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Founded in 1843, Clarke University. is a Private college. Located in Iowa, which is a city setting in Iowa, the campus itself is Urban. The campus is home to 801 full time undergraduate students, and 242 full time graduate students.
The Clarke University Academic calendar runs on a Semester basis. In the school year the student to faculty ratio was 8:1. There are 94 full time instructional teachers. Degrees awarded at Clarke University include: Bachelor's Degree, Masters Degree, Post-master's certificate, Doctor's degree.
Admissions at are considered Selective, with ,6% of all applicants being admitted.
In the school year, of the students who applied to the school, only 13 of those who were admitted eventually ended up enrolling.
82% of incoming freshmen are in the top half of their high school class. 48% were in the top quarter, and 18% were in the top tenth. You can apply online.
We asked, and students answered these important questions about student life at Clarke University.
22 Students rated on-campus housing 4 stars. 32 % gave the school a 5.0.
19 Students rated off-campus housing 3.6 stars. 0 % gave the school a 5.0.
26 Students rated campus food 4.3 stars. 35 % gave the school a 5.0.
33 Students rated campus facilities 3.9 stars. 24 % gave the school a 5.0.
33 Students rated class size 4.7 stars. 70 % gave the school a 5.0.
33 Students rated school activities 3.3 stars. 18 % gave the school a 5.0.
33 Students rated local services 4.3 stars. 55 % gave the school a 5.0.
33 Students rated academics 4.1 stars. 39 % gave the school a 5.0.
12 Students rated Clarke University
It’s amazing very peacefully everyone is so nice and they say hello to you it’s like home away from home the sports culture is big here everyone comes out to the games and supports their fellow students it’s mike one big family just studying together
Since I have become a 'Clarkie' I have had an amazing experience. The campus is just the right size for those of you who do not want to overwhelmed by size, it feels more like home, everyone is so friendly and is there to make lifelong friends and have an awesome career!
Clarke University is personally the best college that I have ever attended. I love it there and the staff and faculty are all very welcoming and sweet. The campus is put in the middle of the town which makes things quite accessible to the students. Then the campus itself has very pretty scenery and is very well kept up with.
Clarke University is a wonderful, safe place. The staff an students have made me feel so welcome and appreciated on every visit. The classrooms are very nice and well equipped. The dorms are very safe and a reasonable size. The class sizes are perfect to be able to get a one on one experience. The professors know you by name which makes you feel special and valued.
The fall 2020 acceptance rate for Clarke University is 64%. That means, out of _____ applications received in 2020 , _____ students were offered admission. The number of males who applied was _____ vs the number of females which was _____.
Time management and goals are the key to succeeding in college. Many college freshman fail in these two categories. They often fail to realize that study habits will be much different in college than in high school. Much more time must be dedicated to studying in college. So when students only focus on their social life, they tend to fall behind on their academic studies. There needs to be a good balance between academics and social life. When both of these areas are balanced, one is able to life a memorable and successful college life. Related to time management, living a goal oriented life is also important. College freshman need to set and prioritize their goals. Academic success needs to be at the top of the list. When a student places all of their focus on one goal, they are bound to fall behind in other areas of their lives. In order to succeed in college, students need to define and pursue their main goal while still maintaining other areas of life. It all comes back to time management and allocating the neccesary amount of time for each category or goal.
Clarke is very small and students get a lot of one on one attention. There is always someone around to help you with whatever youa re struggling with, I would say that Clarke is also a very friendly college.
The best thing about my school is the atmosphere. I love the small class sizes and the 1 on 1 connection that we have with faculty. Professors are very engaged in our learning and available for help. Everyone is very respectful and friendly on campus, which makes me feel at home.
I wish this school had a larger music department.
Outgoing students who want to attend a small college. The instructors know who you are and will talk to you about missing classes. Its a good school for people who are more reserved too because it is easy to get to know people and the professors and staff care about the students.
I brag about how the teachers and proffesors are student oriented. I also am proud of how I have been able to succeed. My academic success is most influenced by hard work, but also by the help of proffesors who really do care about the students. In most large universities, the faculuty does not care about the students. At Clarke, the faculuty really do care about the success of the students.
Well-rounded students for the most part. Some of them are slackers and don't realize their faults until later. But once they do, they shape up quickly. A few students here and there are outstanding and are rightfully at the front of the pack. Work ethic is spot on, with a few exceptions as usual.
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Clarke is such a small school that it really feels like home. Everyone is so friendly, and people actually seem to care about each other. It's the one college that I felt was doing more than just trying to get my money, and that they genuinely care about me as a person.
How much debt I would accumulate
Person who likes a big city, likes large class size, large school, conservative, wants a very ethnical diverse atmosphere
I would say the most frustrating thing is that it is a very small college that costs alot of money.
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All students must apply yearly for financial aid. This process starts with the FAFSA.
Though financial aid deadlines vary by school, it is a good idea to apply as soon as possible. For the upcoming school year, you can apply as early as October 1 for the FAFSA. Additional school aid will be dependent on the FAFSA results.
100% of students
attending Clarke University receive some sort of financial aid.
50% were awarded federal grants.
While 79% received federal loans.
Many students do also need to apply for additional private student loans.
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