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Clemson University

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Rating

Public

Type

28,310

Students

$37,110

Tuition

51%

Acceptance

#33

Ranking

Large Suburb

Campus Setting

Clemson, SC

201 Sikes Hall, Clemson, SC 29634

Clemson University is a very large public university located in Clemson, SC ranked 149thin the United States. It has a total of 21,504 full-time undergraduate students and is not very competitive, accepting in the region of half of applicants. Clemson University offers 249 different majors and is best known for its science teacher education, food science, and agricultural production operations programs (nationally ranked 3rd, 5th, and 5th respectively). With a tuition cost of $14,118 for students from South Carolina and $37,110 for those from out-of-state, Clemson University is rather high-priced. 75.17% of students graduate moving on to the next chapter of their lives, employment. After graduation, alumni go on to earn about $52,400 per year, which is 26% greater than the national median.

Rankings

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Cost

$38,550/Year
Above Average

Clemson University

$38,550

National Average

$18,347
Pay with Cash

$55,454/year

Total annual cost including tuition, books and living expenses; excluding any financial aid, grants or scholarships.

Pay with Financial Aid

$45,977/year

Average annual cost including tuition, books and living expenses after financial aid, grants or scholarships.

Getting In

51%Acceptance
Average

Clemson University

51%

National

69%
Sat

1230 - 1400

62% of students submit

Admissions Yield

26%

ACT

25 - 30

38% of students submit

SAT & ACT

Required

Application Fee

$70

Students

21,504Undergrads
Large Student Population

Full-Time

3,783

Part-Time

4
Male

52%

In-state

83%

Female

48%

Out of state

15%

Undergrads Over 25

3%

International

1%

Majors/Degrees

Popular Majors
Graduates per Major
9% Business Administration and Management, General6% Biology/Biological Sciences, General5% Mechanical Engineering81% Others

9% Business Administration and Management, General

6% Biology/Biological Sciences, General

5% Mechanical Engineering

81% Others

Business Administration and Management, General

9%

548 Graduates

Biology/Biological Sciences, General

6%

385 Graduates

Mechanical Engineering

5%

311 Graduates

Psychology, General

4%

283 Graduates

Marketing/Marketing Management, General

4%

268 Graduates

Accounting

4%

249 Graduates

Industrial Engineering

3%

215 Graduates

Computer and Information Sciences, General

3%

192 Graduates

Academics

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Professors
StudentsProfessors16:116:1

Students

Professors

Student Faculty Ratio

16

Number of Library Books

659,867

Academic Spend per Student

$13,133

Full-time Retention Rate

93%

Total spend on salaries and wages to all employees, faculty, staff, per student.

High retention indicates students are generally satisfied with their experience.

Post-Graduation Salary

$43,600/Year

Clemson University

$43,600

National

$26,900
Median Earnings

$43,600

2 Years After Graduation

Employed 2 Years after Graduation

1%

Median Earnings

$52,400

6 Years After Graduation

Graduation Rate

75%