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Can I get into Clarkson University? These admission statistics provide an indication how difficult it is to get in and what your chances are. 4,700 out of 6,906 applicants or 68% were admitted making Clarkson University a moderately competitive school to get into with a good chance of acceptance if you meet the requirements. Academically, it has very high requirements for admission test scores. Clarkson University typically accepts and attracts B+ average high school students. Only 17% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||14%||19%||17%|
What are the SAT and ACT requirements for students to be admitted to Clarkson University and what score do you need to get in? The tables below describe the SAT and ACT test score percentile profile of the Fall 2015 starting class.
Admission data indicates that Clarkson University regularly accepts students with ACTs of 24 and above. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 21 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 27 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 30 and above have very competitive chances. 44 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Clarkson University.
Reporting indicates the school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1140 on a 1600 scale, below which admission should be considered a reach. We estimate some students could be accepted with SAT's as low as 1040. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1240 out of 1600. A competitive SAT score is critical as 88 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school. Note: SAT scores presented on this page have been adjusted upwards per the College Board's concordance tables for test takers after March 2016.
|25th Percentile Score||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Score||Competitiveness||Est. Admission Chances|
|30 and Above||Good||>78%|
|27 to 30||Avg +||68%-78%|
|24 to 27||Avg -||56%-68%|
|21 to 24||Reach||42%-56%|
|Less than 21||Low||<42%|
|SAT Score (NEW 1600 scale)||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|1340 and Above||Good||>78%|
|1240 to 1340||Avg +||68%-78%|
|1140 to 1240||Avg -||56%-68%|
|1040 to 1140||Reach||42%-56%|
|Less than 1040||Low||<42%|
You will need very good grades in high school to get into Clarkson University. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Clarkson University was 3.56 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as Clarkson University accepts 68% of students who apply.
|High School GPA||Freshmen Within Range||Admission Chances|
|3.50 to 3.75||27%||Avg +|
|3.25 to 3.50||15%||Avg -|
|3.00 to 3.25||10%||Reach|
|2.75 to 3.00||7%||Reach|
|2.50 to 2.75||2%||Reach|
|2.25 to 2.50||0%||Low|
|2.00 to 2.25||0%||Low|
The application deadline for Fall 2017 has passed. Applications were due on Jan 15, 2017.
What are the requirements for admission to Clarkson University and what considerations affect admission decisions?
|High School GPA||Required|
|High School Class Rank||Required|
|Completion of College Preparatory Program||Recommended|
|Demonstration of Competencies||Recommended|
Does accept high school AP credits or award dual credit towards both a college and high school degree?
|Credit for Life Experiences||No|
Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=190044 IPEDS survey data for Clarkson University.