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‘We have the capacity to create change’

A Clark-hosted program empowers teens to pursue projects that inspire change in the community. Organizers hope to build a new public school that reimagines education.

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‘We have the capacity to create change’

A Clark-hosted program empowers teens to pursue projects that inspire change in the community. Organizers hope to build a new public school that reimagines education.

Make a difference
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Student Research

Uncovering the secrets of water

Abby Beilman ’23 is sampling water from tributaries of the Blackstone River, considering the impact of industrialization over time.

Student Research

Access to high-quality STEM internships

Through Project Onramp, undergraduates gain lab experience at global companies like AbbeVie and Bristol Meyers Squibb.

Faculty Research

It’s evolutionary: The movement of lizards

Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences publishes a study by Professor Philip Bergmann revealing why some lizards move faster.

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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.

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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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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

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Student standing in front of

100%

Of students complete an internship or experiential learning

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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

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

BLAW 262
Business Ethics and Law
Learn how business, law, ethics, and personal values contribute to the decision-making process as you study statutory and case law related to current topics.
ENT 264
Community-Based Entrepreneurship
Hone your entrepreneurial skills by partnering with local businesses in the Main South neighborhood to help support ongoing operations and business development.
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.
CHEM 030
Kitchen Chemistry
Spice up your knowledge of chemistry with engaging discussions and hands-on experiments on food preparation, consumption, and nutrition.
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.

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