Sophomores with at 3.4 GPA can sign up for an accelerated master’s degree, and one-third of students do this. There is no additional tuition for this program.
Clark has no Greek organizations, but has 120 student-run groups.
Clark is located in Worcester Mass, which is not one of the most attractive New England cities. But the flip side of this is that a student interested in a first-rate undergrad education is able to get into Clark, when she might not be admitted to many of the colleges located in nicer surroundings. Middle 50% of ACT scores are 26 to 30. Clark admits 58% of applicants, And they are generous with both need-based and academic-based financial aid. They meet 95% of demonstrated need; and students from more affluent families who do not qualify for any need-based aid (31% of a recent class) get scholarships averaging over $16,000. One-third of applicants do not submit test scores.
Clark is member a consortium of 12 colleges and universities in the Worcester area, including Holy Cross and WPI. Clark students can register for classes in consortium institutions.