Clarke University Overview

Student population

Address1550 Clarke Dr
Dubuque, IA
School Websitewww.clarke.edu
School TypePrivate not-for-profit, 4-year or above
Size

Small

StatusPrivate not-for-profit
On Campus HousingYes
Level of StudyUndergraduate/Graduate

Clarke University is a small private not-for-profit, 4-year college based in Dubuque, Iowa that offers both undergraduate and graduate programs to its students. The highest level of offerings is doctor's degree. In the 2019 academic year, 1,301 students applied to Clarke University. Of those students, 1,073 were granted admission into the school.

In the 2019 academic year, the in-state tuition for enrolling in Clarke University was $32,300, in addition to fees of $1,050. This number excludes room and board. The school does provide on-campus housing, which you may want to factor into your cost analysis when planning to attend Clarke University.

Clarke University has a 63% graduation rate within six years of enrolling.

Clarke University Requirements

Academic standards

Very High

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Applicants admitted

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The Clarke University acceptance rate is 82%. To put this into perspective, 1,073 of the 1,301 students who applied to Clarke University in the 2019 academic year were admitted. It’s clear that enrolling in Clarke University is not out of reach. You simply need the right credentials.

Most students who have been accepted into Clarke University had an SAT score between the range of 930 and 1,096. If you want a good shot of getting in, you'll also want to have strong ACT scores. The ACT range for Clarke University was between 19 and 23 in the last academic year.

In addition, applicants are required to submit their GPA to Clarke University as part of their application.

Clarke University Cost

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Cost is a crucial factor to consider when deciding what college to attend. At Clarke University, the tuition for in-state residents is $32,300. Combined with fees of $1,050, room and board costs of $9,600, other expenses of $3,120 and the $1,330 cost of books and supplies.

Out-of-state students can expect to pay more. While the costs for room, board, and other expenses are the same, out-of-state tuition is significantly higher. Out-of-state students must pay $33,350 in tuition.

Students at Clarke University are eligible for federal financial aid. The average federal aid awarded to students at Clarke University was $4,371 last year, with 33% of students being awarded federal aid.

Clarke University Student Life

Full-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Part-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Student-to-Faculty Ratio8:1

Student composition is an important deciding factor for most students applying to Clarke University.

Clarke University has a good gender split, with 59% of undergraduates being female and 41% of undergraduates being male.

At the school, most students are out-of-state residents; in fact, 68% of all students reside out-of-state. However, 29% of students come from in-state and 3% of students are international. This means you’ll be able to interact with people from all backgrounds.

The student to faculty ratio at Clarke University is 8:1. This means that you should have no trouble getting the academic support you need to thrive in your studies.

Clarke University Popular Majors and Programs

HEALTH PROFESSIONS AND RELATED PROGRAMS
BUSINESS, MANAGEMENT, MARKETING, AND RELATED SUPPORT SERVICES
EDUCATION
PSYCHOLOGY
PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION AND SOCIAL SERVICE PROFESSIONS
BIOLOGICAL AND BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES
PARKS, RECREATION, LEISURE, FITNESS, AND KINESIOLOGY
VISUAL AND PERFORMING ARTS
COMMUNICATION, JOURNALISM, AND RELATED PROGRAMS

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