Clemson is on a 1,400-acre campus in the small town setting of Clemson, South Carolina.
There are many activities and organizations for Clemson students to join – including band, chorus, theater groups, a campus newspaper, a radio station and more.
Interested in Greek life? Clemson has fraternities and sororities.
Clemson students' favorite campus events are Homecoming/Tigerama, Welcome Back Festival and Campus Sweep.
This table offers information on housing at Clemson.
|On-Campus Housing||Yes||Required for freshman|
|Guaranteed Housing||Yes||Guaranteed for freshman|
|Co-ed Housing Available||Yes|
|Housing for Students with Disabilities||Yes|
|Percentage of Students Living On-Campus||––||33%|
|Spots Available in On-Campus Housing||––|
|Number of Students Living On-Campus||––|
|Percentage of Students Living Off-Campus||––||59%|
Clemson offers on-campus 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 2022, 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.
At Clemson there are a variety of athletic options for students interested in joining a sports program.
Intercollegiate sports are the highest tier of college sports and can be very competitive. Intercollegiate teams are regulated by the NCAA, funded by the university, and compete against teams from other universities. The division of a sports team depends on the size of the university, funding, and competition level. An intercollegiate school team will be Division I, II or III, with Division I being the highest level.
Club sports are not regulated by the NCAA and are a great option for students not interested in trying out for an intercollegiate team. Club sports are usually student run but can also be funded by the university.
Intramural sports are the most casual and informal. Intramural sports are often free and require very little time commitment.
Let's take a look at the athletic options available at Clemson:
|Sport||Men's Intramural||Women's Intramural||Men's Division||Women's Division||Men's Scholarships||Women's Scholarships|
|Indoor Track||√||√||NCAA Division 1||NCAA Division 1|
|Basketball||√||√||NCAA Division 1||NCAA Division 1||√||√|
|Golf||√||√||NCAA Division 1||NCAA Division 1||√|
|Soccer||√||√||NCAA Division 1||NCAA Division 1||√||√|
|Tennis||√||√||NCAA Division 1||NCAA Division 1||√||√|
|Track And Field||√||√||NCAA Division 1||NCAA Division 1||√||√|
|Cross Country Running||√||√||NCAA Division 1||NCAA Division 1||√||√|
|Crew||Intercollegiate Club Teams||NCAA Division 1||√|
|Bowling||Intercollegiate Club Teams||Intercollegiate Club Teams|
|Equestrian Sports||Intercollegiate Club Teams||Intercollegiate Club Teams|
|Fencing||Intercollegiate Club Teams||Intercollegiate Club Teams|
|Field Hockey||Intercollegiate Club Teams||Intercollegiate Club Teams|
|Ice Hockey||Intercollegiate Club Teams||Intercollegiate Club Teams|
|Lacrosse||Intercollegiate Club Teams||Intercollegiate Club Teams|
|Riflery||Intercollegiate Club Teams||Intercollegiate Club Teams|
|Rugby||Intercollegiate Club Teams||Intercollegiate Club Teams|
|Sailing||Intercollegiate Club Teams||Intercollegiate Club Teams|
|Ultimate Frisbee||Intercollegiate Club Teams||Intercollegiate Club Teams|
|Weight Lifting||Intercollegiate Club Teams||Intercollegiate Club Teams|
|Cheerleading||Intercollegiate Sport||Intercollegiate Sport|
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. Dorms can only be accessed with secure key cards so that students can feel confident that they are safe in on-campus housing.
Visiting colleges is one of the best ways to get a sense of the campus and student body. If you'd like to visit 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
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