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Clarkson University

Potsdam, New York

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Clarkson University

Private 4 Year

2 reviews

About Clarkson University

Clarkson University is a private research university with its main campus located in Potsdam, New York, and additional graduate program and research facilities in New York State's Capital Region and Beacon, N.Y. It was founded in 1896 and has an enrollment of about 4,300 students studying toward bachelor's, master's, and doctoral degrees in each of its schools or institutes: the Institute for a Sustainable Environment, the School of Arts & Sciences, the School of Business and the Wallace H. Coulter School of Engineering. Clarkson University ranks #8 among "Top Salary-Boosting Colleges" nationwide. The Carnegie foundation classified Clarkson University as a "High Research Activity" institution.


Located in Potsdam, New York.

8 Clarkson Ave, Potsdam, NY, 13699, St. Lawrence County

Clarkson University Rankings

Prepler rankings are based on rigorous and in-depth analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education.

2024 Best Colleges in America

#189 of 6828

2024 Best Colleges in New york

#15 of 453

Best Pharmacology and toxicology Colleges & Universities in America

#9 of 22

Most Popular Majors

The most popular major at Clarkson University is Engineering followed by Business Management, Medical, Engineering Tech and Biomedical.

Graduation Rate

Graduation rate of college is a strong indicator of success of the college’s students in attaining their educational goals. Prepler defines graduation rate as the percentage of first-time, full-time students who graduated from Clarkson University within four or six years.

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Notable Alumni