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Students leave Clark ready to pursue an advanced degree or launch a successful career — and poised to make a difference in our world.

During their time at Clark, our students embark on a transformative academic journey. They excel in rigorous courses that foster critical thinking, creativity, and the resilience to see their efforts through. They take learning beyond the classroom through research, internships, study abroad, and volunteer opportunities. Ultimately, they build an unshakeable intellectual and ethical foundation that prepares them for professional achievement, personal fulfillment, and positive impact.

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 is home to a celebrated community of scholars and change agents. And while we don’t do the amazing things we do for the applause, it’s always nice to know that others appreciate our efforts.

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98% of undergrads are employed, in school, or engaged in voluntary service.

Once they’ve earned their diplomas, Clark students are well-positioned to embark on illustrious careers and enroll in prestigious graduate schools. Their education has prepared them to move confidently and thoughtfully throughout the world.

Alumni Voices

The Clark Effect

Emily Zoback
To say I appreciate my Clark experience would be like saying I appreciate air, and food, and clothing. Clark shaped me into the person I am today.
Emily Zoback ’08, MPA ’09
Courtney Thomas
Clark helped me think beyond the box. I learned how to be an effective leader, challenge the status quo, and persevere at all costs.
Courtney Thomas ’17
Jonathan Edelmen
The Holocaust and Genocide Studies Program professors completely changed my path in life. Their dedication to research has been an inspiration.
Jonathan Edelman ’16

You’re Hired

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Happiness 2.0

Smile! You’re at Clark.

Clark University students aren’t just smart, they’re sunny, too. That’s why The Princeton Review has ranked us No. 18 in the country on its list of schools with the happiest students.

Taking Notice


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U.S News & World Report Best Colleges

No. 66 in Best National Universities


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No. 11, Top 25 Schools for Making an Impact

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