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Accreditation: AACSB

Location: Potsdam, United States of America

Campuses: Potsdam (United States of America)

Tuition fees $ 56,544 (€ 43,743)

Length (months) 9

Program type Residential MBA

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Program description:

By earning the Clarkson MBA, you demonstrate your uncompromising work ethic. You master an advanced curriculum developed with industry and have proven your ability to solve real-world problems. From corporate offices to independent start ups, you become sought after because you excel. If you're ready to lead and take on new challenges, then it's time to make the future you want.

Clarkson’s 38-credit MBA program gives you a solid business foundation with enough electives to tailor your MBA to your career goals. You’ll study theory and practical business application, develop critical leadership and problem-solving skills, and tackle multifaceted, real-world problems, preparing you for success in today’s ever-changing economy. 

Clarkson's Accelerated MBA program starts in August and ends in May. In addition to their nine-month program, Clarkson University also offers options that take you from your first class to graduation in one calendar year, 18 months, two years or more.

  • Frequency (attendance): 2 start dates per year
  • Number of alumni: 1522
  • Start date: 30.09.2022
Browse other programs by this school: Online MBA

Admission requirements:

  • GMAT
  • Language Test: TOEFL 80 (minimum), IELTS 6.5 (minimum)
  • GPA: 3.00
  • Other: * Transcripts from all institution(s) attended* GMAT/GRE scores* Resume or C.V.* Statement of purpose* 3 letters of recommendation

Cost of study and scholarships:

  • Scholarship up to: 75%
  • Criteria on which aid is granted 15-75% Based on GPA and GMATClarkson’s scholarships are primarily merit based. You are automatically applied for all scholarships when you apply to the program. Merit is primarily based on GMAT, or equivalent scores, and undergraduate GPA, but all aspects of your application are considered. Students who qualify to waive the GMAT will still be considered for scholarships, but typically receive the Fellowship level award.Scholarships require you to maintain a 3.0 graduate GPA. If you have access to an employer benefit plan, you must choose either it or a merit scholarship, not both.Awards are granted based on a percent of your program’s total cost, and range from 15% to 75%. Award amounts can change with actual courses taken. The standard award levels are as follows:Fellowship (3.3 GPA, 550 GMAT) – at least 15%Dean's (3.5 GPA, 600 GMAT) – at least 25%Presidential (3.7 GPA, 650 GMAT) – at least 40%Trustees (3.9 GPA, 700 GMAT) – at least 75%Clarkson also offers an Early Decision Award for residential business programs. Committing to a cohort-based residential program by March 1st of the year you intend to join the program will grant you an additional scholarship based on your merit scholarship achievement. These awards vary from an additional $3,000–$9,000 as follows:$3,000 Fellowship Level$5,000 Dean’s Level$7,000 Presidential Level$9,000 Trustees Level


  • Male/Female students: 73% / 27%
  • International students: 20%
  • Number of nationalities represented: 4

Alumni today:
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  • Alumni salary today: $ 50,000
  • Salary increase: 40%
  • Post-MBA salary: $ 70,000
  • Employed at three months: 95%

Career progress:

  • Type of aid available: 0
  • Criteria on which aid is granted: 15

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Several Clarkson University student teams were awarded prize money on Friday at the ninth annual North Country Regional Business Plan Competition, hosted by Clarkson and coordinated by Clarkson Ignite.


Study International has highlighted Clarkson as an inclusive university that makes a conscious effort to build a healthy and diverse learning environment ideal for executing goals.




Address: 8 Clarkson Ave, 13699
Potsdam, United States of America

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