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Clarkson University Campus Life

Campus Size

Small Campus
Total Undergrads
Including 24 Part-time
Degree-Seeking Freshmen

Gender Breakdown:

29% Women
71% Men


NCAA Division III (without football)

New York State Women's Coll Ath Assoc

  • Basketball

Upstate Collegiate Athletic Association

  • Baseball
  • Cross Country/Track

Total Varsity Sports


Men's sports coaches (Average salary: $64,571)
Women's sports coaches (Average salary: $47,235)
Athletics Details
Sport Varsity Men Varsity Women Club Intramural
Baseball 30 - - -
Basketball 12 11 - -
Golf 11 - - -
Ice Hockey 30 21 - -
Lacrosse 43 18 - -
Other Sports 20 10 - -
Skiing 12 6 - -
Soccer 29 22 - -
Swimming and Diving 22 11 - -
Track and Field, X-Country 26 14 - -
Volleyball - 12 - -


Student Total
American Indian/Alaskan Native 0.6%
Asian/Pacific Islander 3.2%
Black/non-Hispanic 2.9%
Hispanic 2.8%
Non-resident alien 10.4%
Race/Ethnicity unknown 3.1%
Two or more races 0.0%
White/non-Hispanic 77.0%
Percent of students with disability 7%

Services & Housing

Services Offered
  • Academic/Career counseling
  • Employment services for current students to find part-time positions
  • Job placement for graduates to find full-time employment
  • Library on campus
  • On-Campus Housing
  • Meal plan offered, maximum 21 meals per week.

Clubs & Organizations

Reserved Officers' Training Corps (ROTC)
  • Army ROTC
  • Air Force ROTC

Safety Statistics

Arrests On Campus
Illegal Weapons Possession 0
Drug Law Violation 1
Liquor Law Violation 1
Criminal Offenses On Campus
Personal Crime 0
Property Crime 4
Reviews Dorm Life
  • Nicole from Bergen, NY
  • 5
  • Clarkson has a wide variety of dorms from hallway style to apartments to town houses. Some of the dorms are old but are being updated and renovated, and the new…

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  • Robert from Oneonta, NY
  • 2
  • Not the best dorms for incoming freshman and sophomores but fantastic dorms life for those who want to live on campus in the upperclassman years past sophomore year.…

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Student Responses to Review Topic: Food And Dining
  • 3
  • Kassandra
  • I am a current student here

    Let's be honest, which school actually has great food?

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  • 3
  • Sarah from Haddam Neck, CT
  • I am a current student here

    The food on campus is improving with the development of the new student center and an increase in the population of healthier students.

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  • 4
  • Nicole from Bergen, NY
  • I am a current student here

    Clarkson is currently updating all of the dining facilities and it makes them enjoyable to relax and eat at.

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Student Responses to Review Topic: Greek Life
  • 0
  • Kassandra
  • I am a current student here

    Not many are into greek life, but those who, are some of the most academically successful students on campus.

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  • 0
  • Junior Year Student
  • I am a current student here

    Greek life is not overbearing on campus but has a definite presence. There are many fraternities of different personalities to join as well as 4 different sororities.

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  • 0
  • Phairyn from Canada
  • I am a current student here

    There are both sororities and fraternities off campus, and they hold fun social gatherings all of the time.

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  • 0
  • Ololade from Potsdam, NY
  • I am a current student here

    I am in no sorority so I really can't say much here, although, the members always seem to have a good time in what ever they do.

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  • 0
  • Nicole
  • I am a current student here

    I'm not too familiar with Clarkson's Greek Life, but I can give a brief overview. Since both SUNY Potsdam and Clarkson are located in the same town, there are quite a few Greek houses as opposed to what just one small school would have. None are located on campus, but most of the houses are only located a short walk from Clarkson.

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  • 0
  • Jinnah from Syracuse, NY
  • I am a current student here

    My knowledge is slim of this, but Greek life is big for some kids. There many different fraternities and sorties for many different reasons like for business, community service, or just partying. My two roommates are in a fraternity and it's kind of cool to know people in Greek houses. Some Greek house members can land you a job down the road. Greek life is great all-around.

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