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Clarkson University Tuition, Costs, & Financial Aid Information

Potsdam, NY

Tuition and Expenses


Cost of Attendance
$72,270
Tuition and Fees
$52,724
Room and Board
$15,786
Books and Supplies
$1,446
Other Expenses
$2,314
Payment Plans
Installment plan

Applying for Financial Aid


Financial Aid Office

Email
sas@clarkson.edu
Web Site
Financial Aid Web Site
Net Price Calculator URL
Net Price Calculator URL

Application Process

Application Deadline
Priority deadline February 1
Final deadline March 1
Award Notification
On a rolling basis beginning February 15
Methodology for Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology
Forms Required Cost to File
FAFSA
Code is 002699
Free
State Aid Form  

Profile of 2019 - 20 Financial Aid


Freshman

Financial Aid Applicants
724 (91.8%) of freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need
643 (88.8%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
642 (99.8%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
175 (27.3%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
90%
Average Award
$48,600
Need-Based Gift
Received by 639 (99.5%) of aid recipients, average amount $38,195
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 476 (74.1%) of aid recipients, average amount $3,920
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 126 (19.6%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
127 (16.1%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $32,143

All Undergraduates

Financial Aid Applicants
2,620 (88.4%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need
2,401 (91.6%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
2,398 (99.9%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
570 (23.8%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
90%
Average Award
$46,636
Need-Based Gift
Received by 2,384 (99.4%) of aid recipients, average amount $34,953
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 1,855 (77.4%) of aid recipients, average amount $5,295
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 405 (16.9%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
482 (16.3%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $27,576

Borrowing

2019 Graduates Who Took Out Loans
100%
Average Indebtedness of 2019 Graduates
$29,000
Parents of Students Receiving Aid
11.0%
Parents of Students Not Receiving Aid
Not reported

Financial Aid Programs


Loans

Federal Loans
Direct subsidized Stafford loans, direct unsubsidized Stafford loans, direct PLUS loans, Federal Perkins loans
State Loans
 
Other Loans
College/university loans, Private/alternative loans

Scholarships and Grants

Need-Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships, HEOP
Non-Need–Based Available
Academic scholarships, Special achievements/activities, Special characteristics (minority, religious affiliation, other scholarships)

Non-Need Awards

Academic Interest/Achievement Award Areas
Biological Sciences, Business, Communication, Computer Science, Engineering/Technologies, Humanities, Mathematics, Military Science, Physical Sciences, Social Sciences
Number of Awards
3,011
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Creative Arts/Performance Award Areas
Not reported
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Achievements/Activities Award Areas
Leadership
Number of Awards
1,123
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Characteristics Award Areas
Children and Siblings of Alumni, Children of Faculty/Staff, International Students, Local/State Students, Members of Minorities, Veterans
Number of Awards
1,621
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 

Employment

Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available, other work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
$1,800

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