Clark University

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world rank  702

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Founded in 1887, Clark University is a non-profit private higher-education institution located in the urban setting of the small city of Worcester (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Massachusetts. Officially accredited by the New England Commission of Higher Education, Clark University (CU) is a small (uniRank enrollment range: 3,000-3,999 students) coeducational US higher education institution. Clark University (CU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 133 years old US higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 50-60% making this US higher education organization a averagely selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. CU also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sports facilities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

Name
Acronym CU
Founded 1887
Motto Challenge Convention, Change Our World
Let there be light
Colours Red and white

University Location

Address 950 Main Street
Worcester
01610-1477 Massachusetts
United States
Tel +1 (508) 793 7711
Fax +1 (508) 793 8821

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
International
students
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)

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University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
New Admission Requirements - Secondary school GPA is required
- Secondary school rank is neither required nor recommended
- Secondary school record is required
- Completion of college-preparatory program is required
- Recommendations are required
- Formal demonstration of competencies is neither required nor recommended
- Admission test scores are required
- Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) is required
- Other Tests (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) are neither required nor recommended
Admission Rate 50-60%
Admission Office 950 Main Street
Worcester 01610-1477
(508) 793 7431
800 462 5275

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 3,000-3,999
Academic Staff 200-299
Control Type Private
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Carnegie Classification New

Basic Classification Doctoral Universities: High Research Activity
2000 Classification Doctoral/Research Universities--Intensive
Size & Setting Four-year, medium, highly residential institution
Enrollment Profile Majority undergraduate
Undergraduate Profile Four-year, full-time, selective, lower transfer-in institution
Undergraduate Instructional Program Arts & sciences focus, some graduate coexistence
Graduate Instructional Program Professions plus arts & sciences, some graduate coexistence

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Clark University's Library
Clark University's library collection is comprised of both physical (i.e. books, medium etc.) and digital/electronic items. In 2018 the library has reported 351,672 physical volumes, 237,528 physical media, 135,600 digital/electronic medium and 91 licensed digital/electronic databases. Clark University's library has 2 branches.
Housing Yes
Clark University provides on-campus housing. The total dormitory capacity, whether on or off campus, was about 1,664 students in the 2018 academic year.
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes
Academic Counseling Yes
Career Services Yes
Institutional Hospital Not reported

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Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

New England Commission of Higher Education


Year of first Accreditation

1929


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International)
  • American Chemical Society (ACS)
  • American Psychological Association (APA)


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Memberships and Affiliations

  • Colleges of Worcester Consortium
  • National Athletic Association (NAA)
  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

Academic Structure

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Online Courses

iTunes U

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Open Education Global

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