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Want the scoop on Clarkson College? We've put together a comprehensive report on the school that covers what majors Clarkson College offers, how the school ranks, how diverse it is, and much more. All you need to do to learn more about a stat is click on its tile, and you'll be taken to another page that analyzes that data more closely. Also, you can use the links below to scroll to any section of this page.

How Well Is Clarkson College Ranked?

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2021 Rankings

College Factual recognizes the best colleges and universities in its annual rankings. These rankings include categories for best overall colleges, best colleges for each major, best value schools, and much more.

Clarkson College was awarded 12 badges in the 2021 rankings. The highest ranked major at the school is health professions.

Overall Quality

According to College Factual's 2021 analysis, Clarkson College is ranked #739 out of 1,715 schools in the nation that were analyzed for overall quality.

Out of the 19 colleges in Nebraska, Clarkson College is ranked at #9.

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Is It Hard to Get Into Clarkson College?

Acceptance Rate

If you're applying to Clarkson College you'll face some tough competition, since the school's acceptance rate is only 62%. Definitely don't wait until the last minute to submit your application, since applying early may be in your favor.

Average Test Scores

About 2% of students accepted to Clarkson College submitted their SAT scores.Clarkson College received ACT scores from 98% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT Composite scores ranged between 21 and 24.

ACT Composite Scores for Clarkson College  ( 21 to 24 )

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Clarkson College Faculty

Student to Faculty Ratio

The student to faculty ratio is often used to estimate how much interaction there is between professors and their students at a college or university. At Clarkson College, this ratio is 13 to 1, which is on par with the national average of 15 to 1. That's not bad at all.

Percent of Full-Time Faculty

In addition to the student to faculty ratio, some people look at what percentage of faculty members are full-time as a sign of how much time professors will be able to spend with their students. This is because part-time teachers may not be be on campus as much as their full-time counterparts.

The full-time faculty percentage at Clarkson College is 81%. This is higher than the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  81 out of 100

Retention and Graduation Rates at Clarkson College

Freshmen Retention Rate

Clarkson College has a freshmen retention rate of 77%. That's a good sign that full-time students like the school and their professors enough to want to stick around for another year. It's also a sign that the admissions team did a good job in choosing applicants who were a good fit for the school.

Freshmen Retention Rate  77 out of 100

Graduation Rate

The on-time graduation rate for someone pursuing a bachelor's degree is typically four years. This rate at Clarkson College for first-time, full-time students is 67%, which is better than the national average of 33.3%.

On-Time Graduation Rate  67 out of 100

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Clarkson College Is Not Very Diverse

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 695 undergraduates at Clarkson College with 362 being full-time and 333 being part-time.

Clarkson College Diversity Score

For each college and university, College Factual calculates an overall diversity score that takes four factors into account: gender, ethnicity, age, and home location of the student. Then, the schools with the best mixtures of students with respect to these factors are ranked the highest.

With an overall score of 14.83 out of 100, Clarkson College is one of the least diverse schools in the nation.

Overall Diversity Score  14.83 out of 100
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How Much Does Clarkson College Cost?

The overall average net price of Clarkson College is $24,964. 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 Clarkson College

$0-30 K $30K-48K $48-75 $75-110K $110K +
$19,184 $18,961 $27,869 $25,397 $27,023

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 Clarkson 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 Clarkson College, approximately 73% of students took out student loans averaging $12,946 a year. That adds up to $51,784 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Clarkson College is 2.0%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.

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How Much Money Do Clarkson College Graduates Make?

Although some majors pay more than others, students who graduate from Clarkson College with a bachelor's degree go on to jobs where they make an average salary of $49,300 in their early years. That's great news for Clarkson College students since it is 24% more than the average college graduate's salary of $39,802 per year.


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Location of Clarkson College

Clarkson College is a private not-for-profit institution situated in Omaha, Nebraska. The city atmosphere of Omaha makes it a great place for students who enjoy having lots of educational and entertainment options.

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Location of Clarkson College

Contact details for Clarkson College are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 101 S 42Nd St, Omaha, NE 68131-2739
Phone: 402-552-3100

Clarkson College Majors

During the most recent year for which we have data, students from 8 majors graduated from Clarkson College. Of these students, 194 received undergraduate degrees and 144 graduated with a master's or doctor's degree. The following table lists the most popular undergraduate majors along with the average salary graduates from those majors make.

Most Popular Majors Bachelor’s Degrees Average Salary of Graduates
Nursing 128 $59,100
Allied Health Professions 7 $48,100
General Business/Commerce 4 NA
Health & Medical Administrative Services 2 NA
Health Sciences & Services 1 NA
Other Education 0 NA
Allied Health & Medical Assisting Services 0 NA
Practical Nursing & Nursing Assistants 0 NA

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

Online Learning at Clarkson 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 2017-2018, 1,111 students took at least one online class at Clarkson College. This is a decrease from the 1,273 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2017-2018 1,111 609
2016-2017 1,273 667
2015-2016 1,219 686
2014-2015 1,145 663
2013-2014 1,103 620

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