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Clemson University 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

$7,203 Annual Institutional Aid

Average Aid
87% of students receive aid
17% get federal aid ($4,452 avg)
63% get state aid ($5,790 avg)
46% get institn'l aid ($7,203 avg)
47% get loans ($11,808 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

$22,460,790
Annual Aid Awarded
Aid/Loans
Average Amount Percent Awarded
Grant or Scholarship Aid $9,281 83%
Federal Grant Aid $4,452 17%
Pell Grants $4,211 17%
Other Federal Grants $499 8%
Institution Grant Aid $7,203 46%
State Grant Aid $5,790 63%
Student Loans $11,808 47%
Federal Loans $11,370 42%
Other Loans $15,791 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
http://www.clemson.edu/finaid/
Costs Per Credit Hour
In State $544
Out of State $1,278

Reviews

Student Responses to Review Topic: Bang for the buck
  • 5
  • Devin from Summerville, SC
  • Sep-20-2014 I am a current student here

    You get what you pay for most of the time but here at Clemson, you get much more. Clemson is the best at keeping high spirits and excelling academically.

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  • 3
  • Erin
  • Aug-20-2014 I am a current student here

    Overall, you get a good value for your education. However, the expense of books, course materials, and other necessities really add up.

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  • 1
  • Anonymous
  • Jul-04-2014 I am a current student here

    As an out of state student, the tuition isn't worth it.

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  • 4
  • Lucious from Charleston, SC
  • May-07-2014 I am a past student here

    College is expensive, but the times I had were invaluable. As far as the price of things in the area, the rent is cheap, food is cheap, drinks are cheap...Clemson is a social oasis in rural America. You get an extraordinary mix of fun things to do for cheap prices.

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