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Who We Are

Fast Facts

We call ourselves Clarkies, a moniker that ties us all together. Visit our Fast Facts page to get a quick overview of Clark University.

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Undergraduate majors (including student-designed)


Most popular majors:
Psychology, Political Science, Interactive Media, Management, Biology

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Our Challenge: Do Better

Diversity and Inclusion

Clark aspires to be dynamic, multicultural, and is always striving to be better. We are dedicating the resources to ensure a more equitable Clark, and our faculty are continually re-examining and reshaping curricular offerings to focus on systemic change.

Common Threads at Clark

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Knowledge in Action

In the classroom and through research, we’re focused on putting knowledge into action and making a difference.

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Global Reach

Members of the Clark community can be found across the globe, gaining a deeper understanding of our world.

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Environment and Sustainability

We offer programs and courses that delve into green issues to explore the multi-layered impacts of climate change.

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The Clark Story

A lot has happened since 1887, when Jonas Gilman Clark founded Clark University as the first all-graduate school in the United States. Clark’s history is steeped in innovations that have shaped our lives, from rockets to the birth control pill.

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All About Worcester, Massachusetts

Diverse neighborhoods and strong industries. Art museums and music halls. We’re proud of the city that Clark calls home: Worcester, Massachusetts.

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