Our admission process is highly personalized. Your application will be evaluated carefully to determine if you and Clarkson
are a good fit. Our application deadline is January 15.
Among the factors we consider are your secondary school record, scores on the SAT or ACT exam, and scores on
the SAT Subject Exams. Since numbers don’t tell the whole story, we also strongly consider letters of recommendation,
extracurricular activities, individual honors and accomplishments, special talents and your own personal statement.
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Apply under our Early Decision plan (apply by December 1) and you’ll:
• Eliminate the anxiety that comes with waiting for spring acceptance;
you’ll know as soon as January 1.
• Get a head start on planning for your college career.
... Or demonstrating to an investor how your revolutionary robotics system will forever change the life of disabled people.
Wherever your career dreams take you, Clarkson’s Coulter School of Engineering will help you get there.
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New York City
Wallace H. Coulter
Engineer, Inventor, Entrepreneur & Humanitarian
The late Wallace H. Coulter was an extraordinary
inventor and entrepreneur who applied his curiosity,
creative energy and problem-solving intelligence
to make human lives better through science and
technology. Engineering was his way of doing
good in the world. From the battered fishing hat
he always wore to his basement laboratory where
he developed the underlying Coulter principle for
counting particles suspended in fluid, Wallace H.
Coulter’s convention-defying life and inventions
revolutionized diagnostic medicine forever, giving
medical labs an efficient and accurate method to
count blood cells, thereby pushing the bounds of
engineering and science across a multitude of