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Clarkson University

Potsdam, NY

TUITION AND EXPENSES

Cost of Attendance$62,332
Tuition and Fees
$44,630
Room and Board
$13,844
Books and Supplies
$1,416
Other Expenses
$2,442
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 2014-15 FINANCIAL AID

Freshmen
Financial Aid Applicants690 (90.0%) of freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need625 (90.6%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid624 (99.8%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met147 (23.6%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met90%
Average Award$40,738
Need-Based Gift
Received by 622 (99.7%) of aid recipients, average amount $29,947
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 500 (80.1%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,984
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 109 (17.5%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift133 (17.3%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $21,360
All Undergraduates
Financial Aid Applicants2,815 (90.2%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need2,637 (84.5%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid2,635 (99.9%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met495 (18.8%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met90%
Average Award$40,409
Need-Based Gift
Received by 2,613 (99.2%) of aid recipients, average amount $29,179
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 2,222 (84.3%) of aid recipients, average amount $6,160
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 328 (12.4%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift453 (14.5%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $19,191
Borrowing
2014 Graduates Who
Took Out Loans
85%
Average Indebtedness of
2014 Graduates
$28,000
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, Alternative 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
3,221
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
652
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
952
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 2020 Profile of Students on COLLEGEdata
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  GPA SAT ACT
UW W M CR W  
Average 3.52 3.81 620 579 550 27
Low 2.00 2.80 420 360 390 14
High 4.00 5.00 760 750 710 32
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Annual Survey of Colleges 2015, copyright © 2015 The College Board. All rights reserved.
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