47%

Acceptance Rate

$10,698

Avg.Financial Aid

003425

FAFSA Code

About Clemson University

Type Control of Institution - Public/Private

Public

4 Years

Student Population Number of Students attending College

24,951

Website

www.clemson.edu

Accreditation Accreditation is the process by which the quality of learning at various educational institutions are evaluated. Read More.

SACSCOC

Religious Affiliation Indicates religious affiliation (denomination) for private not-for-profit institutions that are religiously affiliated.

Not applicable

On Campus Housing Does the institution provide on-campus housing?

Yes

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).


Reviews

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.

Location & Contact

Address

201 Sikes Hall

Contact

Email: N/A
Phone: 8646564636
Fax: 8646562464
Request Info

Rankings

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

Admissions

Application Deadline Deadline for application submissions. Please contact the school for more details.

N/A

Acceptance Rate Percentage of applicants who are accepted in an Institution.

47%

SAT Range

1230 - 1390

ACT Range

27 - 32

Application Fee

$70

SAT/ACT

Required

High School GPA

Required

Accept Common App

None

The admission intake is about 47% giving chance to students to fulfill their potential. Different programs at Clemson University require different requirements to be fulfilled. However, the process for admission remains the same. The steps required for the admission process are as given below:

  • Fill Out Your Application

  • Submit Admissions Materials

  • File for the financial assistance

  • Register for the class and get started

In case of any problem, you are advised to contact the Office of Admissions by calling at 864-656-2287.

You can even mail the team at:

Clemson University
105 Sikes Hall
Box 345124
Clemson

Annual Cost to Attend

Net Price Cost of attendance minus any grants and scholarships received.

$19,508

Average Annual Cost

$13,982

Books And Supplies

$1,392

Other Fees

$1,392

Room And Board The charges for an academic year for rooming accommodations and meals for a typical student.

$10,832

Budget For Other Expenses

$3,672

Total One Year Cost

$31,270

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. 

Academics

Highest Degree Offered The highest degree offered by the Institution.

NA

Student:Faculty Ratio

16:1

Full-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

93%

Part-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

33%

Academic Calendar

Semester

Research Funding per Student

$8,480

Faculty Overview

60%

Male Professors

40%

Female Professors

Non-traditional Learning

Evening Degree Programs

Teacher Certification

Distance Education

Study Abroad

Majors

Business Administration, Management...

274 Graduates

Biology, General

252 Graduates

Marketing

252 Graduates

Psychology, General

223 Graduates

Mechanical Engineering

220 Graduates

Industrial Engineering

218 Graduates

Registered Nursing, Administration,...

190 Graduates

Finance and Financial Management Se...

150 Graduates

Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facil...

134 Graduates

Accounting and Related Services

122 Graduates

Civil Engineering

118 Graduates

Computer and Information Sciences,...

118 Graduates

Health Professions and Related Clin...

118 Graduates

Biomedical/Medical Engineering

106 Graduates

Design and Applied Arts

106 Graduates

Economics

103 Graduates

Animal Sciences

93 Graduates

Political Science and Government

88 Graduates

Teacher Education and Professional...

81 Graduates

Rhetoric and Composition/Writing St...

73 Graduates

English Language and Literature, Ge...

73 Graduates

Electrical, Electronics and Communi...

71 Graduates

Agricultural Business and Managemen...

70 Graduates

Chemical Engineering

70 Graduates

Sociology

62 Graduates

Food Science and Technology

61 Graduates

Engineering-Related Fields

57 Graduates

Mathematics

54 Graduates

Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecu...

52 Graduates

Materials Engineering

51 Graduates

History

50 Graduates

Microbiological Sciences and Immuno...

48 Graduates

Computer Engineering

47 Graduates

Genetics

46 Graduates

Construction Management

43 Graduates

Architecture

40 Graduates

Agricultural Production Operations

36 Graduates

Environmental/Environmental Health...

36 Graduates

Natural Resources Conservation and...

31 Graduates

Foreign Languages, Literatures, and...

