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Tuition and Fees

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2017-2018 Academic Year

The figures below are estimates. Individual tuition bills and living expenses will vary from student to student.

Undergraduate Students

  Year Semester
Tuition (full-time) 
$46,700
$23,350
Housing
$8,088
$4,044
Meals
$6,706
$3,353
Clarkson University Student Association (CUSA) Activity Fee $350 $175
Clarkson University Student Association (CUSA) Campus Improvements Fund $250 $125
Health, Wellness, & Recreation Facilities Fee $650 $325
Knightcard(optional fee that involves an opt-out process)
$1,000 $500
Student Health Insruance(not applicable to all students)
$1,854
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Tuition per Credit Hour-$1,556

Graduate Students

Year Semester
 
Tuition-Varies by Program

Residential Program Health, Wellness, & Recreation Facilities Fee $900 $450

Non-Residential Program Resource Fee $75/Quarter
Student Health Insurance (not applicable to all students)
 $2,514 -

The Clarkson School 

  Year Semester
Tuition (full-time) 
$46,700
$23,350
Housing
$7,476
$3,738
Meals
$6,706
$3,353
Clarkson Univeristy Student Association (CUSA) Activity Fee $350 $175
Clarkson University Student Association (CUSA) Campus Improvements Fund $250 $125
Health, Wellness, and Recreation Fee $650 $325
The Clarkson School Event Fee $550 $275
Knight Card (optional fee that involves an opt-out process) $1,000 $500
Student Health Insurance (not applicable to all students) $1,854 -
Tuition per Credit Hour-$1,556

Explanation of Charges

Undergraduate & The Clarkson School Tuition -Undergraduate students enrolled in 12 to 19 credit hours (inclusive) are designated as full-time students and are charged at the full-time tuition rate.  Students exceeding the full-time load of 19 credit hours will be charged at the credit hour rate for each credit hour over 19.

Housing -Based on the average room rate, this may vary depending on your room assignment.

Clarkson Univeristy Student Association (CUSA) Activity Fee -Assessed by CUSA on all undergraduate students carrying a minimum of 6 credit hours per semester and distributed to clubs & organizations.

Clarkson Univeristy Student Association (CUSA) Campus Improvements Fund Fee -Assessed by CUSA on all undergraduate students carrying a minimum of 6 credit hours per semester for capital priorities identified by students.

Health, Wellness, & Recreation Facilities Fee -Assessed to all full-time undergraduate students.  Covers operations for access to recreational facilities, fitness center and health center services.  (Note: This is not a health insurance premium.)

Residential Program Health, Wellness, & Recreation Facilities Fee (Potsdam) -  Assessed to all full-time graduate students. Covers operations for access to recreational facilities, fitness center, health center services, computing lab resources and related software, webinars, etc.  (Note: This is not a health insurance premium.)

Non-Residential Program Resource Fee (Beacon, Capital Region, & Online) -Covers operations for access to computing lab and online resources and related software, webinars, etc.  

The Clarkson School Event Fee -This assists in covering various student activities such as field trips.  In addition, a portion of the fee provides for any guest lectures and special meals sponsored by The Clarkson School.

Knightcard Fee (Optional) -A prepaid, declining balance account is a convenient, cashless way to make purchases on and off-campus at participating locations.  With no fees, no chance to overdraft, and no chance of accumulating credit card debt, the Knight Card is a great budgeting tool! Link to Knight Card webpage

Student Health Insurance -Health insurance coverage is mandatory for residential program students.  Students must either have their own health insurance coverage, health insurance through their parent/guardian or be enrolled in the Clarkson University offered coverage.

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