Clemson University

Acceptance Rate 43.00 %
SAT Average 1,320
2023 Tuition & Fees $39,502
Student Population 27,341
Average Financial Aid Amount Received $11,808

Academic Overview

Clemson University Campus, Clemson, SC
Clemson University is a public, four-years institute located in Clemson, South Carolina. It is a Research University (very high research activity) by Carnegie Classification and its highest degree is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship.
The 2023 tuition & fees is $15,558 for South Carolina residents and $39,502 for out-of-state students. The graduate school tuition & fees is $12,204 for South Carolina residents and $23,912 for out-of-state students.
The school offers both undergraduate and graduate programs and a total of 27,341 students are enrolled. The acceptance rate of undergraduate school is 43.00% and the graduation rate is 85% last year.
The salary after graduation from Clemson University varies by major programs where the average earning after 10 years is $58,900. You can check the average salary by the major programs on the area of study page.

2023 Tuition & Fees

For undergraduate school, in the academic year 2022-2023, Clemson's tuition & fees is $15,558 for South Carolina residents and $39,502 for non-residents. For graduate programs, its 2023 average tuition & fees are $12,204 for in-state students and $23,912 for out-of-state students.
Data source for 2023 Tuition: NCES
2023 Tuition & Fees
South Carolina ResidentsOut-of-State
[Chart] 2022-2023 Tuition & Fees

Key Academic Statistics

The following chart illustrates the 2023 key academic statistics at Clemson. The acceptance rate of Clemson is 43.00% and the yield (enrollment rate) is 20.00%. The average graduation rate is 85% and the transfer-out rate is 11%.
The average received amount of financial aid is $11,808 and 78% of undergraduate students received grants or scholarship aid. A total of 27,341 students is attending including both undergraduate and graduate students, and the student to faculty ratio is 16 to 1.
Acceptance Rate for Clemson University is 43.00 %.
Acceptance Rate
Graduation Rate for Clemson University is 85 %
Graduation Rate
Transfer-out Rate for Clemson University is 11 %
Transfer-out Rate
Retention Rate for Clemson University is 94 %
Retention Rate
Student Population for Clemson University is 27,341
Student Population
Student to Faculty Ratio for Clemson University is 16 to 1
Student to Faculty Ratio
16 to 1
The average received amount of financial aid is $11,808 at Clemson University.
Financial Aid Amount

Directory Information

Directory Information
Address201 Sikes Hall, Clemson, SC 29634
Online Applicationwww.clemson.edu/admissions/undergraduate/index.html
Financial Aidwww.clemson.edu/finaid/
Net Price Calculatorhttps://netprice.app.clemson.edu/calc/
Veterans Tuitionhttps://www.clemson.edu/studentaffairs/veterans/benefits.html
Disability Servicehttps://www.clemson.edu/academics/studentaccess/

Offered Degrees

Clemson offers 266 major programs through online and on-site education where 13 programs are available through distance learning. The following table lists the number of programs by offered degree with online class availabilities.
Offered Major Programs
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online Class
Doctorate (Research)531
Less Than 1 Year Certificate151
1-2 Years Certificate40
Post-Bachelor's Certificate267
Post-Master's Certificate101

Special Learning Opportunities

Clemson University offers online education (distance learning opportunities) for both undergraduate and graduate programs. The school provides ROTC, teacher certification and study abroad - opportunity which a student completes part of the college program studying in another country programs to its students.
Special Learning Opportunities
Online ClassUndergraduate , Graduate
ROTCArmy, Air Force
Weekend/Evening College
Teacher Certification
Study Abroad
Campus Housing
(Dormitory Capacity:7,800)
Board/Meal Plan
(Typical Annual Charge: $4,426)

Veterans Benefits

Clemson University has programs, benefits and/or services to veterans, military service members, or their families.
Veterans Benefits
Yellow Ribbon Program
(officially known as Post-9/11 GI Bill, Yellow Ribbon Program)
Credit for military training
Dedicated point of contact for support services for veterans, military service members, and their families
Recognized student veteran organization
Member of Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges