Tool December 2017

Best Values in Colleges

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Clemson University (Clemson, SC)

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Clemson University is ranked 31 in Kiplinger's list of Best Values in Public Colleges and is ranked 150 among all colleges.

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ACADEMIC QUALITY

Applicants who took SAT 41%
Applicants who took ACT 59%

SAT Critical Reading Score

700+14%
600-69945%
600+59%

SAT Math Score

700+18%
600-69955%
600+73%

ACT Score

30-3641%
24-2950%
24+91%

Students applied23,506
Students admitted11,881
Admission rate51%

Students per faculty18

4-year graduation rate59%

ANNUAL COSTS

In State

Tuition$13,520
Fees$1,192
Room and board$9,592
Estimated book expense$1,346
Total cost$25,650

Cost after need-based aid$16,588
Cost after non-need-based aid$20,528

Average debt at graduation$30,136

Out of State

Tuition$34,132
Fees$1,522
Room and board$9,592
Estimated book expense$1,346
Total cost$46,592

Cost after need-based aid$37,530
Cost after non-need-based aid$41,470

SALARY DATA

Salary yardstick #$50,900

FINANCIAL AID

% of aid need met55%
Average need-based aid$9,062
Average non-need-based aid$5,122

STUDENT BODY

Total enrollment18,599

Full-Time

Men9,311
Women8,572

Part-Time

Men414
Women302

Freshmen retained93%

# - Based on the median earnings of workers who started at a particular college 10 years earlier and who received federal financial aid. The data don't consider whether the student graduated or went on to graduate school.

NA - Not available


SOURCES - Peterson's Databases (© 2018 Peterson's LLC. All rights reserved.), U.S. Department of Education College Scorecard.

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