Clark's quality speaks for itself. The University's strengths consistently receive recognition in some of the world's premier college guides and rankings publications.


Colleges That Change Lives
Clark is one of only 40 schools featured in this popular book based on Loren Pope's years of research. Clark is described as "a place where a teenager can make things happen."

U.S. News Best Colleges
– Top 30 Great Schools, Great Prices
– Top 75 Best National Universities
– Best Colleges for Undergraduate Business
– Most Connected Colleges
– Most Efficient Operations

Kiplinger's Personal Finance Magazine
– Top 10 New England's Best Values in Private Universities
– Top 50 Best Values in Private Colleges

America's Top Colleges
– Top 15 in America's Most Entrepreneurial Universities
– Top 40 in Research Universities
– Included in Best in Private Colleges
– Included in Best (Colleges) in the Northeast

National Research Council
Top-ranked doctoral program in geography

Peace Corps Top Colleges
No. 18 among colleges and universities in the small size category

Princeton Review
– Best Colleges in the Northeast
– Best Business Schools
– Top Rated Green College
– Great Schools for 20 of the Most Popular
   Undergraduate Majors: Psychology

Washington Monthly
Top 75 in National Universities
No. 65 in "Best Bang for Your Buck"

2013 President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll
Included annually since 2006

Clark is named one of the "Highest Return on Investment Colleges in Massachusetts," which identifies Massachusetts colleges whose degrees pay off the most.

Best College Career Services
Best Colleges Online ranks Clark in top 5 among the nation's best in helping students onto clear career paths, with Clark's innovative LEEP program ensuring a strong return on education.

Peterson's Cool Colleges 101
This new guidebook cites Clark's "intense, rewarding research and educational opportunities."

Fiske Guide to Colleges
Clark is named a "Best Buy" in the 2015 edition of the Fiske Guide to Colleges, which identifies "the best and most interesting schools in the United States."

International Colleges and Universities
Top 73 International Colleges and Universities in Massachusetts

Entrepreneur Magazine
Graduate School of Management is one of the Top 16 programs for M.B.A.s pursuing "green business" fields

The Aspen Institute's Beyond Grey Pinstripes
Graduate School of Management is one of the Top 100 M.B.A. programs worldwide

The Financial Aid Handbook: Getting the Education You Want for the Price You Can Afford
This recent book puts Clark on its Best Bets list, among only 60 selected. "Clark has one of the most active student populations we've ever seen."