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Community, Youth, and Education Studies, Bachelor

  • Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 60 months
University rank #351 (WUR) Worcester, MA, United States
Educational and community programs can either maintain current inequities or transform them by engaging youth and their families in a critical analysis of their world and a commitment to change the social reality.


Why Choose Community, Youth, and Education Studies at Clark?

  • Our program is featured as a “Civic Responsibility by Design” case study on the Association of American Colleges & Universities website.
  • Embrace Clark's motto "Challenge Convention, Change Our World."
  • Contribute to new knowledge through your own community-based action research.
  • Develop your own theoretical frameworks by means of a continually revised portfolio that you will defend in order to graduate.
  • Work hard and join one of our accelerated B.A./master's degree programs in community development and planning, teaching, or public administration, with the fifth year tuition-free for qualifying students.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 60 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Public Schools and Democracy
  • Complexities of Urban Schooling
  • Education and Social Policy
  • Literacy Across the Curriculum
  • Culture, Language, and Education
  • Education in Film: Media Representations of Race, Class, Gender & Schooling
  • Ethnography at School
  • Literacy Development
  • Human Development and Learning
  • Knowledge, Development and Instruction
  • Teaching English Language Learners

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 2

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 2 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

  • First-year Common Application
  • Secondary school report: Your guidance counselor will submit the secondary school report along with an official high school transcript, which will give us a picture of your academic career.
  • Teacher evaluation form: This must be from a teacher in a traditional academic area such as mathematics, science, foreign language, English, social science or academic elective.
  • SAT/ACT scores, if you choose to submit (Clark is a test-optional school). 
  • Application fee of $60 through the Common Application website or a fee waiver

Tuition Fee

  • International

    45380 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 45380 USD per year and a duration of 60 months.
  • National

    45380 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 45380 USD per year and a duration of 60 months.
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Living costs for Worcester

  • 1100 - 1620 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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