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Clark University is a liberal arts college and a private research university located in Worcester, Massachusetts, United States. It was founded by industrialist Jonas Clark in 1887. It is the first institution to be established as an all-graduate university and a founding member of the Association of American Universities. Clark University offers Enrolment to more than 2, 000 undergraduates and postgraduates.

The university offers undergraduate and graduate programs in the fields of art history, ancient civilization, biology, chemistry, computer science, economics, education, English, law, history, music, and mathematics, among others. Students can also opt for research studies in Clark University's research institutes.

The university's sports teams are known as the Cougars. There are more than 15 varsity teams that participate in cross country, field hockey, rowing, soccer, tennis, volleyball, basketball, baseball, swimming and diving, lacrosse, and softball.

Profile of Clark University

Clark is in Worcester, MA. Worcester is a medium-sized city. The school is a private, not-for-profit institution. Clark issues awards (degrees) up to the level of Doctoral degree.

Course Topics

Fields of study in vogue at the school include media, fine arts, therapy and Counselling, liberal arts, and conservation and resource management.

Clark Selectivity

Not all applicants to Clark are accepted. The top quarter of students at the school scored at least 660 on the verbal SAT test. Students' math SAT scores were most often in the range 543 to 650 in 2007.


The most successful professors at Clark are given tenure, encouraging them to stay with the school for a long time. The the school teaching staff is well compensated compared to other schools.

Student Enrolment

Approximately 3, 210 students study at Clark .

Student Life

The school offers a real campus feel. Clark makes housing available to a large share of its students. Students participate in New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference athletics.

Clark Programs and Degrees
General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors
Liberal Arts257international relations, English, political science, history, geography, economics, sociology, geography courses, . . .
Business and Management170business management, finance, human resources
Therapy and Counselling117psychology
Science65biology, chemistry, physics, biochemistry, physical sciences
Media55communication studies
Education and Teaching35education, ESL instruction
Family and Social Work33public administration, community organization, social work
Fine Arts27fine arts, art history and criticism
Computer Science and Engineering22computer science, information technology
Conservation and Resource Management19environmental studies
Photography and Commercial Art15film studies
Drama and Performing Arts11drama
Religion and Philosophy8philosophy
Security and Law Enforcement2criminal justice and safety
Medical administration0health care administration

Contact: Clark

Clark University

950 Main St

Worcester, MA 01610-1477

General Phone: (508) 793-7711


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