Clark University

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Clark University can be found in Worcester, MA, a nonprofit private college which focuses on only a select few programs offered. Clark University has an enrollment of about three thousand students.

53% of all applicants are accepted to Clark University, from which 16 percent choose to enroll. You can get more information from the admissions office website at

Overall Clark University Acceptance Rate - Fall 2020


The overall acceptance rate for Clark University was reported as 52.8% in Fall 2020 with over 7,640 applications submitted to this school. Both in state and out of state applicants are included in these figures. We do not have data on transfer acceptance rates currently.

Historical Trend and Acceptance Rate 2022 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2022-2023 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for Clark University has been staying about the same from year to year.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2016-2017: 54.7%
  • 2017-2018: 56.3%
  • 2018-2019: 59.4%
  • 2019-2020: 52.8%
  • Projected Acceptance Rate 2022-2023: 51.7%

How Does Clark University Compare?

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The acceptance rate for Clark University is seven percent lower than the national average of all colleges which is around 56.7%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

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College of the Holy Cross34.2%
Becker College69.9%
Assumption College81.1%
Anna Maria College74.7%
Nichols College79.7%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • High School GPA Scores are Required
  • School Records are Required
  • College Prep Classes are Required
  • Submit Recommendation Letters are Required
  • TOEFL Exam (Foreign Language Students) are Required

Number of Applicants, Percent Accepted, and Enrolled Students (Fall 2020)

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