Clemson University

#565 / #167
Global Influence / U.S. Influence
#513
Most Desirable School
University in South Carolina, United States

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About Clemson University

According to Wikipedia, Clemson University is a public land-grant research university in Clemson, South Carolina. Founded in 1889, Clemson is the second-largest university in student population in South Carolina. For the fall 2019 semester, the university enrolled a total of 20,195 undergraduate students and 5,627 graduate students, and the student/faculty ratio was 18:1. Clemson's 1,400-acre campus is in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains. The campus now borders Lake Hartwell, which was formed by the dam completed in 1962. The university manages the nearby 17,500-acre Clemson Experimental Forest that is used for research, education, and recreation.

Clemson University Admissions, Retention, and Graduation Information

Annual Applications Acceptance Graduation Rate Median SAT Score Median ACT Score
28,600 62% 85% 1315 29

How Much Does Clemson University Cost To Attend?

Tuition (in-state) Fees (in-state)
$14,118 $1,440

How Much Do Clemson University Graduates Make?

If you graduate from Clemson University, then you can expect to earn an average of $58,900 per year. You also have a 93% chance of being employed after 10 years.

Clemson University's Demographics

Demographic data is for full-time, on-campus students.

Student Body Under-Grads Graduates
24,960 20,583 4,377

Where is Clemson University?

Clemson University is located at 201 Sikes Hall, Clemson SC 29634

How Safe is Clemson University?

Clemson University has a violent crime rate of less than .01% and a property crime rate of less than .01%. Clemson has a violent crime rate of less than .01% and a property crime rate of less than .01%.

What Is Clemson University Known For?

Clemson University is known for it's academic work in the following disciplines:

Clemson University's Top Areas of Influence With Degrees Offered

Who Are Clemson University's Most Influential Alumni?

Clemson University's most influential alumni faculty include professors and professionals in the fields of Criminal Justice, Economics, and Engineering. Here are some of Clemson University's most famous alumni:

James Dickey
James Dickey
An American writer.
Mohnish Pabrai
An American businessman.
Nancy O'Dell
Nancy O'Dell
A Television personality.
Krystal Ball
Krystal Ball
An American journalist and TV host.
Strom Thurmond
Strom Thurmond
A Governor of South Carolina, United States Senator .
Jo Jorgensen
An American politician, 2020 Libertarian Party presidential candidate.
Harry Ashmore
Harry Ashmore
An American journalist and newspaper editor, recipient of the 1957 Pulitzer Prize.
John W. Raymond
John W. Raymond
A United States Air Force and United States Space Force general.
Shawn Weatherly
Shawn Weatherly
An American model.
Jim Speros
An American sports executive.
Anthony Bradley
An American theologian.
Kristie Kenney
Kristie Kenney
An American diplomat.

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