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Admissions Requirements

Admissions Tests Required: Required
Completion of College Preparatory Program: Recommended
Recommendations: Recommended
Secondary School GPA: Required
Secondary School Rank: Required
Secondary School Record: Required
TOEFL: Required

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AP Acceptance: Yes
Credit for Life Experience: No

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Contact Info

201 Sikes Hall Clemson, SC 29634
Phone: (864) 656-4636
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Clemson University
  • Located in Clemson, SC
  • Public
  • 19,453 students enrolled
  • 58% admitted
  • $12,230 annual cost to attend


Student Responses to Review Topic: Tips for Prospective Students
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  • Matti - Charlotte, NC
  • Jan-07-2016 I am a current student here

    Campus, academics and social activities are outstanding. Beware of Financial Aid Dept. Quoted the incorrect numbers of hours required for my scholarship and found out 2 days prior to start I lost my $7500 yearly scholarship...for my last 2 years. Tuition is more like 27k instead of 20k.

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  • Clemsonkid
  • Sep-24-2015 I am a current student here

    Work in high school so that you can receive merit aid from Clemson! Clemson wants to recruit great students and you can greatly reduce tuition cost with hard work in high school.

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  • Alexander from Anderson, SC
  • Jun-03-2015 I am a current student here

    All of the buildings that you have classes in are relatively close. The farthest walk you could possibly have would take you 15 minutes. When the weather is nice out, you can always find people playing various sports on Bowman field or tanning out on Y Beach.

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  • Christen from Greenville, SC
  • Dec-29-2014 I am a current student here

    There are a lot of extracurricular activities for students and it's easy to get distracted. My advise is to put school first and complete all assignments then enjoy the activities because it's easy to get caught up in your social life.

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  • Matthew from Mount Pleasant, SC
  • Dec-17-2014 I am a current student here

    Some tips to you Prospective Students would be to 1. Work on Study habits (they will benefit later) 2. Work to score high on the SAT or ACT. This will ensure you have a spot with us at Clemson 3. Apply for as many scholarships as you can. Clemson isn't cheap, nor is any other college. Help out your parents and yourself in the long run by getting those scholarships!

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