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Complete one of the applications listed below:

You will also need to submit the following supporting materials: 

  • Official high school transcript
  • Official SAT or ACT Scores

    Special Note Regarding the Redesigned SAT (Fall 2017 applicants and beyond): Clarkson will not require that you take the optional essay writing portion of the redesigned SAT.  For students that will have taken both the newly redesigned SAT as well as the old version, Clarkson will accept and consider both score sets. 
  • A letter of recommendation from a school counselor, principal, or headmaster
  • A second letter of recommendation from a teacher
  • Personal statement or Essay (250 - 500 words)
  • Application Fee - $50 (Waived for Applications Submitted Online)

 Additional Application Related Information

  • Business or Humanities: your record should include at least four units of English, three units of math, and one unit of science
  • Engineering, Engineering & Management, or the Sciences, your record should include four units of English, four units of math, and three or four units of science, including chemistry and physics
  • SAT Subject Exams are recommended but not required
  • Clarkson SAT code: 2084
  • Clarkson ACT code: 2698

All online applications and test scores should be sent to the Office of Undergraduate Admission. Please send any printed forms and documents to:

Office of Undergraduate Admissions
Clarkson University
Box 5605
Potsdam, NY 13699

Fax: 315-268-7647


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