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Clarkson University

Admissions

Visiting And Contact Information

8 Clarkson Ave, Box 5605

Potsdam, NY 13699

United States

Phone: 315-268-6480

Fax: 315-268-7647

Website

Freshman Academic Profile
Admissions Selectivity Rating: 83
SAT:
% Submitting Score:89%
     Critical Reading Middle 50%:520 - 620
     Math Middle 50%:570 - 670
     Writing Middle 50%:500 - 600
ACT:
% Submitting Score:41%
     ACT Middle 50%:24 - 28
     Math Middle 50%:25 - 29
     English Middle 50%:21 - 27
     Writing Middle 50%:6 - 8
Average High School GPA:3.6
     % with GPA 3.75 of higher:47%
     % with GPA 3.50 - 3.74:28%
     % with GPA 3.25 - 3.49:12%
     % with GPA 3.0 - 3.24:8%
     % with GPA 2.5 - 2.99:5%
Students in Top Tenth of HS Class:40%
Students in Top Quarter of HS Class:76%
Freshman Student from Public School High Schools:83%
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Freshman Acceptance & Retention
Total applicants: 6,747
Total applicants who are accepted: 4,320
Total of accepted students who enroll: 757
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Application Process
Application Fee: $50.00
Application Fee Waiver Available: Yes
Online Application Fee Policy:Same Fee
Early Decision Application Deadline: 12/01
Early Decision Notification Date: 01/01
Regular Application Deadline: 01/15
Notification Begins: 02/01
Transfer Students Accepted: Yes
TOEFL required for non-native English speakers: Yes
Admission for Non-Fall Terms: Yes
Deferred Admission: Yes
Maximum Period of Postponement: 12 months
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Freshman Admissions Factors
Academic CriteriaImportance
Rigor of Secondary School Record:Very important
Class Rank:Important
Academic GPA:Very important
Standardized Test Scores:Important
Application Essay:Considered
Recommendation(s):Important
 
Non-Academic CriteriaImportance
Interview:Not Considered
Extracurricular Activities:Important
Talent / Ability:Considered
Character / Personal Qualities:Considered
First Generation:Considered
Alumni/ AE Relation:Considered
Geographical Residence:Not Considered
State Residency:Not Considered
Religious Affiliation / Commitment:Not Considered
Racial / Ethnic Status:Not Considered
Volunteer Work:Important
Work Experience:Considered
Level of applicant's interest:Considered
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Freshman Academic Requirements
High School Completion:High school diploma required GED is accepted
Academic Units Required:
     Total Academic Units:16
     English:4
     Mathematics:3
     Science:1
Academic Units Recommended:
     Mathematics:4
     Science:4
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Key Statistics

Admissions

  • Admissions Selectivity Rating:
    83
  • SAT:
     
  •      Reading Middle 50%:
    520 - 620
  •      Math Middle 50%:
    570 - 670
  •      Writing Middle 50%:
    500 - 600
  • ACT:
     
  •      ACT Middle 50%:
    24 - 28
  •      Math Middle 50%:
    25 - 29
  •      English Middle 50%:
    21 - 27
  •      Writing Middle 50%:
    6 - 8
  • Average HS GPA:
    3.6
  • Early Decision Application Deadline:
    12/01
  • Regular Application Deadline:
    01/15
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