Clarkson College Healthcare Programs
Clarkson College is a private not-for-profit institution located in Omaha, Nebraska. Omaha is a great location for students who prefer city over country life.
Clarkson College Rankings
We have ranked Clarkson College as #188 out of 1,509 colleges and universities in the country in our 2021 Best Colleges list. This puts it in the top 15% of all schools in the nation. Out of the 11 colleges in Nebraska, it is ranked at #3.
Our rankings are based on an outcomes-based approach rather than subjective ones used by other media outlets. As such, we utilize data from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard, among other sources. Visit our rankings and methodology section to learn more.
Program Level Awards
These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at Clarkson College.
Awards From Around the Web
The following table lists some notable awards Clarkson College has earned from around the web.
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Where Is Clarkson College?
Contact details for Clarkson College are given below.
|Address:||101 S 42Nd St, Omaha, NE 68131-2739|
Admission Requirements for Clarkson College
|High School GPA||required|
|High School Rank||recommended|
|High School Transcript||required|
|College Prep Program||required|
|Recommendations||neither required nor recommended|
|SAT or ACT Scores||required|
How Hard Is It To Get Into Clarkson College?
Approximately 15% of accepted students are men and 85% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 62%, and the acceptance rate for women is 62%.
Average Test Scores
About 2% of students accepted to Clarkson College submitted their SAT scores.Clarkson College received ACT scores from 98% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT English scores ranged between 21 and 24. Math scores were between 20 and 25. Composite scores were between 21 and 24.
Can I Afford Clarkson College?
The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.
Student Loan Debt
It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. At Clarkson College, approximately 73% of students took out student loans averaging $12,946 a year. That adds up to $51,784 over four years for those students.
The student loan default rate at Clarkson College is 2.0%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.
Clarkson College Undergraduate Student Diversity
There are also 513 graduate students at the school.
Of the 315 full-time undergraduates at Clarkson College, 17% are male and 83% are female.
The racial-ethnic breakdown of Clarkson College students is as follows.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Grads|
|Black or African American||17|
|Hispanic or Latino||23|
Nebraska students aren't the only ones who study at Clarkson College. At this time, 2 states are represented by the student population at the school.
Online Learning at Clarkson College
The following chart shows how the online learning population at Clarkson College has changed over the last few years.
This school is the 4th most popular in Nebraska for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2017-2018.
Online Growth Rankings of Clarkson College
The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Clarkson College was -0.3%. This is the #135 largest growth rate of all schools that are mostly online. This refers to all students at Clarkson College regardless of major.
The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of Clarkson College majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.
|Major||1-Year Growth Rate|
|Adult Health Nurse/Nursing||50%|
|Family Practice Nurse/Nursing||6%|
|Health Care Management||14%|
The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at Clarkson College ranks compared to all other mostly online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at Clarkson College.
When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.
Clarkson College Healthcare Concentrations
The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.
|Major||Basic Certificate||Associate’s||Bachelor’s||Graduate Certificate||Master’s||TOTAL|
|Family Practice Nurse/Nursing||0||0||0||12||95||107|
|Medical Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiation Therapist||18||20||7||0||0||45|
|Physical Therapy Technician/Assistant||0||31||0||0||0||31|
|Health Care Management||0||0||0||2||12||14|
|Adult Health Nurse/Nursing||0||0||0||5||3||8|
|Health Information Management||0||1||2||1||0||4|
|General Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences||0||0||1||0||0||1|
|Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training||0||0||0||0||0||0|
*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.
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