50-50 Profile: Clarkson University

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Clarkson University-Private
Potsdam, New York
3,873 (3,247 undergraduates)
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2012, 2013, 2014, 2015

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2014-15 Accepted: 62%
4 Year Graduation Rate: 55%
5 Year Graduation Rate: 69%
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FINANCES
2014-15 Total Expenses: $62,332
Average Net Price 13-14: $28,303
Freshman Non-Federal Loans: 16%
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75th PERCENTILE TEST SCORES
SAT Critical Reading: 620
SAT Math: 670
ACT: 29
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Common Data Set
Percent Freshman not in top quarter of class: 27%
Percent Freshman with GPA <3.50: 34.7%
Percent of Freshman Need Met: 95.1%
Percent of Non-Need Freshman Receiving Awards: 30.9%
Average Freshman Non-Need Award: $17,042

Class Schedule: Yes
Shows Class Capacity: Yes
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Athletics
NCAA D3, Liberty League

Clarkson University athletic teams

Reasons to consider Clarkson University:
Honors Program (research opportunities can begin the summer before your freshman year)
Clarkson Trudeau Semester in Biomedical Sciences Program
Student Projects for Engineering Experience & Design
Shipley Center for Innovation
Center for Advanced Materials Processing (CAMP)
Institute for a Sustainable Environment
70% Male
Cross-Registration with Associated Colleges of St. Lawrence Valley
Clarkson University | Beacon Institute Partnership
Center for Identification Technology Research (CITeR)
Reh Center for Entrepreneurship

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