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Clemson University

101 Calhoun Dr. Clemson, SC 29634
(864) 656-4636 | Established: 1889 | Clemson.edu

About

Originally established in 1889 as an agricultural and mechanical college, Clemson University was founded on the estate property of U.S. Vice President, John C. Calhoun. Seated in the Appalachian foothills of northwestern South Carolina, Clemson’s 17,500 acre...
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rural campus outlines the shoreline of mountain lakes, forests, and is home to the South Carolina Botanical Gardens. Highlighted by the iconic Tillman Hall and Bowman Field, students enjoy walking through fog-covered mornings across the sprawling campus to class. With a total enrollment of 21,000 students, the University is significantly larger than the actual town population of Clemson; as such an integral part of the community, Clemson has been rated as having the best college-town relations by the Princeton Review. Clemson has rapidly grown from its early beginnings in agriculture to become a top national research university and consistently ranks among the top public universities in the country.

Comprised of 9 colleges and graduate schools, students can choose from more than 200 different degrees; Clemson’s agricultural and environmental engineering programs are among the best in the country. There are more than 300 student organizations for an active student body on campus; Clemson consistently ranks among the top-3 schools for happiest students by the Princeton Review and was rated the top “jock school” for students supporting and practicing a healthy lifestyle.
The Clemson Tigers compete at the Division I level in the Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) and are known for perennially producing national-caliber teams across its men’s and women’s varsity programs.

Notable alumni and attendees include NFL great William “Refrigerator” Perry, Coach John Heisman, and Pulitzer Prize winning journalist, Harry Ashmore.

Enrollment

  • Undergrad Enrollment: 16,931
  • Graduate Enrollment: 4,372
  • Student-to-Faculty Ratio: 17 to 1

Region

  • Southeast

Popular Majors

  • Most Popular Major: Business Administration
  • Second Most Popular: Marketing

Percentages

  • Acceptance Rate: 58%
  • Percent Male: 54%
  • Percent Female: 46%

Cost

  • In-State Tuition: $13,054
  • Out-of-State Tuition: $30,488

Other

  • Type of School: 4 Year-Public
  • College Setting: Suburbs (Mid-Size)

Brioso Fresh Pasta

Restaurant (Italian)

360 College Ave.
Clemson, SC 29631
(864) 653-3800
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The Esso Club

Bar & Restaurant (American)

129 Old Greenville Hwy.
Clemson, SC 29630
864-654-5120
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Blue Heron Restaurant & Sushi Bar

Restaurant (American/Sushi)

405 College Ave.
Clemson, SC 29631
(864) 653-3354
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356 Sushi & Martini Bar

Bar & Restaurant (Sushi)

366 College Ave.
Clemson, SC 29631
(864) 654-1356

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Pot Belly Deli

Restaurant (Sandwiches/Brunch)

209 Wall St.
Clemson, SC 29631
(864) 653-3663
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TD’s of Clemson

Bar

339 College Ave.
Clemson, SC 29631
(864) 654-3656
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El Jimador Restaurant

Restaurant (Mexican)

1062 Tiger Blvd.
Clemson, SC 29631
(864) 654-8006
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Wingin’ It

Bar

359 College Ave.
Clemson, SC 29631
(864) 654-2444
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Loose Change

Bar

349 College Ave.
Clemson, SC 29631
(864) 654-1090
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Tiger Town Tavern

Bar

368 College Ave.
Clemson, SC 29631
(864) 654-5901
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Sloan Street Tap Room

Bar

109 Sloan St.
Clemson, SC 29631
(864) 654-7210
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Overtime Sports Bar

Bar

102 Earle St.
Clemson, SC 29631
(864) 654-1234
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Nick’s Tavern & Deli

Bar

107 Sloan St.
Clemson, SC 29631
(864) 654-4890

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Holiday Inn Express & Suites (Clemson)

Hotel

1381 Tiger Blvd.
Clemson, SC 29631
(864) 654-9410
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Courtyard Marriott (Clemson)

Hotel

201 Canoy Ln.
Clemson, SC 29631
(864) 654-8833
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Hampton Inn (Clemson-University Area)

Hotel

851 Tiger Blvd.
Clemson, SC 29631
(864) 653-7744
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Comfort Inn (Clemson)

Hotel

1305 Tiger Blvd.
Clemson, SC 29631
(864) 653-3600
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The James F. Martin Inn

Hotel

240 Madren Center Dr.
Clemson, SC 29634
(864) 654-9020
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Class Begins

August 20



Fall Break Dates

November 3-4



Thanksgiving Break Dates

November 26-28



Winter Break Dates

December 13-January 6



Spring Break Dates

March 16-20



Summer Break Begins

May 2



Sports Division

NCAA Division I-A



Mascot

Tiger



Nickname

Tigers



Sports Conference

ACC



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