Rankings and Recognition


No. 16 in America's Most Entrepreneurial Universities, 2015

No. 77 in Best (Colleges) in the Northeast, 2017

No. 121 in Private Colleges, 2017

No. 82 in Research Universities, 2017

Times Higher Education

Times Higher Education ranks Clark University No. 239 in U.S. universities.

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." 2012*

Kiplinger's Personal Finance Magazine

No. 33 in Best Values in Private Universities, 2018

President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll

Included annually since 2006*

Best College Career Service

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, 2016

Peace Corps Top College 2016

No. 23 in Small Colleges and Universities

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." 2011*

Graduate Rankings — Graduate School of Management

AACSB International

AACSB Accreditation represents the highest standard of achievement for business schools worldwide. Less than 5% of the world's 13,000 business programs have earned AACSB Accreditation.

The Princeton Review

Best Business Schools, 2018

Net Impact 2014 Business as Unusual Guide

No. 27 in Top 50 Schools for Environmental Sustainability


Clark University ranks No. 5 by BusinessBecause.com as "The 7 Best Business Schools For Careers In CleanTech"

Entrepreneur Magazine

Graduate School of Management is one of the Top 16 programs for M.B.A.s pursuing "green business" fields, 2011*

Graduate Program Rankings

QS World University Rankings

Clark University is ranked a QS Top University among 1,000 universities from 84 countries around the world.

Clark University ranks as a top 100 Geography and International Development program among 1,000 leading universities worldwide by QS Top University.

National Research Council

Clark Geography top-ranked in the nation.*

United Nations' PRME Signatory

Since 2011, Clark GSOM has been a signatory to the U.N. Principles for Responsible Management Education (PRME) initiative, strengthening its commitment to education, research, and collaboration that fosters sustainable social, economic, and environmental change.

The Aspen Institute

The Entrepreneurship Minor has been highlighted in the 2018 toolkit from The Aspen Institute for its innovative blending of liberal arts and business: "Charting a New Course for Next Generation Business Leaders"

*Most recent ranking