How much does Clemson University cost?

Clemson University Cost of Attendance
In-state $15,116
Out-of-state $36,058
On-Campus Room and Board $9,592
Off-Campus Room and Board $8,718
Average Annual Cost
Average Cost by Family Income
Family Income Average Cost
Under $30,000 $12,679
$30,000-$48,000 $14,137
$48,000-$75,000 $18,021
$75,000-$110,000 $12,679
Over $110,000 $20,419

Clemson University Financial Aid and Debt

78%

Students paying down their debt

$21,500

Typical Total Student Debt

$222

Typical Monthly Loan Payment

Financial Aid Breakdown for Full-time Incoming Freshman

Aid Type % Receiving Average Amount
Grant or scholarship aid 96% $9,047
Federal Grants 16% $4,533
Pell grants 16% $4,168
Other federal grants 5% $584
State/local goverment grant or scholarships 62% $5,894
Institutional grants or scholarships 77% $6,662
Student loan aid 42% $8,586
Federal student loans 41% $6,807
Other student loans 8% $16,992

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Micro-scholarships* Colleges Awarding Amount
Have work experience 195 Up to $10,000
Have perfect attendance for a year 220 Up to $2,000
Do community service 297 Up to $500
Visit a college campus 301 Up to $6,000
Play a sport 153 Up to $1,500
Attend a summer program 152 Up to $6,000
Take a foreign language class 186 Up to $5,000
Take a challenging class 317 Up to $3,000

*GPA and other eligibility restrictions may apply

Clemson University Admissions

What is Clemson University's admissions rate?
Acceptance Rate 47%
Average GPA 4.36
SAT Submissions 39% of applicants
SAT Reading 620-690
SAT Math 600-700
SAT Writing 490-610
ACT Submissions 61% of applicants
Composite Score 27-31

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Clemson University Campus Life

17:1

Student to Faculty Ratio

133

Forbes Ranking

59%

Four-Year Graduation Rate

82%

Six-Year Graduation Rate

Student Population

Campus Life
Total undergraduates 19402
Living on campus 11%
Transfer Students 100%
Under Age 25
Gender Balance
Men
51%
Women
49%

Student Diversity

31%
Diversity Index: Chance you’ll bump into a diverse range of students
White
82.87%
Black or African American
6.59%
Unknown
4.17%
Hispanic or Latino
3.75%
Asian
2.39%
American Indian or Alaska Native
0.21%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
0.03%

Clemson University Graduation Success

First Year Student Retention

59%

Four-Year Graduation Rate

$50,900

Average Salary After Graduation

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About Clemson University

One of the country’s most selective public research universities, Clemson University serves a uniquely driven and highly accomplished student body. Ranked as the 24th best national public university by U.S.News & World Report, Clemson is a science- and engineering-oriented college dedicated to teaching, research and service. Founded in 1889, we remain committed both to world-class research and a high quality of life.

Address

201 Sikes Hall
Clemson, SC

Type Public
Profit Status
Category Research Universities
Setting Large Suburb
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