Profile Data from 2012
  • AVG. GMAT SCORE
    540
  • Program Cost
    $48,432
    $ $ $ $ $
Contact Information
8 Clarkson Ave
Potsdam, New York 13699, United States
Website

Clarkson University offers several residential and executive graduate busniess programs. Our accelerated MBA programs allo students to complete the MBA in nine months or less. Our Global MBA allows students to spend their spring semester abroad in either China, Australia, or France. Our executive programs, the online MBA and MS in Engineering Management allow for the flexibility needed by todays working professionals.

Quick Stats

  • Yield
    52%
  • Selectivity
    74%
  • Job Offers
    59%
  • Average Salary
    $64,477.00
  • Top Industry
    Manufacturing

Information is provided by schools and does not contribute to Bloomberg Businessweek rankings. Individual schools are solely responsible for the accuracy of their profile pages.

Social

About Clarkson University

Admissions: Can I get in?

3.34 GPA of All Applicants 3.31 GPA of All Accepted Applicants
Post-Grad Work Experience
  • Average 28
  • Median 24
  • Middle 80% 12 to 60
Admissions Selectivity
74% School of Business 46% Average Across All Schools

540 Average GMAT Score
  • Applied
  • Accepted
Average Score
67% 534
68% 540
More Information
Total Applications
  • Applied
  • Accepted
  • Accepted Apps Enrolled
100% 222
74% 74.0
52% 52.0
Female
46% 46
International
67% 67
Re-Applicants
2% 2
100% 100
Wait-listed
100% 8
Top Undergrad Majors
  • All Applicants
  • Economics
  • Finance
  • Management
  • Accepted
  • Economics
  • Finance
  • Management
Top 5 Feeder Colleges for Accepted
  • Clarkson University
  • SUNY Plattsburgh
  • SUNY Cortland
  • Portland State University
  • Beijing Technology & Business University
Importance of Application Elements
  • GMAT Scores Very Important
  • Recommendations Very Important
  • GPA / Undergrad Transcripts Very Important
  • Application Essay Important
  • Resume / Work Experience Important
  • Interviews Considered
$67,750 Applicant Average Base Salary
Top 5 Feeder Companies
  • United States Military
  • Tarbell Management Group
  • Northstar Medical Group
  • H&R Block
  • Walmart
GMAT Scores
  • All Applicants
  • Accepted
770 to 800
0% 0
0% 0
740 to 769
1% 1
1% 1
710 to 739
0% 0
0% 0
680 to 709
2% 2
3% 3
650 to 679
4% 4
6% 6
620 to 649
8% 8
10% 10
590 to 619
13% 13
16% 16
560 to 589
12% 12
17% 17
530 to 559
17% 17
22% 22
500 to 529
7% 7
10% 10
Under 500
36% 36
15% 15
English Language Requirements
550 Minimum TOEFL Score
English Proficiency Required: Yes
Minimum English Proficiency Score: Yes
Accepted Tests
  • IELTS
  • TOEFL Internet Based Test
  • TOEFL Paper-based Test

Careers: Will I find a job?

Manufacturing 50%
Top Industry
  • Financial Services 20%
  • Consulting 14%
  • Government 4%
Bombardier Transportation North America 3
Top Employer
  • Goodyear 2
  • IBM 2
  • Lockheed Martin 1
Job offers within 3 months after graduation
59% School of Business 85% Average Across All Schools

