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Clemson University
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  • 4 Year
  • CLEMSON, SC

Report Card

grade A
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade A
  2. Value
    grade A
  3. Diversity
    grade B+
  4. Campus
    grade A minus
  5. Athletics
    grade A+
  6. Party Scene
    grade A
  7. Professors
    grade A
  8. Location
    grade B minus
  9. Dorms
    grade B
  10. Campus Food
    grade B
  11. Student Life
    grade A+
  12. Safety
    grade A minus

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Clemson is a highly rated public university located in South Carolina. It is a large institution with an enrollment of 19,486 undergraduate students. Admissions is fairly competitive as the Clemson acceptance rate is 51%. Popular majors include Business, Marketing, and Psychology. Graduating 84% of students, Clemson alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $43,600.

About

201 SIKES HALL
CLEMSON, SC 29634
Athletic Division
NCAA Division I-FBS
Athletic Conference
Atlantic Coast Conference

Clemson University Rankings

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Clemson Admissions

Acceptance Rate
51%
Application Deadline
May 1
SAT Range
1230-1400
ACT Range
27-32
Application Fee
$70
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action
No data available  

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Cost

Net Price
$21,482 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$10,698 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
92%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade A
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
16:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
81%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 205 responses
50%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 239 responses
50%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 240 responses

Majors

Online

Online Programs Offered
8
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
5
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
3
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    27%
  • On Campus
    73%
  • Online
    0%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
19,486 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
709
Undergrads Over 25
3%
Pell Grant
16%
Varsity Athletes
3%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 148 responses
  • Spirited
    37%
  • Committed
    20%
  • Passionate
    11%
  • HAPPY
    9%
  • Preppy
    7%
  • All the above
    4%
  • Average
    3%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
No data available  
Poll
50%
of students say that Greek life is pretty big. 261 responses
Poll
50%
of students say almost everything on campus revolved around sports. 282 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 153 responses
  • CLEMSON FAMILY
    29%
  • BLEEDS ORANGE and PURPLE
    16%
  • All the above
    12%
  • Spirit
    10%
  • Pride
    8%
  • "A.L.L.I.N."
    7%
  • Family
    7%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$52,400 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
84%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
94%
National
83%
86%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 135 responses

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