Clark University

Founded in 1887, Clark University is committed to scholarship and inquiry that address social and human imperatives on a global scale. Located in the heart of New England -- Worcester, Massachusetts -- Clark enrolls approximately 2,300 undergraduate and 1,100 graduate students and is featured in Loren Popes book, "Colleges That Change Lives." Recent rankings that acknowledge Clark's growing reputation include U.S. News & World Report (#75 in Best National Universities), Forbes (#16 in Americas Most Entrepreneurial Universities) and Kiplinger's Personal Finance Magazine (#27 in Best Values in Private Universities and #5 in Massachusetts). With its size, urban location, emphasis on liberal education and effective practice, and capacity for interdisciplinary learning and research, Clark cultivates a learning environment uniquely supportive of an undergraduate's ambitious goals. LEEP (Liberal Education and Effective Practice), the University's pioneering model of education, combines life-changing world and workplace experiences with a deep and integrated undergraduate curriculum so students can put their knowledge into practice. And with a student-to-faculty ratio of 10:1 and average class size of 21, Clark students are known by name and face. The Clark community includes approximately 600 international students, and faculty members and scholars from more than 90 countries, so students encounter a variety of cultures, traditions, religions, and political ideologies. Clark is committed to providing students with an exceptional college education that is also affordable. The University offers students a unique cost-saving opportunity through its Accelerated B.A./Masters Degree Program: any student who works hard and meets the eligibility requirements can earn both a bachelor's and master's degree in five years with the fifth year tuition-free. At Clark, students translate their passions and studies into remarkable careers and purposeful, accomplished lives. Clark students graduate with the skills employers demand and the world needs, prepared to live the University's motto: "Challenge convention. Change our world."

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school_type year_founded religious_affiliation academic_calendar year_2016_endowment address telephone
Private, Coed 1887 N/A Semester $369.1 million 950 Main Street, Worcester, MA 01610 (508) 793-7711
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54 100.0 Massachusetts Worcester 53