Admissions and Financial Aid

Admissions and Financial Aid

The First Step to Engineering Your Future

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How To Get Started

Whether you are a rising senior or a professional seeking that next step in your career, we have designed our application to be simple. We are here to help guide you through every step of the way.

Start Your Application

Before getting started, tell us about yourself. What kind of student are you?

This will help us direct you toward the next steps of the application process.

One of the main reasons I chose Clarkson is just the opportunities Clarkson has. They have so many different partnerships with major businesses. With Clarkson, there's a high guarantee of finding a job after graduation. That was a big motivator.

Autumn Rose Lennon '22, BS in Civil Engineering

Read Stories Told by Our Students Hear Why Autumn Chose Clarkson

Affording Clarkson

Your future should have no limits. That's why we work with you to make your college experience affordable through scholarships, grants, work-study, loans and other sources of financial aid.

About Clarkson's Affordability

At Clarkson University, we work with you to ensure there are no barriers between you and your future. We pride ourselves on making college affordable through financial aid, scholarships and other funding programs. 98% of our students receive financial aid and our 3,100 current students have received over $100 million in aid from Clarkson.

  • Need-based grants are available through both the federal government and Clarkson University and involve review of your FAFSA.
  • At Clarkson, we believe in acknowledging exceptional effort. That’s why we provide a number of merit-based awards and unique funding options.
  • Our Ignite Presidential Fellows scholarship covers all tuition costs for 10 first-time students entering Clarkson for four years (eight semesters) of undergraduate study.

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