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Clemson University

Clemson, South Carolina, United States
One of the country’s most selective public research universities, Clemson University serves a uniquely driven and highly accomplished student body.

Bachelor's programmes

Arts, Design & Architecture (5)
Hospitality, Leisure & Sports (2)
Applied Sciences & Professions (1)

About

History

Ranked as the 24th best national public university by U.S.News & World Report, Clemson is a science- and engineering-oriented college dedicated to teaching, research and service. Founded in 1889, we remain committed both to world-class research and a high quality of life. In fact, 92 percent of our seniors say they’d pick Clemson again if they had it to do over.

Education

One of the country’s most selective public research universities, Clemson University serves a uniquely driven and highly accomplished student body.

A top public university with a reputation for excellence that's known worldwide, Clemson University leads the way in providing a hands-on education — in the lab, in the arts and in the field. Academic programs lay the groundwork for innovative research at this South Carolina university. With more than 80 undergraduate majors and 110 graduate degree programs, there are plenty of opportunities and career paths to choose from.

Research

With an emphasis on research and economic development, Clemson is strongly focused on collaboration and encouraging faculty, students and economic partners to embrace and pursue bold ideas. Teaching, research and outreach are driving development and improving the quality of life in South Carolina and beyond.

Career

The Center for Career and Professional Development was created through the merger of the Cooperative Education Program and The Michelin Career Center. In addition, the UPIC Program was created to manage and facilitate our extensive on-campus internship and cooperative education program. The career center offers many unique services, such as career workshops, on-campus interviewing, experiential education opportunities (co-op program and internship programs), and others.

Global Student Satisfaction Awards 2019

GSSA 2019

The Global Student Satisfaction Awards empower students across the globe to determine the best universities of 2019. By rating institutions on a scale from 1 to 5, on multiple studies-related questions, we found the top educators in the world.

Learn more about the Global Student Satisfaction Awards

University Ranking

Academic Ranking of World Universities by Shanghai Jiao Tong University
2019
401 200
2018
601
2017
-
ARWU World University rankings is the first world university ranking. It ranks the world's top 1000 colleges and universities based on objective indicator.
World University Rankings by Times Higher Education
2020
601
2019
-
2018
-
World University Rankings is a vital resource that provides the definitive list of the world's best universities.
Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report
2020
669 -48
2019
621 -3
2018
618
Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report presents all the top universities from the U.S. and 60 other countries around the world.
QS World University Rankings by TopUniversities
2020
701
2019
701
2018
701
QS World University Rankings is one of the top international rankings measuring the popularity and performance of universities all over the world.

Services

Student services

When becoming a full-time student at Clemson University students will probably encounter some new technical terms and procedures. To help with them this process, the CCIT Customer Support Center has compiled this summary of some of the things they need to know.

  • Usernames and Passwords, XID numbers, and PINs
  • Email
  • Laptops
  • More Information and Contacts

Housing services

Our Living-Learning Communities enhance your college experience by promoting academic success in your residential area. These programs provide experiences that extend from the classroom to the surrounding community.

Clemson has everything you need for academic success. When it’s time to study, your personal library awaits and the Academic Success Center is there to meet all your academic needs. And your GPA is in good hands – a recent study shows that Clemson students living on campus have significantly higher GPAs than students who live off campus.

Library services

The Clemson University Libraries serve as the portal to scholarly information and discovery. With electronic access to thousands of journals and books, growing digital media collections, printed materials, maps and audio/visual recordings, the library provides access to collections that support research, innovation and learning.

ICT services

Clemson University offers on-campus internet connectivity to all faculty and staff. In addition, guest visiting Clemson can gain access to the internet via Clemson Guest network or Eduroam.

Internet connectivity is provide to all users when on campus. However, registration of all devices accessing Clemson network must be go through the 'NetReg" process.

Medical services

The Bureau of Emergency Medical Services provides comprehensive Advanced Life Support (ALS) ambulance service to the campus of Clemson University. Service is also provided to the surrounding community through mutual aid when requested. Paramedics and Emergency Medical Technicians provide 24 hour a day, year round response, assessment, treatment and transportation services.

Student Life

Campus life

When students live on campus, the entire campus is their home away from home. The best part is, they don’t have to leave Clemson Home to experience some of the best things Clemson University has to offer.The backyard is where the Tigers play. Whether it’s Death Valley, Littlejohn Coliseum, Doug Kingsmore Stadium or the Walker Golf Course, there’s always something exciting going on in backyard.

Sports facilities

Originally built in 1930 as the Clemson Field House, Swann Fitness Center is the main fitness building on Clemson's campus. 

Student clubs

There are plenty of student organizations in different domains:

  • Club Sports Program
  • Campus Wide Programming
  • Creative/Performing Arts
  • Cultural/International
  • Governing
  • Honorary
  • Media
  • Political Activism

Accreditation

Clemson University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award the bachelors, masters, education specialist and doctoral degrees.

Student Reviews

Clemson University
Anonymous rated 4 out of 5 stars

This university is great if you know what you want to do and if you have great organizational skills. The faculty is great and helpful if you get to know them. The one complaint that I have is parking on campus and that there is not enough housing for everyone.

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Anonymous rated 5 out of 5 stars

- Vinh University of Technology Education Department of mechanical engineering Nghe An, Vietnam 2011 – 2014, 2015 - 2016 · Major of Mechanical Engineering · GPA: 2.26/4.0 - Korea University of Technology and Education Cheoan, Korea (02/2015 - 10/2015) · Joined Exchange Student program · Studied the subjects of mechanical engineering I love mechanical engineering because I...

Clemson, South Carolina, United States

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