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COLLEGE PROFILE

Clarkson University

Potsdam, NY

TUITION AND EXPENSES

Cost of Attendance$64,018
Tuition and Fees
$46,132
Room and Board
$14,260
Books and Supplies
$1,416
Other Expenses
$2,210
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 14
Methodology for Awarding
Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology
Forms RequiredCost to File
FAFSA
Code is 002699
Free
State Aid Form 

PROFILE OF 2016-17 FINANCIAL AID

Freshmen
Financial Aid Applicants724 (90.8%) of freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need645 (89.1%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid643 (99.7%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met126 (19.6%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met89%
Average Award$43,391
Need-Based Gift
Received by 640 (99.5%) of aid recipients, average amount $33,293
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 509 (79.2%) of aid recipients, average amount $3,962
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 93 (14.5%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift135 (16.9%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $23,918
All Undergraduates
Financial Aid Applicants2,769 (87.5%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need2,535 (91.6%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid2,531 (99.8%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met527 (20.8%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met90%
Average Award$41,810
Need-Based Gift
Received by 2,510 (99.2%) of aid recipients, average amount $30,647
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 2,041 (80.6%) of aid recipients, average amount $5,789
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 355 (14.0%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift558 (17.6%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $22,172
Borrowing
2016 Graduates Who
Took Out Loans
85%
Average Indebtedness of
2016 Graduates
$23,500
Parents Borrowing PLUS Loans 
Parents of Students
Receiving Aid
13.0%
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
Engineering/Technologies, Humanities, Mathematics, Military Science, Physical Sciences, Social Sciences, Biological Sciences, Business, Communication, Computer Science
Number of Awards
Not reported
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
Not reported
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
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money
Awarded)
 
Employment
Work-Study ProgramsFederal work study available, other work study available
Average Earnings from
On-Campus Employment
Not reported
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CLASS OF 2022 Profile of Students on COLLEGEdata
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  GPA SAT ACT
UW W M ERW  
Average 3.53 3.86 580 599 29
Low 3.20 3.45 540 510 24
High 4.00 4.35 660 720 31
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