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Clark University Tuition & Cost

Worcester, Massachusetts

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How much does it cost to attend?

Sticker Price
Costs for Clark University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$800
Other Fees$352
Room and Board $10,150
Other Expenses Budget$950

Annual Prices

The annual list price to attend Clark University on a full time basis for 2021/2022 is $62,202 for all students regardless of their residency. This fee is comprised of $49,950 for tuition, $10,150 room and board, $800 for books and supplies and $352 for other fees. Out of state tuition for Clark University is $49,950, the same as Massachusetts residents.

All price data is sourced from the 2021/2022 U.S. Department of Education National Center for Education Statistics survey.

Net Price

Net price is indicative of what it actually costs to attend Clark University when typical grants and scholarships are considered. The net price varies by family income and financial need.

Average Net Price 2019/2020
Net Price by Income Clark University
Family Income Net Price Paid
$0 to $30,000$17,792
$30,001 to $48,000$18,547
$48,001 to $75,000$22,006
$75,001 to $110,000$26,616

The average reported annual net price for Clark University for students receiving grants or scholarship aid was $30,617 in 2019/2020. Net price includes tuition and required fees, books and supplies, and average cost for room and board and other expenses

Financial Aid

97% of full-time undergrad Clark University received financial aid in the form of grants, scholarships, fellowships from the institution or from Federal, State or local government agencies. This aid averaged $27,517 per student during the 2019/2020 school year. Grant and scholarship aid does not need to be paid back. 63% of students received Federal Student Loans averaging $5,268 and 15% of undergrads took out private student loans averaging $15,321.

Finanical Aid Clark University
Type Avg./Student Students Receiving
Total Grant and Scholarship Aid $27,517 97%
Institutional Grants and Scholarships $25,625 95%
Pell Grants $4,841 23%
Other Federal Grants $2,328 19%
State and Local Grants $2,502 10%
Federal Student Loans $5,268 63%
Other Student Loans $15,321 15%

Student Loans

To gauge a more realistic picture of what it may really cost you out of pocket to go to Clark University, we've modeled a ten year student loan with an original principal value of $95,704. The loan balance of $95,704 is a four year multiple of the $23,926 average net price. This is a estimate of what you could owe upon graduation if you were to qualify for average financial aid and what a degree really may cost. Should you not qualify for financial aid, you may owe significantly more when you graduate. Based on these assumptions, a monthly repayment of $913 could be required to satisfy your student loan.

Please note that financial aid is not guaranteed and is only available for qualifying students. Federal Student Loans are not grants and must be repaid with interest. The current Stafford loan interest rate is 2.75%.

Example Loan $95,704
Stafford Loan Interest Rate 2.75%
Time to Pay Off Student Loan 10 years
Example Monthly Payment $913.12
Total Interest Paid $13,870.61
Sum of All Loan Payments $109,574.61

Projected 4 Year Degree Price

4 Year Sticker Price
Year All Residents
1 $62,202
2 $64,280
3 $66,428
4 $68,647

Based on published tuition prices, we estimate the current cost of a 4 year bachelor's degree and living expenses at Clark University to be $248,808 - assuming graduation in normal time. The estimation assumes a 3.3% annual increase over the next 4 years which has been the recent trend for this school.

Credit Hour Cost and Price per Class

Credit Hour and Class Costs at Clark University
Price Per Credit 3 Credit Class 4 Credit Class
All Residents $1,561 $4,683 $6,244

Estimated cost for a class at Clark University based on published credit hour prices. Note that not all schools allow single class enrollment. These prices should be used for comparison purposes as to how much it may cost to take a class at Clark University versus other colleges.

Tuition Payment Plans Available

Clark University Payment Plans
Tuition Payment Plan Yes
Prepaid Tuition Plan Yes
Alternative Tuition Plan Yes
Guaranteed Tuition Plan No
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Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=165334 IPEDS survey data for Clark University.