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With 50 programs of study in three schools, Clarkson University enrolls nearly 3,000 graduate and undergraduate students each year. The schools of Arts and Sciences, Business and the Wallace H. Coulter School of Engineering offer 32 majors, 32 distinct minors and eight professional concentrations.

A dynamic, hands-on approach to learning is one of the hallmarks of a Clarkson education. That’s because we know that by challenging students to find solutions to multifaceted, real-world problems, they develop critical leadership and problem-solving skills.

Our students span boundaries by working across a variety of academic disciplines and fostering an appreciation for interdisciplinary approaches in teaching, research and coursework. This project-based learning has earned Clarkson national recognition.

Our placement rates are among the nation’s highest, with the most recent starting salaries averaging over $50,000. We are a key recruitment source for many of America’s industry-leading companies, including General Electric, Alcoa, Xerox, Accenture, IBM and Procter & Gamble.

Our students are highly welcomed at the nation’s top graduate schools. Clarkson students study medicine, law and other professions at schools like Johns Hopkins, MIT, Princeton, Yale, Caltech, Rice University and Stanford, just to name a few.

At Clarkson we defy convention. By providing an innovative environment that is rich in academic excellence and unique in its approach to learning, our students continue to be among the nation’s best

Leslie Russek

Professor of Physical Therapy Leslie Russek shares her clinical interests in headaches, hypermobility syndrome, fibromyalgia, and myofascial pain syndrome in the classroom and through collaborative research projects.  She also shares with students her leisure interest in Aikido, a non-aggressive Japanese martial art, and eastern philosophy.  In fact, she's published in Aikido Today Magazine with an article, Aikido and the & Habits of Highly Effective People!