#436 Overall Influence #513 Desirability Rank

Clemson University

University in South Carolina, United States

From 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.

Source: Wikipedia

Admissions

What does this school look for?

Annual Applications

28,600

Acceptance

62%

Graduation Rate

85%

Median SAT Score

1315

Median ACT Score

29

Costs

How much does it cost to attend?

Tuition (in-state)

$14,118

Fees (in-state)

$1,440

After Graduation

Averages for 10 years after enrolling

Avg Earnings

$58,900

Employed

93%

Campus Life

What's it like to attend this school?

The People

Full time on-campus stats

Student Body

25K

Under-Grads

21K

Graduates

4K

The Campus

Where will you be attending?

Location

201 Sikes Hall, Clemson SC 29634

On Campus Crime Rates

Property Crime

10 per 100K

Violent Crime

0 per 100K

City Crime Rates

Property Crime

29 per 100K

Violent Crime

2 per 100K

What is Clemson University known for?

Our answer to this is to show you the disciplines in which a school's faculty and alumni have had the highest historical influence. A school may be influential in a discipline even if they do not offer degrees in that area. We've organized two lists to show where they are influential and offer corresponding degrees, and where they are influential through scholarship although they don't offer degrees in the disciplines.

Top areas of influence with degrees offered

#259 World Rank
Engineering
#241 World Rank
Business
#425 World Rank
Biology
#330 World Rank
Education
#243 World Rank
History
#394 World Rank
Mathematics
#529 World Rank
Literature
#351 World Rank
Computer Science
#550 World Rank
Medical
#444 World Rank
Chemistry
#424 World Rank
Physics
#478 World Rank
Political Science
#343 World Rank
Economics
#380 World Rank
Communications
#564 World Rank
Philosophy
#165 World Rank
Criminal Justice
#297 World Rank
Earth Sciences
#659 World Rank
Psychology
#1249 World Rank
Religious Studies
#587 World Rank
Sociology
#651 World Rank
Nursing
#740 World Rank
Anthropology

Other areas of influence

#361 World Rank
Social Work
#413 World Rank
Law

Influential People

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, Business, and History

Trevor Lawrence

Trevor Lawrence

American football player

Elden Campbell

Elden Campbell

American basketball player

James Lynah

James Lynah

American sports administrator

Mark Hammond

American politician

Akin Akingbala

Nigerian professional basketball player

Joseph F. Anderson

United States federal judge

Mitchell Wiggins

American retired basketball player

Terry Allen

Player of American football

C. Alan Lawson

C. Alan Lawson

American judge

James Haskell Hope

American politician

Dale Davis

American basketball player

Jane Ballard Dyer

American pilot and politician