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Liberal Arts and Business, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
University rank #601 (QS) , NY,
Clarkson’s Liberal Arts and Business program from Clarkson University is a double major integrating professional training in business with the skills and perspectives of the liberal arts. It provides students a broad base of leadership and communication skills, along with the analytical abilities essential for success in the emerging world of global business.



Liberal Arts and Business program graduates from Clarkson University are currently pursuing careers in a wide range of businesses and industries, as well as in teaching, government, and not-for-profit foundations. Others gain advanced degrees in business, law, science and education.

Teamwork and personal attention make this program distinctive. Students are encouraged to take control of their own education by playing a major role in running the program—designing courses, developing activities, running seminars, and conducting special classes, working closely with faculty to achieve their goals.

The program emphasizes:

  • Individual excellence combined with a strong sense of social responsibility
  • Critical thinking, analytical ability, and oral and written communication skills
  • Flexibility and creativity in solving contemporary problems
  • Ethics and individual values
  • Leadership and teamwork skills

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Students choose from any major in the School of Business (Global Supply Chain Management, Innovation and Entrepreneurship, Financial Information and Analysis, or Information Systems and Business Processes) and combine it with any major in Liberal Arts (American Studies, Communication & Media, History, Political Science, Psychology, Interdisciplinary Humanities, or Interdisciplinary Social Sciences). Each student has two advisors, one in each major, to ensure that they are always on track.

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

General Requirements

  • Common Application
  • Official secondary school transcript, mark sheets, and national exam scores (if applicable).
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • SAT or ACT score reports
  • Clarkson SAT code: 2084
  • Clarkson ACT code: 2698
  • Official TOEFL or IELTS score reports, if English is not your first language
  • Certification of Finances Form (PDF) and supporting bank statement
  • Copy of your current passport

Tuition Fee

  • International

    49858 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 49858 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    49858 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 49858 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Potsdam

  • 892 - 1950 USD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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