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Clark University

Clark is a university of consequence, where research excellence empowers action on critical human concerns, and where students pursue their passions with a singular purpose: to become a relentless force for positive change. A Clark education begins in the classroom, but it doesn’t stay there. We believe in showing students that they each have the power to effect positive change in the world.

Top reasons to study here

  • Clark forges powerful connections with universities, educators, researchers, business and community leaders.
  • Clark University is known for intellectually daring research that engages the outside community.
  • The University prepares students to become active global citizens, highly engaged in the communities where they work and live.

Master's Programmes

Journalism & Media (2)
Natural Sciences & Mathematics (2)
Applied Sciences & Professions (1)
Education & Training (1)
Engineering & Technology (1)
Humanities (1)
Medicine & Health (1)



Clark University is an American private university and liberal arts college in Worcester, Massachusetts. Founded in 1887, it is the oldest educational institution founded as an all-graduate university in the United States. Clark now also educates undergraduates. The U.S. News & World Report ranked Clark 75th nationally in both 2015 and 2014, 83rd in 2013, and 95th in 2012.


A student's investment in education at Clark University has lifelong and wide-ranging returns. Our transformative educational model profoundly strengthens students’ ability to transition out of college and into the world, enabling them to translate their studies into remarkable careers and purposeful, accomplished lives.

Pursuing solutions to intractable problems requires creative thrust, entrepreneurial ingenuity and endless grit, all tied to a code of ethics that ensures the greater good is being served. Clark helps shape the leaders of a new generation who are committed to successful outcomes achieved with empathy.


Clark University research binds inspiration to experimentation, links analysis with discovery, and shapes action. The institution is committed to expanding the frontiers of knowledge while seeking the elusive answers to consequential questions — whether that’s accomplished through the lens of a microscope, pursued within the pages of ancient texts, or achieved through the kind of social immersion that discerns the behaviors shaping a community and a culture.

Clark University fosters creative and courageous research that breaks down traditional disciplinary, intellectual and societal boundaries.


The beauty of a liberal arts degree is that it allows studentsto develop a broad range of skills that can be applied to almost any career field. The ability to communicate clearly, to work collaboratively with others, and to research and evaluate solutions to problems are skills that are valued by employers in all fields.

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University Ranking

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Student services

Information Technology Services has a Help Desk web site for help requests via Help Desk ticketing system.

The ITS Help Desk utilizes, a web based, request service that members of the Clark community can access and track with their Clark Account. At any time of the day, as long as they have Internet access, faculty, staff, and students can check on the status of current requests, previously resolved requests, and can open new requests.

Housing services

There are more than 1,750 graduate and undergraduate students who reside in the University's nine residence halls and fourteen houses, including three graduate student houses.

The goal of the Residential Life and Housing (RLH) Office is to provide a living environment that allows for academic pursuits, interpersonal interactions, educational opportunities and social events. The environment created is intended to encourage freedom of action and self-expression within the context of community responsibility.

Library services

The Clark libraries provide extensive resources for student and faculty research and learning across all disciplines. They provide:

  • full Internet access
  • selected science journals
  • monographs
  • subject-specific databases

ICT services

Wireless network access allows people with laptop computers to access the Internet and the usual network resources such as email and fileshares without a wired physical connection to a network jack or phone line. Students must be physically located where there is ClarkWiFi coverage.

Medical services

Clark University EMS is a student run organization comprised of both EMTs and First Responders. It provides rapid medical care for the entire university community 24hours a day, 7 days a week, when classes are in session.

Student Life

Sports facilities

The Clark University Department of Athletics and Recreation is committed to establishing an environment that fosters student development and leadership by providing opportunities for participation in the arenas of athletics, wellness, and recreation.

It has Athletic Center, Fitness Center, Center Pool, Soccer Field, Tennis Court, Baseball Diamond, Softball Field.

Student clubs

ISA promotes better relations among students of different cultures through a variety of intellectual, informative and entertaining events encouraging cross-cultural communication.

Student Reviews

Anonymous rated 4 out of 5 stars

The business school has been of a great help and the support that I get is tremendous.

Worcester, Massachusetts, United States

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