Founded in 1896, Clarkson University is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the suburban setting of the medium-sized town of Potsdam (population range of 10,000-49,999 inhabitants), New York. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Schenectady, Beacon, New York City. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, Clarkson University (Clarkson) is a small (uniRank enrollment range: 4,000-4,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Clarkson University (Clarkson) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 123 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 60-70% making this US higher education organization a somewhat selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.