$13,982

Tuition

$31,270

Cost of Attendance

$19,508

Net Price

Clemson University Tuition and Fees

Clemson University offers undergraduate, postgraduate, and doctoral programs across different fields, providing quality education to students. The expense of education here is very moderate, compared to the tuition fees charged by different colleges. The 2020 - 2021 official data shows that the estimated average cost for students pursuing undergraduate courses at Clemson University comes to around $27,054, which includes tuition and other expenses as well. The housing facilities, books and supplies, and other expenses cost $11,414, $1,436, and $4,054, respectively.

Total Cost of Attendance

Student typeIn-stateOut-State
Tuition & Fees$15,374$37,128
Book & Supplies$1,392$1,392
Room & Board cost$10,832$10,832
Other Expenses$3,672$3,672
Total Cost of Attendance$31,270$53,024

Coming to the cost of attendance, students need to understand that the tuition fee is just a single aspect of the expenses that come under the overall cost of attending the university. There are several other expenses that are involved in the cost of attending the university, which primarily includes housing, dining, textbooks, supplies, and the cost of living. For students attending the university, the total tuition and fees for one year add up to about $27,054. In addition, the students will be needed to pay an average expense of $1,436 for books and supplies, $11,414 toward room and boarding, and $4,054 for different other expenses in a year. Hence, based on this information, the overall cost of attending the university adds up to around $43,958 per year. At CU, the tuition and fees come out to be around $15,558 for in-state students and $38,550 for out-state candidates.

Average Net Price by Family Income

Net Price

$19,508

Family Income

Avg. Net Price

$0 to $30,000

$13,131

$30,001 to $48,000

$14,199

$48,001 to $75,000

$18,356

$75,001 to $110,000

$20,369

$110,000+

$21,052

The net cost of attending Clemson University – the actual amount that students and their families are required to pay in a given year – varies depending on the candidate's annual family income. Generally, the higher the family income of the candidate, the higher is the net amount to be paid. So, it all essentially depends on the family income bracket of the student. At CU, the average net price is estimated to be around $21,482. For students with a family income below $30,000, the estimated net price is $13,698, while for the individuals who fall in the $30,001-$48,000 income bracket, the net cost is $14,413. The amount stands at $18,971 for an annual income between $48,001 and $75,000, $22,937 for the $75,001-$110,000 income bracket, and $23,933 for a family income above $110,000.

Undergraduate Tuition and Fees

Student typeIn-stateOut-State
Tuition & Fees$15,374$37,128
Room & Board Cost$10,832$10,832
Total Tuition & Fees$26,206$47,960

At Clemson University, the tuition and fees for students who are pursuing undergraduate courses are estimated to be around $27,054 in a year. They would also be required to pay around $11,414 for their room and boarding expenses. Accordingly, the overall cost for undergraduate students at the university totals about $43,958 per year, based on the available data.

Graduate Tuition and Fees

In-stateOut-State
Tuition$9,386$19,776
Fees$1,216$1,216

Clemson University offers graduate programs that include various Masters and Doctorate programs. The estimated annual tuition for both in-state and out-state students is $9,386 and $19,776, whereas the fee costs that stand at $1,216 along with room and board costs at $10,382 would total it all up to  $20,966 and $31,374 for the respective students.

Cost Per Credit Hour

DegreeYearCost per Credit hour
Graduate2018 - 2019$638
Undergraduate2018 - 2019$641

The cost per credit hour – the total program cost divided by the total number of credit hours of the program – that the student has to pay to attend Clemson University varies between graduate and undergraduate degrees. The cost per credit hour for the graduate courses at the university sits at $208.

Campus Housing Expenses

Housing & other expensesOn CampusOff Campus
Room & Board$10,832$10,832
Other Expense$3,672$3,672
Book & Supplies$1,392$1,392

Now, coming to the lodging and related expenses at CU, the actual amount to be paid remains the same irrespective of whether the candidate opts to live on-campus or off-campus. The housing facilities will cost students around $15,468 per year. Moreover, the candidates will have to pay about $11,414 a year toward room and boarding charges. Coming to the books and supplies charges, the students will be required to pay an amount of $1,436. Apart from these, the other expenses that a candidate needs to plan for add up to around $4,054.

Campus Housing Expenses

Housing & Other Expenses

Room & Boards

On Campus

$10,832

Off Campus

$10,832

Housing & Other Expenses

Other Expenses

On Campus

$3,672

Off Campus

$3,672

Housing & Other Expenses

Book & Supplies

On Campus

$1,392

Off Campus

$1,392

Now, coming to the lodging and related expenses at CU, the actual amount to be paid remains the same irrespective of whether the candidate opts to live on-campus or off-campus. The housing facilities will cost students around $15,468 per year. Moreover, the candidates will have to pay about $11,414 a year toward room and boarding charges. Coming to the books and supplies charges, the students will be required to pay an amount of $1,436. Apart from these, the other expenses that a candidate needs to plan for add up to around $4,054.

Online Degree Programs, Tuition and Cost Per Credit Summary

Degree TypeTotal Average TuitionAverage Tuition Per Credit
Masters $17,790 $593
Graduate Certificate $8,895 $593
Doctorate $20,850 $695

Clemson University offers 19 online programs across 9 Majors.

Projected Price for a 4 year degree

A four-year undergraduate course as well as living expenses at CU are projected to cost around $220,637 as per official data. In contrast, the total expenses for undergraduate students amounted to $21,482 in 2018-2019, $19,508 in 2017-2018, and $18,757 in 2016-2017.

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