Clarkson College

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101 S. 42nd Street

Omaha, NE 68131-2739

Phone: (402) 552-3100
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Aug. 1
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Clarkson College is a private institution that was founded in 1888. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 800, its setting is urban, and the campus size is 2 acres. It utilizes a semester-based academic calendar.

School mission and unique qualities (as provided by the school):

Clarkson College is a private, non-profit college in Omaha, Neb. offering diploma, certificate and degree opportunities in the fields of Nursing, Health Care Business, Health Care Services, Physical Therapist Assistant, Radiologic Technology, Medical Imaging, Imaging Informatics and Professional Development. The College is nationally accredited through the Higher Learning Commission and the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools (NCA). The Mission of Clarkson College is to prepare students to professionally provide high quality, ethical and compassionate health care services.

Clarkson College is an educational partner with The Nebraska Medical Center, one of the most respected hospitals in the Midwest. It has the largest Physical Therapist Assistant program in Nebraska and the only accredited Health Information Management Bachelors degree program in Nebraska and Iowa. No other college in the Omaha area offers a Masters degree in Nurse Anesthesia, and our Bachelors degree in Medical Imaging is known as one of the most accelerated programs to specialize in advanced modalities of radiology across the state of Nebraska. The honorable reputation of its Nursing program also carries on after nearly 125 years. For more information, visit

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School type private, coed college
Year founded 1888
Religious affiliation Epsicopal
Academic calendar semester
Setting city
2012 Endowment N/A


When applying to Clarkson College, it's important to note the application deadline is August 1. Scores for either the ACT or SAT test are due May 1. The application fee at Clarkson College is $35.

For more information about the tests, essays, interviews, and admissions process, visit the Applying to College knowledge center.

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Application deadline August 1
SAT/ACT scores must be received by May 1

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Academic Life

The student-faculty ratio at Clarkson College is 12:1, and the school has 77 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students.

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Student-faculty ratio 12:1
4-year graduation rate 41%
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Student Life

Clarkson College has a total undergraduate enrollment of 800, with a gender distribution of 10.3 percent male students and 89.8 percent female students.

Total enrollment 1,191
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Collegiate athletic association N/A

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Campus Info & Services

Clarkson College offers a number of student services including health service. Clarkson College also offers campus safety and security services like 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, and controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc). Of the students at Clarkson College, 68 percent have cars on campus. Alcohol is not permitted for students of legal age at Clarkson College.

Students who have cars on campus 68%
Health insurance offered No

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