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Tuition & Costs

Your Estimated Price

$21,686 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$11,870 tuition
$7,914 on campus room & board
$1,098 books
$804 fees
(Based on stats from 2012/2013)

$38,612 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$28,796 tuition
$7,914 on campus room & board
$1,098 books
$804 fees
(Based on stats from 2012/2013)
Estimated Net Price
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Average Aid

$6,793 Annual Institutional Aid

Average Aid
85% of students receive aid
17% get federal aid ($4,490 avg)
60% get state aid ($5,573 avg)
41% get institn'l aid ($6,793 avg)
42% get loans ($10,709 avg)

Tuition Trends

Historical Tuition and Fees, with Projected Future Amounts

Future projections are based on past four years' data averaging 4.61% annual change in in-state tuition and fees and 5.27% change in out-of-state tuition and fees. Amounts shown are estimates only and not guaranteed. For a better estimate, contact the college directly.

Financial Aid

Annual Aid Awarded
Average Amount Percent Awarded
Grant or Scholarship Aid $8,357 82%
Federal Grant Aid $4,490 17%
Pell Grants $3,825 17%
Other Federal Grants $873 13%
Institution Grant Aid $6,793 41%
State Grant Aid $5,573 60%
Student Loans $10,709 42%
Federal Loans $9,183 42%
Other Loans $14,874 5%

Merit Aid Available

Financial Aid Timeline
Financial aid priority deadline: April 1
Financial aid deadline: -
College will notify student of financial aid decisions on or about: -
Student must reply to financial aid decision by: -
Does Clemson University offer...
Tuition Payment Plan? Yes
Financial Aid Contact Info
201 Sikes Hall
Clemson, SC 29634
(864) 656-4636
Costs Per Credit Hour
In State $544
Out of State $1,278


Student Responses to Review Topic: Bang for the buck
  • 5
  • ciera from spartanburg, SC
  • Mar-06-2014 I am a past student here

    An amazing school. Worth every penny. Everyone eventually becomes like family. The campus Is big, but not overwhelming. Great college town atmosphere which will win your heart. Has Greek life too which is pretty big.

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  • 5
  • C from GA
  • Jan-16-2014 I am a current student here

    State school so tuition is not as high as some private schools, especially when compared to Northeastern schools.

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  • 4
  • Ashley from Clemson, SC
  • Dec-01-2013 I am a past student here

    Great community. People who went to Clemson support others who attended, simply by merit of the fact that they are also a Tiger. A prestigious, top 25 university with great academics and facilties.

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