Clemson UniversitySchool Overview: Acceptance Rate, Tuition, and More

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Clemson, South Carolina Public Nonprofit regional Accreditation

$15,558

Avg in-state tuition

$38,550

Avg out-of-state tuition

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About Clemson University

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

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.

Acceptance Rate 51%

Retention Rate (High Retention Rate) 93%

Graduation Rate (High Graduation Rate) 84%

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

Ways to 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.

Learning Environment

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

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50%

Female Student Population

16:1

Student to Faculty Ratio

26k

Students Enrolled

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%

Socio-Economic Diversity

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

Financial Aid 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
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.