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Clarkson College Admission Requirements

Omaha, Nebraska

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Chances of getting into Clarkson College

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
Admission Difficulty for Clarkson College
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Admission StandardsExtremely Easy
Applicant CompetitionAverage
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How hard is it to get into Clarkson College and can I get accepted? The school has a 46% acceptance rate ranking it #2 in Nebraska for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 38 out of 82 applicants were admitted making Clarkson College a more competitive school to get into with a good chance of acceptance for qualifying applicants.  Academically, it has extremely easy requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 56 percent. Clarkson College typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students. Of those applicants who were admitted, 71% enrolled. With over half of admitted students enrolling, acceptance by Clarkson College is a prized outcome for many students.

Clarkson College SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
Not Reported
Applicants Submitting SAT
SAT Scores for Clarkson College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th N/A
SAT Math 25th N/A
SAT Composite 25th N/A
SAT Scores for Clarkson College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th N/A
SAT Math 75th N/A
SAT Composite 75th N/A
Average SAT Score N/A
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class

Clarkson College ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
Applicants Submitting ACT
ACT Scores for Clarkson College
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 18
ACT Math 25th 17
ACT Composite 25th 19
ACT Scores for Clarkson College
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 22
ACT Math 75th 20
ACT Composite 75th 22
Average ACT Score 20

ACT Scores needed to get accepted

What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into Clarkson College?

Admission data indicates that Clarkson College regularly accepts students with ACT's of 19 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 56 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 18 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 20 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 22 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #12 in Nebraska for highest average ACT composite score. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 100 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Clarkson College.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Clarkson College admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
22 and Above Good >63%
20 to 22 Avg + 46%-63%
19 to 20 Avg - 37%-46%
18 to 19 Reach 30%-37%
Less than 18 Low <30%
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Clarkson College GPA

Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA
Typical High School Grades

What GPA do you need to get into Clarkson College?

Applicants require above average high school grades to get into Clarkson College. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Clarkson College was 3.3 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #11 in Nebraska for highest average GPA. Even with a competitive GPA, admission to Clarkson College will be challenging as the school denies more applicants than it admits.

 What do these ratings mean?

*This school has not released high school GPA data for its incoming freshmen. In these cases, CollegeSimply employs an artificial intelligence (AI) process to predict GPA based on this school's test scores and a large sample of other colleges' data. 3.3 is an estimate of the school's average incoming freshman GPA.

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Admission Statistics

Clarkson College admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 75 7 82
Accepted 35 3 38
Acceptance Rate 47% 43% 46%
Enrolled 25 2 27
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 71% 67% 71%
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Clarkson College and what student information is used for admission decisions?

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

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at Clarkson College
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences Yes

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=180832 IPEDS survey data for Clarkson College.


Does Clarkson College prefer SAT or ACT?

100% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.

What is my chance of getting into Clarkson College?

46% of those who apply are granted admission to Clarkson College. Admission competition is low and the college has extremely easy admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.

What ACT score is required for Clarkson College?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 19 and 22. 100% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.