The demand for training at Clarkson University continues to grow as Clarkson has surpassed all freshman admission goals for the incoming class of 2025. This fall, Clarkson will welcome over 720 freshmen to its campus of Potsdam when the Class of 2025 arrives on campus in August.
Enrollment continues to be significant across all programs, with growth particularly in the School of Arts & Sciences and Health Sciences degree programs that align with access to graduate programs from the Lewis School School of Health Sciences. This year’s class is also more diverse, with over 30% of incoming applicants under-represented.
As labor markets continue to change and evolve, a Clarkson training continues to prove a remarkable return on investment with starting salaries among the highest 2% in the country. The Class of 2020, which had an average starting salary of $ 64,000, proved the resilient value of a Clarkson degree with over 97% of careers starting in their chosen field of study within six months of the graduation at the height of the pandemic.
“Clarkson University is diversifying its approaches in how we recruit students and how the University continues to seek the future in careers and industry. A Clarkson education truly ignites the things that are important to the Class of 2025 and their families – a collaborative learning environment focused on research and education, and innovative experiences for all students, as well as rewarding career opportunities. and join an exceptional alumni network after graduation, ”said Brian Grant, vice president of enrollment and student affairs.
Class 2025 has access to incredible outdoor recreation opportunities at Clarkson’s main campus in Potsdam, located at the foot of the Adirondack Mountains. World-class downhill and cross-country skiing, snowboarding, mountain biking, hiking, cycling, kayaking and canoeing are just a short drive away. The same goes for rock and ice climbing, white water rafting, fishing, caving, mountaineering and camping.
Clarkson is also embarking on a major expansion and renovation of the Cora and Bayard Clarkson Science Center which will add 45,000 square feet to the nearly 110,000 square foot structure. The project will help Clarkson propel innovation in the arts and sciences by creating a new paradigm focused on entrepreneurial science and a world-class facility to support a comprehensive entrepreneurial ecosystem.
“It’s an exciting time to be a Gold Knight. Clarkson is where we develop creators who know how to apply knowledge. The beauty of this new space and this unique learning model is the possibility of bringing students who do not see themselves as researchers or creators to align with this thought ”, explains Darryl Scriven, Dean of the School. of Arts & Sciences.