Graduate School Costs and Financial Aid
Tuition Rates and Fees for 2023-2024
$1,500 per credit (Potsdam-based programs)
$995 per credit (Capital Region-based programs)
- Business of Energy (Advanced Certificate)
- Chemical Engineering (MS)
- Chemical Engineering (PhD)
- Civil and Environmental Engineering (MS)
- Civil and Environmental Engineering (PhD)
- Electrical and Computer Engineering (PhD)
- Materials Science and Engineering (PhD)
- Mechanical Engineering (MS)
- Mechanical Engineering (PhD)
- Power Systems Engineering (Advanced Certificate)
Graduate Student Fees
Learn more about additional fees and costs for graduate students:
Grad Resource Fee (Potsdam Residential) – $805 Per Year
Assessed to all full-time graduate students in residential programs. Covers operations for access to recreational facilities, fitness center, health center services, computing lab resources and related software, webinars, etc (Note: This is not a health insurance premium).
Student Activity Fees
Covers athletics, student clubs and other miscellaneous programs for all Clarkson University students.
Potsdam - $50 per term
CRC - $10 per term
Grad Resource Fee (Capital Region Campus or Online) – $77 Per Term
Covers operations for access to computing lab, online resources and related software, webinars, etc. This includes guest speakers and lecturers, computer lab resources and related software, the learning management system, Echo 360, which allows for asynchronous learning sessions, voice thread and other online related services, library and database access and free transcripts for life.
Types of Financial Aid
We offer a wide array of financing options for our graduate students in master's and PhD programs. These include assistantships, scholarships, loans and other financing options. Learn more about how we work with you to make sure your education remains within reach.