Clemson University: Review & Facts

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Clemson University is a large four-year, public school with 20,770 students enrolled. This school was established in 1889 and is the only college located in Clemson, South Carolina.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
111
At Clemson University you can get your bachelor's degree, master's degree, postmaster certificate, or doctoral degree.

Clemson University follows a semester-based curriculum calendar system and offers 111 majors. The most popular concentrations are Engineering, Management, Education, Biology, and Business. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings against other schools.
It is important to know student retention and graduation rates when you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are normally a positive sign. However, if you are planning to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Student Retention
91%
The rate of student retention at Clemson University is very high at 91% (well above South Carolina average). Taking this statistic into consideration, it seems that students love their stay at this school.

The graduation rate at Clemson University is good - 77%. About 6% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at Clemson University is reasonably decent -- 18:1. Find out more about faculty and instruction at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$29,700
Average tuition price is very high, $28,800 per year. The additional fees at Clemson University not covered by tuition are about $900, which makes it a total of $29,700 a year.

Read the details about Clemson University additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repayning them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
63%
As reported in recent government data, 17,072 applications were submitted and 10,803 were accepted; so it is not very hard to be accepted at this school.

This college will consider accepting your dual credits and advanced placement credits for admission.

Check the details about admissions as well applicants test score statistics at Clemson University in the Admissions and Tests report for this school.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$4,100
Clemson University provides a distance education program and study abroad programs.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Clemson University, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

Safety
Grade
D+
Clemson University provides on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates approximately 6,100 students, which offers a decent on-campus housing option. The room price is relatively low, nearly $4,100 per year.

Army and Air Force ROTC programs are available at Clemson University. Reserve Officers' Training Corps commissioning programs typically imply elective classes in addition to required college curriculum, possible funding for your tuition, and an obligation to serve upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
Yes
It is important to keep in mind that enrolling in a ROTC course does not commit you to serve unless you have received a ROTC scholarship, grant, or any other funding.

Based on the college crime numbers, Clemson University appears to be a relatively dangerous school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Clemson University Location and Maps



Post Address: Clemson University, 201 Sikes Hall, Clemson, South Carolina 29634, USA
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