Clarkson University
Clarkson University, located in Potsdam, New York, was founded in 1896 to honour Thomas S. Clarkson, a pioneering entrepreneur and humanitarian. Today, Clarkson University provides a diverse range of degrees in engineering, liberal arts, business, science, teaching, and health professions. The institute also offers student exchange programmes across its many schools in Europe and Australia. It also houses the Center for Advanced Materials Processing, which contributes to the university's research initiatives.

Cost of attendance

The average yearly cost of attendance for Undergraduate Programs is 3,651,336 INR / Year, and the cost of attendance for Post Graduate Programs is roughly 3,202,949 INR / Year for overseas students. The amount may vary depending on the course chosen, the type of lodging, and the candidate's personal spending habits.


The institute provides students with four-year living facilities through its numerous halls. The University includes nine residence halls, including "Quad," which has four. Quad is made up of four residence halls: Cubley, Reynolds, Ross, and Brooks. Each of these halls has four storeys, each with 12 to 25 rooms. Each room is shared by two students and includes standard conveniences such as mattresses, desks, built-in wardrobes, window shades and closets, and so on. The offered alternatives typically range from $4,004 USD to $4,633 USD.

Acceptance rate

The university has a total of 4233 students enrolled. Clarkson University claims to have 361 international students on campus. The institute is considered to be somewhat selective, with an acceptance rate of almost 66 percent.


Clarkson University has three campuses, the major one being in Potsdam, New York. The Potsdam campus spans 640 woodland and lakefront acres and houses all undergraduate degree programmes, as well as numerous master's and doctoral programmes. The campus houses research centres, athletic facilities, and almost 4,000 student apartments. Schenectady and Beacon are the other two campuses. Schenectady is the university's capital area campus, and it provides a variety of professional, graduate, and K-12 outreach programmes. The Beacon campus is located on the Hudson River. The site provides a number of graduate, water research, and K-12 programmes. There are almost 200 organisations and professional groups on campus, as well as 182 intramural teams.


Clarkson University is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education

Jobs and Placement

Money & Career Cheat Sheet has named Clarkson University one of the 25 colleges with the highest-paid graduates. The university is also ranked in the top 3% of Best Universities and Colleges by Salary Potential by PayScale (all alumni). Amazon, IBM, Microsoft, Target, HP, Intel, General Dynamics, Lockheed Martin Corp., and VMware are the top recruiting companies at the university. Clarkson University's average salary is $48446.

QS Ranking

#701-750 in Global World Rankings by QS ranking 2022

The Ranking

#401–500th World University Rankings 2022 by Times Higher Education

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