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Rankings and Recognition

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Clark University’s reputation for providing top-level academics at a great value places us in notable standing among colleges and universities. Our educational mission has never been more vital, our commitment never stronger.

Clark brings together dynamic scholars and motivated change agents. Their accomplishments have earned our community national recognition from prominent publications, granting organizations, accrediting bodies, and partners.

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Times Higher Education (THE)

Clark is no. 7 on Times Higher Education’s list of the World’s Best Small Universities. The ranking lauds Clark’s small size, where “students are well placed for internships, professional placements and jobs after graduation.”

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Undergraduate Rankings

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Colleges that Change Lives

One of only 40 schools featured in this popular book

Best Colleges Online

Best Colleges Online

Top 5 Best College Career Services

Graduate Rankings


AACSB International

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

U.S. News National Universities

U.S. News & World Reports

215 In best part-time M.B.A. Programs, 2017

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QS World University Rankings

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

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Top 50 Schools for Social Impact

Top 50 Schools for Environmental Sustainability

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QS World University Rankings

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

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Clark University ranks No. 5 by as “The 7 Best Business Schools For Careers In CleanTech”

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Guide to Graduate Urban Planning Program

Guide to Graduate Urban Planning Programs

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National Research Council

Clark Geography Top-Ranked in the Nation*

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United Nations PRME Signatory

Clark GSOM is committed to education, research, and collaboration that fosters sustainable social, economic, and environmental change.

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Net Impact 2017-18

Guide to Business Schools for Social and Environmental Impact

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Guide to Graduate Urban Planning Programs

M.A. program in Community Development and Planning in the Department of International Development, Community, and Environment

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U.S. News & World Report

Best Graduate Schools 2019
159 Biological Sciences
119 History
146 Physics
74 Psychology (Clinical)
98 Psychology


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.