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Clarke University

Dubuque, IA 4-Year Private
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Clarke University Academics

Clarke University requires at least 124 credits to graduate with a bachelor's degree.

There is no accelarated degree program at Clarke University, but students who wish to save money or graduate early can look into transferring in credits. The school accepts AP credit. Many students like to take classes in the summer, to earn extra credits. However, Clarke University does not offer classes during the summer.

NOTE: Around 63% of students who start college at Clarke University complete all the credits required within six years.

Clarke University offers an orientation program before the start of fall classes to prepare new students for college life.

Academic Options Yes No Note
Accelerated Degree Program X
Transfer Credits Accepted Unknown
AP Credit Accepted
IB Credits Accepted Unknown
Summer Classes Available X
New Student Orientation

Reminder: Clarke University may have additional academic options available for new and transfering students. Make sure to check with the universty directly for any additional information.

What Classes Are Required At Clarke University?

Clarke University has a core curriculum, which means there are certain classes or types of classes all students must take to graduate.

Students are not required to fulfill a language requirement

Students are not required to take a computer class to graduate.

Course Required?
2nd Language No
Math true
Science true
Computer No

Reminder: Check with Clarke University directly for more information on requirements. Individual departments or majors may have additional required courses.

Majors at Clarke University

When choosing a major, Clarke University students have several choices to make. Scroll down to the bottom of this page to see a full list of majors offered at Clarke University.

Student Designed Majors

Clarke University allows students to design their own major, if desired. If students would like to study something that is not offered as an official major, designing their own major is a great alternative.

Senior Projects

Students are not required to complete a senior project unless it is required for their specific major.

Double Majoring at Clarke University

Clarke University offers students the option to double major, if they would like. Student struggling to choose just one area of study may consider a double major.

NOTE: Declaring a double major may mean taking more courses, but it can provide an interesting mix of experience that helps students stand out when looking for a job or applying to grad school.

Frequently Asked Questions About Clarke University

Does Clarke University Offer Learning Disability Services?

✅ Clarke University does offer services for students with disabilities.

Prospective students can contact the college's Office of Accessibility Services to learn more about any support and accomodations offered. These conversations are usually kept confidential and will not be shared with the admissions office if you do not wish to share.

Does Clarke University Offer Online Classes?

✅ Clarke University has distance learning options for students who are interested in taking classes online.

Does Clarke University Offer Credit for AP Classes?

✅ Clarke University offers some credit for Advanced Placement (AP) classes taken in high school. Schools have different requirements for what AP scores they accept, so some students may not receive AP credit.

Does Clarke University Have An Honors Program?

❌ Clarke University does not offer an honors program or a Freshman Honor College.

Does Clarke University Require Internships?

❌ Clarke University studets are not required to complete an internship.

Students can still look for internships during the summer, or gain work experience with a part-time job.

Additional Information About Clarke University

Clarke University Library

The main library on campus is the Nicholas J. Schrupp Library and there are no other libraries on campus.

Dual Degree Programs at Clarke University

A dual degree program allows a student to study and earn two degrees at the same time.

Clarke University does not have any dual degree programs available for students.


Does Clarke University have any ROTC programs?

Each branch of the miltary has its own ROTC program, but not every program is available at every college. Possible programs include Army ROTC, Air Force ROTC, and Navy ROTC.

Clarke University does not have any ROTC programs.

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