Vetter Senior Living Community Educational Partnership

Clarkson College is pleased to announce our proud partnership with Vetter Senior Living, the region's premiere provider of residential and therapeutic services for the aging population. 

Vetter Senior Living embodies their mission of Dignity in Life through building meaningful relationships with residents, families and staff. Their goals and vision align closely with the Clarkson College Values and Mission to prepare students to provide high quality, ethical and compassionate health care services.

We are excited to partner in offering benefits including a reduced tuition rate to all eligible Vetter Senior Living employees, spouses and their dependent children. Earning your degree at Clarkson College offers you the opportunity to further your education at a nationally recognized institution with high quality faculty, relevant coursework and award-winning online education. This is truly a partnership, a joint belief in you and your potential, and we are eager to help you gain the knowledge and skills needed to advance your career.


  • All Vetter Senior Living employees, as well as their spouses and dependent children, will receive a 30% reduced tuition rate.
  • Employees are eligible for the tuition reimbursement program through Vetter Senior Living. 
  • All applicants who meet admissions qualifications and are seeking enrollment in our online programs will be accepted. Preference will be given to applicants enrolling in our on-campus programs through additional points on their application.
  • Participants are eligible to apply for Clarkson College academic scholarships and Financial Aid. Learn more.
  • Graduates will have the opportunity to gain salary and advancement potential at Vetter Senior Living.

“This educational partnership expansion evolved because of the connectedness of our organizations’ missions and values and our shared dedication to living those values. Clarkson College and Vetter Senior Living are committed to quality experiences, excellence, teamwork and integrity, and we look forward to this partnership as we continue to serve our students, their residents and employees, and the community at large.”

Vice President of Academics Affairs Dr. Andreia Nebel

Explore our Programs

Certificate in Gerontology

Hone your skills as a caregiver for the aging population and develop skills to play an integral role in enhancing the quality of life of older adults. Learn more.

  • Complete coursework online
  • Enroll part- or full-time, year-round
  • Use work experience to fulfill fieldwork requirements
  • Median Salary: $47,000
  • Job Outlook: Occupations related to gerontology are expected to grow at a rate of 17%.
  • Program Length: 3–4 semesters


Advance your nursing education and career by earning your Bachelor’s degree to become a registered nurse. Learn more.

  • Complete coursework on-campus and online
  • Enroll part- or full-time
  • Begin courses in the fall, spring or summer
  • Median Salary: $63,568
  • Job Outlook: Employment of registered nurses is expected to grow 12% through 2028.
  • Program Length: 6 semesters


Build upon your skills as a registered nurse and earn your Bachelor’s degree to help you advance within the nursing field. Learn more.

  • Complete coursework online
  • Enroll part- or full-time
  • Begin courses in the fall, spring or summer
  • Median Salary: $63,568
  • Job Outlook: Employment of registered nurses is expected to grow 12% through 2028.
  • Program Length: 2-6 semesters


Become a Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) and learn to be a contributing member of the health care team, effectively communicate and interact with patients and coworkers, practice infection control, provide personal care, and assist clients with restoration and rehabilitation. Learn more.

  • Median Salary: $28,653
  • Job Outlook: Employment of nursing assistants is expected to grow 9% through 2028.
  • Program Length: 4-week course

Learn more about our other program options at clarksoncollege.edu/Academics.

How to Apply

Take the first step toward your new path in health care and apply today. Use the application waiver code Vetter-Clarkson to waive the $35 application fee.