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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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Colleges That Change Lives

Clark has been included in this groundbreaking guide since it was first published in 1996 by former New York Times education editor and journalist Loren Pope. One of only 40 schools profiled, Clark is described as a place where “a teenager can make things happen.”

Undergraduate Rankings

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U.S. News & World Report

No. 91 in Best National Universities

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U.S. News & World Report

No. 42 in Best Value Schools

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The Princeton Review

The Best 385 Colleges: 2020 edition

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Colleges that Change Lives

One of only 40 schools featured in this popular book

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College Consensus

No. 33 Most Innovative Colleges in America

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The Princeton Review

No. 11, top 25 Impact Schools

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The Princeton Review

Best Value Colleges

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The Princeton Review

Best Northeastern Schools

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The Princeton Review

Top-Rated Green College

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Kiplinger’s Personal Finance Magazine

28 in Best Values in Private Universities

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Fiske Guide to Colleges

Included in the Fiske Guide

Best Colleges Online

Best Colleges Online

Top 5 Best College Career Services

Graduate Rankings

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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.

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215 In best part-time MBA Programs, 2017

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The Princeton Review

The Princeton Review named the Graduate School of Management to its list of the nation’s most outstanding business schools in its 2019 annual guide.

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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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BusinessBecause.com

Clark University ranks No. 5 in BusinessBecause.com’s “7 Best Business Schools For Careers In CleanTech”

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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

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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.