College Profile

Academic Profile

COLLEGE INFO

Clarkson College is a private, accredited, non-profit college in Omaha, Neb. offering diploma, certificate and degree opportunities in the fields of Nursing, Health Care Business, Health Care Services, Physical Therapist Assistant, Radiologic Technology, Medical Imaging, Imaging Informatics and Professional Development.

National and Program-Specific Accreditation

Clarkson College has maintained continuous accreditation with The Higher Learning Commission North Center Association of Colleges and Schools (NCA) since 1984. Learn more about program specific accreditation.

 

Enrollment

Total Student Enrollment
Fall 2013: 1,238

Entry periods: January, May, August

Graduation
Graduation Rate
65%
Retention Rate
80%
Fall 2012 - Summer 2013 Graduates
374

Fall 2011 - Summer 2012 Graduates
289

 

Board Pass Rates

* Exam Results as of 2/1/2014

Student Profile

2013 Student Information

Placement in Employment

According to the most recent Alumni Association survey, 91 percent of past Clarkson College graduates are currently employed in their field.

Practical Nursing Diploma

Hired as licensed practical nurses in hospitals, clinics and assisted-living facilities including:

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  • Fremont Pediatrics – Fremont, Neb.
  • Prime Home Care – Omaha, Neb.
  • The Nebraska Medical Center – Omaha, Neb.
Associate's Degree in Physical Therapist Assistant

Hired as physical therapist assistants:

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  • Aegis – Fremont and Omaha, Neb.
  • Ambassador – Lincoln and Omaha, Neb.
  • Brookstone Village – Omaha, Neb.
  • Bryan LGH, Syntex – Lincoln, Neb.
  • Community Rehab – Omaha, Neb.
  • Eduracare – Nebraska and Iowa
  • Ensign – Denver, Colo.
  • Freedom Healthcare – Lincoln, Neb.
  • Genesis Rehab Services – Salem, Va.
  • Grand Island PT – Grand Island, Neb.
  • Hillcrest – Bellevue, Neb.
  • Hopp PT – Council Bluffs, IA
  • Lincoln Orthopedic Physical Therapy – Lincoln, Neb.
  • Makovicka – Omaha and Lincoln, Neb.
  • Methodist Hospital – Omaha, Neb.
  • Procare3 – Omaha, Neb.
  • Rehabivisions – Gothenburg, Neb.
  • Rehab Choice INC. – St Louis, Mo.
  • Schertz Parkway Physical Therapy – Texas
  • Sloans Lake Rehab Center – Denver, Colo.
  • South Texas Spine Clinic – Texas
  • St. Joseph Villa – Omaha, Neb.
  • Traveling PTA – Florida
  • Tri-County Hospital – Lexington, Neb.
  • York General Hospital – York, Neb.
Associate's Degree in Health Information Management

Hired as claim analysts, coding specialists, managed care coordinators and health information management clerks:

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  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Nebraska – Omaha, Neb.
  • Jennie Edmundson Hospital – Council Bluffs, Iowa
  • Life Care Centers of Sierra Vista – Sierra Vista, AZ
  • Methodist Physicians Clinic – Omaha, Neb.
  • The Nebraska Medical Center – Omaha, Neb.
  • Veterans' Administration Medical Center – Omaha, Neb.
  • Wellstar Health System – Marietta, Ga.
  • Yale-New Haven Hospital – New Haven, Conn.
Associate's Degree in Radiologic Technology & Bachelor's Degree in Medical Imaging

Hired as diagnostic radiography technologists and medical imaging technologists:

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  • Advance Medical Imaging – Lincoln, Neb.
  • Bellevue Medical Center – Bellevue, Neb.
  • Casse County Memorial Hospital – Atlantic, Iowa
  • Central Nebraska Imaging (MRI) – Omaha, Neb.
  • Children’s Hospital and Medical Center – Omaha, Neb.
  • The Nebraska Medical Center at Oakview – Omaha, Neb.
  • Clarkson West – Omaha, Neb.
  • Clearview Mobile Imaging – Omaha, Neb.
  • Columbus Community Hospital – Columbus, Neb.
  • Creighton University Medical Center – Omaha, Neb.
  • Crete Area Medical Center – Crete, Neb.
  • Family Urgent Care – Omaha, Neb.
  • Fremont Area Medical Center – Fremont, Neb.
  • Henderson Healthcare Services Hospital – Henderson, Neb.
  • Memorial Community Hospital/Health System – Blair, Neb.
  • Midwest Minor Medical Clinic – Omaha, Neb.
  • Myrtue Medical Center – Harlan, Iowa
  • Nebraska Methodist Hospital – Omaha, Neb.
  • Nebraska Orthopaedic Hospital – Omaha, Neb.
  • Rockbrook Urgent Care – Omaha, Neb.
  • Shared Medical Services – Nebraska
  • Shenandoah Memorial Hospital – Shenandoah, Iowa
  • St. Mary’s Hospital – Nebraska City, Neb.
  • The Nebraska Medical Center – Omaha, Neb.
  • University of Nebraska Medical Center – Omaha, Neb.
  • Veterans’ Administration Medical Center – Omaha, Neb.
Bachelor's Degree in Health Information Management

