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Clarkson is recognized among the finest universities in the nation, according to such diverse measures as U.S. News & World Report, the Association for Independent Technological Universities, and corporate recruiters. Clarkson focuses on providing a rigorous professional experience, connecting discovery and engineering innovation with enterprise, and developing a collaborative community for students, faculty and staff.

Among the nation’s "Best 380 Colleges," The Princeton Review 2016.

One of the "Top 10 Engineering Colleges in the U.S.," USA Today 2015.

Top 10: Universities that increase salaries the most, A Clarkson degree will increase your earnings by 42 percent, on average, Brookings Institution 2015.

Top-tier national university, U.S. News & World Report America's Best Colleges 2015.

Clarkson graduates have some of the highest salaries in the nation, 2016 College Salary Report, PayScale Inc.

#34 Best Values (Great Schools, Great Prices), U.S. News & World Report, America’s Best Colleges 2015.

Colleges that Pay You Back: The 200 Best Value Colleges, The Princeton Review 2015.

One of the most affordable colleges whose undergraduate alumni report earning more than $100,000 a year, MONEY Magazine 2015.

National Model Undergraduate Program in Entrepreneurship Education first-place winner, U.S. Association of Small Business and Entrepreneurship 2015.

Among the top 15 entrepreneurship undergraduate programs in the nation, Entrepreneur magazine and The Princeton Review 2015.

#12 Best Master's Degree Programs by Salary Potential, 2015 College Salary Report, PayScale Inc.

Clarkson’s online MBA program ranked as one of the top 40 in the nation, U.S. News & World Report 2015.

One of Most Selecttive Online Business Degrees, SR Education Group 2015.

"Top 50 Best Value Online MBA Programs" list, Value Colleges 2015.

One of the Top-100 Values in Private Universities, Kiplinger’s Best College Values 2015.

#32 in Environmental Engineering, U.S. News & World Report, America’s Best Graduate Schools 2015.

One of the best undergraduate engineering programs in the country, U.S. News & World Report, America's Best Colleges 2015.

Ranked as a Top 15% College in the outcome-based 2015 Educate to Career (ETC) College Rankings Index.

Among the nation’s most environmentally responsible colleges, Princeton Review’s Guide to 353 Green Colleges 2015.

Ranked one of the 10 Most Underrated Colleges in America, Business Insider 2015.

One of America's Best Small Town Colleges. BestColleges.com 2015.

Top Veteran-Friendly School, U.S. Veterans Magazine, 2015.

ROTC service ranked #3 in the nation, Washington Monthly 2015.

Top-ranked Military Friendly School, Victory Media 2015 and Military Advanced Education (MAE) 2014.

Top-20 Supply Chain Management Program, U.S. News & World Report, America’s Best Colleges 2014.

Top 50 America’s Most Entrepreneurial Universities, Forbes 2014.

Top 100 Graduate Business Schools in the Nation, U.S. News & World Report, Best Graduate Schools 2014.

Ranks #37 for faculty receiving significant research awards in the national universities category, Washington Monthly 2014.

Clarkson ranks #7 in New York state for colleges and universities that provide the highest return on investment (ROI), Affordable Colleges Online 2013.
 
Clarkson’s online graduate business programs #12 in the nation, U.S. News & World Report 2013.

#1 in the nation for grads with most internship experience, U.S. News & World Report 2013.

Top 30 Private Colleges with Million-Dollar Returns on Investment, Affordable Colleges Online 2013.

Clarkson University is one of only 150 of 3,500 colleges worth the investment, Former Secretary of Education William Bennett, 2013.

Clarkson is one of 12 schools whose new graduates earn more than Harvard’s, ABC News & PayScale 2012.

Top 20 on the Fifty Most Affordable Colleges with a Return on Investment list, Bloomberg Businessweek 2011.

Among the Top 100 best undergraduate business schools in the nation, Bloomberg Businessweek 2011.

Digital Arts & Sciences major: most innovative program in North America, International Digital Media and Arts Association (iDMAa) 2010.

Top 50 Undergraduate Game Design Programs, The Princeton Review 2010.

Engineering & Management program is only the second program in the world to be accredited by both AACSB International and the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET.


 Left to right: Kaitlin Dunn (honorable mention), Michael Lee (Goldwater Scholar), Tyler Hitchman (honorable mention) and Brittany Snyder (honorable mention).

A Legacy of Goldwater Scholars
Another Clarkson University honors student was awarded a prestigious Goldwater Scholarship and three other Clarkson students received honorable mentions in 2015 from the Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education Foundation.

As of 2015, 31 Clarkson students have received this highly coveted award since the program was established in 1986. This is the 16th consecutive year that Honors Program students have received Goldwater Scholarships.
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