Clemson University

Clemson, South Carolina

Overview

Address201 Sikes Hall
School Websitewww.clemson.edu
School TypePublic, 4-year or above

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StatusPublic
On Campus HousingYes
Level of StudyUndergraduate/Graduate

Clemson University is a mid-size public, 4-year college based in Clemson, South Carolina that offers both undergraduate and graduate programs to its students. The highest level of offerings is doctor's degree. In the 2019 academic year, 28,845 students applied to Clemson University. Of those students, 13,613 were granted admission into the school.

In the 2019 academic year, the in-state tuition for enrolling in Clemson University was $13,982, in addition to fees of $1,392. This number excludes room and board. The school does provide on-campus housing, which you may want to factor into your cost analysis when planning to attend Clemson University.

Clemson University has a 83% graduation rate within six years of enrolling.

Getting In

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The Clemson University acceptance rate is 47%. To put this into perspective, 13,613 of the 28,845 students who applied to Clemson University in the 2019 academic year were admitted. It’s clear that enrolling in Clemson University is not out of reach. You simply need the right credentials.

Most students who have been accepted into Clemson University had an SAT score between the range of 1,220 and 1,400. If you want a good shot of getting in, you'll also want to have strong ACT scores. The ACT range for Clemson University was between 27 and 32 in the last academic year.

In addition, applicants are required to submit their GPA to Clemson University as part of their application.

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Cost is a crucial factor to consider when deciding what college to attend. At Clemson University, the tuition for in-state residents is $13,982. Combined with fees of $1,392, room and board costs of $10,832, other expenses of $3,672 and the $1,392 cost of books and supplies, the total in-state one-year cost is $31,270.

Out-of-state residents can expect to pay more. While the costs for room, board, and other expenses are the same, out-of-state tuition is significantly higher. Out-of-state students must pay $37,128 in tuition. This brings the total one-year cost of enrolling in Clemson University to $53,024 for out-of-state students.

Students at Clemson University are eligible for federal financial aid. The average federal aid awarded to students at Clemson University was $4,648 last year. The percentage of students awarded federal aid was 15%.

Clemson University Undergraduate Population

Full-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Part-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Student-to-Faculty Ratio16:1

Student composition is an important deciding factor for most students applying to Clemson University.

Clemson University has a good gender split, with 49% of undergraduates being female and 51% of undergraduates being male.

At the school, most students are South Carolina residents; in fact, 60% of all students reside in South Carolina. However, 39% of students come from out-of-state and 1% of students are international. This means you’ll be able to interact with people from all backgrounds.

The student to faculty ratio at Clemson University is 16:1. This means that you should have no trouble getting the academic support you need from Clemson University to thrive in your studies.

What's more, only 12% students enroll at Clemson University part-time; the other 21,940 students enrolled full-time.

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