College Deliberately: Clemson University

Clemson University is a very large, public, four-year University that emphasizes research, career and culture located in a suburb of Clemson, SC. It is known for Business Administration and Management, Marketing/Marketing Management and Mechanical Engineering.

Clemson University

place 201 Sikes Hall, Clemson, SC 29634
phone Phone: (864) 656-4636
web Web: http://www.clemson.edu/
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Clemson University Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges Accredited 1927-01-01 2023-12-12
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Student Centeredness

3.4 of 10
The extent to which the institution’s website emphasizes students, as opposed to research, athletics or other pursuits, compared with peer institutions.

Student Services

Students with disabilities:
Less than 3% of students registered with learning or other disabilty.
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Bachelor’s degree
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Clemson University is in NCAA Division I-Football Bowl Subdivision. The largest three sports are:
Sport Total Athletes
Football Men’s 124
Rowing Women’s 93
Baseball Men’s 42

The complete list of sports at Clemson University is available for members.

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Tuition for Clemson University is in the 41.4 percentile of all colleges and universities, which we classify as affordable.
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We aim to provide you with the resources to properly evaluate a college or university. One way to do that is to watch how that college or university is discussed by others. Here, we provide overviews of that: how Clemson University is discussed on reddit and twitter.
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IPTAY – Clemson University
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Seperate from /r/Clemson, this is a subreddit solely dedicated to discussing Clemson Tiger athletics, whether it be baseball, basketball, football, soccer etc. GO TIGERS!
20 members.
Created: 09/02/2011
The Clemson Society of Physics Students (SPS) is a student organization that provides a social environment for students that are interested in science and mathematics. SPS is also dedicated to outreach and preparing its members for careers in the sciences. We offer demonstrations to anyone; 3rd graders, high schoolers, even seniors in college. In-house, we have fun and engaging social events, and there is always someone around willing to help with homework or professional endeavors
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The official subreddit for Anderson University SC!
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South Carolina is the best Carolina!
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Created: 03/06/2018
A place to discuss all things related to the Packaging Science and the packaging science program at Clemson University.
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Sentiment for tweets that say ‘Clemson University’ or an alias (see above). Twitter limits its API to the previous 7 days or 18,000 tweets. This chart shows the average daily sentiment of tweets containing Clemson University within those restrictions.
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