Clemson University

Location
Clemson, SC
Student Size
26,406
College Type
Public University|Research
Accceptance Rate
62%
Average Cost Per Year
$22,935
Student To Faculty Ratio
16:1

About Our College

Clemson University (/ˈklɛmp.sən, ˈklɛm.zən/[5][6][note a]) is a public land-grant research university in Clemson, South Carolina. Founded in 1889, Clemson is the second-largest university in student population in South Carolina. For the fall 2019 semester, the university enrolled a total of 20,195 undergraduate students and 5,627 graduate students,[3] and the student/faculty ratio was 18:1.[7] Clemson's 1,400-acre campus [8] is in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains. The campus now borders Lake Hartwell, which was formed by the dam completed in 1962. The university manages the nearby 17,500-acre Clemson Experimental Forest that is used for research, education, and recreation.

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