Clarkson University is producing the next generation of leaders in engineering, science, health care, business, and creative fields. In fact, one in five alumni is already a CEO, president, or senior executive of a business. Students learn from 221 full-time teacher/scholars focused on world-class research. The school has earned a reputation for exemplary programs in advanced materials science, biotechnology, environment & energy, entrepreneurship, and global supply chain management.
- College Type: Private
- Program Type: 4-year university
- College Size: Small (under 5,000 students)
- Campus Setting: Rural
As the third smallest nationally ranked research university, Clarkson University offers students personal attention and mentoring in rigorous courses of study. This entrepreneurial community instills in its students the possibility to make the world a healthier, wealthier, and more humane place to live. Students are encouraged to defy convention and move the world forward. Many students participate in the university’s study abroad and co-op programs.
Student life is very diverse at Clarkson, with 100 different clubs, 275 intramural teams, 16 competitive design teams, and numerous fraternities and sororities. The university also competes in Division I ice hockey and 10 Division III sports.