Clark University, founded in 1887, is a private, research-based, liberal arts university whose motto is "Challenge Convention and Change the World." Clark students are socially conscious and committed to making a difference. They benefit from small class sizes, easy access to professors, an intercultural community, and learning through inquiry. In addition to research and internship opportunities, Clark's Fifth-Year Free Program allows qualified students to study for five years at the price of four and receive both a bachelor's and a master's degree. Its 50-acre campus is located in Worcester, 40 miles west of Boston.

Read More
collegeType
Private
studentType
Coed
2,241
Undergraduates
857
Men - 38.2%
1,385
Women - 61.8%
1,184
Graduate Students
Admissions iconAdmissions
See More
Admissions iconAdmissions
expand icon
Entrance Difficulty
Not reported
Overall Admission Rate
Not reported
Regular Admission Deadline
January 15
Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
Average GPA
3.66
SAT Math
570-670 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
580-680 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
27-32 range of middle 50%
Financials iconFinancials
See More
Financials iconFinancials
expand icon
Cost of Attendance
$61,850
Tuition and Fees
$49,950
Room and Board
$10,150
Average Percent of Need Met
88%
Average Freshman Award
$35,921
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$37,846
Academics iconAcademics
See More
Academics iconAcademics
expand icon
Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
Not reported
Campus life iconCampus Life
See More
Campus life iconCampus Life
expand icon
Worcester Population
184,570
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Boston
Freshman Housing Guarantee
College offers housing to students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division III, National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics
Mascot
Cougar
Sororities
Not reported
Fraternities
Not reported
Students iconStudents
See More
Students iconStudents
expand icon
Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
American Indian/Alaskan Native
0%
Asian
7.8%
Black/African-American
5.3%
Hispanic/Latino
10.7%
Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
3.6%
Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
0%
White
68%
Unknown
4.6%
International Students
9.3% from 49 countries
First-Year Students Returning
87.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
70.1%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
42%
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
45.0%
Undergraduate and Undergraduate Financial Aid data displayed on CollegeData’s college profiles is from the 2020-21 academic year.
A portion of the College Profile data is provided under license by:
Peterson's Undergraduate and Undergraduate Financial Aid Databases, copyright © 2021 Peterson's LLC. All rights reserved.