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Software Engineering

Clarkson University
4 years
Full time
Bachelor's degree
On campus
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Program description

Software Engineering

Being a software engineer is all about addressing critical issues across the life cycle of a software product, beginning with a proposal to develop an application that requires computing resources and continuing through the development, testing, operation and maintenance of the software product until it is retired.

At Clarkson, software engineering is unique in its collaborative nature, spanning multiple departments. We combine the expertise, knowledge and experience of faculty from the Departments of Electrical & Computer Engineering and Computer Science to deliver you mastery of theory. This collaborative approach provides you with knowledge and understanding of software processes, honing your ability to develop effective and cost-efficient software systems. The program is also designed to help you build interpersonal and communication skills, enabling you to launch a successful career in today’s world.

Admission requirements

Undergraduate Admissions Requirements

  • Common application (
  • Official secondary school transcript, marks sheets, and national exam scores (if applicable)
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • Copy of your current passport
  • SAT or ACT score reports
  • Official TOEFL or IELTS score reports
  • Duolingo English Test score 115

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Program content

The software engineering curriculum is a unique program at Clarkson and the courses can be seen below.

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Continuing studies

The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics has consistently ranked software engineer at the top of its job list for many years. Demand for software engineers spans many sectors, such as

  • Social media and entertainment
  • Energy
  • Automotive
  • Aviation
  • Telecommunication
  • Finance and banking

Almost all organizations require some form of software engineering to support their business.

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About this institute

Clarkson University

Over our 120+-year history, Clarkson has honed an ecosystem that lets you design your rigorous academics, research and social life to intentionally collide with your own personal passions to create a powerful learning experience.  If you like to roll-up your...

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Why study at Clarkson University

  • Top 10 in the nation for universities that increase salaries the most.
  • A Clarkson degree will increase your earnings by 42% on average (Brookings Institute).
  • The newly renovated Cheel Campus Center and Arena offers state-of-the-art features, including fitness and gym space, and ice hockey facilities.

Contact info

Clarkson University

8 Clarkson Ave
13699 Potsdam New York
United States of America

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