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We hope you will join us.

We understand that this is an exceptionally difficult time for you and your fellow Becker College students. We want to make this transition easier for you — and to give you a place to call home. That’s why we are proud to establish the Becker School of Design & Technology at Clark. We want to be part of your future, and to welcome you into our Clark community.

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“We stand ready to answer all your questions and to work with you to ensure a smooth transition to Clark. I wish you all the very best in your future and hope you will join us.”

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A Unique Opportunity, A Natural Synergy

In establishing the Becker School of Design & Technology at Clark, we are keeping this important academic asset right here in Worcester. Under the leadership of Dean Alan Ritacco and your current Becker faculty, we will retain much of the school’s core programming. As a student, you will benefit from a consistency in your academic experience. You also will gain additional opportunities through the combination of the strengths of our two institutions: Becker’s highly respected, specialized fields of study and Clark’s robust interdisciplinary liberal arts curriculum and graduate programs.

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Our Streamlined Transfer Application

We have created a streamlined application process for your transfer to Clark. Just fill out a single form, and we’ll take it from there.

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Transfer Process

Our goal is to make the transfer process as simple for you as possible. After receiving your application, our dedicated transfer advisers will meet with you to review your application, transfer of credit, course selection, and financial aid. We also will be offering several channels so you can learn more and get to know Clark University.

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  • Final Deadline: July 1

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Becker School of Design & Technology at Clark University

Major in Interactive Media Design

Cost and Affordability

Affordability is a high priority. When you transfer to Clark, your undergraduate tuition will remain the same for the 2021-22 academic year, with a $12,100 grant to close the gap between Clark’s and Becker’s published rates. Merit scholarships will be honored, and our financial assistance team stands ready to work with you to meet your needs. Room and board options and rates will vary based on your selections. Similar to what you have experienced at Becker, base tuition, room, and board rates at Clark are subject to annual Board-approved increases.

If you are interested in continuing or pursuing financial assistance, please complete the FAFSA. The Clark University FAFSA code is 002139.

If you would like to connect with our financial assistance team, you can contact them at:

Phone:  1-508-793-7478
Email:  finaid@clarku.edu

Current Becker students in good academic standing, who are actively enrolled in or are approved for leave from the following programs in Becker’s School of Design & Technology: Interactive Media and Game Design (all concentrations), Esports Management, Integrated Graphic Design, Business, Criminal Justice, Computer Science, and Master of Fine Arts.

If you are an accepted student who has not begun your studies at Becker:

  1. Fill out this information form so we can be in touch.
  2. Complete the Common App.
  3. Complete the FAFSA if you are interested in financial aid.

The deadline to apply is May 1, 2021.

Have additional questions? Please contact Terry Malone of Clark’s Admissions Office at tmalone@clarku.edu.

The new Becker School of Design & Technology at Clark University provides a seamless, least-disruptive path forward for students studying in programs eligible for transfer. With current leaders and most faculty joining Clark, students will have a consistent academic experience. You also will be able to enjoy all of the resources available to all of our Clark students, including clubs and organizations, academic and career advising, and much more. Most of all, you will be part of an exceptional, supportive community.

Our goal is to allow you to transfer and complete your degree without increased costs. When you transfer to Clark, your undergraduate tuition will remain the same for the 2021-22 academic year, with a $12,100 grant to close the gap between Clark’s and Becker’s published rates. Merit scholarships will be honored, and our financial assistance team stands ready to work with you to meet your needs. Room and board rates will be based on your housing selection.

We are working diligently with Becker College to finalize these details. Our goal is to offer courses in existing Becker facilities for at least the coming (2021-22) academic year.

Yes. We strongly encourage you to complete our streamlined application process by our priority deadline of May 1. We want to make sure you have time to work with your adviser and participate in orientation activities to get your Clark experience off to a strong start.

The final deadline to apply is July 1.

All successfully completed/earned credits from Becker will transfer to Clark. As long as you have met the overall GPA requirement for transfer, all of your completed credits will count, even if some of the grades were less than a C.

Yes, the ACES program will continue. It may have a new name, but it will keep the format with which Becker students are familiar.

Yes. Students may continue with, or enroll in, the 4+1 program, earning an MFA degree by adding a fifth year of study.

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Your Key Clark Contacts

Undergraduates

Nicole Zervos

Phone: 1-508-793-7431
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MFA Students

Siu Ming Luie

Phone: 1-508-793-7215
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Financial Aid

Office of Financial Assistance

Phone: 1-508-793-7478
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Why Clark?

  • Clark has a long and rich history in Worcester, with deep ties to the community.
  • We are a small liberal arts college and a major research university, meaning you get the best of both worlds.
  • Our liberal arts curriculum connects classroom learning with action through world and workplace experiences.
  • We boast a vibrant and diverse student body representing more than 80 countries.
  • We live our motto: Challenge Convention. Change Our World.

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Located on 50 acres in the middle of Worcester, Clark’s tree-lined campus provides plenty of room to study and play.

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