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Colleges / Clarkson College

Clarkson College

Omaha, NE 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate55%

Clarkson College Admissions

It is moderately difficult to get into Clarkson College. Clarkson College admitted 55% of all applicants in 2003. Last year, 87 students applied to Clarkson College and 48 were admitted.

If you are applying to Clarkson College, the fee for the application is $25.

Clarkson College Admissions Stats at a Glance

Here is an overiew of some of Clarkson College's admissions stats.

Clarkson College 2023 Admissions Statistics
Admitted Students in Top 10% of Graduating Class 15%
Admissions Test Policy Not optional
Applicants Who Submit SATs 0%
Applicants Who Submit ACTs 100%
Waitlist No

Clarkson College Application Deadlines

These are the application deadlines for Clarkson College.

Application Type Offered Application Deadline Notification Deadline
Early Decision I No
Early Decision II
Early Action No

Considering Applying Early to Clarkson College?

Clarkson College does not offer early decision or early action.

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

More on Clarkson College Admissions

Transferring to Clarkson College

Transfer student admissions is moderately difficult.

For Students Waitlisted to Clarkson College

Clarkson College has not reported data for waitlisted and admitted students.

What's Most Important for Getting Into Clarkson College?

Colleges consider a range of factors when choosing who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college decides which factors are given the most weight 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 on the admissions factors where you're strong.

Admissions Factors at Clarkson College

What does Clarkson College consider during the admissions process? Take a look at the list below to see which factors are most important during the admissions process.

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

Make sure to check with Clarkson College for more information on admission factors.

Clarkson College Application Requirements

To apply to Clarkson College, all applicants must submit the following items. Check with Clarkson College'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)
Other Requirements Proof of an current, unencumbered R

GPA and Testing

What GPA Do I Need To Get Into Clarkson College?

Clarkson College has not provided an information about GPAs of accepted students. Any questions regarding applicant expectations should be addressed directly with the school.

Out of all students that were admitted, 95% submitted a class rank. At Clarkson College 15% of students ranked in the top 10% of their graduating class in high school, 30% were in the top 25% and 85% were in the top 50%.

GPAs of Admitted Students

At Clarkson College, 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 Clarkson College 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

Clarkson College 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 2003, 0% of Clarkson College's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 100% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.

To be most competitive at Clarkson College, you should strive to earn between 20 and 24 on the ACT.

An ACT score of 24 means you fall in the 75th percentile for Clarkson College's admitted students. One out of every four students scored above a 24, and three out of four students scored lower than 24 on the ACT.

A 20 on the ACT is the 25th percentile for Clarkson College students. Only one out of every four students scored below 20.

More Information on Transferring to Clarkson College

For transfer students, it is moderately difficult to get admitted to Clarkson College. Transfer applications are processed on a on a rolling basis as they are received.

Transfer students can enroll in Clarkson College during the following terms:

• Fall Term

• Spring Term

• Summer Term

Clarkson College Admissions FAQs

Can I defer my acceptance to Clarkson College?

✅ Yes, admitted students can defer their admission to Clarkson College.

Does Clarkson College accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?

❌ Clarkson College does not accept International Baccalaureate credits.

Do I have to submit test scores to Clarkson College?

✅ Clarkson College is not test optional.

What is Clarkson College's acceptance rate?

✅ Clarkson College's acceptance rate is 55%.

What is the early decision acceptance rate at Clarkson College?

❌ Clarkson College does not offer early decision.

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Clarkson College Admissions Requirements

Admission Difficulty

Somewhat Selective


How hard is it to get into Clarkson College? Clarkson College is a somewhat selective institution. The Clarkson College acceptance rate is 55%. This means that the institution accepts 55 out of every 100 applicants.


Clarkson College Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Continuous processing

Transfer Applications are Due

Continuous processing

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Clarkson College is Continuous processing.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Clarkson College is Continuous processing.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

Clarkson College SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

Not available


Math SAT Range

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Reading SAT Range

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Clarkson College GPA

Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)

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

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