Clemson UniversitySchool Overview: Acceptance Rate, Tuition, and More

Clemson, SC

$15,558

Avg in-state tuition

$38,550

Avg out-of-state tuition

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About Clemson University

School Type: Public

Status: Non-profit

Accreditation: Regional

Religious Affiliation: N/A While the student experience is largely unaffected at most schools with religious affiliations, some schools place more of an emphasis on religion. Learn how religious affiliations may impact students' experience.

Clemson University is a large public university located on a suburban campus in Clemson, South Carolina. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 25,822, and admissions are selective, with an acceptance rate of 51%. The university offers 78 bachelor's degrees, has an average graduation rate of 84%, and a student-faculty ratio of 16:1. Tuition and fees for in-state students are $15,558, while tuition and fees for out-of-state students are $38,550.

Admissions Breakdown

This school has a high acceptance rate.

This school accepts students at a higher rate than other schools. High acceptance schools welcome 51-100% of all applicants.

Acceptance Rate Insight

51% of students were accepted during the 2019-2020 school year. Sometimes schools with midrange acceptance rates have higher standards of entry but are still accessible to many students who apply.

SAT & ACT

Students who attend this school typically have higher standardized test scores than students at other schools.

While test scores can be an important aspect of college applications, schools determine admission based on several factors, and these test scores are only a suggested range.

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SAT 25th-75th Percentile 1230-1400

ACT 25th-75th Percentile 27-32

Learning Environment

Student Body Stats

This school has a student body of more than 15,000 students.

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26k

Students Enrolled

29%

Online Student Enrollment

16:1

Student to Faculty Ratio

Ways Students Can Learn

Hybrid The program is a combination of on-campus and online learning and varies per program.
International Online classes are available for students around the world.

Demographics

White

76%

Black

6%

Non-U.S. Citizen

6%

Hispanic

5%

Two or more races

3%

Asian

2%

Unknown

1%

American Indian/Alaska Native

0%

Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander

0%

Female student population

50%

Socio-economic diversity

16% of students received an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Financial Breakdown

Students Receiving Aid

Federal Grant Aid

16%

State Grant Aid

60%

Institution Grant Aid

75%

Pell Grant

16%

Average Aid Awarded

Federal Grant Aid $4,829
State Grant Aid $6,034
Institution Grant Aid $6,725
Pell Grant Aid $4,479

Financial Outlook

$48k

Average salary 6 years after starting school

$22k

Average student debt after graduation

Resource

Understanding Grants & Scholarships

Data collected from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), [2019-2020]. In the absence of IPED data, information was collected directly from the school and is accurate as of the date of collection. Contact the school directly for the most current and complete information.