Application Management

    What You'll Need

    We've designed our graduate school application at Clarkson to be simple. To submit your application, you'll need:

    • A completed application form - enter your answers to the online application question prompts; and

    • 3* letters of recommendation - provide us with the contact information for 3 people, preferably current or former faculty members or former supervisors who can send us a recommendation on your academic and/or professional performance and motivation. *Select programs require only 2 letters.

    You can submit your application as soon as you’ve entered the above information.  To fully complete your application - either before or after submission - add the following materials:

    • All collegiate transcripts;

    • Resume or CV (Curriculum Vitae);

    • TOEFL or IELTS test scores (if applicable for international students);

    • Application fee of $50 (waived if you attend one of our Open Houses on campus or online);

    • A short, 250-500 word personal statement telling us why you want to attend Clarkson University and why you think you are a good fit for your program of interest; and

    • GMAT/GRE test scores - may not be applicable for some applicants depending on your program and professional/academic experience.

    Need Help?
    If you need assistance with your application, please see the Applicant User Guide or email the Clarkson University Graduate School at

    Returning users:

    Log in to continue an application.

    First-time users:

    Create an account to start a new application.