Clarkson College

Omaha, NE 68131

Clarkson College is one of the 17 private 4-year, not-for-profit colleges in Nebraska. Its campus is small in size and located in Omaha. The institution offers both undergrad and graduate degree programs.

In the 2017 fall enrollment, 43 freshman students enrolled, and approximately 33 students returned for their sophomore year (which makes its freshman retention rate 77%).

Every year 74% of students graduate in 150% of the time it takes to complete their respective studies.

Clarkson College's in-state tuition for 2017-2018 academic year was $15,480, and fees were $810. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $15,480 and $810 respectively.


Campus LocaleLarge City
Campus SizeSmall
Student to Faculty Ratio13:1
Is Admission OpenNo
Religious Affiliation
Episcopal Church, Reformed
Business ModelNot-for-profit
On Campus HousingYes
Retention Rate77%

Nursing Programs Offered

Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)

Number of Graduates
Degree type Men Women
Bachelor's degree 14 113
Master's degree 0 7
Post-master's certificate 0 9
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years 0 0
Average NCLEX pass rate
  • NCLEX-RN: 91.4%
  • NCLEX-PN: 98.4%

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Institutional Accreditations
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
01/01/1984 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (MNUR) - Master's program
11/01/1994 - Current
Nursing (NUR) - Baccalaureate program
03/01/1988 - Current
Nurse Anesthesia (ANEST) - Institutions and programs at the master's degree, post master's certificate or doctoral degree levels
05/21/2010 - Current



Acceptance Rate
Enrolled students test score (Fall 2017)
ACT21 to 24
Admission considerations
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school rank Recommended
Secondary school record Required
Completion of college-preparatory program Required
Recommendations Neither required nor recommended
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT) Required
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) Required
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) Neither required nor recommended

In addition to the college's admission requirements each nursing program might have its own admission criteria (such as: TEAS score, HESI A2 score, nursing prerequisites GPA, etc).
Application fee
Undergrads $35
Graduates $35

Cost to Attend

The following table details the reported cost of attendance per credit hour for the 2017-2018 academic year.

Undergrad courses
In District Students$516/credit
In State Students$516/credit
Out of State Students$516/credit
Graduate courses
In District Students$575/credit
In State Students$575/credit
Out of State Students$575/credit

Tuition Estimates

Based on the above credit hour costs, here is a sample tuition for different nursing programs.

Program Credit Hours In district In State Out of State
LPN 45 $23,220 $23,220 $23,220
ADN 70 $36,120 $36,120 $36,120
BSN 125 $64,500 $64,500 $64,500
FNP 50 $28,750 $28,750 $28,750
Please note that the above cost estimate does not include school fees, books, supplies, etc.You need to allot additional money for that.
If you attend a private, for-profit school, usually the additional cost (besides tuition) is about 10% of the tuition. If you attend a public school or a not-for-profit private school, the additional cost is around 50% of the tuition.

Financial Aid

In 2017-2018 academic year, 89% of Clarkson College's students received financial aid. Below is the breakdown of the financial aid provided to students.

Students Receiving Aid Average Amount/Student
Pell Grant 32% $4,313
Other Federal Grant 21% $1,000
State Grant & Scholarships 11% $1,154
Institutional Grant & Scholarships 61% $5,747
Federal Student Loans 71% $5,981
Private Loans 32% $12,316


Average Net Price/year
The average net price is calculated by subtracting the average amount of financial aid received by students from the total cost of attendance.
Average Net Price by Family Income
Less than $30,000$22,074
$30,001 to $48,000$15,630
$48,001 to $75,000$21,378
$75,001 to $110,000$22,524
Over $110,000$26,353

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Student Population













Ethnic Diversity
Race/ethnicity unknown
Black/African American
Two or more races
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
Non-resident alien

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Data source: (2017-2018 colleges survey) and Nebraska state board of nursing.

Clarkson College
101 S 42nd St
Omaha, NE 68131

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