Clemson University is a test optional school meaning you are not required to submit SAT scores with your application. The position on SAT scores from the school is "considered but not required". If you do elect to submit your SAT scores, the following information is helpful to understand how you compare with other applicants.
The average composite SAT score for admitted Clemson University freshman is 1320 out of 1600. Clemson students have the 138th highest average SAT score in the United States. For perspective, a 1320 is in the 90th percentile of all SAT test takers.
The middle fifty percent of incoming students have SAT composite scores ranging from 1220 to 1420. The 75th percentile score is 1420 while the 25th percentile score is 1220.
The lowest SAT score accepted is not reported by Clemson but we estimate it to be around a 1120 total composite SAT score.
The average score for Clemson students on the math portion of the SAT is 665 out of 800. The 25th percentile of students score a 610 and the 75th percentile score 720.
The 25th and 75th percentile range for SAT reading scores range from 610 to 700 and the average score for Clemson University students is 655.
Below are estimated chances of being accepted at Clemson University based on SAT score ranges and the overall admission rate of 49.2%. These chances assume you have an average GPA for the school, around 3.75.
An SAT score of 1420 or higher is very competitive at Clemson and is a better score than three quarters of students who are accepted. You have an above average chance of acceptance, around 65% or higher.
Scores between 1320 to 1410 are above average giving you an advantage over most applicants. You have a slightly above average chance of acceptance, around 49% to 63% but admission is competitive.
SAT scores between 1220 to 1310 are still in the middle range of accepted students a but a little lower than the average. You can get in and have about a 34% to 47% percent chance of being admitted.
SAT scores from 1120 to 1210 are on the very low end of the range where students are accepted. Scores in this range are not competitive with most other applicants but you still have a chance. We estimate scores in this range have less than a 32% chance of admission to Clemson. SAT scores below 1120 likely fall out of the range where students are regularly accepted.Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2021 starting class
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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.