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Budding researchers

In its 23rd year, Clark’s Human-Environment Regional Observatory (HERO) summer research program gives students the chance to conduct hands-on tree research in New England.

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Budding researchers

In its 23rd year, Clark’s Human-Environment Regional Observatory (HERO) summer research program gives students the chance to conduct hands-on tree research in New England.

Read about HERO
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Alumni

Helping curb nuclear proliferation

Corey Hinderstein ’96 serves as deputy administrator for U.S. and global nuclear policy in the Biden administration.

Student Achievement

Students win top awards for research, study

Clark students are honored by the Fulbright U.S. Student Program, Princeton in Africa, Davis Projects for Peace, and other programs.

Campus Life

Building community for LGBTQIA+ students

In their new position at Clark, E. Tejada III aims to enhance LGBTQIA+ support groups, events, and initiatives for students.

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Liberal Arts + Game Design

The Becker School of Design & Technology at Clark hosts the world’s No. 3-ranked Game Design program, according to Princeton Review.

Fast Facts

Clark at a Glance

Clark was founded in 1887 as one of the first all-graduate institutions in the country. Today, Clark promotes a rigorous liberal arts curriculum within the context of a research experience that addresses challenges on a global scale.

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Of undergraduates enroll in Clark master’s programs on full scholarships

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Of undergraduate alumni are employed, in school, or engaged in voluntary service 6 months after graduation

Career Outcomes

$514 million

Clark University endowment (as of June 30, 2021)

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Of undergraduates receive need-based financial aid

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Of undergraduate students live on campus

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Of students complete an internship or experiential learning

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Who We Are

4

Merit scholarship categories

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Diana Argiles Castillo using science lab equipment

30%

Of undergraduates enroll in Clark master’s programs on full scholarships

Accelerated Degree Programs
Student standing in a swamp

97%

Of undergraduate alumni are employed, in school, or engaged in voluntary service 6 months after graduation

Career Outcomes

$514 million

Clark University endowment (as of June 30, 2021)

More Fast Facts

65%

Of undergraduates receive need-based financial aid

Learn About Affordability
Fiat Lux sculpture

$30,124

Average financial aid package awarded to an undergraduate

Costs and Aid

1 of 8

Colleges and universities in Worcester

Our Hometown

63

Majors, minors, and concentrations

Browse Options

66%

Of undergraduate students live on campus

Housing Choices

131

Student clubs and organizations

View List
Student standing in front of

100%

Of students complete an internship or experiential learning

Hands-On Learning

Deepening Perspectives

Research reaches to the core of the Clark experience.

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How tech might improve youth mental health

Nadia Ward, director of Clark’s Mosakowski Institute for Public Enterprise, describes how the institute is creating immersive technologies to help adolescents and young adults navigate challenges to their mental health.

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Who shaped mid-century modernism?

As featured in The New York Times, Art History Professor Kristina Wilson’s exploration of race, gender, and identity in mid-century modernism has highlighted the legacy of Black designer Addison Bates.

Learn about Addison Bates

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Empowering the adults who empower youth

Two decades ago, Professor Laurie Ross helped launch a research-based program to deepen the skills of those working with urban youth. Nearly 1,000 graduates now continue that work in Worcester and other cities.

Read about youth workers

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‘The Amazon is like the lungs of the planet’

Geography Professor Gil Pontius, a Fulbright Scholar, is working with scientists in Brazil on a digital mapping project to determine land change and forest loss in the Amazon and rest of South America.

Explore Clark’s climate research

Course Surfer
In Session This Fall

Flexibility is built into our liberal arts curriculum, allowing you to select from compelling courses on diverse topics.

PSYC 245
True Crime: Gender, Race, and Sexuality as Lenses
Examine true crime stories, both high profile and little known, to explore issues of stigma, visibility, violence, sexuality, and intersectionality.
MUSC 141
Computers and Music
Take a historical and project-based approach to computers as a musical tool as you learn multitrack digital recording and mixing, sound synthesis, and more.
GEOG 020
American Cities: Changing Spaces, Community Places
Examine the history and modern processes of urbanization — from the development of North American cities to the experience of neighborhoods within those spaces.
SOC 180
Aging and Society
Challenge stereotypes about the elderly and aging as a “problem” for society while focusing on the diversity and experience of aging in the United States.
ID 125
Tales from the Far Side: Contemporary Dilemmas in Development
What is so compelling about the idea of development? Why does it ail much of the so-called Third World? Explore these issues and more as you study geopolitics.

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