Clemson University

Clemson University is a nationally ranked public, land-grant university classified as a Tier 1 research university by the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education. Clemson currently has an undergraduate enrollment of 18,599 students in 80 majors and a graduate enrollment of 4,807 in 110 graduate degree programs. Our students are engaged, spirited, highly competitive and ranked as among the nation's happiest. Clemson offers a top-quality teaching and learning environment with substantial academic, community service and social opportunities.Clemson students are notorious for being fierce and passionate competitors. From the stadium to the classroom to the research lab, Tigers play to win. The University's academic programs are rigorous and competitive, attracting many of the country's top faculty and students. In sports, Clemson Tigers have garnered a very impressive resume as well. ... As a member of the Atlantic Coast Conference, Clemson boasts 19 NCAA athletic teams. The University football team won the National Championship for the second time in 2016. Admission to regular-season events played on campus is included in University fees for full-time students, including football, basketball, soccer, baseball, diving, cross-country, track and field, golf, volleyball, tennis and rowing. To learn more, go to clemsontigers.comInterdisciplinary learning is one of the University's key distinctions. All Clemson students are encouraged to take part in undergraduate, collaborative research to strengthen their critical thinking and problem-solving skills and to hone their communication and presentation capabilities. One of the newest facilities on campus was designed expressly to enable collaborative teaching and learning. The Watt Family Innovation Center is being studied by the Brookings Institution as an example of a best-practice facility designed to promote interdisciplinary and hands-on learning. Clemson offers a nationally ranked internship program and strong programs for travel abroad, service learning and cooperative education. Campus engagement is a priority and students choose from more than 400 student clubs and organizations as well as competitive intramural and club sports to ensure that there is something for every interest. Greek life is also popular, and over 25 percent of students are members of a sorority or fraternity. Clemson students love their school. In fact, over 92 percent of seniors say they would choose Clemson if they could start their college career over again.The beauty of the Clemson campus is immediately apparent. Situated on Hartwell Lake and flanked by the Blue Ridge Mountains, Clemson offers swimming, sailing, hiking and all sorts of outdoor activities just minutes from campus. With over 17,000 acres, Clemson is one of the "greenest" universities in the nation. Still, urban living is close. Greenville, South Carolina, is just a 30-mile drive from campus. Greenville has received a multitude of national awards for its beauty, smart growth and vibrant lifestyle. Clemson is just off on I-85, about two hours from both Atlanta, Georgia, and Charlotte, North Carolina.Clemson offers one of the country's top-ranked career services programs and is consistently recognized for its high return on investment based on the quality of the education offered and price.

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school_type year_founded religious_affiliation academic_calendar year_2016_endowment address telephone
Public, Coed 1889 N/A Semester $621.3 million 105 Sikes Hall, Clemson, SC 29634 (864) 656-3311
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59 100.0 South Carolina Clemson 710 774 123