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Who We Are

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Members of the Latines in STEM club in Professor Javier Tabima’s lab. Photo by Natalie Hoang ’25

We are a force for change

Clark University cultivates dynamic, hands-on educational experiences so together, we can connect extraordinary ideas and create far-reaching impact.

At Clark, you’re welcomed from the moment you set foot on campus. Our community is diverse, creative, and intellectually daring, and enriched by the wide variety of backgrounds our students bring. Here, we challenge you to imagine a better world — and then create it.

Our Mission

We are united by our mission and it lies at the core of our work.

President and leadership

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Diversity and inclusion

We live diversity and inclusion; inclusive excellence is our shared vision.

At a glance

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Diversity and Inclusion

'We all connect here'

A group of student leaders came together to create a space where they could find connection and share their perspectives.

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The Clark Story

A lot has happened since 1887, when Jonas Gilman Clark founded Clark University as the first all-graduate school in the United States. Clark’s history is steeped in innovations that have shaped our lives.

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We Love Worcester

New England’s second-largest city, Worcester, Massachusetts is a hub for biotech, higher education, health care, the arts, and is home to a thriving “pop-up” culture.

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The Clark Approach

We take an interdisciplinary and hands-on approach to solving contemporary problems.

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Knowledge in Action

In the classroom and through research, we’re focused on putting knowledge into action and making a difference.

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Global Reach

Members of the Clark community can be found across the globe, gaining a deeper understanding of our world.

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Environment and Sustainability

We offer programs and courses that delve into green issues to explore the multi-layered impacts of climate change.

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