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Clark College Data & Information Overview

Want the scoop on Clark College? We’ve put together a comprehensive report on the school that covers what majors Clark College offers, how the school ranks, how diverse it is, and much more. If you’re interested in learning more about a particular stat, just click on its tile to go to a new page that covers the topic more in-depth. Also, you can jump to any section of this page by clicking one of the links below.

How Well Is Clark College Ranked?

2022 Rankings

In its yearly rankings, College Factual analyzes over 2,000 colleges and universities to determine which ones are the best in a variety of categories, such as overall value, quality, diversity, which schools are the best for each major, and much more.

Clark College was awarded 179 badges in the 2022 rankings. The highest ranked major at the school is data entry.

Overall Quality

College Factual ranked Clark College as #1,193 out of 2,576 colleges and universities in the country on its 2022 Best Colleges list.

Out of the 58 colleges in Washington, Clark College is ranked at #33.

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Is It Hard to Get Into Clark College?

Acceptance Rate

Clark College has an open admissions policy, so you should not have much trouble being accepted by the school. Still, it is important to fill out the application completely and submit any requested materials, which may include proof that you have a high school diploma or the equivalent.

Learn more about Clark College admissions.

Clark College Faculty

Student to Faculty Ratio

The student to faculty ratio at Clark College is an impressive 12 to 1. That's quite good when you compare it to the national average of 15 to 1. This is a good sign that students at the school will have more opportunities for one-on-one interactions with their professors.

Percent of Full-Time Faculty

When estimating how much access students will have to their teachers, some people like to look at what percentage of faculty members are full time. This is because part-time teachers may not have as much time to spend on campus as their full-time counterparts.

The full-time faculty percentage at Clark College is 99%. This is higher than the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  99 out of 100

Retention and Graduation Rates at Clark College

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Clark College Undergraduate Student Diversity

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 7,665 undergraduates at Clark College with 3,997 being full-time and 3,668 being part-time.

How Much Does Clark College Cost?

The overall average net price of Clark College is $8,237. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group. See the table below for the net price for different income groups.

Net Price by Income Group for Clark College

$0-30 K $30K-48K $48-75 $75-110K $110K +
$6,654 $8,226 $10,736 $13,610 $14,019

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.Note that the net price is typically less than the published for a school. For more information on the sticker price of Clark College, see our tuition and fees and room and board pages.

Student Loan Debt

While almost two-thirds of students nationwide take out loans to pay for college, the percentage may be quite different for the school you plan on attending. At Clark College, approximately 6% of students took out student loans averaging $4,417 a year. That adds up to $17,668 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Clark College is 11.6%. This is higher than the national default rate of 10.1% so you should proceed with caution when taking out student loans.

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How Much Money Do Clark College Graduates Make?

Yearly salaries vary depending on what you major in, but on average, bachelor's degree recipients from Clark College make around $34,100 per year during the early years of their employment. Unfortunately, this is 14% less that the average college graduate's salary of $39,802 per year. However, graduates in your major field may make more.


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Location of Clark College

Clark College is a public institution situated in Vancouver, Washington. Vancouver is a great location for students who prefer city over country life.

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Contact details for Clark College are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 1933 Fort Vancouver Way, Vancouver, WA 98663-3598
Phone: 360-992-2000

Clark College Majors

Most Popular Majors Bachelor’s Degrees Average Salary of Graduates
Business Administration & Management 20 NA
Dental Support Services 1 $63,749
General Biology 0 NA
Business Support & Assistant Services 0 NA
General Business/Commerce 0 NA
Human Resource Management 0 NA
General Sales & Marketing 0 NA
Computer Software & Applications 0 NA
Computer Systems Networking 0 NA
Data Entry 0 NA

Learn more about the majors offered at Clark College along with which ones have the highest average starting salaries.

Online Learning at Clark College

Online courses area a great option for busy, working students as well as for those who have scheduling conflicts and want to study on their own time. As time goes by, expect to see more and more online learning options become available.

In 2019-2020, 7,410 students took at least one online class at Clark College. This is an increase from the 4,355 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2019-2020 7,410 7,027
2018-2019 4,355 1,523
2017-2018 4,099 1,392
2016-2017 3,982 1,281
2015-2016 3,705 1,199

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Notes and References


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.


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