Clarkson University is a medium sized four-year university in the remote town of Potsdam, NY.
The school is on the semester calendar system and is a research university with high research activity.
There are 2,793 undergraduate students and 503 graduate students at Clarkson University.
The freshman class has 712 students.
Students attend full-time.
It is a very selective institution with a low transfer-in rate; 80% of students who apply to Clarkson University are admitted and 21% of those admitted students attend the school.
The school has its own library and participates in Title IV federal financial aid programs for those who qualify.
Most students attend for four or more years and there is a high undergraduate student population. Most undergraduates study professions or the arts and sciences.
There is some graduate student coexistence with the undergraduates.
Clarkson University's President is Anthony G. Collins.