Clark University is a private research university and liberal arts college in Worcester, Massachusetts. Founded in 1887, it is the oldest educational institution founded as an all-graduate university. Clark now also educates undergraduates. Located in the heart of New England - Worcester, Massachusetts - Clark enrolls approximately 2,200 undergraduate and 1,000 graduate students.
Worcester, with a population of approximately 175,000, is the second largest city in New England. It is situated in central Massachusetts, about an hour from Boston and three hours from New York City. It has recently been recognized as one of the ten most liveable cities in the US by Forbes magazine.
Worcester's world-renowned museums and concert halls, theatres and galleries, as well as a wealth of performing groups, ethnic festivals and artists all contribute to the cultural vibrancy of the city.
Location: Worcester, Massachusetts, New England
City Population: 181,000
University Population: 3,000
Climate: Summers are typically warm and humid, while winters are cold, windy, and snowy.
Nearest Airport: Logan International Airport and TF Green International Airport
Why choose Clark?
- The center of campus is known as the Green. The Green is a hub for student activity, and is where most Clarkies spend their time during the warm months
- Spree Day is when the university cancels classes, ropes-off The Green and hires inflatables, bands, and holds a food fair
- The university also offers a variety of club and intramural sports and has a 65% student participation rate in athletics
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