More Information
Job Offers Received and Accepted
  • This School
  • All Schools
By Graduation
33% 33
64% 63.699022556390986
33% Receive Offers
33% 33
58% 57.85206896551723
33% Accept Offers
After graduation, but within 3 months
26% 26
21% 21.110859375
26% Receive Offers
26% 26
25% 24.93132867132867
26% Accept Offers
More than 3 Months after graduation
0% 0
5% 5.492558139534883
0% Receive Offers
0% 0
7% 7.091818181818181
0% Accept Offers
59% Graduates seeking full-time employment
2% Graduates not seeking employment
Top Employers / Number Hired
  • Bombardier Transportation North America 3
  • Goodyear 2
  • IBM 2
  • Lockheed Martin 1
  • General Electric 1
Salaries and Percentages of Job Accepting Graduates
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
Consulting
25% 25
$76,166.00
70K 80K
Marketing/Sales
8% 8
$36,000.00 Data not provided
Operations/Logistics
42% 42
$63,900.00
48K 85K
Other
25% 25
$63,240.00
53K 71K
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
Consulting
14% 14
$76,166.00
70K 80K
Consumer Products
4% 4
Data not provided
Financial Services
20% 20
Data not provided
Government
4% 4
Data not provided
Manufacturing
50% 50
$62,913.00
48K 85K
Media/Entertainment
4% 4
$65,000.00 Data not provided
Other
4% 4
$67,000.00 Data not provided
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
One Year or Less
92% 92
$63,703.00
36K 79K
More than five years
8% 8
$82,500.00
80K 85K
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
North America
100% 100
$64,594.00
36K 85K
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
U.S. Northeast
65% 65
$61,902.00
36K 80K
U.S. Mid-Atlantic
4% 4
$53,000.00 Data not provided
U.S. South
4% 4
Data not provided
U.S. Southwest
4% 4
$66,500.00 Data not provided
U.S. Midwest
11% 11
$75,750.00
67K 85K
U.S. West
8% 8
$65,000.00 Data not provided
Canada
4% 4
Data not provided
Salaries for Most Recent Graduates
Salaries for Most Recent Graduates
Average Signing Bonus for Most Recent Graduates
Other Income for Most Recent Graduates
Top Companies with Interns / Hired
Internship Services
  • Companies that recruit interns on campus 0
  • Companies that posted internships on school message board 0
  • Average intern length in weeks 0
  • Percentage of internships that are paid 0
Annual Job Searching Trips by the School

Tuition: Can I afford it?

Resident
$ $ $ $ $
$96,954
Total Opportunity Cost
  • Program Cost $48,432
  • Budget $61,522
Non-Resident
$ $ $ $ $
$96,954
Total Opportunity Cost
  • Program Cost $48,432
  • Budget $61,522
1 Full Tuition Scholarships
$10,251 Average Scholarship Amount 100% of Students Receive Aid
More Information
Financial Aid
  • Apply for Aid
  • Receive Aid
Students applying for financial aid
100% 100
100% 100
Scholarships
$ $ $ $ $
$3,054,885
Total aid distributed for the upcoming year
Basic scholarships awarded
  • Academic Merit
Loans
  • Loan guarantee policy No
  • Max loan guarantee per year
  • Average post-graduation debt $22,791
Bat_300x250

Academics: What will I learn?

Students in Core Classes
28 School of Business 44 Average Across All Schools

Top 3 Teaching Methods
Team project
30% 30
Case study
25% 25
Lectures
20% 20
Top Areas of Study
  • Accounting
  • Entrepreneurship
  • General Management
  • Operations Management
  • Supply Chain Management
More Information
Concentrations and Specializations
  • Accounting
  • Entrepreneurship
  • General Management
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Environmental Management
Master Degree Programs
  • Accounting
Joint Degree Programs
  • MBA/ME (Engineering)
Requirements for Graduation
  • Students must write a complete business plan
  • Students are required to complete international experience
  • Students must have attended a minimum number of classes
  • Students must have earned a pre-determined GPA/Letter grade average
  • Students must complete a company-specific project and present results to relevant parties
Program Logistics
  • Program length (in months) 9
  • Distance learning Yes
Technology Improvements
  • Upgraded of computers, wireless network, smart screens, LCD projectors, wireless machines, virtual desktop, VPN, wireless printing, collaboration stations (all for graduate business students).

Students: Who are my classmates?

7% Married Students 55% International Students
43% Female Students
Ethnicity of Students
White
93% 93
African American
5% 5
Asian American
1% 1
Student Citizenship
Asia
46% 46
North America
46% 46
Middle East and North Africa
5% 5
More Information
Activities
Active Professional Clubs
  • Consulting
  • Finance
  • Other
Active Networking Clubs
  • Women in MBA

Alumni: How strong is my network?

1,748 Living MBA Alumni 24 Countries where alumni clubs exist
6% Participating in gift donations No Individual alumni gift in excess of $10 Million in the last 12 months

Employer data includes graduates and current students.