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ADP Program Eligibility Requirements

Please carefully review the eligibility requirements listed below for the Accelerated B.A./Master’s Degree Program. If you have questions about your eligibility or the application process, please contact the Graduate Admissions Office.

Please Note: The Clark Accelerated B.A./Master’s Degree Program (ADP) provides tuition scholarships to qualified students.  A $1,250 Program fee is assessed in the first semester of graduate study. Individual course fees may apply.

Tuition scholarships may vary between programs and be dependent on the time a student has attended Clark as a full-time student. To receive full tuition remission, a student must complete 8 semesters of full-time at Clark University.

If You Began at Clark As …

A first-year student:

To qualify for a full (100 percent) tuition scholarship, you must:

  • Be a full-time undergraduate student for four years (eight semesters) at Clark
  • Meet the entry requirements of your chosen graduate program
  • Achieve an aggregated 3.40 GPA* for your second and third years of study
  • Apply to the program by May 1 of your junior year (or Nov. 1 if the second semester of your junior year is in the fall semester)
  • Achieve a 3.40 GPA* for your fourth year of study
  • Complete a bachelor’s degree within five years of your initial entry to Clark University

As a transfer student:

Undergraduate transfer students to Clark will be eligible for 50 or 75 percent tuition scholarships during their fifth year:

Remission Amount Semesters Completed at Clark
75% 7 Semesters
50% 6 Semesters or fewer

Students must also:

  • Meet the departmental entry requirements of your chosen graduate program.
  • Obtain an aggregated GPA of at least 3.40* for whatever portion of your sophomore and junior year coursework is taken at Clark.
  • Apply to the graduate program of your choice by May 1 (or Nov. 1 if the second semester of your junior year is in the fall semester).
  • Maintain a GPA of at least 3.40* during your senior year.

​​*Individual departments may have additional requirements, including a potentially higher GPA. For more information, please contact the program adviser.


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