Clarkson University

Is Clarkson a Good School for the Money?

Clarkson University Value Report

Is a Clarkson degree worth it? Only you know for sure, but College Factual's value analysis can help answer that question. Keep reading for more.

Within New York, Clarkson is a Great Quality for a Good Price.

Top 50% New York Value
Top 15% New York Quality

Clarkson University is ranked #15 out of #132 in New York for quality and #42 out of #113 for New York value.

This makes it a great quality for a good price in the state.

State Value Ranking  42 out of 113
Great Value
State Value Score  62.83 out of 100
Great Value

Do you qualify for in-state tuition? Check the Clarkson financial aid page to be sure.

Above Average Value Nationwide

Top 50% National Value
Top 10% National Quality

Clarkson University is ranked #496 out of 1,472 for value nationwide.

Clarkson University is priced well for the kind of quality education they provide and thus has earned a good price recognition from College Factual's analysis.

National Value Ranking  496 out of 1472
Great Value
National Value Score  66.30 out of 100
Great Value

Prices of Institutions with Similar Quality Scores

School Total Price Value Grade
Thomas Aquinas College $124,750 A+
College of Saint Benedict $132,231 A
University of Georgia $139,962 A
Lawrence University $145,543 A
St Lawrence University $162,466 B
Indiana University - Bloomington $164,986 B
Clarkson University $169,901 B
Clemson University $191,488 C
Providence College $204,404 C-
Pepperdine University $212,457 D+
Reed College $235,796 D

*Total price is determined by multiplying average annual cost by time to graduate.

Bottom Line: You'll Spend an Estimated $169,901 For That Piece of Paper

On average, a bachelor's degree from Clarkson will cost you about $169,901. This is based on an average price (with and without aid) of $40,071 and a typical 4.24 years to graduate.

Average Yearly Cost $40,071
Average Years to Graduate 4.24
Estimated Avg Total Cost of Degree $169,901

Many Factors Affect Net Price

Consider the average Clarkson student takes 4.24 years to complete their degree. If you can complete your degree faster than that you will save money. This is just one way your Clarkson degree may cost less than average.

Does This School Make Financial Sense To You?

$164,571 In-State With Aid
$297,767 Avg Cost No Aid
4.24 Years to Graduate

The overall price of a college can vary depending on your individual circumstances.

Look at the table below to get a sense of how Clarkson value for your educational dollar might vary.

Nationwide Value by Aid Group Avg Degree Cost Value Rank Value Grade
Students with no Aid $297,767 #870 C-
All Students $169,901 #496 B
Only Students Receiving Aid $164,571 #694 C
In-State Value by Aid Group Avg Degree Cost Value Rank Value Grade
Students with no Aid $297,767 #60 C
All Students $169,901 #42 B-
Only Students Receiving Aid $164,571 #53 C

Note: the Value Grade for in-state students is calculated by looking only at other schools in the state of New York.

About 100% of Clarkson students receive financial aid. Get more details on what Clarkson financial aid you may qualify for.

How to Calculate Value

College Factual calculates value by calculating average Clarkson cost multiplied by time to graduate, and then compares that number to other schools of a similar quality ranking. If the school is priced fairly based on the educational quality it receives a fair ranking. If it is underpriced it receives a good or excellent value.

Read the full Best for the Money Ranking Methodology.


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