Graduate Admissions & Aid
How to Apply for Graduate Admissions
Graduate applications typically include letters of recommendation, a personal statement and other supplemental materials. We have listed all requirements to help make the process as easy as possible. Understand that individual programs may have additional admission requirements or prerequisites. Find out more about the process before you apply, or reach out to your admissions counselor for assistance.
Graduate Costs and Financial Aid
Your education should have a high return on investment. That is why we work with you to make your graduate studies as affordable as possible. Learn more about our scholarships, assistantships, loans and other sources of financial aid available to graduate students.
Admitted Graduate Students
Once you have received an admissions offer, understand the steps you need to take to become an official Clarkson University student. Find out more about securing your spot, required documents, employment eligibility, planning your first semester and more.
Campuses and Programs
Learn more about the locations and formats for Clarkson's graduate programs:
Our main campus is located by the foothills of the Adirondack Mountains in Potsdam, New York. It is home to our undergraduate programs and many of our residential master's and doctoral programs, as well as advanced certificate programs.
Our Capital Region Campus in Schenectady, New York, offers master's and professional degrees, as well as advanced certificate programs for working professionals. Additionally home to the Office of Graduate Admissions, our central location gives students access to many of our corporate partners, alumni networking events and opportunities to develop their talents.
Online and Hybrid
Clarkson University's online and hybrid graduate degree programs are known for being rigorous and at the forefront of their fields. Full- and part-time master's and doctoral degrees, as well as advanced certificate programs, offer maximum flexibility. Our virtual coursework is designed to be interactive and collaborative, and you have access to campus resources.
Student Achievement Services
Clarkson's Student Achievement Services (SAS) houses the registrar, advising, bursar and financial aid offices. This format offers greater convenience for requesting transcripts, scheduling courses and paying fees. Learn more about how we can help you during your time at Clarkson.