Clarkson University: Admission & Tests

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Clarkson University LogoHere is a quick review of Clarkson University general admissions procedures, aplication policies and fees, as well as desirable SAT and ACT college test scores that you might need to have in order to enroll at this school.

Admission Information

Dual Credits
Accepted
Yes
Clarkson University admission requirements are rather easy, in 2013/14 the college accepted 76% of the applicants.

The school requires you to submit reference letters with your application but does not require admission test scores.

Clarkson University most likely will accept your:
  • dual credits
    (from the courses giving both high school and college credits)
  • advanced placement credits
    (from the college-level courses taught in high school)
and will decline your:
  • credits for life experience

Application Fee

Application
Fee
$50
Clarkson University requires a fee paid when you submit an application for admission.

The undergraduate application fee at Clarkson University is $50.00. The graduate application fee is $25.00. The first-professional application fee is also 25 dollars.

SAT Test Scores

Completing Scholastic Aptitude Test is a necessary component of the application. 91 percent of applicants at Clarkson University took the SAT test.

Most applicants who took SAT scored from 480 to 630 on Critical Reading, from 540 to 680 on Math, and from 460 to 610 on Writing. Judging from these numbers, if you have above 590 in SAT Critical Reading, 640 in SAT Math, and 570 in SAT Writing, that good enough to get accepted at this school.

Test Section
Minimum Score
Desired Score
Safe Score

SAT Critical Reading
450
560
590

SAT Math
500
610
640

SAT Writing
430
540
570

ACT Test Scores

American College Test is a typical bit of the application at Clarkson University. 40% of applicants completed the ACT test.

Most applicants who took ACT scored from 22 to 29 on Composite, from 20 to 28 on English, and from 24 to 30 on Math. Taking these numbers into account, if you scored above 28 in ACT Composite, 26 in ACT English, and 29 in ACT Math, this is enough to be accepted at this school.

Test Section
Minimum Score
Desired Score
Safe Score

ACT Composite
20
26
28

ACT English
18
24
26

ACT Math
22
27
29

Contact Admissions

Phone Number
(315)
268-6400
To receive the most accurate and up-to-date information about studying at Clarkson University, please contact this school directly.

You can call the school's general information office at (315) 268-6400 or check Clarkson University Website

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