What is Clarkson
Science Studies students benefit from Clarkson's size and student/faculty ratio. As one of the smallest universities in the country ranked by U.S. News & World Report as a "nationally ranked" institution, Clarkson offers a personal education with the benefits of a strong research program. Our student/faculty ratio is just 15:1.
Education and Research
A Clarkson science education builds on our reputation for rigorous preparation, real-world learning opportunities, and teamwork that spans disciplines. At Clarkson, you will have the opportunity to develop close relationships with professors who are involved in cutting-edge research. More than 250 undergraduates a year participate in sponsored research with professors.
Through Clarkson's award-winning program called SPEED (Student Projects for Engineering Experience and Design), you can join one of 16 teams that compete in academic competitions to solve real-world challenges. Competitions range from making robots to designing solutions to environmental waste problems to solar-powered vehicle racing.