Check in with Clarke University's admissions department to confirm any application fees and information.
Application fees can add up, but some schools do have free applications and students who are struggling to afford application fees may qualify for for an application fee waiver.
Students who apply for Fall should receive an admissions decision no later than July 15.
|Clarke University 2021||Admissions Statistics|
|Mean Unweighted GPA||3.4|
|Admitted Students in Top 10% of Graduating Class||17%|
|Mean SAT Score||1035|
|Admissions Test Policy||Not optional and are considered|
|Applicants Who Submit SATs||36.7%|
|Applicants Who Submit ACTs||62.3%|
Clarke University does not offer early decision or early action.
Some students apply to college early because they believe it will help their chances. Early deadlines may increase the chance of being admitted, since applying early shows your are very interested in a school, and your application is being considered before all the regular decision applicants apply.
Clarke University is a moderately difficult school to get into. Clarke University evaluates applicants carefully based on multiple criteria to decide who to admit, and who to deny.
In 2021, Clarke University accepted 94% of students, around 1,008 of the 1,074 students who applied.
Schools that are moderately difficult to get into, like Clarke University, accept fewer than 85% of all applicants. At least 75% of all admitted students have GPAs in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT or over 18 on the ACT.
It is moderately difficult to be admitted as a transfer student.
Colleges consider a range of factors when choosing who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college decides which factors are are most important when choose which applicants to admit, and which to deny. When creating your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengths and any possible weaknesses in your application, and apply to colleges that put the most emphasis the areas where you shine.
|Alumni/ae Relations||Not Considered|
|Character/Personal Qualities||Not Considered|
|Geographical Residence||Not Considered|
|Work Experience||Not Considered|
|Extracurricular Activities||Not Considered|
|Level of Applicant's Interest||Not Considered|
|First Generation||Not Considered|
|Racial/Ethnic Status||Not Considered|
|Religious Affiliation/Commitment||Not Considered|
|Rigor of Secondary School Record||Important|
|State Residency||Not Considered|
|Standardized Test Scores||Important|
|Volunteer Work||Not Considered|
To apply, all applicants to Clarke University 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)||2.0|
|Transcript of High School Record||√|
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%.
Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0.
|At Clarke University, student GPAs fall in the following ranges|
Clarke University does look at standardized tests scores during the admissions process.
Clarke University does not have a test optional admissions policy. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.
In 2020, 36.7% of Clarke University's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 62.3% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.
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.The mean composite SAT score for a Clarke University student is 1035.
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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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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For transfer students, it is moderately difficult to get admitted to Clarke University. Transfer applications are processed on a on a rolling basis as they are received.Applicants should hear back by August 15.
Transfer students can enroll in Clarke University during the following terms: - Fall Term - Winter Term - Spring Term - Winter Term - Summer Term
Can I defer my acceptance to Clarke University?
Yes, admitted students can defer their admission to Clarke University.
Does Clarke University accept transfer credits?
Clarke University accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. Clarke University accepts:
Does Clarke University accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?
Clarke University accepts International Baccalaureate credits (IB) credits and Advanced Placement (AP) credits.
Do I have to submit test scores to Clarke University?
Clarke University is not test optional. You must submit test scores as part of the application.
What is Clarke University's acceptance rate?
Clarke University's acceptance rate is 94%.
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How hard is it to get into Clarke University? Clarke University is a somewhat selective institution. The Clarke University acceptance rate is 94%. This means that the institution accepts 93 out of every 100 applicants.
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First-Year Applications are Due
The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Clarke University is Continuous processing.
The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Clarke University is Continuous processing.
Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs
The median ACT score of an admitted student to Clarke University is 21. Students with an ACT score of 23 and above have a good chance of getting into Clarke University. Students with an ACT score that falls between 18 and 23 have an average chance of getting admitted, and students with an ACT score of 18 or below have a low chance of being offered admission.
Composite SAT Range
Math SAT Range
Reading SAT Range
1100 and Above
970 to 1100
970 and Less
The median SAT score for Clarke University students is 1035. Applicants with SAT scores of 1100 and above have a good chance of being admitted to Clarke University, while applicants with SAT scores between 970 to 1100 have an average chance of admittance, and prospective students with an SAT score below 970 have a low chance of being offered a spot at Clarke University.
Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)
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.
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