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Clark University

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Studying at Clark University

Clark university is located in Worcester, Massachusetts, US. The city acts as an inspiration to the University as well as an important partner. Subjects range from biology and business to literature and the arts. There are more than 30 majors/minors and 12 concentrations on offer.

There’s even the opportunity to design your own major, so you’ll only have to focus on the specific areas you are interested in. The University aims to not only teach theory to students, but to turn their knowledge into the power to effect positive change in the world.

Clark’s campus is home to many facilities, including housing for the 98% of first year students who live on campus and six libraries.

Find & apply to programs at Clark University

Find programs you love that match your needs & aspirations, where you stand a high chance of acceptance.

Why study at Clark University?

  • Practical learning

    hands-on discovery for world-changing impact

  • Green commitments

    the University aims for the campus to be climate-neutral by 2030

  • Student staff ratio

    Individual attention from staff thanks to a ratio of 10:1

Life as an international student

Clark is home to a diverse community of students from more than 80 countries. International students are able to add their own perspective, beliefs, and cultural background to the Clark community, giving classmates insight into other experiences. As an international student you can immerse yourself in the cultural and professional world of the United States and apply what you learn here as well as in your home country.

Clark’s numerous support systems ensure that international students feel safe and welcome. Clark offers many opportunities to get involved and enjoy yourself: try your hand at something new through one of the campus societies and groups, join a sports team, or rally your peers to support a cause you believe in through the student council. All Clark students also have access to a WOO card: a local pass that grants discounts at attractions, including baseball games and the local ski slope, Wachusett Mountain.

Student life & facilities

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  • Food & Restaurants
    • Restaurants 5
    • Cafe’s 3
  • Fitness Centre
    • Machines 1
    • Free Weights 1
    • Swimming Pool 1
  • Healthcare & Medical
    • Campus Pharmacy
    • Counselling & Mental Health Services
    • Campus Doctor
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    • Car Rental
  • Sports Facilities
    • Sport facilities 3
    • No. of Natural Turf Soccer Pitches 1

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Fees and funding

Clark University believe that an investment in your education has lifelong and wide-ranging returns.

Clark University offers generous scholarships and tuition discounts for each program, and the majority of students do not pay the full cost of tuition. Counselors are at the University to work with you individually to make graduate school affordable.

Fee information

  • Postgraduate tuition: from US$3,000 to US$62,700 per year

Although PhD programs have tuition listed, for the most part, students will receive a full scholarship and stipend depending on their positions


Clark University master’s and doctoral degree programs award generous merit-based scholarships to U.S. and international students who demonstrate academic potential and a commitment to Clark community values. Merit-based scholarships are assessed during the application review process, and no additional application is required.

More than 90% of Clark graduate students, both U.S. and international, receive scholarships. Scholarship awards vary by department and program, and may total up to or more than 50% of tuition.

School of Management (SOM) Scholarships

The Clark University School of Management prepares leaders for a lifetime of success founded on the principles of social responsibility, sustainability, and ethical business practice. We benefit society through scholarship and active engagement with the world around us.

Department of International Development, Community, and Environment (IDCE) Scholarships

IDCE offers generous scholarships to all applicants who demonstrate a passion for creating positive change in their communities, their organizations, and the world.

Presidential Graduate Scholarships

Awarded to approximately five students each year, the Presidential Scholarship is a prestigious award for students whose academic record and leadership potential places them at the very top of Clark’s applicant pool; full tuition, on-campus room and board for all four years, regardless of a family’s financial need.

Coverdell Fellowships for Returned Peace Corps volunteers (RPCVs) (IDCE and SOM)

Clark is committed to supporting graduate students who have served in the Peace Corps. Eligible returned Peace Corps volunteers (RPCVs) are encouraged to apply for our Paul D. Coverdell Fellowship fellowships for study in the Department of International Development, Community, and Environment (IDCE) and the School of Management (SOM).

Harry E. and Elizabeth S. Schwarz Endowed Graduate Scholarships (IDCE)

This Fund will provide four scholarships for graduate students joining the Department of International Development, Community, and Environment (IDCE) in Fall 2023.

Fellowships for native/fluent Spanish-speaking graduate students

Involved in Clark’s Central Mexico Climate Change Project through these programs; M.S. in Environmental Science and Policy, M.S. in Geographic Information Science, M.A. in International Development, M.A. in Community Development and Planning, MFA in Interactive Media, Ph.D. in Geography.

Beta Gamma Sigma (BGS) Scholarships

The School of Management is proud to offer 50% tuition scholarships to BGS members.

National Service Scholarships

Clark partners with AmeriCorps and City Year and provide 50% tuition fellowships to returned service volunteers accepted to IDCE and SOM graduate programs.

Worcester Chamber of Commerce Members

The School of Management, IDCE, and School of Professional Studies offer 25% tuition scholarships to employees of member companies.

Clark Alumni Scholarships

Clark undergraduate and graduate alumni admitted to a graduate degree program receive 50% tuition scholarships for SOM and IDCE on-campus programs and 30% tuition scholarships for School of Professional Studies programs.

Dean’s Graduate Scholarships

Highly competitive awards that are offered to outstanding graduate students who have been admitted to a master’s or doctoral degree program at Clark University.

Additional Financing Options

  • Financial Aid: You may be eligible to apply for federal or private loans to help bridge the gap. Contact the Office of Financial Assistance.
  • Assistantships: A limited number of salaried teaching, research, and/or graduate assistantships are available each semester. Enrolled students may apply for these positions at the start of their studies.
  • Fellowships: The Clark Office of Prestigious Fellowships and Scholarships helps connect the Clark community with national fellowship and scholarship opportunities and provides application assistance to interested students.


Clark University

950 Main St, Worcester, MA 01610, USA

Worcester is blessed with a rich history and energized by an ambitious vision for its future. Worcester’s location in the heart of New England means it’s easy to get to — and launch from.

Visa requirements for Clark University

Many international students will require a visa to study in the US, and this is a vital step of your study abroad journey. Make sure you understand the requirements you may need to meet before applying.

USA student visa requirements