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COLLEGE PROFILE

Clarkson University

Potsdam, NY

TUITION AND EXPENSES

Cost of Attendance$59,922
Tuition and Fees
$42,530
Room and Board
$13,440
Books and Supplies
$1,416
Other Expenses
$2,536
Payment PlansCredit card, installment plan

APPLYING FOR FINANCIAL AID

Financial Aid Office
E-mailsas@clarkson.edu
Web SiteFinancial Aid Web Site
Net Price Calculator URL Net Price Calculator URL
Application Process
Application DeadlinePriority deadline February 15
Final deadline March 1
Award NotificationOn a rolling basis beginning March 17
Methodology for Awarding
Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology
Forms RequiredCost to File
FAFSA
Code is 002699
Free
State Aid Form 

PROFILE OF 2013-14 FINANCIAL AID

Freshmen
Financial Aid Applicants685 (90.5%) of freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need617 (90.1%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid616 (99.8%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met113 (18.3%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met89%
Average Award$39,482
Need-Based Gift
Received by 613 (99.5%) of aid recipients, average amount $29,274
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 518 (84.1%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,694
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 85 (13.8%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift127 (16.8%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $19,911
All Undergraduates
Financial Aid Applicants2,749 (90.2%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need2,586 (84.8%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid2,581 (99.8%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met424 (16.4%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met90%
Average Award$38,840
Need-Based Gift
Received by 2,560 (99.2%) of aid recipients, average amount $28,010
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 2,199 (85.2%) of aid recipients, average amount $5,869
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 291 (11.3%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift420 (13.8%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $17,546
Borrowing
2013 Graduates Who
Took Out Loans
83%
Average Indebtedness of
2013 Graduates
$27,835
Parents Borrowing PLUS Loans 
Parents of Students
Receiving Aid
14.0%
Parents of Students Not
Receiving Aid
1.0%

FINANCIAL AID PROGRAMS

Loans
Federal LoansDirect subsidized Stafford loans, direct unsubsidized Stafford loans, direct PLUS loans, Federal Perkins loans
State Loans 
Other LoansCollege/university loans, Private loans
Scholarships and Grants
Need-Based AvailableFederal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships, Higher Education Opportunity Program (HEOP)
Non-Need–Based AvailableAcademic scholarships, Minority scholarships, ROTC scholarships, Alumni affiliation scholarships, Leadership 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
2,713
Top Areas (By Money
Awarded)
Biological Sciences, Business, Computer Science, Communication, Military Science, Humanities, Mathematics, Physical Sciences, Social Sciences, Engineering/Technologies
Creative Arts/Performance
Award Areas
Not reported
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money
Awarded)
Not reported
Special Achievements/Activities
Award Areas
Leadership
Number of Awards
764
Top Areas (By Money
Awarded)
Leadership
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
892
Top Areas (By Money
Awarded)
Children of Faculty/Staff, Children and Siblings of Alumni, Veterans, Local/State Students, Members of Minorities, International Students
Employment
Work-Study ProgramsFederal work study available, other work study available
Average Earnings from
On-Campus Employment
$1,600
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CLASS OF 2019 Profile of Students on COLLEGEdata
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  GPA SAT ACT
UW W M CR W  
Average 3.67 3.88 645 608 586 27
Low 3.00 3.00 410 370 400 19
High 4.00 4.90 770 750 720 33
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Annual Survey of Colleges 2014, copyright © 2014 The College Board. All rights reserved.
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