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Clarkson College Data & Information Overview

Find out more about how Clarkson College ranks, how diverse it is, what majors it offers, and other essential facts below. 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 analyzes over 2,000 colleges and universities in its annual rankings and ranks them in a variety of ways, including most diverse, best overall quality, best for non-traditional students, 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.

Clarkson College is also ranked #9 out of 19 schools in Nebraska.

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Is It Hard to Get Into Clarkson College?

Acceptance Rate

The acceptance rate at Clarkson College is a competitive 62%, so make sure you take your application seriously when putting it together. Even leaving out a minor detail could be a reason to move you to the rejection pile.

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

Another measure that is often used to estimate how much access students will have to their professors is how many faculty members are full-time. The idea here is that part-time faculty tend to spend less time on campus, so they may not be as available to students as full-timers.

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 595 undergraduates at Clarkson College with 315 being full-time and 280 being part-time.

Clarkson College Diversity Score

When calculating the overall diversity score for a school, College Factual does not just look at the percentage of women and racial-ethnic minorities*. Instead, it looks to see how good of a mixture a school has with regard to gender, ethnicity, age, and location of origin.

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

It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. 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

Located in Omaha, Nebraska, Clarkson College is a private not-for-profit institution. Omaha is a great location for students who prefer city over country life.

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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 7 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

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 learning is becoming popular at even the oldest colleges and universities in the United States. Not only are online classes great for returning adults with busy schedules, they are also frequented by a growing number of traditional students.

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

Learn more about online learning at Clarkson College.

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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