had taken out student loans graduated with an average of $37,846 of debt. For context, compare this number with the average national debt, which is around $36,000 per borrower.
Based on this information, how does Clark University sound? Remember, a school that is perfect for one person may not be the right school for someone else! So the real question to ask yourself: is Clark University a good school for YOU?
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All applicants should hear back from Clark University by March 20.
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First-Year Applications are Due
The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Clark University is Jan 15.
The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Clark University is Feb 1.
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The median ACT score of an admitted student to Clark University is 30. Students with an ACT score of 31 and above have a good chance of getting into Clark University. Students with an ACT score that falls between 28 and 31 have an average chance of getting admitted, and students with an ACT score of 28 or below have a low chance of being offered admission.
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Wondering what life at Clark University is like? There are approximately 3,122 students enrolled at Clark University, including 2,304 undergraduate students and 818 graduate students. 98% percent of students attend school full-time, 39% percent are from MA and 61% percent of students are from other states.
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