Academics & Research

Academics & Research

Clarkson knows who it is & why it matters. 

We ignite connections across disciplines, industries and cultures in a cutting-edge, technological environment for students and scholars to solve real-world problems and build a professional network that's ready for today's forward-thinking economy. Hands-on research, personalized advising and experiential learning are at the center of the Clarkson experience. You will gain the tools to be a problem-solver, an innovator and a leader in your field.

There is a high level of collaboration among faculty and students in the Coulter School of Engineering, the Reh School of Business, the Lewis School of Health Sciences, the Clarkson School - Early College Program, Honors Program and the Graduate School, as well as our globally recognized research centers and institutes including the Center for Advanced Materials Processing, the Center for Complex Systems, the Center for Identification Technology Research, the Center for Air Aquatic Resources Engineering & Science, the Center for Rehabilitation Engineering Science & Technology, the Center of Excellence in Healthy Water Solutions, the Institute for STEM Education, the Institute for a Sustainable Environment.

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Explore Our Schools and Institutes

With more than 95 programs of study that lead to bachelor's, master's and doctoral degrees, you can intentionally integrate your academic, research and social life that ignite your purpose.

Facts & Stats


For Faculty Receiving Significant Awards in the National Universities Category

According to Washington Monthly

Fact: Named one of the Top 25 STEM Colleges and one of America's Top Research Universities by Forbes

Fact: Among Limited Number of Universities With “High Research Activity,” according to the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education

Fact: Ranked as a Top-Tier National University by U.S. News & World Report

Top 25

in the Nation for Best Career Placement, according to The Princeton Review. Ninety-nine percent of our undergraduates and graduate students land positions in their chosen field or pursue advanced education.

Top 2%

Colleges With Graduates Who Earn the Most, Payscale College Salary Report.

Research and Innovation

We’re a solutions-driven community of doers. We lead with a mission of discovery, and that mindset fuels boundary-pushing innovations in engineering, business, the sciences, technology and healthcare. What we discover today influences the sustainable infrastructure, new technologies and advanced patient care of tomorrow, plus so much more. We extend opportunities to both undergraduate and graduate students, fortifying our reputation as a proven leader in technological education.

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