Rank: 61

Clemson University

Clemson, SCwww.clemson.edu
Median SAT/ACT
1250/29
Enrollment
18,871
Clemson dates its history to 1889, when it was founded as an agricultural college. Today, it's a major public research university, and while agricultural science continues to be one of the school's specialties, ag students are outnumbered by those studying engineering or business. A majority of Clemson students hail from the Southeast and hold fairly conservative political views. What seems...
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costs
Est. Full Price 2017-2018
$29,400
% of students who get any grants
71%
Est. price for students who receive aid
$18,000
Average price for low-income students
$11,500
Financial Aid from the College
% of students with need who get grants
81%
% of need met
55%
% of students who get merit* grants
26%
Average merit grant
$5,200
student success
Graduation rate
81%
Average time to a degree
4.3 years
Average student debt
$19,500
Average salary within 5 years
$54,100
% of low-income students who become upper middle class
38%
admissions
Acceptance rate
51%
Median SAT/ACT Score
1250/29
SAT/ACT required?
Yes
key deadlines
Early decision application
N/A
Regular application
1-May

* Share of full-time undergraduates who had no financial need and were awarded grants.

Sources: U.S. Department of Education, Peterson's, PayScale.com, MONEY/College Measures calculations, Equality of Oppourtunity Project.

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The professors often actually graduated from Clemson University so they have great advice on how to succeed! The courses are challenging so when you do well you think you actually accomplished something, instead of all of the classes being "Easy A's". Class sizes differ on whether it is an intro...
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I have had an incredible experience at Clemson this year. The spirit and enthusiasm that everyone has is infectious and I am always ready to go to a game of some sort. There are so many clubs and other organizations that students can join. I have grown close to friends...
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All of the professors I have had have been friendly and knowledgable in their field. They are willing to help you succeed especially if you visit them in office hours. There are a variety of classes offered for each major as well as a unique list of leisure skills classes...
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* Share of full-time undergraduates who had no financial need and were awarded grants.

Sources: U.S. Department of Education, Peterson's, PayScale.com, MONEY/College Measures calculations, Equality of Oppourtunity Project.

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