30 Graduates

Chemistry

27 Graduates

Romance Languages, Literatures, and...

25 Graduates

Linguistic, Comparative, and Relate...

25 Graduates

Visual and Performing Arts, Other

24 Graduates

Teacher Education and Professional...

22 Graduates

Agricultural Engineering

20 Graduates

Forestry

18 Graduates

Special Education and Teaching

17 Graduates

Fine and Studio Arts

16 Graduates

Anthropology

14 Graduates

Physics

13 Graduates

Plant Sciences

12 Graduates

Information Science/Studies

10 Graduates

Public Health

9 Graduates

Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosc...

9 Graduates

Public Relations, Advertising, and...

8 Graduates

Landscape Architecture

7 Graduates

Philosophy

7 Graduates

Soil Sciences

6 Graduates

Criminology

6 Graduates

Religion/Religious Studies

5 Graduates

Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender,...

3 Graduates

Applied Horticulture and Horticultu...

2 Graduates

Health/Medical Preparatory Programs

1 Graduates

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Student Body

Undergraduate Students

19,669

Socio-Economic Diversity Percent of full-time, first-time students receiving an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

17%

Full-time

96%

Part-time

4%

Students Gender

Male

51%

US National: 44%

Female

49%

US National: 56%

LGBTQIA STUDENT RESOURCE GROUPS

ON CAMPUS WOMEN'S CENTER

Race/Ethnicity

82% White

0% Unknown

6% Black

5% Hispanic

3% Two or more races

1% Non Resident alien

3% Asian

0% American Indian/Alaska native

0% Native Hawaiians/Pacific islander

Geographic Density

Geographic Density

High

0%

Unknown Location

39%

Out Of State

60%

In State

1%

Foreign

Economic Diversity

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 Life

Housing

The students can reside on campus and N/A of Freshman Live On-Campus.

On Campus Housing Available

Yes

Freshmen Required to Live on Campus

No

Freshmen Live on Campus

N/A

Undergrads in College Housing

41%

Averege Housing Cost

$6,812/year

Campus Food

The institution has several dining and meal plan options available to students and the average meal plan cost is around $4,020/year.

Meal Plan Available

Yes

Average Meal Plan Available

$4,020/year

Athletes

Division Sports Nickname

The Tiger

School Colors

orange and purple

Varsity Athletics Association

NCAA

Varsity Athletics Conference Primary

Atlantic Coast Conference

Total Male Athletes

267

Total Female Athletes

231

Intramural Sports

8

Sports Club

59

Sports Team (Men)

Baseball

Basketball

Cross Country

Crew-Rowing

Football

Golf

Tennis

Track and Field

Sports Team (Women)

Basketball

Cross Country

Crew-Rowing

Golf

Soccer

Softball

Swimming and Diving

Tennis

Track and Field

Volleyball

Campus Safety

24-Hour Security Patrol

Yes

Campus Emergency Phones

Yes

24-Hour Escort Safety rides

Yes

Mobile Campus Emergency Alert

Yes

After Graduation

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation

$43,600/year

Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation

$52,400/year

Median Total Debt After Graduation The median cumulative federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated.

$0$100,000

$16,108

$27,000

Typical Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 4.53% interest rate.

$167 - 280

Outcomes 8 Years of Attending

Show data for students who

and started their studies

Out of 7,811 students

30% Graduated

10% Still Enrolled

15% Transfer

1% Withdraw

Financial Aid

Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid.

89%

Average Aid Per Year

$10,698

Students Receiving Federal Grants

15%

Average Aid Per Year

$4,648

Students Receiving State Aid

59%

Average Aid Per Year

$6,039

Students Receiving Institutional Grants

71%

Average Aid Per Year

$7,315

Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income

Aid awarded based on the family income.

Income

Average Amount

< $30K

$16,368

$30K - $48K

$15,300

$48K - $75K

$11,143

$75K - $110K

$9,130

> $110K

$8,447

Total Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$3,037,104

Total Non-Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$61,499,966

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.

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