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Clemson University

Clemson University

105 Sikes Hall Clemson, SC USA 29634

Clemson University is a public land-grant research university in Clemson, South Carolina.

Founded in 1889, Clemson has the second-largest student population in South Carolina. Well known across the country for its engineering and accounting programs, the university also excels in nursing, business, and computer science education. Many of its notable alumni have pursued high-profile careers in politics, sports, and entertainment.

Ranked 75 in the country, Clemson is a selective school. Its acceptance rate is 62%, and its graduation rate is 82%. Nearly 21,000 undergraduates and over 5,500 postgraduates are enrolled. The tuition rate is $15,558 per year for in-state students and $38,550 per year for out-of-state students. Clemson’s seven colleges offer over 80 undergraduate majors and more than 130 graduate programs. It follows a semester-based academic calendar.

Clemson combines excellent instruction and a commitment to quality research and understanding of South Carolina’s land-based resources. Clemson’s 1,400-acre campus is situated in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains, and it borders the banks of Lake Hartwell. The campus also manages the 17,500-acre Clemson Experimental Forest, which is used for research, education, and recreation. Students also enjoy the university’s 400 student clubs and organizations, and more than 25% of them are involved in fraternities or sororities. Clemson competes in the NCAA Division I Atlantic Coast Conference. At their games, students sport their purple and orange Clemson gear, and they proudly cheer on their Tigers.

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