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Clemson University

Clemson, South Carolina

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Overview

Student Population
26,406
Clemson University overview
Location Clemson, South Carolina
Online clemson.edu
School Type Public 4 Year
Setting Distant Town
Clemson University overview
Size Large
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad/Graduate

Located in Clemson, South Carolina, Clemson University is a large four year public college offering both undergrad and graduate programs. In the most recent statistical year 28,600 prospective students applied, and 17,715 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 4,199 enrolled in the school.  22,970 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 3,436 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2020/2021, excluding room and board, is $14,118 plus fees of $1,440. Clemson is ranked 117 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2022 U.S. Colleges Ranking.

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Ratings

8/10
Overall
9/10
Academics
7/10
Resources
9/10
Outcomes
8/10
Value

Clemson is rated within the top 24% of four-year colleges nationally and earns a CollegeSimply grade of 8 out of 10. Learn how ratings are calculated

Rankings

Rankings for Clemson University within the 2022 CollegeSimply Best Colleges Lists.

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Getting In

Admission Standards
Very High
Clemson University overview
SAT 1210/1390
ACT 27/32
Weighted GPA 4.39
Applications Accepted
61.9% 
Clemson University overview
Applications Due May 1, 2023
Applicant Competition Low
Application Fee $70

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Annual Cost to Attend

South Carolina Resident Tuition
$14,118
In State Costs for Clemson University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,188
Other Fees$1,440
Room and Board $11,850
Budget for Other Expenses$4,284
Total One Year Cost$32,880
Out of State Resident Tuition
$37,110
Out of State Costs for Clemson University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,188
Other Fees$1,440
Room and Board $11,850
Budget for Other Expenses$4,284
Total One Year Cost$55,872

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Outcomes

Average Salary After 10 Years
$57,100 per year
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate
80% within 6 years

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Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by Clemson University students
Subject Percent of Class
Business 20%
Engineering 17%
Health Professions 9%
Social Sciences 7%
Biology 7%

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Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=217882 IPEDS survey data for Clemson University.

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