Clemson University

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General Information

Admission Office

105 Sikes Hall

Box 345124

Clemson, SC 29634-5124

(864) 656-2287

Fax: (864) 656-2464

Contact: Robert Barkley

Director of Admissions
Main Address

105 Sikes Hall

Clemson, SC 29634-5124

(864) 656-3311

Total undergrads: 14,713

First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 2,923

Degree-seeking undergrads: 14,624

Graduate enrollment: 3,604


Rural setting

Large town (10,000 – 49,999)

Residential campus

Degrees offered:

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: Yes

Regular application fee: $60

Online application fee: $60
Enrollment Rates

Percent applicants admitted: 54%

Percent of students who return for sophomore year: 92%

College Majors

Agriculture & Related Sciences

Agricultural Business B
Agricultural Economics B
Agronomy/Crop Science B
Animal Sciences B
Aquaculture B
Food Science B
Horticultural Services B
Horticulture Science B
Plant Sciences B

Architecture & Related Programs

Architecture B
Landscape Architecture B

Arts, Visual & Performing

Art – General B
Industrial Design B

Biological & Biomedical Sciences

Biochemistry B
Biology B
Biomedical Sciences B
Botany B
Entomology B
Genetics B
Microbiology B
Plant Pathology B
Zoology B

Business, Management, & Marketing

Accounting B
Business – General B
Construction Management B
Finance/Banking B
Marketing Management B
Operations Management B

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer/Information Sciences – General B
Information Sciences/Systems B


Agricultural Education B
Early Childhood Education B
Elementary Education B
Junior High Education B
Mathematics Education B
Science Teacher Education B
Secondary Education B
Special Education B
Technology/Industrial Arts Education B


Agricultural Engineering B
Biomedical Engineering B
Ceramic Sciences/Engineering B
Chemical Engineering B
Civil Engineering B
Computer Engineering – General B
Electrical/Communications Engineering B
Industrial Engineering B
Mechanical Engineering B

English Language & Literature

English Language & Literature – General B
Speech/Rhetorical Studies B

Foreign Language & Literature

Foreign Language & Literature – General B
Spanish B

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Clinical Laboratory Science B
Nursing (RN) B
Nursing Science B
Predentistry B
Premedicine B
Prepharmacy B
Preveterinary Medicine B


History – General B


Mathematics – General B

Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies

Nutrition Sciences B

Natural Resources & Conservation

Forest Management A,B
Forest Sciences/Biology B
Natural Resources & Conservation – General B

Parks, Recreation & Fitness

Parks/Leisure Facilities Management B

Philosophy & Religion

Philosophy B

Physical Sciences

Chemistry B
Geology B
Physics B


Psychology – General B

Social Sciences

Economics B
Political Science/Government B
Sociology B

Degree levels for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

Clemson University Highlights

School Information

Phone Number: (864) 656-4636
Type of School: 4-year, Public
Apply Online:
Address: 201 Sikes Hall, Clemson, SC 29634
Setting: Suburb: Large
Campus Housing: Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population: 25,822
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's): 82%
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 16 to 1
Distance Learning Programs: Yes
Distance Learning Students*: 18,399 (71% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered: Bachelor's, Master's, Doctorate

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition: $15,558
Out-of-state Tuition: $38,550
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid: 92%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded: $10,698

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students. Financial aid is available to those who qualify.

Clemson University Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Clemson University.

Degree Name Cert Assoc Bach Mast Doct
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations and Related Sciences 1843
Architecture and Related Services 1251
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies 2
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 2478
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 6581
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 1111
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 1222
Education 49107
Engineering 12111211
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields 111
English Language and Literature/Letters 22
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences 3111
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 13
Health Professions and Related Programs 3633
History 11
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service 1
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 1
Mathematics and Statistics 111
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies 22
Natural Resources and Conservation 222
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies 5121
Philosophy and Religious Studies 2
Physical Sciences 344
Psychology 1112
Public Administration and Social Service Professions 211
Social Sciences 521
Visual and Performing Arts 42
Grand total 46787451

* Based on programs that produced 2019-2020 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Clemson University and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2019-2020
In-state $15,558
Out-of-state $38,550
Books and supplies $1,436

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2019-2020
In-state $11,796
Out-of-state $23,246

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2018-2019

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid 3,497 92%
Grant or scholarship aid 3,342 88% $10,698
Student loan aid 1,598 42% $9,700

All Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid 14,980 74% $9,477
Federal student loans 7,768 39% $6,637

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Clemson University. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled Clemson University students.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2020

Total Male Female
Number of applicants 29,070 12,885 16,185
Percent admitted 100% 49% 53%
Percent admitted who enrolled 14% 14% 13%

Admissions Considerations

Required Recommended Optional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

Clemson University Enrollment, Fall 2020

Total Enrollment 25,822
Undergraduate enrollment 20,195
Graduate enrollment 5,627

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Clemson University Accreditation

This institution is accredited by Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics
    • Dietetics (DIETI) - Dietetic Internship
    • Didactic Program in Dietetics
  • Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. ? May 6, 2013 Formerly: National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission
    • Nursing (NUR) - Baccalaureate program
    • Nursing (MNUR) - Master's program
  • American Psychological Association, Commission on Accreditation
    • Professional Psychology (IPSY) - Predoctoral internship programs
  • Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
    • Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
    • Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levels
    • Nursing (CNDNP) - Nursing education programs at the doctorate degree levels
  • Council on Education for Public Health
    • Public Health Programs (PHPB) ? Baccalaureate only level programs offered outside a school of public health
  • National Association of Schools of Art and Design, Commission on Accreditation
    • Art and Design (ART) - Degree-granting schools and departments and non-degree-granting programs
  • National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education
    • Teacher Education (TED) - Baccalaureate and graduate programs for the preparation of teachers and other professional personnel for elementary and secondary schools

*General information for this school has been gathered from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) database, a service provided by the U.S. Department of Education. does not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

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