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Clemson University

Clemson, South Carolina

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Overview

Student Population
24,951
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
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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 28,845 prospective students applied, and 13,613 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 3,792 enrolled in the school.  21,940 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 3,011 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2018/2019, excluding room and board, is $13,982 plus fees of $1,392. Clemson is ranked 110 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2020 U.S. Colleges Ranking.

Ratings

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

Clemson is rated within the top 22% 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 2020 CollegeSimply Best Colleges Lists.

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Getting In

Admission Standards
Elite
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SAT 1220/1400
ACT 27/32
GPA 4.18
Applications Accepted
47.2% 
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Applications Due May 1, 2021
Applicant Competition Average

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Annual Cost to Attend

South Carolina Resident Tuition
$13,982
In State Costs for Clemson University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,392
Other Fees$1,392
Room and Board $10,832
Budget for Other Expenses$3,672
Total One Year Cost$31,270
Out of State Resident Tuition
$35,736
Out of State Costs for Clemson University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,392
Other Fees$1,392
Room and Board $10,832
Budget for Other Expenses$3,672
Total One Year Cost$53,024

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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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