About Clemson University
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Clemson University is a public college established as the Clemson Agricultural College of South Carolina in the year 1889. It was found by Thomas Green and Anna Calhoun Clemson who had a keen interest in Education, Agricultural Affairs, and Science. Clemson University is considered as one of the most selective public research universities.
Clemson University is committed to providing both world-class research and high quality of life to its students. One of the amazing things about Clemson University is its retention and graduation rates. Both the rates of the university rank among the highest in the country for public universities.
With a total student population of 23,406 students which consists of 20,774 full-timers and 2,632 part-timers, the university offers over more than 500 student clubs and organizations, 34 club sports, 17 intramural sports, and 6 campus media organizations.
It provides highly compassionate assistance with its faculty support, infrastructure, and production. With a student-faculty ratio of 18:1, the university provides cutting-edge technology and updated pedagogy with the help of highly qualified academic faculty.
Some of the notable alumni of Clemson University are Trevor Lawrence an American football quarterback, Nancy O'Dell an American television host, Dolph Lundgren a Swedish actor, and Harvey Gantt an American architect.
Clemson University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC).
Some of the student’s reviews are given below.
There is more diversity on the campus. The professors are kind and caring about helping you succeed. There are a million and one clubs, activities, and opportunities to get involved in the campus.
The academics are great here and there is a big variety of majors to choose from. The students are eager to learn more. The professors are well experienced and serious about their field.
The workload is manageable. One can manage work and academics at the same time. The library culture is very accommodating which provides all the assistance required for a student.
The rankings according to the U.S.News report are given below.
It ranks 36th in Best Colleges for Veterans
It ranks 16 in Best Undergraduate Teaching
It ranks 24 in Top Public Schools
Annual Cost to Attend
Average Annual Cost
The money required to study at Clemson University is quite affordable and it also provides various financial assistance to its students to make it much easier for you to finance your study.
The total average tuition cost for studying at Clemson University is $13,982. And books and supplies costs around $1,392, room and boards costs around $10,832 and other fees need to pay is $1,392.
Highest Degree Offered
36% percentage of students who recieved an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.
Median Household Income
$64,586 per year
Campus Emergency Phones
Mobile Campus Emergency Alert
Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation
Students Receiving Gift Aid
Average Aid Per Year
Students Receiving Federal Grants
Average Aid Per Year
Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income
$30K - $48K
$48K - $75K
$75K - $110K
Total Needs based Scholarships/Grants
Total Non-Needs based Scholarships/Grants
The university does provide financial assistance to needy students in the form of financial aid. The students need to search for those financial aids for which they are eligible.
The students are required to file the FAFSA form in order to be eligible for the financial aids provided by the university. Clemson University's school code is 003425.
Students are eligible to receive average annual financial assistance of $10,698. Other than this, they can also get average federal assistance amounts to $4,648, also average state aid amounts to $6,039, and average institutional aid amounts to $7,315.
The Federal-Aid includes Pell Grant, TEACH Grant, Direct Subsidized Loan, Direct PLUS Loan, and Federal Work-Study.
The State Aid includes South Carolina Grant, South Carolina Teacher Loan Program, Palmetto Fellows Scholarship, LIFE Scholarship program, and S.C. HOPE Scholarship.
The Institutional Aid includes the National Scholars Program, Trustee Scholarship, Clemson Scholarship, Presidential Grant, and so on.
The Military Aid includes ROTC Scholarship, Post 9/11 GI Bill, and Tuition Assistance.