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Clemson, founded in 1889, is a public university. Programs are offered through the Colleges of Agricultural, Forestry, and Life Sciences; Architecture, Arts and Humanities; Business and Public Affairs; Health, Education and Human Development; and Engineering and Science. Its 1,400-acre campus is located in Clemson, 55 miles from Greenville-Spartanburg.

Website: www.clemson.edu/

Public
Co-ed
19,402
Undergraduate
Students
(48.5%) 9,414 Women
(51.5%) 9,988 Men
4,985
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Very difficult
Overall Admission Rate
47% of 26,241 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
No
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
May 1

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
Not reported
SAT Math
600-700 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
620-690 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
29 average
27-31 range of middle 50%
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
In-state: $26,846
Out-of-state: $48,200
Tuition and Fees
In-state: $14,970
Out-of-state: $36,324
Room and Board
Not reported
Average Percent of Need Met
55%
Average Freshman Award
$13,164
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$32,285
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
1,248
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 19% of classes
10-19 students: 32% of classes
20-29 students: 12% of classes
30-39 students: 11% of classes
40-49 students: 11% of classes
50-99 students: 10% of classes
Over 100 students: 4% of classes
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Campus Life

Clemson Population
14,089
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing
37% of all students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division I
Mascot
Tiger/Tiger Cub
Sororities
48% of women participate
Fraternities
22% of men participate
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.2% American Indian/Alaskan Native
2.4% Asian
6.7% Black/African-American
3.8% Hispanic/Latino
3.0% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.0% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
83.7% White
0.3% Unknown
International Students
0.9% from 84 countries
First-Year Students Returning
93.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
Not reported
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
45%
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
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