Clemson University has been offering world-class research outputs that have positively impacted the lives of students, faculty members, industries and the community at large. The institute offers a variety of undergraduate and graduate programs and admission is open to local and international applicants and teaching is offered through the seven colleges of the university.
It is one of the top institutes to study in the USA and has an undergraduate student population of more than 20,000 students. The student-faculty ratio is just 16:1 and hence, every student has a guide available in need. Apart from regular classroom programs, the institute offers online as well as blended Master’s and Doctoral programs.
|Application Fee||Non-Refundable 70 USD|
|In-State Tuition||27,600 USD|
|Out-of-State Tuition||49,000 USD|
|Undergraduate Programs||More than 80 programs|
|Graduate Programs||More than 120 programs|
|Admission Office||Call: 864-656-2287 of FAX: 864-656-2464|
There is the possibility of applying for both scholarship and admission in as much as the minimum requirements are met and submissions are made before the admission deadline at the university. Mentioned below are the deadlines for international students.
The institute may offer rolling basis admission for some graduate courses on the space availability basis. Also, graduate deadlines may vary according to the program.
The programs offered at Clemson University are in different areas of specializations and are open to applicants from different parts of the world. However, the applicants must understand and check the admission requirements before they submit their applications for admission into any of the programs at Clemson University. All the necessary documents must be submitted by October 1st for January entry and May 1st for August entry.
Application Fee: 70 USD Non-refundable
One of the requirements for international applicants is the submission of English proficiency tests or exams such as SAT, ACT, TOEFL, Duolingo and IELTS. The minimum requirements/scores for the English proficiency tests are outlined below.
|TOEFL (iBT)||80 or higher|
|TOEFL (PBT)||550 or higher|
|IELTS||6.5 or above (min. 6.0 in each section)|
|Duolingo||105 or above|
For graduates, Duolingo scores must be 115 or above.
After an admission offer is given and accepted, it is vital for international applicants to apply for student Visa to Study in the USA. The required form is mostly given to successful applicants through postal service. Questions regarding the visa application process and any other question can be directed to the Admission Office. Applicant should prepare the following documents for visa application:
After the completion and submission of all the necessary documents, the applicant can prepare and schedule an interview for the visa application process. Students should also prepare for the interview to have a positive result. Forms I-20 and DS2019 are normally completed by the Office of International Services by July 1, October 15, and April 1 for registration in the fall, spring and summer semesters, respectively.
Clemson University has more than 80 undergraduate programs. There is a variety of undergraduate programs (degree or exchange study) at Clemson University. However, applicants must understand and check the admission requirements before they submit their applications for admission into any of the programs at Clemson University.
Application Fee: 70 USD (non-refundable)
The middle 50% range of SAT scores for incoming freshmen in 2019 was 1240-1390. For the ACT, the middle 50 percent score range is 27 to 32 for the composite.
Clemson University offers more than 110 graduate programs and applicants can choose from any of the programs. The graduate programs are subdivided into course-based (or Master’s program) and (research-based) PhD programs. There are course-based and research-based programs in different majors at Clemson University. Some of the programs have online learning options.
Application Portal: The students can apply on Graduate Application portal.
Application Fee: 70 USD for all graduate applicants. However, MBA aspirants have to pay 80 USD (domestic) or 90 USD (international) application fee.
Admission Requirements: The admission requirements for graduate programs (course-based and research-based) at Clemson University are not the same with those of the undergraduate programs. Some of the graduate programs and their admission requirements in addition to the general requirements are:
|Requirements||MS in Plant and Environmental Science||Master of Construction Science and Management||MBA in Business Analytics||M.S. in Applied Psychology|
|Academic requirement||A bachelor’s degree in related fields such as|
soil sciences and plant sciences with minimum GPA of 3.0.
|A bachelor’s degree in related fields with GPA of 3.0 or above.||A bachelor’s degree in related fields with GPA of 3.0 or above.||A bachelor’s degree in psychology field.|
|GRE or GMAT scores||GRE required||GRE required||GMAT required||GRE required|
|Letters of recommendation||3 letters required||3 letters required||2 letters required||3 letters required|
|Personal statement or essay||Required||Required||Required||Required|
|English proficiency tests||TOEFL: 90 or above; IELTS: 7.0 or above.||IELTS, TOEFL||TOEFL or ELS level 112.||-|
|Additional||None||One-year of work experience and resume.||Resume, interview and work experience.||Resume recommended.|
The programs are tailored to meet the needs and proffer technical solutions to the challenges in the world. Applicants should check the admission requirements for their desired programs, courses or certificates, and prepare all the necessary documents. Students that cannot fund their studies can take advantage of the financial supports available in the institutions. However, the scholarships are based on merit and additional requirements may be imposed by the funding agency. Students who apply before December 1 will be notified of their admission decision in mid-February. Any students who apply after December 1 may receive notification by mid-February or soon after.
What are the average GPA scores of students admitted to Clemson University?
The average GPA score of 3.00 out of 4.00 is required for the programs at Clemson University.
Who do I contact to get information on my application status?
You can contact the admission office and you will be directed to the graduate coordinator of the department you applied to.
Do graduate students pay tuition fee at Clemson University?
Graduate students on scholarships such as teaching or research assistantships do not pay tuition fee. Self-funded graduate students will need to pay tuition fee.
As an international applicant that needs to start visa application, do I get the necessary forms before I am admitted to the program?
No, international applicants will only get the forms they need for visa application after full admission to the program is granted.
Can I still apply for undergraduate or graduate programs at Clemson University during the partial lockdown?
Yes, applicants can submit their applications for programs online during the partial lockdown before the application deadlines.