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Beyond entertainment: Students get serious about gaming

Students in the Becker School of Design & Technology create serious games for all ages to learn about stress reduction, personal safety, and more.

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Beyond entertainment: Students get serious about gaming

Students in the Becker School of Design & Technology create serious games for all ages to learn about stress reduction, personal safety, and more.

Read about serious games
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Taking his shot at an NBA career

In working with the San Antonio Spurs, Charlie Stevens ’20 applies what he learned as a Clark basketball player and marketing student.

Faculty Research

Water research fueled by $2.4M in grants

Two federal grants will fund George Perkins Marsh Institute researchers’ examinations of water issues in Virginia and Oklahoma.

Alumni

In aiding Ukrainians, ‘our actions do matter’

Rabbi Joshua Franklin ’05, M.A. ’06, travels from East Hampton, New York, with supplies for Ukrainian refugees in Poland.

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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 the first all-graduate institution 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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6

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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 10

Colleges and universities in Worcester

Our Hometown

50

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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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.

TA 153
Modern Drama
Consider numerous points of view as you study major dramatic writers from the 19th century to the present. Then, explore performance through hands-on activities.
MCA 281
Urban Community Journalism
Get out into the Worcester community to gain hands-on experience in journalism by meeting with local newspaper staff and reporting on current issues.
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.
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.
FREN 124
Popular Culture in France
Discover French popular culture (slang, food, sports, humor, and more) through film, music, comics, and the media — all while practicing your French!

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