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Kiplinger's Best College Values

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Clemson University (Clemson, SC)

ACADEMIC QUALITY

Applicants who took SAT: 55%
Applicants who took ACT: 45%
SAT I Verbal score 600-699: 47%
SAT I Verbal score 700+: 12%
SAT I Verbal score 600+: 59%
SAT I Math score 600-699: 51%
SAT I Math score 700+: 24%
SAT I Math score 600+: 75%
ACT score 24-29: 50%
ACT score 30-36: 41%
ACT score 24+: 91%
Students applied: 20,755
Students admitted: 10,967
Admission rate: 53%
Students per faculty: 17
4-year graduation rate: 61%
6-year graduation rate: 0%

STUDENT BODY

Total enrollment: 16,931
Full-time enrolled men: 8,590
Full-time enrolled women: 7,460
Part-time enrolled men: 566
Part-time enrolled women: 315
Freshmen retained: 92%

ANNUAL COSTS

Tuition (in state): $13,022
Fees (in state): $860
Tuition (out of state): $31,940
Fees (out of state): $860
Room and board: $8,718
Est. book expense: $1,308
Total cost (in state): $23,908
Total cost (out of state): $42,826
Cost after need-based aid
(in state):
$15,318
Cost after non-need-based aid
(in state):
$18,628
Cost after need-based aid
(out of state):
$34,236
Cost after non-need-based aid
(out of state):
$37,546
Average debt at graduation: $30,213

FINANCIAL AID

% of aid need met: 52%
Average need-based aid: $8,590
Average non-need-based aid: $5,280

SOURCE: Peterson's Undergraduate Database. (© 2015 Peterson's/Nelnet LLC. All rights reserved.), U.S. Department of Education College Scorecard.

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