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A crowd, dressed in red cheers on the men's basketball team during the season finals

Fierce in red

The Clark community donned their red and packed the stands of the Kneller Gymnasium to cheer on the men’s basketball team in the NEWMAC final.

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Political Science Professor Ora Szekely, speaks at Goddard Library’s “Between the Lines: A Clark Author Series,” moderated by Laura Robinson, university librarian.

How is social media changing our perceptions about war?

Political Science Professor Ora Szekely examines how combatants and civilian activists in the Syrian War used social media to document and “speak” to international audiences.

Students seated outdoors on the main campus green, Clark University

Can a compassionate admissions process contribute to a more caring world?

Listen to our discussion with Brennan Barnard of Making Caring Common on the importance of encouraging students to contemplate who they are and what their life’s mission will be.

School of Management students Parimala Yerraguntla, M.S. ’25, and Aaryan Pankaj Dabhade, M.A. ’25 (right), meet at the Worcester Idea Lab with Margie Breault, business and community advancement manager for the City of Worcester Office of Economic Development, and Tom Herald, director of the Small Business Development Center at Clark University.

New experiential lab space in downtown Worcester

Students in the School of Management can meet with small-business owners and formulate and develop their own ventures at the Idea Lab, a co-working and accelerator space.

Altogether different for the greater good

Clark is built for the kind of unconventional and independent thinking that allows us to value the imperfect and navigate the unexpected. We move through the world with confidence and curiosity, eager to discover what awaits and emboldened to act when our moment arises.



Gain a world-class education grounded in both intellectual rigor and an urgent responsibility to elevate our fellow humans.

A student in an undergraduate biology class records field data at a marine center in Nahant

Explore majors

Browse undergraduate programs and learn about the experiential learning, study abroad, and accelerated degree options that make us different.

Two students working on a gaming design project at Clark University

Graduate degree programs

Our globally recognized graduate programs will enable you to contribute to new knowledge and positive action in your chosen field.

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Meet the faculty

Clark faculty are scholar-teachers who bring students into their research.

Student-to-faculty ratio
In the classroom
First year students receive need-based financial aid
Students complete an internship or experiential learning
Majors, minors, and concentrations
Majors and minors

Discovery and Impact

We think differently. We ask hard and good questions. We break down barriers to new knowledge and positive action.


Clarkies are curious about the world and their place in it. We put our knowledge into action to make a difference.

Two students working on a science project in a physics lab

Undergraduate studies

We want to get to know you, what inspires you, and the ways you’ll enrich the Clark community.

A professor and their student gather specimens at the Hadwen Arboretum

Graduate studies

Join a community of world-class scholars researching solutions to address the challenges facing the world.

A group of international students at a welcome reception at Clark University

International students

You are welcome here. Our shared understanding is broadened by the perspectives you bring to our campus.

Of undergraduate alumni employed, volunteering, or in school six months after graduation
Success after Clark
Students enrolled: 2,372 Undergraduate, 1,776 Graduate
At a glance

Experience for yourself what it’s like to study at a small research university with a strong liberal arts core.

Still curious? Contact us to request more information.

Experience for yourself what it’s like to study at a small research university with a strong liberal arts core.

A group of students laughing together at a campus mental wellness event.

Snapshot of campus life

Clark’s annual mental wellness event provides a chance for students to come together, reflect, and connect.

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