Chances of getting into Clarkson College

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
Admission Difficulty for Clarkson College
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsExtremely Easy
Applicant CompetitionAverage

How hard is it to get into Clarkson College and can I get accepted? The school has a 41% acceptance rate ranking it #3 in Nebraska for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 48 out of 118 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 62 percent. Clarkson College typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students. Only 44% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

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Clarkson College SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
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SAT Scores for Clarkson College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
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SAT Composite 25th N/A
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SAT Reading 75th N/A
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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 18
ACT Scores for Clarkson College
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 21
ACT Math 75th 21
ACT Composite 75th 21
Average ACT Score 19

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 18 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 62 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 16 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 21 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #13 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.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Clarkson College admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
21 and Above Good >59%
19 to 21 Avg + 41%-59%
18 to 19 Avg - 33%-41%
17 to 18 Reach 26%-33%
Less than 17 Low <26%
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Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA
Typical High School Grades

You will need 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.

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Admission Statistics

Clarkson College admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 104 14 118
Accepted 42 6 48
Acceptance Rate 40% 43% 41%
Enrolled 18 3 21
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 43% 50% 44%

Fall 2020 Application Deadline

Applications are Due
Aug 16, 2020
Days left to Apply

Applicants have 32 days left until the Fall 2020 term applications are due on Aug 16, 2020.

Seniors, these are the SAT and ACT test dates you can still sit for a test and send your results to Clarkson College before the Aug 16 application deadline.

ACT Test Date Scores Available
Jul 18 Jul 28

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Clarkson College and what considerations affect 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 IPEDS survey data for Clarkson College.

Frequently Asked Questions

100% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.

41% 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.

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 18 and 21. 100% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.