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Clark University Admission Requirements

Worcester, Massachusetts

Chances of getting into Clark University

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
59.4%
Admission Difficulty for Clark University
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsUnavailable
Applicant CompetitionAverage

How hard is it to get into Clark University and can I get accepted? The school has a 59% acceptance rate ranking it #25 in Massachusetts for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 4,565 out of 7,687 applicants were admitted making Clark University a more competitive school to get into with a good chance of acceptance for qualifying applicants. Clark University typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students. Only 13% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the top quarter of their high school class.

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Clark University SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
Not Reported
Applicants Submitting SAT
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SAT Scores for Clark University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
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SAT Scores for Clark University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th N/A
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Clark University ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
Not Reported
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ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
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ACT Scores for Clark University
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ACT Reading 75th N/A
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Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA
3.58
Typical High School Grades
B+

You will need very good grades in high school to get into Clark University. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Clark University was 3.58 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #20 in Massachusetts for highest average GPA. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as Clark University accepts 59% of students who apply.

 What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA's for admitted Clark University students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Competitiveness
3.75+ 36% Good
3.50 to 3.75 26% Avg +
3.25 to 3.50 19% Avg -
3.00 to 3.25 14% Reach
2.75 to 3.00 5% Reach
2.50 to 2.75 N/A% Low
2.25 to 2.50 N/A% Low
2.00 to 2.25 N/A% Low

High School Class Rank

73% of Clark University freshman were in the top twenty five percent of their high school graduating class.

High School Class Rank for admitted Clark University students
High School Class Rank Freshmen Within Range
Top 10% of class 38%
Top 25% of class 73%
Top 50% of class 98%
Bottom 50% of class 2%
Bottom 25% of class 0%

Admission Statistics

Clark University admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 4,490 3,197 7,687
Accepted 2,872 1,693 4,565
Acceptance Rate 64% 53% 59%
Enrolled 360 222 582
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 13% 13% 13%

Fall 2020 Application Deadline

Applications were Due
Jan 15, 2020
Days left to Apply
None

The application deadline for Fall 2020 has passed. Applications were due on Jan 15, 2020.

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Clark University and what considerations affect admission decisions?

Clark University Admission Requirements
Test Scores Neither required nor recommended
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Recommended
Completion of College Preparatory Program Required
Recommendations Required
Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at Clark University
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences No

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=165334 IPEDS survey data for Clark University.

Frequently Asked Questions

59% of those who apply are granted admission to Clark University. Admission competition is low and the college has unavailable admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.