Clemson University: Ranking & Review

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Clemson Rank United States Rank World Rank
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Top 2%

Clemson University Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate47%45%49%
Applicants26,24212,13214,109
Admissions12,3805,4546,926
Enrolled undergraduates3,6501,6991,951
Enrolled total (including graduate students)24,38712,50611,881

5,663 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

1,145 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

Male-Female Ratio

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Admission requirements

Application fee for undergraduates - $70. Application fee for graduates - $80.

Secondary school GPARequired
Secondary school rankConsidered but not required
Secondary school recordRequired
Completion of the college-preparatory programRequired
RecommendationsNeither required nor recommended
Formal demonstration of competenciesNeither required nor recommended
Admission test scoresRequired
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither required nor recommended
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)Required

Typical SAT scores

Number of students submitting SAT scores1,441
Percent of students submitting SAT scores39%
Evidence-Based Reading and Writing
655
Math
650

Typical ACT scores

Number of students submitting ACT scores2,209
Percent of students submitting ACT scores61%
ACT Composite
29
ACT English
31
ACT Math
28

Clemson University Tuition

Total cost for students livingIn-stateOut-of-state
On-campus $29,574 $50,516
Off-campus $29,574 $50,516
The total cost includes tuition and fees, books, supplies, on-campus room and board payment of $9,592 and other expenses per full academic year.

Clemson University provides on-campus housing with total dormitory capacity of 6,448 students.

Average Tuition and fees for academic year programs
In-stateOut-of-state
Tuition for Full-time undergraduates $13,752 $34,694
Fees for full-time undergraduates $1,364 $1,364
Per credit hour charge for part-time undergraduates $630 $1,540
Tuition for Full-time graduates $9,226 $19,528
Fees for full-time graduates $918 $918
Per credit hour charge for part-time graduates $636 $1,290

Programs and Degrees

ProgramsAssociate's degreeBachelor'sMaster'sDoctoralTotal
Engineering 88 869 334 100 1,391
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 62 779 341 1,182
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 398 103 15 516
Health Professions and Related Programs 22 296 42 360
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations and Related Sciences 280 38 8 326
Education 120 152 20 292
Social Sciences 263 17 11 291
Psychology 222 7 9 238
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 128 77 6 211
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies 134 30 2 166
English Language and Literature & Letters 141 16 157
Visual and Performing Arts 146 4 150
Architecture and Related Services 47 72 3 122
Physical Sciences 49 18 25 92
Mathematics and Statistics 51 17 10 78
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 76 76
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields 57 4 2 63
Natural Resources and Conservation 49 6 5 60
History 42 5 47
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 7 7 8 22
Public Administration and Social Service Professions 15 2 17
Family and Consumer Sciences & Human Sciences 8 5 13
Philosophy and Religious Studies 12 12
Multi & Interdisciplinary Studies 12 12
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies
Grand Total1724,1661,3252315,894

A total of 4,338 2-year associate's and 4-year bachelor's degrees conferred across undergraduate programs at Clemson University.

At the master's and doctor's level 1,556 degrees were conferred in the graduate programs.

TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate82%78%86%
  • Full-time retention rate - 93%
  • Part-time retention rate - 67%

General info

Founded1889
Religious affiliationNot applicable
Colorsorange, purple
Academic CalendarSemester
Total FTE staff4,993
Instructional FTE1,287
Research FTE220
Public Service FTE182
Sector of institutionPublic, 4-year or above
Control of institutionPublic
Carnegie ClassificationDoctoral Universities: Highest Research Activity

Location and Contacts

Official Websitewww.clemson.edu
Address201 Sikes Hall
Clemson, South Carolina, 29634
United States
Urbanization levelSuburb: Large
City population10,000 - 50,000
Phone8646564636
Fax+1 (864) 656 4040

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