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Clemson Student Life

Clemson is on a 1,400-acre campus in a small town setting in Clemson, South Carolina. There are many activities and organizations for Clemson students to participate in – band, chorus, theater groups, a campus newspaper, a radio station and more.

Clemson also has fraternities and sororities.

The Clemson community comes together each year for Homecoming/Tigerama, Welcome Back Festival and Campus Sweep.

Clemson Housing

Clemson offers housing. Students are required to live on campus through freshman year. First year students are guaranteed on-campus housing.

Most Clemson students live off campus. In 2021, 33% of undergrads at Clemson lived in some kind of on-campus housing and 59% of students lived off-campus or commuted to Clemson. First year students are allowed to park a car on campus.

Clemson offers coed housing and housing for students with disabilities.

Is Clemson Safe?

College is like a home away from home. Whether you're walking to class or coming back from late-night studying (or partying!), it's important to feel safe on campus.

Clemson University is patroled 24 hours a day by trained security. The Clemson campus has emergency telephones or alarms for students to use anytime of day or night.

Clemson offers late-night transportation or safety escorts for students. Campus housing is secure and dorms can only be accessed with secure key cards.

Plan a Visit to Clemson

Visiting colleges is one of the best ways to get a sense of the campus and student body. If you'd like to visit to Clemson, take Interstate 85 to Clemson, SC. If you need to fly, book your flight to Greenville-Spartanburg International airport.

While you're planning, check out other schools in South Carolina you may want to visit too. Click the heart at the top of each school's page to save it to your college list.

Want to visit but can't make the trip? Explore Clemson's campus without leaving home by taking a virtual campus tour

Clemson Students

50%

Women

50%

Men

96%

Full Time

4%

Part Time

64%

In State

36%

Out-of-State

Ethnicity

80%

6%

6%

4%

3%

1%

0.35%

0.21%

0.06%

Undergraduate Students

20,868

Graduate Students

5,538

Non-Resident / International Students

111

Clemson Campus Services

Student Services
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  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Health Clinic
  • 31515C82-8D2D-421D-B67C-E215D0E49BE9 Women's Center
  • 31515C82-8D2D-421D-B67C-E215D0E49BE9 Veterans Affairs
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Career Planning
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Alumni Networking
  • 31515C82-8D2D-421D-B67C-E215D0E49BE9 ESL
Campus Security
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Late-Night Transport / Escort
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 24-Hour Emergency Phone / Alarm
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 24-Hour Security Patrol

© 2021 College Confidential / Concentrical LLC, Data provided by IPEDs and Peterson's Databases, © 2020 Peterson's LLC.

Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

26,406

Campus Setting

Small Town

Acceptance Rate

62%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$15,120

Out-of-State

$37,712

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

May 1
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