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Clarkson College is a private not-for-profit institution situated in Omaha, Nebraska. The location of Clarkson College is great for students who prefer living in an urban area.

128 Undergraduate Degrees
148 Graduate Degrees
$22,216 Avg Cost After Aid (Undergrad)
62% Acceptance Rate

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Clarkson College Rankings

According to our 2021 analysis, Clarkson College is ranked #173 out of 1,284 schools in the nation that were analyzed for overall quality. This puts it in the top 15% of all schools in the nation.

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.

Clarkson College has been awarded the following overall awards by our latest rankings.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#25 Best Nursing Graduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#38 Best Nursing Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#48 Most Popular Nursing Graduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#77 Most Popular Nursing Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Program Level Awards

These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at Clarkson College.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#25 Best Value Nursing Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#38 Best Nursing Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#77 Most Popular Nursing Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Awards From Around the Web

The following table lists some notable awards Clarkson College has earned from around the web.

Rank Ranking Name Source
#5 Best Value Colleges for Nursing College Factual
#100 Best Colleges for the Money College Factual
#188 Best Healthcare Schools Healthcare Degree Search

Where Is Clarkson College?

Location of Clarkson College

Contact details for Clarkson College are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 101 S 42Nd St, Omaha, NE 68131-2739
Phone: 402-552-3100

Admission Requirements for Clarkson College

Submission Required?
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
TOEFL required

How Hard Is It To Get Into Clarkson College?

62% Acceptance Rate
85% Of Accepted Are Women
2% Submit SAT Scores
The acceptance rate at Clarkson College is 62%, which is a sign that the school is fairly selective. While it may not be as hard to get into as other colleges, you should not take admission for granted.

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.

ACT English Scores for Clarkson College  ( 21 to 24 )
ACT Math Scores for Clarkson College  ( 20 to 25 )
ACT Composite Scores for Clarkson College  ( 21 to 24 )

Can I Afford Clarkson College?

$22,216 Net Price
73% Take Out Loans
2.0% Loan Default Rate
The overall average net price of Clarkson College is $22,216. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group.

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.

Student Loan Debt

While almost two-thirds of students nationwide take out loans to pay for college, the percentage may be quite different for the school you plan on attending. 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

315 Full-Time Undergraduates
83% Women
21% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 595 undergraduate students at Clarkson College, with 315 being full-time and 280 being part-time.

 Full-Time vs. Part-Time Undergraduate Students at  Clarkson College

There are also 513 graduate students at the school.

Gender Diversity

Of the 315 full-time undergraduates at Clarkson College, 17% are male and 83% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  Clarkson College

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Clarkson College students is as follows.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Clarkson College Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 11
Black or African American 17
Hispanic or Latino 23
White 181
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 83

Geographic Diversity

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

609 Took All Classes Online
1,111 Took At Least One Class Online
-0.3% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
There are 3 bachelor’s degree and 5 master’s degree programs available online at Clarkson College. In 2017-2018, 1,111 students took at least one online class at the school.

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 #73 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%
Nursing 4%
Nursing Administration 64%
Nursing Education 27%

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.

Major Growth Rate Rank
Nursing Practice #8
Adult Health Nurse/Nursing #12
Nursing Education #14
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing #16
Nursing Administration #22
Nursing #50

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 Nursing Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Major Bachelor’s Graduate Certificate Master’s TOTAL
Registered Nursing 128 0 0 128
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing 0 12 95 107
Nurse Anesthetist 0 0 11 11
Nursing Administration 0 0 11 11
Nursing Education 0 0 11 11
Adult Health Nurse/Nursing 0 5 3 8
Nursing Practice 0 0 0 0
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 128 17 131 276


*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.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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