Clarkson University

#1020 / #305
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About Clarkson University

According to Wikipedia, Clarkson University is a private research university with its main campus in Potsdam, New York, and additional graduate program and research facilities in the New York Capital Region and Beacon, New York. It was founded in 1896 and has an enrollment of about 4,300 students studying toward bachelor's, master's, and doctoral degreess in each of its schools or institutes: the Institute for a Sustainable Environment, the School of Arts & Sciences, the David D. Reh School of Business, the Wallace H. Coulter School of Engineering, and the Earl R. and Barbara D. Lewis School of Health Sciences. It is classified among "R2: Doctoral Universities – High research activity."

Clarkson University's Online Degrees

Clarkson University Admissions, Retention, and Graduation Information

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How Much Does Clarkson University Cost To Attend?

Tuition (in-state)
Price by Family Income
IncomeAverage Net Cost
0 - 30K$19,209
30K - 48K$20,122
48K - 75K$25,419
75K - 110K$29,482

Source: National Center for Education Statistics

How Much Do Clarkson University Graduates Make?

If you graduate from Clarkson University, then you can expect to earn an average of $74,200 per year. You also have a 94% chance of being employed after 10 years.

Clarkson University's Demographics

Demographic data is for full-time, on-campus students.

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Where is Clarkson University?

Clarkson University is located at 8 Clarkson Ave, Potsdam NY 13699

What Is Clarkson University Known For?

Clarkson University is known for it's academic work in the following disciplines:

Clarkson University's Top Areas of Influence With Degrees Offered

Who Are Clarkson University's Most Influential Alumni?

Clarkson University's most influential alumni faculty include professors and professionals in the fields of Chemistry, Computer Science, and Engineering. Here are some of Clarkson University's most famous alumni:

Sanjeev Kulkarni
An Indian-born American academic .
Glenford Myers
An American computer scientist.
Bernard F. Schutz
An American physicist.
Martin Roesch
An American computer programmer.
Tom Basso
An American businessman.
Rob Joyce
Rob Joyce
A Cybersecurity official.
Russ Nelson
Russ Nelson
An American computer programmer.
Ilmārs Rimšēvičs
A Latvian economist.
Paul Horn
An American computer scientist.
Harvey Glatt
A Canadian music promoter.
Brenda Romero
Brenda Romero
An American video game designer and developer.
Jarmo Kekäläinen
An Ice hockey player.

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