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Colleges / Clarke University

Clarke University

Dubuque, IA 4-Year Private
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Clarke University Admissions

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Clarke University Admissions Stats at a Glance

The following is an overiew of some of Clarke University's admissions stats.

Clarke University 2022 Admissions Statistics
Mean Unweighted GPA 3.4
Admitted Students in Top 10% of Graduating Class 17%
Admissions Test Policy Test Optional
Applicants Who Submit SATs 36.7%
Applicants Who Submit ACTs 62.3%
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Clarke University Application Deadlines

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Want to Apply Early to Clarke University?


Clarke University may or may not offer early admission, however the school has not provided any application information. Check with Clarke University directly for more information about early applications.

➡️ Find a list of some selective colleges that admit significantly more applicants during early decision or early action than during regular admission.


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Transferring to Clarke University

For more information on transferring to Clarke University, contact the school directly.

What's Most Important for Getting Into Clarke University?

Colleges consider a range of factors when determining who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college determines which factors are are most important in the admissions process. When creating your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengths and any possible weaknesses in your application, and choose schools that prioritize the areas where you stand out.

Admissions Factors at Clarke University

Curious about the factors that are considered by Clarke University during the admissions process? Listed below are factors commonly taken into consideration during admissions decisions.

Admissions Factor Level
Academic GPA Important
Rigor of Secondary School Record Important
Standardized Test Scores Important
Class Rank Considered
Application Essay Considered
Recommendation(s) Considered

Make sure to check with Clarke University for more information on admission factors.

Clarke University Application Requirements

To apply to Clarke University, all applicants must submit the following items. Double check with Clarke University's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.

Area Required Recommended Required for Some Details (If Any)
Minimum High School GPA (On 4.0 Scale) 2.5
Transcript of High School Record

GPA and Testing


What GPA Do I Need To Get Into Clarke University?

Students admitted to Clarke University have an average unweighted GPA of 3.4.

Out of all students that were admitted, 100% submitted a class rank. At Clarke University 17% of students ranked in the top 10% of their graduating class in high school, 37% were in the top 25% and 78% were in the top 50%.

GPAs of Admitted Students

At Clarke University, student GPAs fall in the following ranges.

GPA Percent of Students
4.0 GPA ––
3.75 and 3.99 ––
3.50 and 3.74 ––
3.25 and 3.49 ––
3.00 and 3.24 ––
2.50 and 2.9 ––
2.00 and 2.49 ––

This chart depicts the percentage of all enrolled, degree-seeking, first-time, first year (freshmen) students who had high school grade point average within the given ranges.

Note: Some schools choose not release this information. If you have any questions regarding missing numbers, be sure to reach out to Clarke University directly.

About GPAs

Your high school grade point average (GPA) is a number that highlights your high school academic performance. A weighted GPA or an unweighted GPA are the two possible GPA scores considered by colleges.

An unweighted GPA is an average of your scores from each class on a four-point scale. Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0. A weighted GPA considers your average grade and the difficulty of your classes. A weighted GPA boosts your average by adding extra points for honors or Advanced Placement courses.

Standardized Test Scores

Clarke University looks at standardized tests scores during the admissions process.

Clarke University is a test optional school. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.

In 2022, 36.7% of Clarke University's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 62.3% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.

What's a Good SAT Score for Clarke University?

To be competitive with other Clarke University applicants, you should strive to earn between 970 and 1100 (or higher!) on the SAT. At Clarke University 25% of admitted students scored higher than 1100 and 25% of scored lower than 970, but the majority of students scored somewhere in between these two numbers.

On the SAT Math Section, 25% of Clarke University students scored 560 or higher and 75% of students scored 470 or higher. On the SAT Critical Reading section (formerly called the Verbal section), 25% of Clarke University students scored 560 or higher, and 75% scored a 470 or higher.

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What's a Good ACT Score for Clarke University?

To be most competitive at Clarke University, you should strive to earn between 18 and 23 on the ACT.

An ACT score of 23 means you fall in the 75th percentile for Clarke University's admitted students. One out of every four students scored above a 23, and three out of four students scored lower than 23 on the ACT.

A 18 on the ACT is the 25th percentile for Clarke University students. Only one out of every four students scored below 18.

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Clarke University Admissions FAQs


Do I have to submit test scores to Clarke University?

❌ No, Clarke University is test optional, so you can decide if you want to to submit your test scores. If your scores are higher than the school's average, you probably want to include them. If your scores are average or below average, you may want not want to include them in your application.

What is the early decision acceptance rate at Clarke University?

🟨 Clarke University may or may not offer early decision. The school has not provided any information on early decision including ED acceptance rates.

What is the early action acceptance rate at Clarke University?

🟨 Clarke University may or may not offer early action. Information on early action including EA acceptance rates have not been provided.

Want To Learn More About Clarke University?

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Clarke University Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

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Transfer Applications are Due

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Clarke University ACT Scores

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ACT Range

18 - 23

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

ACT Score

Estimated Chance

23 and Above

Good

18 to 23

Avg

18 and Less

Low

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Clarke University SAT Scores

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Composite SAT Range

970 - 1100

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Math SAT Range

470 - 560

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Reading SAT Range

470 - 560

Clarke University GPA

Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)

3.36

GPA Needed to Get Accepted

At Clarke University, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.36. This is the average, which means that some applicants submit GPAs lower than this and some applicants submit GPAs above this level. If your GPA falls below the average, strong test scores or other qualifications may help you make you a more competitive applicant.

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

Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

1,032

Campus Setting

Urban

Acceptance Rate

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Tuition and Fees

In State

$37,480

Out-of-State

$37,480

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

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