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Clarkson University

Potsdam, NY

TUITION AND EXPENSES

Cost of Attendance$68,112
Tuition and Fees
$49,444
Room and Board
$14,908
Books and Supplies
$1,446
Other Expenses
$2,314
Payment PlansInstallment 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 1
Final deadline March 1
Award NotificationOn a rolling basis beginning February 17
Methodology for Awarding
Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology
Forms RequiredCost to File
FAFSA
Code is 002699
Free
State Aid Form 

PROFILE OF 2017-18 FINANCIAL AID

Freshmen
Financial Aid Applicants610 (90.1%) of freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need568 (93.1%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid568 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met118 (20.8%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met90%
Average Award$45,835
Need-Based Gift
Received by 564 (99.3%) of aid recipients, average amount $35,300
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 448 (78.9%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,011
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 86 (15.1%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift94 (13.9%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $25,126
All Undergraduates
Financial Aid Applicants2,588 (86.9%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need2,416 (93.4%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid2,414 (99.9%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met501 (20.8%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met89%
Average Award$43,666
Need-Based Gift
Received by 2,397 (99.3%) of aid recipients, average amount $32,061
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 1,948 (80.7%) of aid recipients, average amount $5,961
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 339 (14.0%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift484 (16.2%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $22,996
Borrowing
2016 Graduates Who
Took Out Loans
82%
Average Indebtedness of
2016 Graduates
$24,500
Parents Borrowing PLUS Loans 
Parents of Students
Receiving Aid
13.0%
Parents of Students Not
Receiving Aid
Not reported

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 AvailableNone
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
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 3.65 3.88 646 633 30
Low 3.20 3.20 540 510 24
High 4.00 4.52 800 770 34
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