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We continue to monitor and prepare for additional cases in Iowa and will adjust the university schedule or classes as needed. Please check our COVID-19 webpage for updates and other information.

Frequently Asked Questions for students can be found here.

*The Admissions and Financial Aid Offices will serve students entirely remotely. Employees of these offices will be available to assist students and their families Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. via their Clarke email and phone extension.  For admissions-related questions, please contact the Admissions Office at admissions@clarke.edu or 563-588-6316.  For questions regarding financial aid, please contact the  Financial Aid Office at financialaid@clarke.edu or 563-588-6327.

Musical Theatre


Have fun while you learn performance techniques, musical theatre history, and theatrical literature, as well as all the technical aspects of set, lighting, costumes, and makeup. You won’t just spend time watching other people perform … you’ll gain performance experience from your first semester on campus.

Drama production of Elephant and Piggy
There’s more to college than going to class.

The Classroom and Beyond


Clarke University is an institutional member of the National Association of Schools of Music. Clarke’s music education program is also approved by the Iowa Department of Education.

Other Programs to Explore

Experience Clarke Musical Theatre for Yourself

Atrium Interior