Prepare to Lead and Innovate Your Field

Clarkson University's hands-on graduate and professional programs set you up for success in the next phase of your career through a mix of challenging coursework, research, mentorship and opportunities to expand your network. Understand what differentiates a Clarkson education:

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Phone: 518-631-9831 

The Impact of a Clarkson Graduate Degree


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U.S. News & World Report names us among the top graduate schools and ranks our MBA as one of the country's best. Forbes notes our culture of innovation and has listed us as one of America's Top Research Universities. Review our accolades and the far-reaching impact of Clarkson's graduate programs:

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Best Master's Degrees in New York,

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Graduate Student Placement Class of '23

Best Value College

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Solving real-world problems based on cutting-edge research is at the core of what we do. With access to nationally recognized faculty and 18 research centers and laboratories, we have the resources you need to be an active scholar in our community. Our more than 380 partners in industry, government agencies, chambers of commerce and research organizations also offer graduate students a wealth of opportunities to continue doing their important work.

Research at Clarkson

Scholarship and Assistantship Opportunities

All of our students, regardless of program, full- or part-time status or location (online, hybrid or onsite), are considered for merit-based scholarships. Whether through department awards, assistantships or other scholarships, we will work with you to make sure that you can afford your education.

Financial Aid, Costs and Scholarships

Flexible and Personalized Programs

Your education should fit into your lifestyle and be geared toward your goals. With a variety of onsite, online and hybrid options, as well as full- and part-time opportunities, you have the flexibility to be comfortable with the plan you create for yourself.

Convenient Locations

In addition to our main campus in Potsdam, we offer courses at our Capital Region Campus right outside of Albany.


Our main campus is located at the foothills of the Adirondacks in Potsdam, New York. Many of our full-time, research-based master's and PhD programs are housed in this location. Here you will be in close proximity to many of our research labs and centers, our libraries and other resources.

Capital Region Campus

Located in Schenectady, NY, the Capital Region Campus is less than 15 minutes from Albany and home to many of our graduate and professional programs. This location is ideally situated for working adults and for us to strengthen our corporate partnerships.

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