Clarkson College

Overview of Clarkson College

Clarkson is in a large city, in Omaha, NE. The school is classified as a private, not-for-profit college. Students at Clarkson earn degrees up to the Post-Master's certificate.

Areas of Study

The most common major fields study at the school include medical adminstration, nursing and emergency medicine.

Clarkson Selectivity

Clarkson does not admit all applicants.


One indicator of school quality is the number of students per professor, and here the school does well in comparison to most schools.

Student Body

Clarkson, in 2007-2008, had 788 students (657 full-time equivalent). The student body at the school is essentially female.

The school reports its educational mission is:
"Preparing students to provide high quality, ethical, and compassionate health care services."

More complete details are provided below.

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Contacting Clarkson

Clarkson College
101 S 42nd St
Omaha , NE 68131-2739
General Phone: (402) 552-3100

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Clarkson Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Nursing and Emergency Medicine114registered nursing, nursing administration, nurse practitioner, licensed practical nurse, various nursing
Medical Support and Technology31radiation therapist
Therapy and Counseling16physical therapist assistant
Business and Management12business
Medical Administration5medical records admin

Number of programs and degrees for Clarkson in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Associate's degree463
Bachelor's degree1003
Master's degree224
Post-master's certificate42
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years61

Clarkson Student Body

In 2007-2008, Clarkson had a total enrollment of 788 students (657 full-time equivalent).

Students in the Freshman Class:

Group Percent
Men 7%
Women 93%
Full-Time 86%
Part-Time 14%

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 82%
Graduate 18%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 89%
Black 4%
Hispanic 3%
Asian 2%
American Indian 0%
Unknown 2%
(Foreign Students) 0%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 0%
18-19 11%
20-21 19%
22-24 25%
25-29 15%
30-34 8%
35-39 8%
40-49 10%
50-64 4%
65+ 0%

Incoming (Freshman) Students by Place of Residence:
(From available data sampling)


Clarkson Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 79 %
Part-Time 74 %

Clarkson Room and Board (2007)

Clarkson offers campus housing for 140 of its 657 (full-time) students.

(Please refer to our profile of Omaha, Nebraska for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other Nebraska Colleges).

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

Clarkson Admissions and Selectivity


EnrolledPercent of
Accepted Enrolled

Standardized Test Scores:

Test25th Percentile75th Percetile
ACT Verbal2024
ACT Math2024
ACT Composite2024

Application Requirements:

Class Rankrequired
High School Recordrequired
College Prep Programrequired
Recommendationsnot required
Formal Demonstration of Competencenot required
Standardized Tests (SAT and/or ACT)required
Percent of Applicants Submitting ACT100%
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)required
Other Standardized Testsnot required

Clarkson Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 11,340
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 11,340
Room and board $ 6,300
Room charge $ 3,990
Books and supplies $ 1,380
Other expenses $ 3,920

Financial Aid:
Clarkson participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 986200)

Clarkson Faculty

Tenure Status of Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelMenWomen
Non-tenured and not on tenure track346

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professorcalendar year0*2*
Associate professorcalendar year0*5$66,805
Assistant professorcalendar year3$56,27817$57,950
Instructorcalendar year0*21$57,689
All faculty totalcalendar year3$56,27845$59,583

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Assistant professoracademic year0*1*
Instructoracademic year0*1*
All faculty totalacademic year0*2*

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Clarkson Degree Programs (2007)

Business And Management
Business/Commerce, General

Medical Administration
Health Information/Medical Records Administration/Administrator

Medical Support And Technology
Medical Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiation Therapist

Nursing And Emergency Medicine
Family Practice Nurse/Nurse Practitioner
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training
Nursing Administration (MSN, MS, PhD)
Nursing, Other
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN)

Therapy And Counseling
Physical Therapist Assistant

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Clarkson Highlights

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What Sets Clarkson Apart:

Faculty/student ratio (full-time)
(vs. all colleges)
Top 10%Clarkson Faculty/student ratio (full-time)
% of degrees in medical administration
(vs. colleges with similar degree levels)
Top 12%Clarkson % of degrees in medical administration
% of degrees in nursing and emergency medicine
(vs. all colleges)
Top 13%Clarkson % of degrees in nursing and emergency medicine
Dorm rooms per full-time student
(vs. colleges of similar size)
Top 18%Clarkson Dorm rooms per full-time student
Female % of student body
(vs. all colleges)
Top 19%Clarkson Female % of student body

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