Placeholder image for Humanities

Humanities, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • Unknown
    Duration
Access all 180000+ programmes, for free with a Studyportals account.
account benefits visualised

Overview

Do you like to think about the big issues – the meaning of life, the importance of human values, the power of ideas that have shaped the past and present. Or, are you interested in literature, film or creative writing?

Corporate leaders tell us critical thinking and clear communication skills are keys to a successful career. So is the ability to see the world from multiple perspectives – another outcome of majoring in Humanities.

Clarkson's program will help you develop and make better use of your most important asset – your mind. Indeed our curriculum develops the most important competency of all: learning how to learn, the skill that will help you maximize all of your capabilities for the rest of your life!

Accreditation

Clarkson University offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank course levels and areas of studies matrix below for further details. 

Detailed Programme Facts

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

Programme Structure

Courses:
  • Humanities majors can focus on themes in Clarkson's curriculum: American Studies, Cross-Cultural Perspectives, and Science, Technology, and Society.
  • Humanities majors can also focus on disciplinary areas: literature, film and creative writing; and philosophy and ethics.

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    80

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    6

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

    Get a free IELTS practice test
  • Minimum required score:

    550

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks.

General Requirements

  • Clarkson University Unconventional Application (online)
  • Common Application (online)
  • Official high school transcript
  • Official SAT or ACT Scores
  • Personal statement (250 - 500 words)
  • A letter of recommendation from a school counselor, principal, or headmaster
  • A second letter of recommendation from a teacher
  • Application Fee - $50 (Waived for Applications Submitted Online)
International students:
  • 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)
  • Copy of your current passport

Tuition Fee

  • International

    64018 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 64018 USD per year and a duration of .
  • National

    64018 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 64018 USD per year and a duration of .
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.

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.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

Wishlist

You’ve wishlisted multiple studies. Did you know you can compare them side-by-side in our Compare-tool?