Clarkson is a private research university located in Potsdam, New York. It was founded in 1896 and is known for its engineering, business, and technology programs. The university offers more than 50 undergraduate and graduate degree programs, including a variety of engineering, business, and technology-related majors. Clarkson is also home to the Clarkson School of Business, which offers a variety of MBA and other business-related programs. The university also offers a variety of student activities, including clubs, organizations, and intramural sports.