Hired as health information management systems program directors, coding managers and analysts:

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  • Brookville Hospital – Pennsylvania
  • Faith Regional Health System
  • Metropolitan Community College – Omaha, Neb.
  • Nebraska Methodist Hospital – Omaha, Neb.
  • Strategic Health Solutions, Omaha, Neb.
  • The Nebraska Medical Center – Omaha, Neb.
Bachelor's Degree in Nursing

Hired as registered nurses:

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  • Alegent Health System – Omaha, Neb.
  • Avera McKennan Hospital – Sioux Falls, SD
  • Bergan Mercy Hospital – Omaha, Neb.
  • Bryan LGH – Lincoln, Neb.
  • Children’s Hospital and Medical Center – Omaha, Neb.
  • Children’s Physicians – Omaha, Neb.
  • Creighton University Medical Center – Omaha, Neb.
  • Faith Regional Health Services – Norfolk, Neb.
  • Jennie Edmondson Hospital – Council Bluffs, Iowa
  • Lasting Hope Recovery Center – Omaha, Neb.
  • Litzenberg Memorial County Hospital – Central City, Neb.
  • Mercy Medical Center
  • Methodist Hospital – Omaha, Neb.
  • Metroplex Health System – Killeen, Texas
  • Montclair Nursing & Rehab Center – Omaha, Neb.
  • Myrtue Medical Center – Harlan, Iowa
  • Platinum Business Corp. – San Antonio, Texas
  • QLI – Omaha, Neb.
  • St. Elizabeth Hospital – Lincoln, Neb.
  • The Ambassador – Omaha, Neb.
  • The Nebraska Medical Center – Omaha, Neb.
Master's Degree in Nursing

Hired as primary care nurses and administrators in clinics, hospitals and medical centers and as nurse educators in colleges throughout the United States including:

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  • Alegent Health System – Omaha, Neb.
  • Children’s Hospital and Medical Center – Omaha, Neb.
  • Dakota Heartland Health Systems – Fargo, ND
  • Dallas Medical Center – Dallas, Texas
  • Douglas County Jail – Omaha, Neb.
  • Faith Regional Health Services – Norfolk, Neb.
  • Fayetteville Technical Community College – Fayetteville, North Carolina
  • Lucas County Health Center – Chariton, Iowa
  • Mayo Clinic – Rochester, Minn.
  • Methodist Hospital – Omaha, Neb.
  • Missouri Baptist Medical Center – St. Louis, Mo.
  • Poudre Valley Hospital – Fort Collins, Colorado
  • Sanford Cardiovascular Institute – Sioux Falls, SD
  • Tecumseh State Correctional Facility – Tecumseh, Neb.
  • The Nebraska Medical Center – Omaha, Neb.
  • Umpqua Community Health Center – Roseburg, Oregon
  • West Broadway Clinic – Council Bluffs, Iowa
Master's Degree in Health Care Administration

Hired as PACE program coordinators, service leaders, unit managers and supervisors, senior operations analysts and clinical analysts:

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  • Alegent Health – Omaha, Neb.
  • AHIMA – Chicago, Illinois
  • Creighton University Medical Center – Omaha, Neb.
  • Good Samaritan Hospital – Kearney, Neb.
  • Methodist Medical Center – Omaha, Neb.
  • The Nebraska Medical Center – Omaha, Neb.
  • State of Nebraska Department of Health

Student Satisfaction

Clarkson College students participate in the Noel-Levitz Student Satisfaction survey in the spring semester. The survey gives students the opportunity to offer honest, confidential feedback.

  View the Full 2013 Results Report from Noel-Levitz

The 2013 Survey Results

When comparing to national 4-year private schools, Clarkson College students showed a 18% higher satisfaction rate with the statement “Tuition paid is a worthwhile investment.” And 6% more agreed that “It is an enjoyable experience to be a student on this campus.”

Students Reveal Top Clarkson College Strengths

  • My academic advisor is knowledgeable about requirements in my major.
  • There is a commitment to academic excellence on this campus.
  • My academic advisor is approachable.
  • Faculty are knowledgeable in their field.
  • The Clarkson College website is easy to navigate.

2013 Student Satisfaction National Comparison