Clemson University Rankings

By | April 18, 2020

Located in Clemson, SC, Clemson University is one of the best universities in the state of South Carolina. On this page, you will find in-depth rankings for Clemson University in the following areas: graduation rates, teaching  resources, financing opportunities, and alumni donations. Latest acceptance rate is also given to show how competitive is Clemson University.

105 Sikes Hall Clemson, SC 29634
Phone: (864) 656-2287
Email: [email protected]
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Rankings: Clemson University

Rankings, Ratings, and Admissions Statistics
Overall Ranking: 61
Score: 50
Peer college rating (out of 5) 3.1
Graduation and retention ranking: 64
Average freshman retention rate: 89.8%
6-year graduation rate: 79.0%
Predicted graduation rate: 74%
Overperformance(+)/Underperformance(-): 5
Faculty resources ranking: 81
Classes with under 20 students (2020): 48.8%
Classes with 50 or more students (2020): 11.5%
Student faculty ratio (2020): 14:1
Percent of faculty who are full-time (2020) 95.1%
Student selectivity ranking: 68
SAT/ACT 25th-75th percentile (2020) 1140-1320
2020 Freshmen in top 10 percent of high school class: 50%
Freshmen in top 25 percent of high school class (2020): 81%
Fall 2020 Acceptance rate: 53.8%
Financial resources rank: 86
Alumni giving rank: 29
Average alumni giving rate (2020): 28.1%

Essential Facts: Clemson University

  • Clemson is the second-largest university in student population in South Carolina.
  • The official name of Clemson’s football stadium is Memorial Stadium, but is more commonly referred to as Death Valley.
  • Clemson University is classified among “R1: Doctoral Universities – Very high research activity.”

Clemson University History

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General Information
Percent of undergraduate students who live in college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing: 42%
Percent of undergraduates who are members of a fraternity: 17%
Percent of student body who are members of a sorority: 22%
Average percentage of students on campus during weekends: 70%
Are all students permitted to have cars on campus? Yes
Percent of students who have cars on campus: 74%
Is alcohol permitted on campus for students of legal age? Yes
Additional policies and regulations: class attendance policies set by individual instructors, honor code, hazing prohibited, other
Collegiate athletic association: NCAA I
Men’s scholarship sports: baseball, basketball, cross country, football, golf
Women’s scholarship sports: basketball, crew (heavyweight), cross country, volleyball
Student activities: campus ministries, choral groups, concert band, dance, drama/theater, international student organization, jazz band, literary magazine, marching band, music ensembles, pep band, radio station, student government, student newspaper, symphony orchestra, television station, yearbook