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Application Procedures

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Important Note to International Applicants: International students must be consistent in the manner in which they present their name on official documents.  Be sure to show your name on the application in the same manner that you want it to be shown on your passport,  immigration documents, transcripts and all other official documents.  Family (surname) and first name are the only names listed on the I-20.  There should be a clear understanding as to what are your given/first name, middle name, and family/surname.

Complete the Application
A complete application file consists of the following items (click for more information):

Application Form

Resume and Statement of Purpose

Letters of Recommendation - 3 letters required

Official Transcripts

Test Scores - GRE and TOEFL/IELTS (if applicable)

Supplemental information may be submitted if desired; this could include any other information that may help us evaluate your application.

Mailing Address
For documents that must be mailed, please send to:

Clarkson University
Capital Region Campus
ATTN:  Admissions
80 Nott Terrace
Schenectady, New York  12308

Follow Up
Once submitted, you will receive email communication from the graduate coordinator regarding the status of your application.  Your application will be reviewed when it is complete.  A complete application file includes all the items listed above - no review of your file will take place until all required documents have been received.

All applications are considered for all available forms of financial aid.  There is no separate application for financial aid consideration.  Awards will be granted based on merit.



Fall Admission - April 15
January 30 for aid priority

Spring Admission - October 1
September 1 for  aid priority



Recommendation Form (pdf)