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Is Clarkson a Good School for the Money?

Below Average National Value
Unknown In-State Value
$169,876 Avg Total Cost

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.

Below Average Value Nationwide

Below Average National Value
Top 15% National Quality
Expensive Price

Clarkson University is ranked #2,097 out of 2,223 for value nationwide.

Based on our analysis of other colleges at similar price points, we believe Clarkson University is overpriced for the quality education it provides. (This takes into account average financial aid and may not apply to you if you have further scholarships, grant or aid provided to you.)

National Value Ranking  2097 out of 2223
Great Value
National Value Score  6.43 out of 100
Great Value

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

Bottom Line: You'll Spend an Estimated $169,876 For That Piece of Paper

The Clarkson time to graduate is about 4.24 years and will cost an estimated $40,065 per year. This brings the total cost to 169,876.

Average Yearly Cost $40,065
Average Years to Graduate 4.24
Estimated Avg Total Cost of Degree $169,876

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?

$164,186 In-State With Aid
$306,425 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 $306,425 #0 F
All Students $169,876 #2,097 F
Only Students Receiving Aid $164,186 #1,835 F
In-State Value by Aid Group Avg Degree Cost Value Rank Value Grade
Students with no Aid $306,425 # F
All Students $169,876 # F
Only Students Receiving Aid $164,186 # F

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 Finance The Gap

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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